NVSyrah

Bekkers Syrah 2022

Fruit is sourced from 46% Clarendon and 54% Seaview in the incarnation. This is the first inclusion of the Clarendon vineyard site into this wine bottling. Matured 56% new French oak puncheons. Blackberries on the bush, hibiscus and sandalwood. Bing...
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Terre à Terre Crayeres Vineyard Reserve 2020

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A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz from a cool and quite dry Wrattonbully vintage. This is a wine made...
Tellurian Sommet Shiraz NV

Tellurian Heathcote Sommet Shiraz 2021

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‘The Sommet Shiraz block is a small 0.6ha block, consisting of 35 rows, and 5000 vines. This close planted block...
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Oakridge Hazeldene Chardonnay 2022

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Moving now to the Hazeldene Vineyard, a north-facing site in the Yarra, with the wine seeing whole bunch pressing into...
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Yering Station Reserve Pinot Noir 2022

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It turned out to be a very good year in the Yarra after a few early season challenges, and this...
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Stories

2024 Penfolds Release

This year Jeni Port and Ken Gargett have chosen their favourite wines to showcase a very strong set of releases in 2024 Jeni Port Yattarna Chardonnay 2022 (JP)97pts | Bottle Price: $220 |Drink: 2024-2037 “People think this is a Tasmanian-only wine,” says Peter Gago, Penfolds chief winemaker. “It is not.”...
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Taylors hitting new heights in 2024

The Taylor family has been involved with the Clare Valley for almost seventy years, ever since Bill Taylor and Bill...
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When the stars align

Life is full of unknowns. Personally, I have never been one for surprises and much prefer the known. Take my...
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The Subtle Art of Not Taking Yourself Too Seriously

In 2016 Mark Manson released an unconventional self-help guide that went on to sell more than 10 million copies. With...
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Los Hermanos

The Los Hermanos label is an ode to the cultures that drink a small glass of wine with every meal,...
YAL WINEMAKERS

Yalumba new releases including some surprises

Travel around the world and what you notice is many great international wineries have parcels of old vintages for sale....
AHW CM Brand Assets

2024 Chardonnay May – Adelaide Hills

A good rhyme always elevates a name, imbuing it with a sense of playfulness and pop while also adding intrigue...

Australian new releases

Every week there are hundreds of new Australian wines hitting shelves and winelists around the world. Here is our regular update on what’s new from the biggest brands right down to the smallest boutique winemakers.

Juniper Three Fields Chardonnay

Juniper Estate Three Fields Margaret River Chardonnay 2022

Love this battle of the Chardonnay Clones: Gingin Versus Clone 95, the opulent and luxurious one and the subtle, elegant one, going head to head. They make a fine pair, bobbing and weaving around each other like prized fighters, bringing...
Juniper Three Fields Cabernet Sauvignon

Juniper Estate Three Fields Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2022

A Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (91%), Petit Verdot (5%) and Cabernet Franc (4%), attractive and upfront in fruit, keeping...
NVSyrah

Bekkers McLaren Vale Syrah 2022

Toby and wife Emmanuelle continue to make some of the best and most regionally expressive wines from McLaren Vale. Syrah...
NVSyrah

Bekkers Syrah 2022

Fruit is sourced from 46% Clarendon and 54% Seaview in the incarnation. This is the first inclusion of the Clarendon...
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Harewood Estate Chardonnay Reserve 2022

Whole bunch pressing, a range of yeasts including wild yeasts, barrel fermentation in a combination of new and older French...
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Harewood Estate Chardonnay 2022

A fine Chardonnay from the Denmark sub-region in the Great Southern. Barrel fermentation takes place in a combination of new...
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Harewood Estate Pinot Noir 2023

The fruit here is sourced from a couple of vineyards, selected blocks, from the Denmark sub-region. The Harewood vineyard was...
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Harewood Estate Porongurup Riesling Museum Release 2014

Always a joy to encounter an aged Riesling like this one. Pale straw in colour, despite a decade under its...
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Harewood Estate Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2022

Only free run juice used here with this blend of 55% Sauvignon Blanc and 45% Semillon from the Denmark sub-region...
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Harewood Estate Shiraz Reserve 2022

Western Australia just continues to throw up superb Shiraz and this is a cracker. Inky opaque purple hue, this is...
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Harewood Estate Shiraz Reserve 2022

This reserved cool climate Shiraz delivers elegant and relatively complex aromas of black cherry and meat stocks with a faint...

New Zealand new releases

Kiwi winemakers are now crafting some of the greatest wines on the planet. Our team in Australia and New Zealand hunt down the best new releases from right around the country to share with you.

Petaluma CentralOtago PinotNoir

Petaluma White Label Pinot Noir Central Otago 2023

Ripe black cherry, black plum, blueberry, tar, nutmeg and curry leaf reduction straight off. The fruit notes fill out and sweeten things up with oxygen, allowing some integration. It’s a darkly profiled wine aromatically, with a broody and slightly meaty...
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Kuru Kuru Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018

A different iteration of Central Otago Pinot Noir to the usual. The colour is less Otago bold and concentrated, coming...
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Tarras Vineyards Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

There’s an intriguing wildness here among the ripe, sweet fruit. Don’t you love it when there’s a hint of something...
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Tarras Vineyards Central Otago The Canyon Pinot Noir 2019

Central Otago Pinot Noir always brings weight and density of flavour, but this little beauty isn’t about to do the...
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Tarras Vineyards Central Otago Pinot Gris 2023

Gris in name but close your eyes and that scent, gee, it’s so Gewürz spicy it’s uncanny. High florals –...
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Forrest Marlborough Botrytised Riesling 2018

Opulent and sumptuous, there is something special about a top Botrytised Riesling. It’s all here in a feast for the...
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Forrest Marlborough Riesling 2020

Off-dry or dry? To an Australian Riesling drinker, this New Zealand Riesling at 4.5gL residual sugar, would be on the...
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Forrest Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2023

Tempers old school Marlborough herbaceous-ness with some modern-style, ripe tropical fruit. The result is both nicely pungent and herbal with...
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Forrest Marlborough Chardonnay 2022

Picked ripe and it shows, with an immediate burst in sunny tropical fruit aromas in passionfruit, peach, mango, melon and...
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Tarras Kuru Kuru Pinot Noir 2018

From the Bendigo sub-region in Central Otago, the wine is matured in French oak barrels, one third of which are...
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Tarras Pinot Noir 2020

The star turn from Central Otago is undoubtedly Pinot Noir and this wine, as well as others from this stable,...

International new releases

Looking for a change? Then let us guide you through the world of wine with our International new releases. We’ve got reviews and stories on everything from bargain supermarket picks right through to international icons.

Le Riche Reserve

Le Riche Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Super-expressive aromatics of cassis, radiant plums and black cherries, highlighted in brushstrokes of violets, dark roses and an alpine, cedar freshness. The wine paints the room. 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of the winery’s Reserve bottling – and a superlative...
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Hewitson Madame M Adelaide Blanc & Blanc 2023

An intriguing blend of Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains and Sauvignon Blanc, 77% and 23% respectively, from vineyards in the...
FRU Rioja Reserva

Faustino Rivero Ulecia Reserva 2018

From vineyards in Rioja Alt awith an average elevation of 700 metres, this is definitely a high altitude wine. A...
FRU Rioja Blanco

Faustino Rivero Ulecia Blanco 2023

This blend of Viura, Tempranillo Blanco and Garnacha Blanca helps disprove the myth that Spain can’t make delicious whites that...
FRU Rioja Joven

Faustino Rivero Ulecia Joven 2023

This youthful, fresh and bright style of red is a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha, most of it from the...
FRU Rioja Rosado

Faustino Rivero Ulecia Rosado 2023

This appealing Rosé, or Rosado as it is known in Spain, is from a blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha and Viura....
FRU Rioja Crianza

Faustino Rivero Ulecia Crianza 2021

A blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha from high altitude vineyards, fermentation here is in stainless steel before maturation for a...
FRU Rioja Gran Reserva

Faustino Rivero Ulecia Gran Reserva 2016

Again, a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha, this is the pinnacle of the Rioja range. The colour is a deep...