The definitive guide to Australian Wines
Each month the Halliday team showcases a different varietal, sharing ratings, news and reviews, plus interviews with winemakers and James Halliday's top-rated examples.
Join us on a journey of all things cabernet, as we explore the varietal's hero regions in Australia and beyond, including virtual tastings, exclusive video interviews, and cellar-worthy bottles to seek out.
From big, bold Barossa examples to refined cool-climate wines, we know you love your shiraz. Explore some of our most popular shiraz articles, including winemaker profiles, mixed dozens and James Halliday's thoughts on Australia's most widely planted grape.
Pour another glass of pinot noir. The most fickle of grape varieties, at its best pinot is ethereal and elegant, with a flavour spectrum that spans red cherries, bramble, and savoury nuances such as mushrooms and forest floors.
Discover everything you've ever wanted to know about chardonnay, including new-release tasting notes, exclusive video tutorials with James Halliday, podcasts and top winemaker profiles.
Get the lowdown on riesling, the most noble of white grape varieties, with more than 50 new-release wines to try, winemaker profiles and regional heroes.
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