Victoria

The "home of Australian wine diversity." - Wine Australia

Key varieties: chardonnaypinot noirshiraz/syrahcabernetrieslingfortifieds

"With more than 800 wineries and over 600 cellar doors, Victoria is a wine lover’s playground. From household-name wineries to boutique producers that fly under the radar, Victoria’s diverse wine scene offers incredible experiences and countless quality bottles to discover.

Pinot noir and chardonnay are true heroes for the state, with some of Australia’s finest examples hailing from the cool-climate reaches of the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula, Macedon Ranges, Geelong and Gippsland. A little further from Melbourne, expect bold reds, such as shirazcabernet sauvignon and others including durif and nebbiolo.

Italian wine varieties have made a home for themselves around the state, but they have a particularly proud and successful past in Victoria’s High Country – the spiritual home of prosecco. Pristine riesling dominates in key regions (Macedon and Great Western are just two to explore), while the state’s warmer climates help to produce vibrant red wines and richer white wines, such as fiano and vermentino.

Delve into Victoria’s 20-plus wine regions for some of Australia’s most consistent top-quality wines." - James Halliday

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

  • Hochkirch Tarrington Chardonnay 2019

    Hochkirch Tarrington Chardonnay 2019

    Region: VIC- Henty

    LOVELY, FINE, GENEROUS CHARDONNAY FROM FAMED, SMALL, BIODYNAMIC PRODUCER.   "Made by Hochkirch from a neighbouring Tarrington Vineyard. Grown using biodynamic practices it resembles a top quality French Chardonnay, with all the line and...

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    Current stock: 23

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  • Hochkirch Syrah 2017

    Hochkirch Syrah 2017

    Region: VIC- Henty

    EXPECT SOMETHING DIFFERENT WITH THIS GORGEOUS, SPICY, MEDIUM-BODIED SHIRAZ.  THIS SMALL, BIODYNAMIC PRODUCER MAKES ALLURING WINE WITH A NOD TO EUROPEAN TRADITION. "Hochkirch vineyard lies on a north facing slope 250 m. above sea level along an...

    Current stock: 7

    $33.00
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  • Crawford River Young Vines Riesling 2019

    Crawford River Young Vines Riesling 2019

    Region: VIC- Henty

    JAMES HALLIDAY 95 POINTS!  WINE FRONT 94 POINTS!  NICK STOCK 93 POINTS!   "Surprisingly reticent yet still a delicious rendition this vintage. If anything, it's more subtle, savoury even. Sure it has the hint of lemon...

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    Current stock: 14

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  • Crawford River Serendipitous Riesling 2010

    Crawford River Serendipitous Riesling 2010

    Region: VIC- Henty

    HUON HOOKE 97 POINTS!  NICK STOCK 95 POINTS!  "AUSLESE" STYLE, THIS RIESLING IS NOTHING SHORT OF SUBLIME. A GORGEOUS AND COMPLEX AGED MEDIUM-SWEET RIESLING.    "Deep, bright golden yellow colour with an intriguing nose...

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    Current stock: 18

    $80.00
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  • Crawford River Riesling 2019

    Crawford River Riesling 2019

    Region: VIC- Henty

    HUON HOOKE 98 POINTS!  NICK STOCK 95 POINTS!  WINE FRONT 95 POINTS!  JAMES HALLIDAY 96 POINTS!   "Bright light-mid yellow-green hue, and a refined, restrained lime/lemon aroma. The palate is rich and juicy at...

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    Current stock: 18

    $49.00
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  • Jackson Brooke Chardonnay 2019

    Jackson Brooke Chardonnay 2019

    Region: VIC- Henty

    94 POINTS - WINE FRONT!    "It’s a wine of zing, line and length. Ripe lemon and peel, pink grapefruit, some spicy cedar oak, a minor amount of chicken stock funk, but pretty much clean and without the struck match that’s so a la...

    Current stock: 6

    $35.00
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  • Seppelt Drumborg Riesling 2018

    Seppelt Drumborg Riesling 2018

    Region: VIC- Henty

    JAMES HALLIDAY 96 POINTS!JEREMY OLIVER 95 POINTS!   "Warmer vintages provide no challenge for the very cool Henty region in the far southwest of Victoria. Thanks to the clinging acidity that catches the fore-palate, lime and grapefruit flavours...

    Current stock: 3

    $42.00
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  • Crawford River Riesling 2018

    Crawford River Riesling 2018

    Region: VIC- Henty

    JAMES HALLIDAY 95 POINTS! "This wine is in its infancy and has a long life ahead of it.  Blossoms of lime and apple lift the nose, together with talc and delicate white stone fruit.  The front palate is soft and supple with fruit and...

    Current stock: 2

    $45.00
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