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Friday Night Footy with Pepperjack

Friday Night Footy with Pepperjack

The 2022 AFL season has kicked off with a bang, with the announcement that Pepperjack has been named the Official Wine of the AFL – proudly pairing Australia’s #1 game with Australia’s #1 Shiraz.*
What I’m Drinking…with Andrew Fleming

What I’m Drinking…with Andrew Fleming

When faced with the pleasurable task of choosing which bottle to enjoy next, it’s always sensible to go straight to the most expert of palates – our winemakers! After all, they know these wines inside and out, from budding to bottling. So, who better to get the inside word from?
Saltram’s legacy endures with 160 years of No. 1

Saltram’s legacy endures with 160 years of No. 1

With 2022 marking 160 years of Saltram No. 1, the story of this iconic wine has understandably quite a few pages. Since its inception, it has remained the cornerstone of Saltram winemaking and is an integral component of the winery’s history and future.
Saltram, a celebrated history

Saltram, a celebrated history

Saltram is one of Australia’s oldest and most revered wineries. Across its more than 160 years, the historical homestead Mamre Brook has welcomed some of Australia’s most celebrated winemakers.
Lindeman's Trio

Lindeman's Trio

Three’s a (great) crowd; the story of Coonawarra’s celebrated trio.
Coonawarra

Coonawarra

No two words elicit more excitement in Cabernet lovers than… Terra rossa! Undisputedly, there is no soil more famed in Australia than that particular to Coonawarra.
Penfolds Superblend

Penfolds Superblend

A limited release, made from parcels destined for our flagships.
Penfolds Grange

Penfolds Grange

The most powerful expression of Penfolds multi-vineyard, multi-district blending philosophy, Grange is arguably Australia’s most celebrated wine and is officially listed as a Heritage Icon of South Australia.
The Rise of Penfolds White

The Rise of Penfolds White

For more than 177 years, Penfolds has celebrated winemaking excellence. Its winemaking history is steeped heavily in tradition, from its origins as a maker of fortified wines in 1844, to building a portfolio of famed table wines, starting in 1951 when Max Schubert began his first experimental vintage of Grange.
Penfolds California Collection

Penfolds California Collection

Introducing the California Collection. This inaugural release is an endeavour more than twenty years in the making, when Penfolds winemakers first imported heritage vine cuttings from esteemed South Australian vineyards and planted them in California soil.
John Riddoch

John Riddoch

Coonawarra isn’t really close to anywhere. Well, that’s not entirely true. It’s close to the Southern Ocean, which weaves its bracing influence through the region, and it’s close to a rich seam of red limestone soil known as terra rossa, which gives the wines made here a particular je ne sais quoi. Finally, it’s close to a whole lot of talented, passionate people who tame this landscape to make incredible, age-worthy wines.
Why waiting for a special occasion is so passé – open that bottle tonight!

Why waiting for a special occasion is so passé – open that bottle tonight!

Back in the year 2000, on the last Saturday of February, a group of friends came together for the very first Open That Bottle Night (OTBN).