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Argentina… beautiful big reds and awesome aromatic whites!

Like Chile, Argentina is another country on the up in the wine world at the current time. Boasting a fantastic range of great value wines, as well as the country’s two home-grown secrets – Malbec and Torrontes – Argentina is the place to look if you want something a little different and that won’t break […]

Huge, Silky Smooth Reds!

It doesn’t take long to understand what we mean when we talk about Huge Reds. Quite simply, they are biggest, blockbusting red wines that you will come across.

Not for the Faint Hearted

Huge reds are for wine drinkers who like their red dark, intense and powerful. Bursting with blackcurrants, plums and damsons, and with lashings of pepper, oak and spices shining through, you will rarely come across a Huge Red with an alcohol content of less than a 13%. Huge Reds are monster red wines, big in every dimension – think maximum fruit, tannin and body. […]

Grape Zone – Shiraz

Where it all began

Shiraz (aka Syrah) arrived in Australia with Scottish gardener James Busby in 1832 and was first planted in the Hunter Valley. It travelled from France’s Rhône Valley with a reputation for being the source of the country’s ‘headiest’ reds and set about flourishing throughout Australia.

In the beginning times were tough…

During the dark days […]