Light the fire, settle in and luxuriate in style with our guide to Australia’s hottest wines this winter. Whether you’re a lover of big, bold Gold medal-winning South Australian reds, classy European-style varietals or sublime Chardonnay, there is the perfect wine to add a glow to even the coldest winter evening.
WHITE WINES FOR WINTER
Winter Chardonnay For Winter
Grab a glass and get your fill of the ideal winter white wine with rich and satisfying Chardonnay. Featuring full-bodied, opulent regional selections like a Trophy and Gold medal-winning De Bortoli Regional Classic Chardonnay 2019 from Tumbarumba and a Gold medal-winning Bleasdale Chardonnay 2019 from the Adelaide Hills, the Chardonnay Winter Comforts collection is your ticket to your very own white winter wonderland.
Rosé For Winter
With its inviting colours and refreshing flavours, not to mention its broad versatility with food, Australian Rosé never goes out of season! Wind down with some true winter treats with prime examples of the style, including the compelling Symphonia Pinot Trois 2019, the Amadio Evanescence Nebbiolo Rose 2020 and more.
Red Wines For Winter
SHIRAZ FOR WINTER
There are few winter drops as dependable as Shiraz. Discover its sumptuous characters with glorious Gold medal-winners including celebrated expressions like the Howard Park Leston Shiraz 2016, the Corryton Burge Shiraz 2018 from the Barossa and more.
Cabernet Sauvignon For Winter
The go-to red wine for rich and robust food, Cabernet Sauvignon ravishes the senses with its depth and power. Experience it at its best this winter with award-winning selections from celebrated names like Dandelion Vineyards, Brand’s Laira and more, including the Trophy and Gold medal-winning Peter Lehmann Portrait Cabernet Sauvignon 2019.
Euro-style Wines For Winter
We can’t travel to Europe this year, so let us transport you there with incredible European-inspired wines. Head to Italy with the Trophy and Gold medal-winning Bimbadgen Vermentino, then pop over the border to France with the beautiful Grenache Shiraz Mourvédre from Château Tanunda, or hit the Austrian slopes with a gorgeously aromatic Gewürztraminer by Margaret River’s Karasek Wines.
Tempranillo For Winter
With its robust, flavoursome nature, Tempranillo is a seriously crowd-pleasing red when the weather turns cool. Get a delicious taste of Spain and warm the blood with stunners like the Peter Drayton Anomaly Tempranillo 2020.
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Big South Australian Reds For Winter
When winter arrives there’s no better excuse for basking in the golden glow of big, bold, Gold medal-winning South Australian reds. With rich, larger-than-life flavours, they’re perfect to take the chill off, plus with award-winners like the Heirloom Vineyards Touriga 2019 and Peter Lehmann Portrait Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, ensure your evenings are filled with class and character.
Deluxe Wine Indulgences For Winter
The only thing that makes a roaring fire in the depths of winter more perfect, is truly top-shelf wines to bask in its warmth with. Sink into the luxurious sophistication of Trophy and 2 x Gold medal-winning 2013 Bimbadgen Semillon, or reflect on the rich, robust drive of 2018 Barossa Valley St Hallett Shiraz.
Fortifieds For Winter
Winter warmth finds its fullest expression in the rich, velvety and complex stylings of Australian fortified wine. Indulge yourself with sublime Chambers Old Vine Muscadelle, silken Pirramimma Aged Tawny and lusciously light-bodied Sevenhill Classic Topaque.