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Australian Red Wine

Australian red wine is broadly considered some of the best in the world, its popularity and calibre evidenced by the fact that Australia is the fourth largest wine exporter in the world, and the best Australian wines consistently feature as winners of international wine awards such as the International Wine Challenge, the International Wine and Spirit Competition, and the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. Good Australian wines have their place in prized collections all over the country and around the world.

The Heathcote wine region is best known for its distinguished Shiraz. The oldest vines in the area were planted in the 1960s, from cuttings sourced from the Rhone Valley. For a few decades, a handful of producers dominated winemaking the area, which contributed an air of exclusivity. However, many critics say this limitation lead to a stagnation of winemaking and left the area in relative obscurity on the world stage. In the past fifteen years, this has changed as boutique wineries have been established in the area, some by protégées of the first vintners in Heathcote. Barnadown Run was amongst them, with the first vintage crushed in 2001. Since then, Barnadown Run has gone on to produce some of the most fascinating Australian wine for sale, including the flagship Henry Bennett's Voluptuary- a unique combination of Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot and Malbec which results in a complex, multi-layered palate. Barnadown wines are also sought after for their cellaring potential, making them an excellent addition to any collection, or a thoughtful gift to be enjoyed in the future.

Until recently, Barnadown Run wines were only available via the cellar door, and select wine stores. However, to help introduce them to a new audience (as well as for the convenience of existing fans), conoisseurs and oenophiles can now buy Australian wine online through our online cellar door. All of the boutique Australian wines online here (see the Cellar Door link at the top of the page) are available for shipping interstate and overseas. With the 10% discount on full case or mixed full case purchases, it is also amongst some of the most affordable Australian wine online.

Should you have any questions, or require assistance with the ordering process, please contact us - see the Contact Us link at the top of the page.

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