Whether you're having a Friday afternoon drink at home, entertaining, or just having a relaxing dinner for two, there are a few key bottle that are useful to have in your fridge or bar. Be prepared for any occasion with this helpful list of must-haves for your home.
We all have that friend that pretends to be a 'mixologist', besides sugar & bitters turns any horrible whisky or bourbon into an old fashioned and you into an entertainer.
My Pick: Angostura
Because at least one other writer here is definitely into Crossfit, just stock up on lime and soda water.
My Pick: Aylesbury Duck
It's trendy right now, give it a go without horrible tonic water and you might find you like it.
My Pick: McHenry & Sons
Good scotch is like life before you got into a relationship; single, simple and rich.
My Pick: Old Pulteny
*Insert an inappropriate metaphor about the way I like my women* (Dark, Sweet and multi-award winning)
My Pick: El Dorado 15
Bogans, everyone knows, is related to or happens to be one. Caution, can include country music.
My Pick: Michters
Because Australians can't pronounce Syrah
My Pick: Coonawarra
Sometimes you want to drink wine but don't want it to taste it
My Pick: Torres Coronas 2011
We all saw the movie Sideways too you know
My Pick: Central Otago
Just in case you accidentally bring home a milf from the beach
My Pick: Marlborough something something
Keep it oaked and buttery and you might just shock a real connoisseur
My Pick: Passing Clouds
No, no, no, the real stuff. If you're really going to pay more for bubbles just sack up and buy something decent.
My Pick: Perier Jouet