If there’s one thing that Australia can provide, it’s a good wine. All over the country, you can find wineries with acres of grapevines adorning the gorgeous scenery of the state’s wine regions. These wineries have perfected the art of making wine so that every occasion or event that you have includes a bottle of delightful vino. Lux Wine Life has found the top Australian wines that are waiting to be poured into your glass.
Eden Valley Henschke Hill of Grace 2015 Shiraz; right at the top is a gem of the Barossa Valley in South Australia. Described as rich and intense, this shiraz complements any meal with beef or venison. Henschke Hill of Grace is listed as the highest-priced wine made from Shiraz in Eden Valley and is a favourite amongst critics.
Seppeltsfield Para Vintage Tawny is a dessert wine to die for and is also a product of the famous Barossa Valley. A perfect pair with chocolate and caramel, The Seppeltsfield Tawny is rich, warming and comforting for a cosy winter’s night relaxing by the fireplace.
For all the white wine lovers, Penfolds Yattarna ‘Bin 144’ Chardonnay is definitely a must try. Another South Australian jewel, this chardonnay is buttery and complex and said to be enjoyed best with mushrooms and roasted vegetables. It is the second-highest priced Chardonnay in South Australia and has only increased in price over the part 3 years.
Crawford River Reserve Riesling is a green and flinty white wine from Crawford River Wines in Condah, Victoria and is best enjoyed with fresh white fish. This wine is widely available across Australia and New Zealand so you can enjoy without having to travel to the winery.
A wine for everyone’s tastes! Now is the time to indulge in some fabulous Australian made wine, whether it’s with friends or a loved one, these names are the perfect complement to any occasion.