NSW / ACT

The "birthplace of Australian wine"

"The area around Sydney has the longest history of grape growing in Australia. The original grape vines came with the First Fleet and were planted at Sydney Cove in 1788. New South Wales is Australia’s most populated state but it is represents only about 30% of Australia’s total production on an annual basis. Subsequent to the initial vines arriving in 1788, Captain John Macarthur planted vines near Camden and Gregory Blaxland planted vineyards around the Parramatta River in the early 1800s. 

James Busby’s collection of 362 vines, originally planted at the Botanical Gardens, was the most significant development in the early history as cuttings of these vines made their way to other parts of NSW, Victoria and South Australia. 

The State, lying on the continent’s east coast, boasts an incredibly diverse range of climates, including coastal, like the Shoalhaven Coast region lying south of Sydney, to Alpine, across the top of the Great Dividing Range, where hardy growers persist at over 500m above sea level. 

Moving west over the Great Dividing Range and along the inland flowing Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers are the warm-climate regions of Riverina and Perricoota and the northern portion of the Swan Hill and Murray Darling. One of Australia’s best known and most historic wine regions – the Hunter Valley – is located just north of Sydney, Australia's business and multicultural centre." - Wine Australia

Map courtesy : James Halliday’s Wine Atlas of Australia (Hardie Grant Books 2008)

  • Ravensworth The Grainery 2019

    Ravensworth The Grainery 2019

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Organic Sustainably-made

    A VIOGNIER WITH ADDED PORTIONS OF MARSANNE ROUSSANNE MAKES FOR A BEAUTIFULLY TEXTURED, RICH WHITE WINE.  “A very layered and textural wine, lots going on here: viognier dominant this year, pear, quince and ginger but plenty of marsanne's...

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  • Ravensworth Shiraz Viognier 2019

    Ravensworth Shiraz Viognier 2019

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Organic Sustainably-made

    ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS SHIRAZ VIOGNIER, FROM THE WINEMAKER WHO SETS A HIGH BAR FOR THE CANBERRA DISTRICT REGION. MEDIUM-BODIED, DELICATE, FLORAL AND RED-FRUITED WINE.  OWING TO BUSHFIRES, THERE WILL BE NO 2020 VINTAGE OF THIS WINE, SO ENJOY THE 2019...

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  • Ravensworth Hilltops Nebbiolo 2019

    Ravensworth Hilltops Nebbiolo 2019

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Organic Sustainably-made

    HERE IS A NEBBIOLO SO EXQUISITELY ENJOYABLE NOW. FLORAL, WITH A HINT OF GAME AND SPICE.    "Worth the wait, our new nebbiolo is a beauty, textural, floral, so good now but really worth hanging onto for a while. Distinctly floral,...

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    $42.00
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  • Ravensworth Estate Sangiovese 2019

    Ravensworth Estate Sangiovese 2019

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Organic Sustainably-made

    A BENCHMARK SINGLE-VINEYARD SANGIOVESE FOR AUSTRALIA. THIS HAILS FROM RAVENSWORTH'S ESTATE BLOCK. HEFTY, SPICY AND IMPRESSIVE.    "An amazing wine, showing vineyard maturity and restraint derived from two year elevage in our cool...

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    Current stock: 16

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  • Tyrrell's Vat 8 Shiraz Cabernet 2017

    Tyrrell's Vat 8 Shiraz Cabernet 2017

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley
    Sustainably-made

    WINE FRONT 94 POINTS!     "A little bread dough and toast, spearmint, black fruit, and sexy vanilla oak. Full-bodied (in context), with ripe forest berry fruit backed with creamy vanilla oak, round and supple tannin lends a...

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    Current stock: 16

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  • Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2019

    Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2019

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION 96 POINTS!  WINE FRONT 96 POINTS!   THE CLONAKILLA SHIRAZ VIOGNER IS A PATIENTLY AWAITED RELEASE EACH YEAR. SILKY, ELEGANT & HARMONIOUS.     "Some wines have such distinct DNA. This is one...

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  • Clonakilla O'Riada Shiraz 2019

    Clonakilla O'Riada Shiraz 2019

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    JAMES SUCKLING 94 POINTS!  WINE FRONT 93 POINTS!   "Blackberry, pepper and spice, orange peel and hazelnuts. Medium-bodied, distinctly nutty and slightly meaty, peanuts and new leather, fine grained husky tannin, slight warmth,...

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  • Clonakilla O'Riada Shiraz 2019 375mL-Half-Bottle

    Clonakilla O'Riada Shiraz 2019 375mL-Half-Bottle

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    JAMES SUCKLING 94 POINTS!  WINE FRONT 93 POINTS!   "Blackberry, pepper and spice, orange peel and hazelnuts. Medium-bodied, distinctly nutty and slightly meaty, peanuts and new leather, fine grained husky tannin, slight warmth,...

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  • Tyrrell's HVD Reserve Semillon 2015

    Tyrrell's HVD Reserve Semillon 2015

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley
    Sustainably-made

    94 POINTS JAMES HALLIDAY!  #8 IN HUON HOOKE'S TOP SEMILLONS OF 2015!   "This wine is only sourced from the vineyard planted by the Hunter Valley Distillery in 1908 on very sandy soil, the legacy of creek beds countless years before...

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  • Tyrrell's Belford Semillon 2015

    Tyrrell's Belford Semillon 2015

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley
    Sustainably-made

    95 POINTS JAMES SUCKLING!     “This is incredibly complex this year with white-Burgundy intensity and structure. Full body. Energetic centre palate and driven finish of dried-apple, lemon and pear flavours. Electric. Drink now or...

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  • Tyrrell's Belford Chardonnay 2018

    Tyrrell's Belford Chardonnay 2018

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley
    Sustainably-made

    5 STAR WINERY - HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION!     "A rich, complex nose of fruit, oak and a slight solids character. A powerful palate with the fruit characters being balanced well with the oak and mid palate grainy texture. The wine finishes...

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  • Tyrrell's Vat 9 Shiraz 2018

    Tyrrell's Vat 9 Shiraz 2018

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley
    Sustainably-made

    WINE FRONT 96+ POINTS!JAMES HALLIDAY 95 POINTS! "A very fine Vat 9.  One for the ages." - Wine Front "From the oldest and best blocks on the Ashman property, hand-picked and vineyard-sorted, each block vinified separately in open vats, maturation...

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    Current stock: 21

    $95.00
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  • Tyrrell's Stevens Shiraz 2017

    Tyrrell's Stevens Shiraz 2017

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley
    Sustainably-made

    96 POINTS - JAMES HALLIDAY! 95 POINTS - GARY WALSH!    “A radically different bouquet with aromas of black fruits, black olive, French oak and earth leading into a vibrant dark berry palate. A truly fascinating wine at the moment...

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  • Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2019

    Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2019

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    WINE FRONT 94 POINTS!  Clonakilla's entry-level Shiraz is easily one of the most cellarworthy bargains on the wine map. Cool climate Shiraz par excellence!   "Some of the older wines in my cellar are Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz. There’s...

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    $30.00
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  • Tyrrell's Special Release Shiraz 2017

    Tyrrell's Special Release Shiraz 2017

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley
    Sustainably-made

    A SHIRAZ THAT SHOWCASES THE BEST FRUIT OF THE VINTAGE, DISPLAYING BRIGHT RED FRUIT AND GREAT LENGTH "A youthful colour with a lifted red berry and subtle lift of spice. The palate is only medium bodied but shows the pedigree of the vineyards it is drawn...

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    $33.50
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  • De Iuliis Shiraz 2018

    De Iuliis Shiraz 2018

    Region: NSW- Hunter Valley

    JAMES HALLIDAY 96 POINTS! SPECIAL VALUE WINE - WINE COMPANION   “From the celebrated ’18 vintage, one of the great years in the Hunter Valley over the past 50. The colour is brilliant crimson, the bouquet and palate present...

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    Current stock: 23

    $25.00
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  • Coppabella Crest Chardonnay 2018

    Coppabella Crest Chardonnay 2018

    Region: NSW-(Other) -
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    95 POINTS - JAMES HALLIDAY! 94 POINTS - SAM KIM!  From a vineyard planted in 1993 at 650m elevation in one of Australia's coolest climates, this is fantastic quality Chardonnay at mid-week price.   “Delivers its grapefruit/white...

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  • Moppity Lock and Key Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

    Moppity Lock and Key Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    This is a surprising wine every year perfectly balanced, expressive, rich and fruitful. It doesn't put a foot wrong!   "A perfectly ripe and balanced Cabernet. There’s a rich dark core of brambly fruit and nuances of aniseed and dark cocoa...

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    $18.00
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  • Moppity Lock and Key Shiraz 2018

    Moppity Lock and Key Shiraz 2018

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    92 Points – Halliday Wine Companion! “..It doesn’t put a foot wrong, and drinking it is a pleasure.. You can buy with confidence” – Halliday Wine Companion "A seamless medium-bodied palate, with bright youthful fruits and excellent balance. Layered...

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    $18.00
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  • Moppity Crafted Syrah Nouveau 2018

    Moppity Crafted Syrah Nouveau 2018

    Region: ACT (Canberra)
    Vegan-friendly Sustainably-made

    “A charming expression of the variety.. perfumed.. beautifully rounded and silky. It’s flavoursome and elegant at the same time, offering terrific drinking. At its best: now to 2026.”   - Sam Kim, Wine Orbit   “..Light, supple, a lick of spice...

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    Current stock: 12

    $22.00
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