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These 21 wines are the most highly sought-after, first growth type Australian wines on the market.

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PENFOLDS Bin 95 Grange Shiraz South Australia

The story of Grange is a modern epic of imagination, a battle against the odds, and redemption. Penfold ... more

BASS PHILLIP Reserve Pinot Noir South Gippsland Victoria

The powerfully-built but elegantly-styled Bass Phillip Reserve Pinot Noir is renowned for its gorgeous ... more

BROKENWOOD WINES Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz Hunter Valley New South Wales

With its superb individuality, distinctive regional authenticity and potential for longevity, Brokenwoo ... more

CHRIS RINGLAND Dry Grown Barossa Ranges Shiraz Barossa South Australia

Chris Ringland Shiraz is steeped in the Barossa’s post-colonial story and the high art and science of w ... more

CLARENDON HILLS Astralis Syrah McLaren Vale South Australia

Clarendon Hills Astralis Syrah stands at the forefront of the contemporary ultra-fine wine movement. A ... more

CLONAKILLA Shiraz Viognier
Canberra District New South Wales

The ethereal and evocative Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier captures the essence of Australian ingenuity and ... more

CULLEN Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot Margaret River Western Australia

Diana Madeline is one of Australia's defining Cabernet-Merlot blends with its beautiful fruit definitio ... more

GIACONDA Chardonnay
Beechworth Victoria

The beguiling and ethereal Giaconda Estate Vineyard Chardonnay is one of Australia's great wines, captu ... more

GROSSET Polish Hill Riesling Clare Valley South AustraliaHENSCHKE HENSCHKE JIM BARRY

The exquisite Grosset Polish Hill Riesling, steeped in ambition, obsession and enquiry, defines the ess ... more

HENSCHKE Hill of Grace Shiraz Eden Valley South AustraliaHENSCHKE JIM BARRY LEEUWIN ESTATE

Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz is Australia’s greatest single vineyard wine. Its fame is fundament ... more

HENSCHKE Mount Edelstone Shiraz Eden Valley South AustraliaJIM BARRY LEEUWIN ESTATE MOSS WOOD

Mount Edelstone Shiraz is one of Australia’s greatest single-vineyard wines – a study of contrasting li ... more

JIM BARRY The Armagh Shiraz Clare Valley South AustraliaHENSCHKE JIM BARRY LEEUWIN ESTATE MOSS WOOD

The authentic and beautifully-concentrated The Armagh Shiraz, named after the Clare Valley settlement f ... more

LEEUWIN ESTATE Art Series Chardonnay Margaret River Western AustraliaMOSS WOOD MOUNT MARY PENFOLDS Bin 707

The timeless Leeuwin Estate Art Series Chardonnay is one of Western Australia’s great modern wine tradi ... more

MOSS WOOD Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western AustraliaMOUNT MARY PENFOLDS Bin 707 ROCKFORD

The Moss Wood property, at Wilyabrup in Margaret River, was established by Dr Bill and Sandra Pannell i ... more

MOUNT MARY Quintet Cabernet Blend Yarra Valley VictoriaPENFOLDS Bin 707 ROCKFORD SEPPELTSFIELD

Mount Mary commands an almost mythic status among wine collectors. The property was first purchased by ... more

PENFOLDS Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon South AustraliaMOUNT MARY PENFOLDS Bin 707 ROCKFORD SEPPELTSFIELD

Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon, first vintaged in 1964, represents the Penfolds house red wine style at its ... more

ROCKFORD Basket Press Shiraz Barossa Valley South AustraliaSEPPELTSFIELD TORBRECK WENDOUREE

Robert O'Callaghan's Rockford Basket Press Shiraz is steeped in the landscape of the Barossa Valley. Tr ... more

SEPPELTSFIELD 100 Year Old Para Vintage Tawny Barossa Valley South Australia

Seppeltsfield 100 Year Old Para Vintage Tawny is Australian wine heritage in a bottle, a direct link to ... more

TORBRECK RunRig Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

The gorgeously-opulent, perfumed and densely-concentrated Torbreck Run Rig Shiraz dramatically challeng ... more

WENDOUREE Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia

The highly-individual Wendouree Shiraz has remained true to its origins since Alfred Percy Birks plante ... more

WYNNS COONAWARRA ESTATE John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

Wynns Coonawarra Estate is the Coonawarra region’s most recognised wine producer with substantial viney ... more

These 53 wines are the most highly sought-after, first growth type Australian wines on the market.

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KAY BROTHERS AMERY VINEYARDS Block 6 Old Vine Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

The east-facing Block 6 Shiraz vineyard was planted with cuttings from Hardy's Tintara Vineyard in 1892 ... more

MAIN RIDGE ESTATE Half Acre Pinot Noir Mornington Peninsula Victoria

The inspirational Main Ridge Estate, Mornington Peninsula's first commercial wine producer, was establi ... more

MAJELLA The Malleea Cabernet Shiraz Coonawarra South Australia

The gorgeously-concentrated, immensely-complex and seductive Majella Malleea Cabernet Shiraz highlights ... more

MCWILLIAM'S Mount Pleasant Lovedale Semillon Hunter Valley New South Wales

McWilliam's Mount Pleasant Lovedale Vineyard was planted in 1946 by pioneer winemaker Maurice O'Shea. T ... more

MOUNT MARY Pinot Noir Yarra Valley Victoria

The Pinot Noir vines were originally sourced from Western Victoria in 1971. This material was ‘acquired ... more

NOON WINERY Reserve Cabernet Langhorne Creek South Australia

The opulent and richly-proportioned Noon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon has always derived from the Borrett ... more

NOON WINERY Reserve Shiraz Langhorne Creek South Australia

The boutique-sized Noon winery is producing superbly concentrated wines of rare stature, percussion and ... more

PARINGA ESTATE The Paringa Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Mornington Peninsula Victoria

The gorgeously-scented, superbly-balanced, silken Paringa Estate Reserve Pinot Noir, christened ‘The Pa ... more

PENFOLDS Bin 144 Yattarna Chardonnay South Eastern Australia

Yattarna, which derives from an indigenous word meaning ‘little by little; gradually’ – there were 144 ... more

PENFOLDS Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz South Australia

Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz, nicknamed ‘Poor man’s Grange’ or ‘Baby Grange’, is one of Australia’s great ce ... more

PENFOLDS RWT Shiraz Barossa South Australia

PENFOLDS RWT Barossa Shiraz, first made in 1997, was released after several years of ‘Red Winemaking Tr ... more

PENFOLDS St. Henri Shiraz South Australia

Penfolds St. Henri, created in the 1950s by legendary winemaker John Davoren, is a great Australian red ... more

PETER LEHMANN Stonewell Shiraz Barossa South Australia

The great winemaker and character Peter Lehmann (1930-2013) personified the Barossa Valley’s hearty, ge ... more

PIERRO Chardonnay Margaret River Western Australia

The fastidious attention to detail, yet apparently laissez-faire winemaking approach, seem almost contr ... more

ROCKFORD Black (Sparkling) Shiraz Barossa South Australia

Robert O’Callaghan’s Rockford Black Shiraz represents an essence of Australia’s fine wine narrative. Th ... more

SEPPELT St Peters Great Western Vineyards Shiraz Grampians Victoria

Originally released as Great Western Hermitage in 1964, and more recently called St Peters Great Wester ... more

TAHBILK 1860 Vines Shiraz Nagambie Lakes Victoria

Tahbilk is a Victorian institution with a history dating back to 1860. Fourth-generation winemaker Alis ... more

TYRRELL'S Vat 1 Semillon Hunter Valley New South Wales

In 1850 Edward Tyrrell arrived in the Hunter Valley. He took up a conditional purchase of 130 hectares ... more

VASSE FELIX Heytesbury Cabernet Blend Margaret River Western Australia

Heytesbury, a blend of the estate’s best barrels, is sourced predominantly from the original 1967 Vasse ... more

WENDOUREE Cabernet Sauvignon Clare Valley South Australia

Wendouree Cabernet Sauvignon derives from the cool, central and western areas of the historic Wendouree ... more

WENDOUREE Cabernet Malbec Clare Valley South Australia

In many respects the Cabernet Malbec is an old-fashioned wine, yet it articulates vineyard character an ... more

WENDOUREE Shiraz Malbec Clare Valley South Australia

Vigneron Tony Brady believes his old vines, first planted in 1893, get to ‘seed maturity at lower Baumé ... more

WENDOUREE Shiraz Mataro Clare Valley South Australia

Wendouree Shiraz Mataro, with its deep colour, intense, blackberry-and-licorice fruit and iron-fisted t ... more

WOLF BLASS Platinum Label Shiraz South Australia

The highly-prized Platinum label has evolved from a multi-vineyard Barossa blend to a single-vineyard B ... more

WOODLANDS Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia

Woodlands, established in 1973, has emerged as one of the region’s important producers of Cabernet Sauv ... more

WYNNS COONAWARRA ESTATE Michael Shiraz Coonawarra South Australia

David Wynn, a Melbourne-based wine merchant, purchased Chateau Comaum and renamed it Wynn's Coonawarra ... more

YALUMBA The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz Barossa South Australia

Samuel Smith established Yalumba in 1849 and 165 years later descendant Robert Hill Smith now presides ... more

BALNAVES OF COONAWARRA The Tally Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

Balnaves The Tally Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is named after the shearer's 'tally'; a reference to the ... more

BANNOCKBURN Serré Pinot Noir Geelong Victoria

The gorgeous, complex and finely-textured Bannockburn Serré Pinot Noir derives from the cool-climate an ... more

BAROSSA VALLEY ESTATE E & E Black Pepper Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

Barossa Valley Estates was first established as a co-operative in 1984 by 80 third and fourth-generatio ... more

BASS PHILLIP Premium Pinot Noir South Gippsland Victoria

The greatly-admired and idiosyncratic Bass Phillip Premium Pinot Noir is typified by beautiful, black-c ... more

BEST'S Thomson Family Great Western Shiraz Grampians VictoriaBINDI

Frederick Thomson purchased the historic Best's Concongella Vineyard at Great Western in 1920. Thro ... more

BINDI Block 5 Pinot Noir Macedon Ranges Victoria

Bindi Vineyard, elevated at 500 metres above sea level, lies on the gentle, north-facing slopes of Moun ... more

BINDI Original Vineyard Pinot Noir Macedon Ranges Victoria

Bindi Winegrowers was established in 1988 by remarkable visionary ‘Bill’ Darshan Singh Dhillon to suppl ... more

CAPE MENTELLE Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia

The classic, age-worthy Cape Mentelle Cabernet Sauvignon, with its beautiful fragrance, purity of fruit ... more

CHAMBERS ROSEWOOD VINEYARDS Rare Muscat Rutherglen Victoria

Vines were planted on the Chambers Winery site in 1858, only seven years after foundation of the Colony ... more

CHAMBERS ROSEWOOD VINEYARDS Rare Muscadelle Rutherglen Victoria

Chambers Rare Muscadelle, formerly known as ‘Rutherglen Tokay’, is one of Australia’s greatest fortifie ... more

CRAWFORD RIVER WINES Riesling Henty Victoria

The isolated Crawford River estate, established in 1874 as a sheep and cattle station, still remains in ... more

d'ARENBERG The Dead Arm Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

In 1912 Joseph Osborn, a teetotaler but a director of Hardy’s since 1884, purchased well-established, l ... more

DALWHINNIE The Eagle Shiraz Pyrenees Victoria

Dalwhinnie’s single-vineyard wine The Eagle Shiraz is one of the most highly-prized of all Victorian Sh ... more

DE BORTOLI Noble One Botrytis Semillon Riverina New South Wales

The beginnings of De Bortoli Noble One encapsulate the mood of the emerging Australian wine industry – ... more

DOMAINE A Cabernet Sauvignon Coal River Valley Tasmania

The close-planted, 11-hectare north-east-facing Stoney Vineyard, the oldest in the Coal River Valley, l ... more

GLAETZER WINES Amon-Ra Barossa Valley South Australia

Glaetzer AMON-Ra, with the striking, ancient-Egyptian, all-seeing eye on the label, is one of the Baros ... more

GRANT BURGE Meshach Shiraz Barossa South Australia

Fifth-generation winemaker Grant Burge draws upon a rich resource of vineyards in the central and south ... more

GREENOCK CREEK Roennfeldt Road Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley South Australia

Michael Waugh, a former builder and stonemason, is responsible for rebuilding or extending some of the ... more

GREENOCK CREEK Roennfeldt Road Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

The scattered, dry-grown Greenock Creek vineyards, located near Seppeltsfield, lie on varying soils ran ... more

GROSSET Springvale Riesling Watervale South Australia

Grosset Springvale Riesling resonates pure fruit, plus mouth-watering, slatey acidity. It derives from ... more

HENSCHKE Cyril Henschke Cabernet Sauvignon Eden Valley South Australia

Fourth-generation winemaker and visionary Cyril Henschke purchased this elevated Eden Valley property ( ... more

HOUGHTON Jack Mann Cabernet Frankland River-Great Southern Western Australia

The profound Jack Mann Cabernet Sauvignon, based on the Justin Vineyard in the Frankland River sub-dist ... more

JASPER HILL Emily's Paddock Shiraz Cabernet Franc Heathcote Victoria

The unirrigated, north-east-facing, 3.2-hectare Emily's Paddock was planted in 1975 and 1976. Ron and E ... more

JASPER HILL Georgia's Paddock Shiraz Heathcote Victoria

Named after Ron and Elva's younger daughter, the unirrigated, low-vigour Georgia's Paddock comprises 12 ... more

KAESLER WINES Old Bastard Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

Kaesler Old Bastard Shiraz is one of the Barossa's most evocative wines. Based on a small patchwork of ... more

KATNOOK ESTATE Odyssey Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

The historic Katnook Estate was originally owned by John Riddoch, the founding father of Coonawarra and ... more

These 65 wines are the most highly sought-after, first growth type Australian wines on the market.

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BOWEN ESTATE Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

Bowen Estate, established in 1972, is renowned for its expressive and steadfast Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon. The arch-cane-trellised estate vineyard li ... more

BY FARR Sangreal Pinot Noir Geelong Victoria

Sangreal Pinot Noir is a wine of ethereal beauty, seductive texture and silky vinosity. The 4.8-hectare, close-planted, multi-clonal vineyard, at 95 metr ... more

CASTAGNA Genesis Syrah Beechworth Victoria

Filmmaker-turned-winemaker Julian Castagna's small biodynamic estate in the foothills of the Australian Alps at Beechworth is one of Victoria's most exci ... more

CHARLES MELTON Nine Popes Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre Barossa Valley South Australia

Nine Popes is pre-eminent among Australian ‘Rhône-style’ wines. The dry-grown, low-yielding, mature vineyards (many over 85 years old) are scattered acro ... more

COLDSTREAM HILLS Reserve Pinot Noir Yarra Valley Victoria

Coldstream Hills Reserve Pinot Noir is the legacy of founding owner, winemaker and wine writer James Halliday. The wine, nowadays made by the highly-cred ... more

CORIOLE Lloyd Reserve Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

Coriole Lloyd Reserve Shiraz is sourced from a small (1.62 hectare) single-vineyard block, which includes Geoffrey Kay’s original 1919 plantings. The dry ... more

CRAIGLEE Shiraz Sunbury Victoria

Craiglee Shiraz is a distinctive, southern-Victorian Shiraz. The historic, bluestone Craiglee winery, built by J.S. Johnston in 1865, is located at Sunbu ... more

d'ARENBERG WINES The Coppermine Road Cabernet Sauvignon McLaren Vale South Australia

The rich and full-bodied Coppermine Road Cabernet Sauvignon, named after a roadway alongside the vineyard, is based on ‘parent-of-the-Reynell-Clone’ mate ... more

DALWHINNIE Moonambel Shiraz Pyrenees Victoria

Dalwhinnie is one of the most significant boutique wine estates in Victoria. The contour-planted, dry-grown vineyards, elevated at between 360 and 595 me ... more

ELDERTON Command Single Vineyard Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

Elderton Command Shiraz is a classic, old-vine Barossa Shiraz. The name was coined because the best fruit ‘commanded’ special treatment. The wine derives ... more

FOX CREEK Reserve Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

The remarkable Fox Creek Reserve Shiraz is a ‘solid, strong and flavoursome’ McLaren Vale style based on low cropping, low-input viticulture and focused ... more

FREYCINET VINEYARDS Pinot Noir East Coast Tasmania

The beautifully-scented and evocative Freycinet Vineyards Pinot Noir captures the essence of Tasmanian terroir, where landscape, vineyard and winemaking ... more

GIACONDA Warner Vineyard Shiraz Beechworth Victoria

The unique and beautiful Warner Vineyard Shiraz is a wine that demonstrates Beechworth's status as one of Australia's new classic wine regions. The Warne ... more

GROSSET Gaia Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Clare Valley South Australia

The two-hectare Gaia vineyard, named for James Lovelock’s ‘Gaia hypothesis’ (the earth as a single, self-regulating organism), was established by Jeffrey ... more

HARDY'S Eileen Hardy Shiraz South Australia

The original Eileen Hardy Bin 80 Shiraz was released in 1973 to mark the family matriarch's 80th birthday. The wine is nowadays entirely McLaren Vale Shi ... more

HENSCHKE Keyneton Euphonium Shiraz Caberet Sauvignon Blend Barossa Valley South Australia

Keyneton Euphonium is named after the Barossa Hills village of Keyneton – and a musical instrument of family significance. In 1888 Paul Gotthard Henschke ... more

HOWARD PARK Abercrombie Cabernet Great Southern-Margaret River Western Australia

The important, multi-vineyard, multi-regional Abercrombie Cabernet derives principally from the Great Southern Region. The Mount Barker vineyard, planted ... more

JOHN DUVAL WINES Plexus Shiraz Grenache Mouredre Barossa Valley South Australia

John Duval’s Plexus Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre (Mataro), first vintaged in 2003, marks a new point on the continuum of a remarkable career. Former Penfold ... more

KALLESKE Johann Georg Old Vine Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

The family of first-generation settler Johann Georg Kalleske established a mixed farm at Greenock in 1853, after arriving in South Australia from Prussia ... more

KATNOOK ESTATE Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

Katnook Estate comprises 94 hectares of prime Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards. Many of the plantings, mainly on classic, terra rossa soils over l ... more

KATNOOK ESTATE Prodigy Shiraz Coonawarra South Australia

Katnook Estate Prodigy Shiraz, first made in 1997 by senior winemaker Wayne Stehbens, comprises select parcels of the best fruit from the estate’s 26 hec ... more

KILIKANOON Oracle Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia

Kilikanoon, based at Penwortham, was established in 1997 by Kevin Mitchell. Low-input viticulture and traditional winemaking techniques are extensively e ... more

LAKE'S FOLLY Cabernets Hunter Valley New South Wales

Established by the late Dr Max Lake (1924-2009) in 1963, Lake's Folly is Australia's original boutique winery. It was then the first new vineyard in the ... more

LAKE'S FOLLY Chardonnay Hunter Valley New South Wales

Chardonnay vines, derived from Penfolds selection material, were first planted at Lake’s Folly in 1969 on alluvial flats. Founder Max Lake envisaged a tr ... more

LANGMEIL The Freedom 1843 Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

The Lindner family’s Langmeil 1843 Freedom Shiraz symbolises the vicissitudes of fine winemaking. Established in 1996, Langmeil (‘long mile’) embraces Ba ... more

LEEUWIN ESTATE Art Series Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia

Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet is a classic southern Margaret River style with blackcurrant/ cassis/ earth aromas, underlying savoury new oak and mus ... more

LEO BURING Leonay Riesling Eden Valley/Watervale South Australia

John Vickery, who joined Leo Buring in 1955, became one of Australia's early celebrity winemakers. His gloriously fragrant and fine boned Eden Valley and ... more

LINDEMANS Limestone Ridge Vineyard Shiraz Cabernet Coonawarra South Australia

Lindemans Limestone Ridge Vineyard, named after the limestone cap that passes just beneath its surface, is planted to around 18 hectares of Shiraz and si ... more

MAJELLA Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

In 1968 Brian ‘Prof’ and Anthony Lynn planted a small vineyard on classic terra rossa over limestone soils and gradually expanded it to around 60 hectare ... more

MCWILLIAM'S Mount Pleasant Maurice O'Shea Shiraz Hunter Valley New South Wales

The Mount Pleasant Old Hill Vineyard was established in 1880 by Charles King and then purchased in 1921 by the legendary winemaker Maurice O'Shea. First ... more

MOUNT LANGI GHIRAN Langi Shiraz Grampians Victoria

The Langi Shiraz block is planted with ‘Swiss Clone’ material originally sourced from nearby Best's Concongella Vineyard. The granitic soils and cold, so ... more

MOUNT MARY Chardonnay Yarra Valley Victoria

The refined and beautiful Mount Mary Chardonnay is a precursor of the contemporary Chardonnay aesthetic. The low-yielding vineyard, comprising a large pr ... more

NOON WINERY Eclipse Grenache Blend McLaren Vale South Australia

Drew and Raegan Noon’s extraordinarily-opulent and richly-expressive Eclipse is derived from their estate vineyard located on Rifle Range Road. The style ... more

PARINGA ESTATE The Paringa Single Vineyard Shiraz Mornington Peninsula Victoria

The beautiful ‘The Paringa’ Single Vineyard Shiraz (formerly known as Reserve Shiraz) is an outstanding foil to the richly-proportioned shirazes of South ... more

PARKER COONAWARRA ESTATE Terra Rossa First Growth Cabernet Merlot Coonawarra South Australia

The late John Parker established Parker Coonawarra Estate in 1985 and the inaugural 1988 vintage of this wine (originally labelled Terra Rossa First Grow ... more

PENFOLDS Bin 128 Shiraz Coonawarra South Australia

Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz, first made in 1962, exemplifies the perfume, transparency and seductive nature of cool-climate Coonawarra Shiraz. After vinifi ... more

PENFOLDS Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz South Australia

The classic Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz, first vintaged in 1959, was originally a single-vineyard wine. By the end of the 1960s it had established a strong rep ... more

PENFOLDS Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia

First produced in 1990, the Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon is based on a rigorous selection of multi-regional fruit and the flexible use of French and Americ ... more

PENFOLDS Magill Estate Shiraz Adelaide South Australia

A heritage-listed, 5.24 hectare monopole, the Penfolds Magill Estate vineyard is one of few in the world located within the boundaries of a major city. I ... more

PETALUMA Coonawarra Cabernet Merlot Coonawarra South Australia

Petaluma Coonawarra is one of Coonawarra's enduring and beautiful ‘claret-style’ wines. Primarily a Cabernet-Merlot blend, with small proportions of Shir ... more

PETALUMA Hanlin Hill Riesling Clare Valley South Australia

Petaluma's Hanlin Hill, originally planted in 1968, is one of the highest vineyards in the Clare Valley. The soils are mostly red brown soils intersperse ... more

PEWSEY VALE The Contours Riesling Eden Valley South Australia

Pewsey Vale Vineyard was first planted in 1841 by Joseph Gilbert (1800-1881). The origins of the earliest vines at Pewsey Vale, as well as the 1962 re-pl ... more

PRIMO ESTATE Joeseph Moda Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot South Australia

The Primo Estate JOSEPH Moda Cabernet Sauvignon, first produced in 1987, was inspired by the Amarone wines of Valpolicella in northern Italy. The wine is ... more

ROLF BINDER Veritas Hanisch Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

During the 1980s Rolf Binder observed that an eight-row section of his much larger Hanisch vineyard consistently yielded Shiraz grapes with ‘intense arom ... more

SALLY'S PADDOCK Cabernet Blend Pyrenees Victoria

The four-hectare, dry-grown Sally's Paddock Vineyard, on alluvial gravels over rich friable red clay soils, was planted by Neill and Sally Robb in 1973. ... more

SAVATERRE Chardonnay Beechworth Victoria

The close-planted Savaterre vineyard lies on granitic ‘buckshot’ over decomposed clay soils. ‘The soils are only nourished by organic composts, manures a ... more

SEPPELTSFIELD Para Liqueur Tawny Barossa Valley South Australia

Para Liqueur Tawny, first commercialised in 1953, is an important symbol of Australia’s fine wine tradition. Commonly known as ‘Para Port’ and based on G ... more

ST HALLETT Old Block Shiraz Barossa South Australia

St Hallett Old Block, first made in 1980, derives from 'old vine' vineyards in the Barossa sub-regions of Seppeltsfield, Ebenezer, Krondorf, Moculta and ... more

JACOB'S CREEK St. Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon, first bottled under the Orlando brand name and then Jacob’s Creek from 2002 to 2009, is an enduring secondary wine market cla ... more

TIM ADAMS The Aberfeldy Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia

The intensely-perfumed and muscular Aberfeldy Shiraz reflects the character of vineyard site as much as the personality of winemaker Tim Adams. The 1.6 h ... more

TORBRECK Descendant Shiraz Viognier Barossa Valley South Australia

Descendant Shiraz Viognier is ‘a direct Descendant of the Run Rig and the two are inherently linked’. Co-fermentation of Shiraz and Viognier (typically 8 ... more

TURKEY FLAT Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

The historic Turkey Flat property, located on Section One, near Tanunda, lies on rich, alluvial soils adjacent to Bethany Creek. The ancient Shiraz vines ... more

TYRRELL'S Vat 47 Chardonnay Hunter Valley New South Wales

Tyrrell's Vat 47 Chardonnay is a ‘timeless style’ that remains at the vanguard of the Australian Chardonnay genre. In 1968, Murray Tyrrell planted a one- ... more

VASSE FELIX Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia

Vasse Felix made the first Cabernet Sauvignon in Margaret River in 1972 and this wine has been made every year since. It captures varietal character whil ... more

VOYAGER ESTATE Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Margaret River Western Australia

Voyager Estate, located just south of the Margaret River township on gravelly loams over clay, is one of the region’s most impressive wineries. The sumpt ... more

WANTIRNA ESTATE Amelia Cabernet Merlot Yarra Valley Victoria

Wantirna Estate Vineyard, established in 1963, was the first of a new generation of plantings in the Yarra Valley. Reg and Maryann Egan make an impressiv ... more

WILD DUCK CREEK ESTATE Springflat Shiraz Heathcote Victoria

Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz was originally a single vineyard wine based on the low-yielding, two-hectare Springflat Vineyard planted in 1988 ... more

WIRRA WIRRA RSW Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

In 1969 Greg and Roger Trott purchased the ruins of the old Wirra Wirra winery and lovingly rebuilt it to its former glory. The vineyards are located on ... more

WOLF BLASS Black Label South Australia

German-born Wolfgang Blass played a profoundly important role in the commercialisation and success of fine Australian wine. After arriving in Australia i ... more

WYNNS COONAWARRA ESTATE Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia

The late David Wynn purchased the old Chateau Comaum from Tony Nelson of Woodley's in 1951, renamed the property Wynns Coonawarra Estate, and became the ... more

YALUMBA The Signature Cabernet Shiraz Barossa South Australia

The Signature Cabernet Shiraz was first made in 1962. Its origins are linked with Yalumba's Galway Vintage Claret of the 1950s. Each release is a ‘salute ... more

YARRA YARRA VINEYARD The Yarra Yarra Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Yarra Valley Victoria

The late Dr Bailey Carrodus (1930-2008) established Yarra Yering in 1969 ‘where vines had thrived before’. The 28-hectare, sprawling-canopy vineyard is p ... more

YARRA YERING Dry Red Wine No.1 Cabernet Blend Yarra Valley Victoria

The late Dr Bailey Carrodus (1930-2008) established Yarra Yering in 1969 ‘where vines had thrived before’. The 28-hectare, sprawling-canopy vineyard is p ... more

YERINGBERG Cabernet Blend Yarra Valley Victoria

The historic Yeringberg winery was established in 1863 by Guillaume de Pury and operated until 1921. In 1969 his direct descendant Guill de Pury planted ... more

BEST'S Bin No.O Great Western Shiraz Grampians Victoria

Viv and Ben Thomson’s Best’s Great Western Bin No. 0 Shiraz is Australia’s oldest trademarked fine-wine label. The historic Best’s Great Western vineyard ... more