The definitive guide to Australian Wines
Search over 70,000 tasting notes and 2,500 wineries
In our latest issue, we delve into the ultimate drink-now wine – sauvignon blanc – and prove it can be a great food match
Stay among the vines with our selection of luxury winery accommodation.
We have selected 20 of the best wines to bring in autumn.
When you sign up to any membership on Wine Companion, you also get free access to the Wine Companion Magazine app for iPad.
The vines were planted in ’64, the only older commercial planting of pinot noir in Australia is at Best's. The bright, clear crimson-purple colour introduces a fragrant, red berry bouquet and a finely detailed and focused palate, the red fruits with a silky gauze of fine tannins...
I’ve been tasting and collecting wines for more than 50 years and became seriously involved over 45 years ago. Thus it was inevitable that I would be in many right places on numerous occasions and participated in some tastings that can never be duplicated. So much so, indeed, that the inclusion of one wine can demand the inclusion of siblings from the same maker. Thus my 10 best-ever wines are just over 20, but come from 10 wineries.
Simon Lang Wines
Limestone Coast Zone
We've invited the boutique and luxury accommodation experts at Beautiful Accommodation to select and share the top winery accommodation in Australia’s premier wine regions. Discover your next winery today!
William Downie is so highly regarded in Australian wine circles as a maker of top pinot noir that he is almost synonymous with the variety. He may be renowned as a master of pinot noir, but he doesn’t care much for this claim. We check in with the terroir-driven winemaker to learn why.
Publish Date: 12 Mar 2014
Publish Date: 11 Mar 2014
Publish Date: 03 Mar 2014
Become a member
Start planning your next winery tour with our new winery section and new look winery pages
Discover all the great wine titles available in the Wine Companion bookshop today.
Whether you're after the most recent tasting notes, or you just want to browse through those from previous months, you'll find it all here in our tasting note archive.
Discover James' latest thoughts, opinions, news and photos on the Wine Companion blog.
Read the blog
Discover what's new in the latest version of Wine Companion for iPhone.
Get it now
Copyright 2011 WineCompanion.com.au
Site by Igloo
For the full winecompanion.com.au experience, please update your web browser. to something less antiquated
Wines considered to offer special value for money.