2017 AUSTRALIAN COLLECTION

Capel Vale

Capel, WA

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Capel Vale was established in 1974 by Sydney radiologist Dr Peter Pratten and his wife Elizabeth when they purchased land on the Capel River between Bunbury and Busselton in Western Australia’s South-West.

The site was originally a stone fruit orchard and its rich, red alluvial loam soils over limestone made it a perfect viticultural site. It is also the location for the winery, cellar door and award winning restaurant. After several vintages, it became apparent to Peter Pratten that the soils of the Capel area (now recognised as the Geographe Wine region) were best suited to Chardonnay and Merlot.

It became Peter’s passion to determine the best region in South Western Australia for each premium grape variety. As a result Capel Vale has invested in prime viticultural land in Mount Barker for the production of Shiraz and Riesling, in Pemberton for Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc, and in Margaret River for Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Winemaker: Justin Hearn

Debut Range

VOL


16 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 750ml
15 Verdelho 750ml
14 Chardonnay 750ml
13 Merlot 750ml
15 Cabernet Merlot 750ml
13 Shiraz 750ml

Regional Range

VOL


14 Pemberton Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
17 Pemberton Sem. Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
15 Margaret River Chardonnay 750ml
15 Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
15 Mount Barker Shiraz 750ml

Single Vineyard

VOL


15 'Whispering Hill' Mt Barker Riesling 750ml
12/14 'Whispering Hill' Mt Barker Shiraz 750ml
12 'The Scholar' MR Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

Custard & Co. Cider

Donnybrook, WA

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Set in the middle of apple growing country in Southwest of Western Australia, Custard & Co are a little different, using whole local fruit to make a true, whole apple cider.

We revel in the bonkersness of what nature throws at us, using spontaneous wild yeast from the apples at each pressing, and open fermentation, fermenting somewhere between 4 and 12 weeks…occasionally encouraged by Mr. Custard hugging the tanks for extra love. Using whole fruit our ciders are real apple ciders – no concentrate, no flavouring, wild yeasts, open fermentation and good times.

From our Original cider to our yeasty Scrumpy cider, seasonal fruits naturally affect the textures and flavours of the cider, something we embrace with open arms. Custard HQ is clean of any nasty caustics in our tanks, thinking of the environment and thinking of our customers bodies!

Custard & Co

VOL


Original Apple Cider 330ml
Vintage Dry Apple Cider 330ml
Scrumpy Apple Cider 330ml
Original Apple Cider 50L
Vintage Dry Apple Cider 50L

Domaine Dawnelle

Derwent Valley, TAS

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Having relocated with the family to Tasmania in late 2008 with desirable site prerequisites set in stone, the canvas of Domaine Dawnelle was discovered in less than two years. Be it ‘chance’ or ‘the right place at the right time’, a late evening prospect in the Granton Heights revealed a plethora of riches so perfectly suited to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Domaine Dawnelle is named in honour of Michael O’Briens late grandmother and rice farm in country New South Wales where he spent much of his childhood.

Having been born and raised in the Riverina, Michael has been immersed in the land, farming and wine for many years. His earliest memories of winemaking stretch back to the days of vintage festivities and the pungent grape marc aromas that filled the distillery where is grandfather once worked.

An inevitable progression from his grandparent’s farm led to the study of viticulture and winemaking at university and into a world of vineyards and wine.

The 8.5 hectare parcel of land (42°45’S, 147°12’E) is located in rural Granton – Tasmania’s most eminent terroir for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. At 160m above sea level and perched atop a north-facing chalk ridge, the shallow topsoil reveals a myriad of fossilised marine shells over chalk and limestone sub-layers.

The vineyard, still in its developmental stage has been planted with the classic Burgundy varietals: Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Winemaker: Michael OBrien

Domaine Dawnelle

VOL


16 Riesling 750ml
15 Chardonnay 750ml
16 'Gloria' Chardonnay 750ml
13 Tinderbox Vineyard Pinot Noir 750ml

Gemtree

McLaren Vale, SA

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Gemtree is dedicated to growing better wine, naturally. With minimal intervention in the winemaking process and a more environmentally conscious farming system, Gemtree produces wines which are powerful, concentrated, and express the true characteristics of each grape variety and the region.

In the heart of their vineyards is the sustainable Gemtree Cellar Door and Wetlands Ecotrail – a haven for frogs, birds & animals with six interlinking dams and 50,000 native trees planted over 10 hectares.Dynamic duo Mike Brown, Chief Winemaker, and wife Melissa Brown, Biodynamic Viticulturalist, work together to grow the award winning Gemtree Wines. Winegrowers for more than 30 years, Gemtree Wines now own 328 acres of biodynamic and organic vineyards in McLaren Vale and have been awarded 5 stars Winery recognition by James Halliday for six years in a row.

The award-winning wines including Uncut Shiraz, Luna Roja Tempranillo, Moonstone Savagnin and Obsidian Shiraz are produced from the certified organic Gemtree vines which are also farmed using biodynamic practices.

Winemaker: Mike Brown

Gemtree

VOL


17 'Gemstone' Chardonnay 750ml
16 'Gemstone' Merlot 750ml
16 'Gemstone' Shiraz 750ml
17 'Luna de Fresa' Rose (Tempranillo) 750ml
17 'Luna Temprana' Tempranillo 750ml
16 'Luna Roja' Tempranillo 750ml
16 'Cinnabar' GSM 750ml
16 'Bloodstone' Shiraz 750ml
15 'Uncut' Shiraz 750ml
14 'Ernest Allen' Shiraz 750ml
15 'Phantom' Red Blend* 750ml

*Cabernet/Mouvedre/Grenache/Shiraz

Golden Child

Adelaide Hills, SA

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Winemaker James Hamilton decided during a surf trip to Portugal with his family in August 2015 that it was time to start using grapes from the family’s Kuitpo vineyard, planted by his father David in 1997, to produce wine under his own label. After 10+ years making wine for some of South Australia’s best known wineries, James had been itching to make his own interesting, low intervention wines that would showcase the versatility of the Southern Adelaide Hills wine region. Named after a long-running joke with his sister Zoe, Golden Child Wines was born in vintage 2016.

Golden Child Wines are of single vineyard origin, sourced from the Hamilton property in the Kuitpo sub-region of the Southern Adelaide Hills. Established by David Hamilton in 1997, the vineyard sits at 330-380m elevation and is only 15km inland from Gulf St Vincent. Cool winds funnelled up from the gulf lead to rapid afternoon cooling and this, combined with the high altitude of the vineyard, create perfect conditions for growing premium cool climate grapes. In addition to providing son James with fruit for Golden Child Wines, David has supplied grapes for almost twenty years to some of South Australia’s best known wineries.

Winemaker: James Hamilton

Golden Child

VOL


17 Fume Blanc 750ml
17 'Beach Bum' Rosé (Pinot Noir) 750ml
17 'Lazy Sunday' Light Red* 750ml
15 '7pm Red' Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
16 'As Daylight Dies' Pinot Noir 750ml
16 'Turning Point' Syrah 750ml

*Syrah / Pinot Noir

Grey Sands

Tamar Valley, TAS

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While working in England in the early 80’s, Bob Richter was exposed to wines from all corners of the world… Chile, Bulgaria, Lebanon, California, Hungary and of course, the ‘classic’ regions, all available at the local independent wine store. Bob became so enthused with wine and heavily influenced by the great wine writer of the time Hugh Johnson, that he had the ambition to be the pioneer of cool climate wine making in Tasmania. Upon returning to Australia and attending Roseworthy Agricultural College in South Australia, he was quickly ‘sorted out’ as to the extent of the Australian wine industry, but he persisted with his beliefs and dragged his wife Rita down to the Great Southern Island of Tasmania to start a vineyard from scratch. No, he wasn’t the pioneer! After a few months of searching and tasting, he found what he believes to be the perfect site for his project. Yes, he is a believer in ‘terroir’.

The first plantings occurred in 1989 and the first commercial vintage in 1998. The 3.5 hectare dry grown, high density site was chosen by tasting the wines from a nearby vineyard. Planted by his whim, Bob used his intuition and imagination (and plenty of wine travel).

The white wines are whole bunch pressed to old French oak barrels for indigenous yeast fermentation and a minimum 6 months on lees. The reds are fermented in small batch open fermenters with care not to over extract the copious tannins in the fruit before pressing to French oak (30% new for the Merlot and Mattock blend), with 9 to 20 months barrel aging, then bottled under cork (Diam, to avoid cork taint).

Grey Sands deliver wines with distinctive European influence that are complex, intriguing and made to develop and last.

Winemaker: Bob Richter

Grey Sands

VOL


14 Pinot Gris 750ml
10 Pinot Noir 750ml
08 Merlot 750ml
13 'The Mattock'* 750ml

*Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc

Hesketh

Barossa/Adelaide Hills/McLaren Vale, SA

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The Hesketh Wine Company is a small, family owned producer of high quality, yet accessible wines.  During a fleeting half century in the global wine community, the Hesketh family has always followed the path less travelled by. It is appropriate therefore, that their winemaking combines the traditional elements of vineyard selection and hands on winemaking, with a contemporary approach to the wines they make, and from where they make them.

All Hesketh wines are made in a house style, which reflects the family’s passion for wine, understanding of wine quality, and over ninety years combined experience both working with wine and imbibing it. Follow your own path. Eat well. Drink well.

Winemaker: Phil Lehmann

Sparkling

VOL


NV 'Mad. Alice' Chardonnay Pinot Noir 750ml
NV 'The Black' Sparkling Shiraz 750ml

Art Series

VOL


17 Moscato 750ml
16/17 Pinot Gris 750ml
17 Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
16 Chardonnay 750ml
17 Rosé 750ml
16 Shiraz 750ml
15/16 Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

Small Parcels

VOL


17 Saignee Rosé / Barossa Valley 750ml
16 Negroamaro / Barossa Valley 750ml

Kalleske

Barossa Valley, SA

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The Kalleske family have been farming and growing grapes on the same property since 1853 near the village of Greenock. From seven generations of Barossa viticulturists, Troy and Tony Kalleske have formed their eponymous wine brand. All the fruit is sourced from their certified organic and biodynamic, low yielding and sustainable vineyards. Kalleske wines are handcrafted using traditional winemaking techniques-small batches, open fermenters, wild yeast and basket pressing. With some of the vines more than 135 years old, Kalleske wines are pure expressions of the dry grown vineyards and the sub region of Greenock. Their wines have a true ‘sense of place’ allowing the vineyard sites to shine through.

“Kalleske…they emerged a few years ago as one of the most exciting of all the regions new wine producers. The wines are simply superb. Kalleske is a model for the future of the Barossa: there is a deep respect for the seven generations of history, but it is combined with a willingness to try new things; the wines display exceptional quality and unique personality, across all price points; and the vineyards are farmed in a truly sustainable way.” – Max Allen, The Future Makers

Winemaker: Troy Kalleske

Kalleske

VOL


17 Florentine Chenin Blanc 750ml
17 Rosina Rose (GSV) 750ml
16 Clarry’s GSM 750ml
16 Plenarius Viognier 'Orange Wine' 750ml
17 Zeitgeist Shiraz 750ml
16 Moppa Shiraz 750ml
16 Merchant Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
16 Greenock Shiraz 750ml
15 Old Vine Grenache 750ml
14 Eduard Shiraz 750ml
15 Johann Georg Shiraz 750ml
16 JMK Shiraz VP 375ml

Pirathon

Barossa Valley, SA

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Pirathon is an ancient word for pinnacle and we believe Shiraz is the pinnacle grape of the Barossa and that the north–western Barossa is the pinnacle sub-appellation for Shiraz. Grapes for Pirathon are grown by dedicated high quality growers in the Greenock, Moppa, Belvedere, Stonewell, Seppeltsfield, Koonunga and Ebenezer districts of the north-western Barossa.

Many of these growers’ families have been growing grapes here for generations. The grapes are traditionally handcrafted in open top fermenters and basket pressed before maturing in barrel. Each vineyard adds its own exclusive dimension and combined they produce the ultimate blend. “ Matured in a mix of American, French, Russian and Hungarian oak, without fining or filtration. Has quickly developed a reputation as one of the best value Barossan reds on the market. Style and substance in an easy-to-like package. It’s an excellent example of what the Barossa does so well.” – Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front

Made by ‘The Kalleske Boys’ the Bluemark wines are a reflection of the site where they’re grown and an expression of the season, conceived in the vineyard and crafted through judicious winemaking.

It was a cool year when some cool growers approached a cool winemaker and said “how ‘bout making some cool wine?” “Cool” we said, “cool” they said and away the project went. The wines were made and quietly slumbered in barrel until the time came to meet the bottle. Then a cry was heard “what’ll we call it? Strewth we had better come up with a cool name. I reckon Blueprint” said one scratching his head, “let’s Trademark that” said another with a glint in his eye, then the older and wiser of the group cracked a big smile and shouted “Bluemark” and so the name for the wine was born.

Winemaker: Troy Kalleske

Pirathon

VOL


15 Shiraz 750ml

Bluemark by Pirathon

VOL


15 Shiraz 750ml

La Prova

Adelaide Hills, SA

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The popularity of Sam Scott’s La Prova label is the result of a combination of innovation, awareness, site-selection, authenticity and value. These are Sam’s site and varietal trials, where he applies some modern and original methodology to what he’s learnt of how these Italian varieties are made at their origins.

He chooses the varieties based on an almost intimate knowledge of vines and vineyards along the length of the Adelaide Hills, and Sam maintains an input into the chosen vineyard’s management. The wine style needs to be terroir-driven, varietal and authentic, and must also carry the Scott signatures of drive, vitality and freshness.

Each variety is recognizable, vibrant and beautifully made, but also has to be subtle, textural and savoury – food-friendly and adaptable wines for the table.

With aromas of nashi pears and green apples, the Pinot Grigio shows great intensity and liveliness. The Fiano, formerly known as the Scott Fiano, where it is considered by many as one of Australia’s consistently best Fiano’s, exudes textbook texture, ripe fruit and spice. The reds too, reflect their Italian origins and all the wines reflect Sam’s experience and sense of hospitality.

Winemaker: Sam Scott

La Prova

VOL


16/17 Prosecco (King Valley) 750ml
16 Bianco* 750ml
15/16 Rosso** 750ml
17 Pinot Grigio (July) 750ml
16/17 Fiano 750ml
17 Aglianico Rosato 750ml
16 Sangiovese 750ml
16 Nero d’Avola 750ml
16 Pinot Nero 750ml
15/16 Montepulciano 750ml

*Garganega/Pinot Grigio/Fiano/Bianco de Allesano
**Lagrein/Nero d’Avola/Sangiovese

Margan

Hunter Valley, NSW

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Margan wines are all Estate Grown and Estate Made in the Broke Fordwich region of the Hunter Valley. The business was established in 1997 and is owned and operated by Lisa and Andrew Margan who are proud to have over 100 hectares of quality vineyards, a state of the art winery, striking cellar door, and Margan restaurant as part of their onsite wine tourism operations.

The vineyards consist of low yielding, old vines which make wines of concentration, depth and character. Much of it planted on the ancient Fordwich Sill – a unique plug of red volcanic soil layered over limestone. Andrew Margan handcrafts wines that have regional and varietal definition – wines that are true to the traditions of the region but have their own contemporary personality.

Margan is a red 5 star winery rated by James Halliday Wine Companion for the last 5 consecutive years, as well as being awarded ‘Best Winery’ at the NSW & Hunter Tourism Awards 2013 and 2014 and Hunter Valley ‘Cellar Door of the Year’ 2013.

Winemaker: Andrew Margan

Margan

VOL


17 Semillon 750ml
17 Verdelho 750ml
16/17 Chardonnay 750ml
16 Merlot 750ml
15/16 Shiraz 750ml
13 Botrytis Semillon 375ml

QLD Only

Pacha Mama

Central Victoria/Yarra Valley/Heathcote, VIC

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Pacha Mama is a name inspired by a trip to Peru and the Incan Earth Goddess herself, who brings fruit to the vine and joy to the world.

The dynamic winemaking duo behind the label, are Nina Stocker and Callie Jemmeson. Based in the heart of Victoria’s idyllic Yarra Valley, Nina and Callie select their favourite varietals from regions they’re passionate about. Their aim is to produce stylish, individual wines that are great value. Wines that you’ll want to put on the table and share with your friends over a tasty yak’s pizzle, barbecued guinea pig or guanaco tartare.

So let’s raise a glass to the goddess and lock up your guinea pigs!

Winemaker: Nina Stocker and Callie Jemmeson

Pacha Mama

VOL


15/16 Central Victorian Riesling 750ml
16 Central Victorian Pinot Gris 750ml
16 Yarra Valley Chardonnay 750ml
15 Yarra Valley Pinot Noir 750ml
15 Heathcote Shiraz 750ml

NSW & QLD Only

Parker Coonawarra Estate

Coonawarra, SA

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John Parker established Parker Coonawarra Estate in 1985, with the vision of producing the best possible Cabernet Sauvignon using the best clones, from the best sub-region of Australia’s premier red wine district.

Parker Estate was consequently established at the southern end of Coonawarra, on the rich terra rossa over limestone soils, using only original pre-phylloxera Cabernet Sauvignon clones from Bordeaux. The result has been nearly three decades of world class Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon with an outstanding ability to age. Today, the privately owned Parker Estate is committed to cementing its place as the pre-eminent producer in Coonawarra, by making only the very best wines from its state of the art maturation facility in the heart of region.

Winemaker: Phil Lehmann

Parker

VOL


15/16 Coonawarra Chardonnay 750ml
15/16 Coonawarra Shiraz 750ml
15/16 Coonawarra Cab. Sauvignon 750ml
15 'Terra Rossa' Cab. Sauvignon 750ml
10 'Terra Rossa' Cab. Sauvignon 750ml
14 'Terra Rossa' Shiraz 750ml
14 '95 Block' Cab. Sauvignon 750ml
13 'First Growth' 750ml
08 'First Growth' 750ml

On Premise Only

Pepper Tree

Hunter/Wrattonbully/Coonawarra, NSW/SA

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Pepper Tree winery was founded in 1991 and is acknowledged as one of the most awarded boutique wineries in Australia, amassing a show record out of all proportion to its size, including the Jimmy Watson Trophy.

In 2002 renowned Geologist Dr John Davis, purchased Pepper Tree Wines, which lead to a greater focus on fastidious management and care of the vineyards, this has resulted in continuous improvement of the quality of their wines. Pepper Tree produces premium varietal wines sourced from its own vineyards in the Hunter, Orange, Coonawarra and Wrattonbully regions.

Recently Gwyn Olsen was appointed as Head Winemaker following outstanding growth and wine show success over the past two years as Winemaker and General Manager of Briar Ridge Vineyard. Her awards include Gourmet Traveller ‘Young Winemaker of the Year’ in 2014, Dux of the AWRI Advanced Wine Assessment Course in 2014 and Hunter Valley ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award in 2015.

Her wines have won 11 trophies and 10 gold medals in the past two years.

“Self-evidently, the wines are exceptional value for money.” – James Halliday, 2014

Winemaker: Gwyn Olsen

Varietal

VOL


17 Verdelho 750ml
16 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
16 Unwooded Chardonnay 750ml
16 Pinot Gris 750ml
16 Chardonnay 750ml
15 Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
15 Merlot 750ml
15 Shiraz 750ml
16 'The Sticky Pig' Pinot Gris 375ml

Limited Release*

VOL


14 Hunter Valley Vermentino 750ml
16/17 Hunter Valley Semillon 750ml
15 Orange Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
14 Orange Chardonnay 750ml
14 Orange Pinot Noir 750ml

*On Premise Only

Reserve

VOL


16/17 'Alluvius' Hunter Valley Semillon 750ml
12/13 'Calcare' Coonawarra Cab. Sauv 750ml
10 'Coquun' Hunter Valley Shiraz 750ml
12 'Block 21A' Wrattonbully Cab. Sauv 750ml

Pike & Joyce

Adelaide Hills, SA

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The foundations for the Pike & Joyce brand were established in late 1997 with two long time South Australian families joining forces with the purchase of 22 ha of prime vineyard land at Lenswood in the Adelaide Hills. Planting commenced in 1998 and the first wines were subsequently released in 2002. Since then the Pike & Joyce range of wines have received numerous accolades and awards, winning trophies at wine shows both here in Australia as well as offshore. The opening of a brand new cellar door facility overlooking the vineyard at Lenswood underlines their commitment to the Adelaide Hills wine region and their vision to produce the best possible single vineyard wines that they can from this very special vineyard site.

Winemaker: Neil Pike

Pike & Joyce

VOL


NV 'Methode Cuve' Pinot Noir Rose 750ml
17 'Rapide' Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
16 'Descente' Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
17 'Buerre Bosc' Pinot Gris 750ml
16 'Separe' Gruner Veltliner 750ml
16 'Sirocco' Chardonnay 750ml
16 'Les Saignees' Pinot Noir Rose 750ml
16 'Rapide' Pinot Noir* 750ml
15 'Vue du Nord' Pinot Noir 750ml
15 'The Kay' Reserve Chardonnay 750ml
15 'WJJ' Reserve Pinot Noir 750ml

Pyren

Pyrenees, VIC

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The Pyrenees region of Victoria is renowned for producing elegant cool climate red wines of great finesse and it is Pyren Vineyard’s endeavour to mirror this reputation from its 27 ha vineyard situated in Warrenmang. Established in 1999 with varieties that highlight the strengths of the Pyrenees, the property is developing a notable profile – Floral and earthen aromas, refined structure and the recurring appeal of ripe red fruits and lively acids.

The construction of an on-site winery in time for the 2010 harvest has allowed continued ideas to manifest in the search for utmost vineyard expression, whilst the challenge at Pyren is in the commitment to push limitations. The concept of perpetual room for improvement gives owner/winemaker Leighton Joy the drive to push for exciting and improved wines.

Winemaker: Leighton Joy

Broken Quartz

VOL


15 Sauvignon Blanc 750ml
13 Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
14 Shiraz 750ml

Yardbird

VOL


12 Shiraz 750ml
12 Union* 750ml

*Cabernet/Sauvignon/Franc Malbec Petit Verdot

Block E

VOL


12 Shiraz 750ml

Regal Rogue Vermouth

South Australia

Regal Rogue is born out of a desire to bring merriment back into vogue through the lost art of raising a glass and toasting the ones you’re with for the perfect Aperitif or Digestif moment. As Australia’s’ first native vermouth, Regal Rogue are proud to celebrate the creative incarnation of this classic drink. From ‘bottoms up’ and ‘cheers’ to ‘here’s mud in your eye’ they want people to share in Regal Rogue the instant celebration calls.

Created as an engaging and personality-fuelled brand in a classic category, owner and society gent, Lord Ward, (self-titled Lord of the village of charm and aromatics) took Regal Rogue on its maiden voyage by debuting the brand on the Australian market in July 2012. With gripping faith in one hand and gusto in the other, they launched a tasting program as vivacious as the brand itself and immediately gauged how the Lords, Ladies and Barkeep of Australia perceived the country’s first Australian native Bianco vermouth. They don’t think they are blowing their trumpet too loudly by saying the response was phenomenal. After taking all manner of feedback on board, they further groomed and delicately tweaked Regal Rogue and have prepared it for its much-anticipated global debut slated for January 2014 in UK and April 2015 in Australia with three additional incarnations – the Regal Rogue Rosso, Rosé and Dry.

Regal Rogue is a unique Australian aromatic vermouth, sourced with brawn and crafted with heart for all the world to savour. Each of the Regal Rogue varietals possess boundless character and flavoursome personality across the Bianco, Rosso and Dry varietals.

Regal Rogue Vermouth

VOL


Lively White 500ml
Daring Dry 500ml
Wild Rose 500ml
Bold Red 500ml

Rock of Wisdom

Barossa Valley, SA

Born and bred in the heart of the Barossa Valley, Rock (Pete) of Wisdom (Sofi) serves more than 15 years of experience in every drop of its delicate range of wines. Rock of Wisdom brings drinkability to the fore, and its wines are made for people to drink, not discuss – when you open a bottle, you’ll savour the beautiful, softer side of the Barossa coupled with minimal intervention and an approachable ethos.

Rock of Wisdom can be both the driver and the passenger of a meal, event, or intimate gathering, connecting people in the same subtle way that the flavours wash across your palate.

Wise people say that all wines should be tasted. Wiser people say that some wines should be sipped. Wisdom says for others, drink the whole bottle. We are that bottle.

Winemaker: Peter Hiscock

Rock of Wisdom

VOL


17 'Superfly' Rose 750ml
17 'Superfly' Grenache Mataro 750ml
17 'Superfly' Shiraz 750ml
15/16 Grenache 750ml
15/16 Mataro 750ml
16 Shiraz Viognier 750ml

Scott

Adelaide Hills, SA

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Sam Scott is a wonderfully enthusiastic winemaker who also understands his market and the allies who get him there. Sam is recognised as a fastidious and gifted winemaker, who after a roundabout journey from fine wine retail, some time ‘on the road’, and making wine in various parts of the world, returned for a stint with another winery before going solo in his beloved Adelaide Hills.

All this enthusiasm and skill is channelled into and shared between the classics and the future of wine. The Scott label adorns Adelaide Hill’s classics like complex and Burgundian-influenced Chardonnay and elegant, structured and persistent Shiraz. It’s also applied to Sam’s Lo Zingaro (The Gypsy), a red combining the relative richness of ‘Hills’ Shiraz with emerging Italian varieties like Lagrein and Sangiovese.

Winemaker: Sam Scott

Scott

VOL


15 'The Denizen' Chardonnay 750ml
16 'Piccadilly Valley' Chardonnay 750ml
14 'Lo Zingaro' (The Gypsy)** 750ml
16 'Hope Forest' Syrah 750ml

*Shiraz/Sangiovese/Aglianico/Lagrein

St John’s Road

Barossa/Eden Valley, SA

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Inspired after managing a B&B in the south of France, Vivien and the late Martin Rawlinson established St John’s Road in 2001, with the vision to produce fruitful yet elegant wines which truly reflect the essence of the Barossa. Custodianship of St John’s Road now rests with the motley bunch of Phil Lehmann, Dale Wyman and Jonathon Hesketh. Their aim is to uphold Vivian and Martin’s vision of producing wines, which are not only true to the Barossa, but also to the estate vineyards where the wines are grown.

Winemaker: Phil Lehmann

St John’s Road

VOL


16/17 Peace of Eden Riesling 750ml
16 Blood & Courage Shiraz 750ml
15 Line & Length Cab. Sauvignon 750ml
15/16 Motley Bunch GSM 750ml
15 Block 3 Ebenezer Shiraz 750ml
15 Block 8 Ebenezer Shiraz 750ml
14 The Evangelist Shiraz 750ml

Stanton & Killeen

Rutherglen, VIC

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Stanton & Killeen like to say they’re 141 years young. The richness of their history and the vision for their future inspires the S&K team to create wines that tell a different side of the Rutherglen story. S&K is internationally recognised for luscious fortifieds and rich reds, with winemaking knowledge passed down over seven generations. Wendy and Natasha Killeen are committed to producing world-class wines through a renewed focus and an energetic team.

Viticulturist Ruston Prescott carefully nurtures over 16 varieties with practices focusing on vineyard ecology and soil health. Outstanding fruit is produced from 90 year-old shiraz vines and established durif, muscat and Portuguese varieties tinto cão, tinta roriz and touriga nacional. More recently planted to suit Rutherglen’s climate and soils are the rare and unusual varieties of alvarinho, arinto, antoã vaz, souzão and touriga franca.

Winemaker Andrew Drumm continues to develop the modified solera system, many decades old, which produces some of Rutherglen’s most famous muscats, topaques and tawnys. These sit alongside exciting new table wines including The Prince Reserva and, in exceptional vintages, individual expressions of the Portuguese varieties such as Tempranillo and Touriga Nacional. The sought-after Jack’s Block Shiraz is made when nature permits and the traditional Rutherglen reds, Shiraz and Durif, display a generous palate. S&K may have a long history from one of Australia’s oldest winemaking regions, but they continue to look to the future by combining the best features of ‘old’ and ‘new’.

Winemaker: Andrew Drumm

Stanton & Killeen

VOL


17 Moscato 750ml
15 Moodmere Shiraz 750ml
15 Shiraz Durif 750ml
16 Reserve Durif 750ml
15 The Prince Reserva* 750ml
NV Rutherglen Topaque 500ml
NV Rutherglen Muscat 500ml
NV Rutherglen Ruby 500ml
NV Classic Topaque 500ml
NV Classic Tawny 500ml
NV Classic Muscat 500ml
NV Grand Topaque 500ml
NV Grand Muscat 500ml
NV Rare Topaque 375ml
NV Rare Muscat 375ml
08 Vintage Fortified 750ml

*Touriga Nacional / Tinta Cao / Tinto Roriz

Sunnycliff

Red Cliffs, VIC

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This wine sits above it’s weight, packed with fruit and flavour. The grapes are sourced from North Western Victoria.

Now a good sparkling wine is all about the balance. Here you have a soft but fresh finish, the complex flavour rolls into a mouth-filling tickle and slowly melts seductively away. Sassy and smart, Sunnycliff is an enchanting expression of elegance, finesse, minerality and balance. A desirable accomplice for every celebration!

Classic varieties, early picking, gentle processing of exclusively free run juice, good attention to juice composition and clarity, cold and slow fermentation with classic sparkling wine yeast and then extended yeast lees aging – these were the hallmarks of the base wine production. Delicacy and freshness resulted. The different varietal parcels were blended and a ‘reserve’ volume included for depth and complexity. Then a second fermentation was initiated to naturally charge the wine with its fizz and to bring everything into harmony.

Sunnycliff

VOL


NV Brut 750ml

Vickery

Eden Valley/Watervale, SA

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John Vickery is the acknowledged old master of Riesling in Australia, with an illustrious career spanning over fifty years, culminating in the extraordinary awards tally of fifty Trophies and four hundred Gold Medals.

The Rieslings he crafted from Watervale (in the Clare Valley) and Eden Valley (in the Barossa) stand tall as the epitome of this most majestic grape variety, each with a unique South Australian and sub-regional thumbprint.

Vickery wines are made in collaboration with talented winemaker and family friend Philip Lehmann, so that John’s winemaking methods and knowledge will be preserved and passed on for generations to come, for the benefit of all lovers of classic Australian Riesling.

Winemaker: Phil Lehmann and John Vickery

Vickery

VOL


17 Watervale Riesling 750ml
17 Eden Valley Riesling 750ml

Voyager Estate

Margaret River, WA

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With more than 150 years of family farming in his blood, Michael Wright’s fascination with agriculture, and in bringing produce to life, led him to the wine industry and to establishing Voyager Estate in 1991.That passion for the land, for the place, and what it can produce continues today amongst every member of the Voyager Estate family.

It’s about being uncompromising in their total focus on their place. This is hopefully seen in every part of Voyager Estate you encounter, from the native revegetation programs to their water and energy conservation to their support for the stunning natural coastline. They apply both the science and the art of the craftsman with passion, always listening to what the soils, grapes and wines tell them what they need.

That is why they believe in trusting nature as much as possible to craft their wines, so each of them can be a pure and clear expression of their place and its unique qualities and quirks. Ultimately it is about being reminded every day of the higher purpose, to help establish Margaret River as one of the world’s greatest wine regions.

Winemaker: Travis Lemm

Voyager Estate

VOL


16 Chenin Blanc 750ml
16 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 750ml
15 Sem. Sauvignon Blanc 'Project' 750ml
16 Girt by Sea Chardonnay 750ml
14 Chardonnay 750ml
14 Chardonnay 375ml
14 'Broadvale' Block 5 Chardonnay** 750ml
14 'Broadvale' Block 6 Chardonnay*** 750ml
17 Shiraz Rose 'Project' 750ml
13 Girt by Sea Cabernet Merlot 750ml
13 Shiraz 750ml
12/13 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 750ml
09 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 375ml
10 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 1500ml
07 Cab. Sauv. Merlot (Museum Rel.) 750ml
12 Cab. Sauv. ‘Project North Block’ 750ml
12 Cab. Sauv. ‘Project Old Block’ 750ml

NSW & QLD Only
**Formerly Project Gin Gin
***Formerly Project 95

The West Winds Gin

Margaret River, WA

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The West Winds Gins were created by four intrepid and adventurous Australians who wanted to realise a vision – in short, they wanted to create some Damn Fine Gins, from Australia.

The journey began in the Margaret River region of WA where the founders spent their misspent youth surfing and chasing girls. Mates since then, the region has always been close to their hearts as a wild, clean and pure destination. Fast forward to 2010 in suburban Melbourne when 2005 42BELOW World Cocktail Champion Jason Chan took Paul White (engineer and distiller), Jeremy Spencer (spirits industry identity and resident lunatic), and James Clarke (wine industry guy) through his vision for two Gins, both savoury in character, with one at 40% incorporating toasted Australian wattle seed and one at 50% incorporating native Australian bush tomato and both being cut with Margaret River rain water.

Just a few weeks after bottling, both styles were entered in the 2011 San Francisco International Spirits Competition, with The Cutlass taking Double Gold and The Sabre a Gold. The prestigious ‘Double Gold’ for The Cutlass was a first for an Australian gin producer and was followed up by a second Double Gold at the 2013 San Francisco Competition.

Both Gins have been rewarded with Australian accolades including the Best On-premise Spirit or Liqueur at the 2013 Australian Liquor Industry Awards and the Champion Gin at the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards in both 2014 for The Cutlass and 2015 for The Sabre and in 2014, their Navy Strength style, dubbed The Broadside, was awarded Double Gold at the New York World Wine and Spirits Competition.

The West Winds Gins are unashamedly different and uniquely Australian. Inspired by seafarers, distilled by craftsmen, The West Winds Gins are Damn Fine Gins, from Australia.

West Winds Gin

VOL


The Sabre (40% alc/vol) 700ml
The Cutlass (50% alc/vol) 700ml
The Broadside Navy Strength (58% alc/vol) 700ml
The Captains Cut (63% alc/vol) 500ml
The Barrel Expedition Maidenii (45% alc/vol) 500ml

White Stripes

Alpine Valley/King Valley, VIC

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White Stripes is part of an ambitious dream to capture the five principal loves of Callie Jemmeson (winemaker/owner) – wine, music, friends, family and food! It is a true labour of love and like wine, music can bring all of these loves together.

The purity of Pinot Grigio and the earthy grunge of Sangiovese from the Alpine Valley just north of the King Valley captured Callie’s imagination. As a Victorian region synonymous with Italian varieties, it was the perfect fit – for Callie there are no other cultures in the world that live for these same simple pleasures quite like Italy.

These are serious wines without the pretentious waffle – complex yet fun, and most importantly provide the perfect harmony to some crusty bread, a hunk of salami and great company. Saluti!

Winemaker: Callie Jemmeson

White Stripes

VOL


16 Pinot Grigio 750ml
16 Sangiovese 750ml