Howard Park A.S.W. Cabernet Shiraz 2016, Margaret River, AUD $100
Clover Hill Cuvée Rosé NV, Tasmania, AUD $34
Akarua Rua Pinot Noir 2017, Central Otago, AUD $35
Those serious about pinot noir are looking forward to the biennial Pinot Celebration Australia 2019, which runs from February 8-9 on the peninsula.
Tim Adams Cabernet Malbec 2015, Clare Valley, AUD $25
Oysters and sparkling wine are one of those marriages made in heaven, at least to some of us.
Knappstein winemaker Ben Marx has used 90% whole-bunch for his The Insider Shiraz Malbec 2017. It’s a 50/50 blend of shiraz and malbec and is a new take on a traditional Clare blend.
Xanadu cabernet sauvignons have won the trophy for the best cabernet sauvignon at the national wine show six years in a row.
Botham 80 Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Coonawarra, AUD $18-$25
Wines by Geoff Hardy K1 Grüner Veltliner 2018, Adelaide Hills, AUD $25