Aussie Wine Guy’s Recommendations

Here are various wines we at Aussie Wine Guy recommend no matter what your budget, taste, patience or inclination leans toward.

We’ve tried to balance quality, economy and elegance in this list.  It’s not intended to recommend fine (premium) wines in isolation, but rather to indicate wines which continue to perform each year, in multiple price brackets).

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[White Wine]


– Tyrrell’s (Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia) Vat 1 Hunter
– Brokenwood (Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia) ILR Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc (White)

– Oyster Bay (NZ, Marlborough)
– Tyrrell’s (Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia) Lost Block

Dessert Wine (Botrytis and others)

– Tatler (Hunter Valley, NSW) ‘The Sticky’ Semillon Botrytis


[Red Wine]


Pinot Noir

– Coldstream Hills (Victoria, Australia) Reserve Pinot Noir
– Paringa Estate (Victoria)

French Bordeaux (Cabernet Blends)

– Chateau Pontet-Canet
– Chateau Figeaux
– Château Léoville Barton

Cabernet (and Blends)

– Wynns Coonawarra Estate (South Australia)
– Henschke (South Australia) ‘Cyril Henschke’
– Jim Barry (South Australia) The Cover Drive

Australian Shiraz (and Blends)

– AP Birks Wendouree (South Australia) Shiraz
– Clonakilla (ACT, Australia) Shiraz Viognier
– D’Arenberg (South Australia) The Footbolt Shiraz
– D’Arenberg (South Australia) The Dead Arm Shiraz


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