Today, Australia is famous for its fresh, fruity red and white wines that are extremely consistent in quality. Australia now ranks sixth in the world in wine production — making slightly more than half as much wine as the United States. Australia has about 2,000 wineries.
Shiraz is Australia's most popular variety. It grows in almost every wine region of Australia, accounts for one-quarter of total wine production and is their most exported wine
Australia's history of wine manufacture traces back to its settlement in 1788. Governor Arthur Phillip brought vines with him on the First Fleet, and numerous vineyards were established in the area that is now Sydney. By the 1890s, the popular Hunter Valley, Barossa Valley, and Yarra Valley had begun to produce wine.
This wine is a great example of a superb South Australian Merlot. A balanced, full-bodied wine exhibiting berry fruit, cassis, chocolate and cigar box characters. The flavours linger, complementing the fine tannins and adding to the complexity of the appealing overall smoothness of the wine.
This Stonefish Shiraz is a youthful rich, ripe palate with red berries, spice and oak; well balanced and full-bodied enhanced by soft tannins. Warm and inviting aromas of dark berries, spice and vanilla with an elegant structure. This wine is superbly balanced with luscious fruit flavours and a gentle blueberry finish.
This Stonefish Rose, sourced from premium Margaret River vines, is a sophisticated Rosé. It is the perfect wine for Spring, with a fresh and elegant palate of fresh berries, a soft, creamy mouthfeel and clean finish. Best enjoyed slightly chilled. A fresh and elegant palate of fresh berries, a soft, creamy mouthfeel and clean finish.