The subject of food and wine matching can be daunting, but with a few straightforward tips you’ll be successfully pairing like a pro in no time. The most important thing is to have fun and enjoy the process!
The 2014 Thomson Family Shiraz was awarded the ‘Wine Of the Year’ for the 2017 Halliday Wine Companion and the 2017 was awarded 99 points for the 2020 Wine Companion. It is hand harvested, hand plunged and fermented in small open fermenters.
Keen to visit our winery but can’t find the time? We get it, and for those of you who are unable to visit us in person, Best’s Wines are excited to offer virtual tasting masterclasses for groups of 10 – 100 guests.
Decanting younger red wines (screw top or cork) always improves their flavour. See the benefit from allowing a young red wine breathe. The younger, more tannic the wine, the more time it needs to “breathe”.
Inspired by the great Shiraz wines of the world often made with some viognier. This wine contains a small amount of Viognier, which helps brighten the colour, lift the aromatics and polish the Shiraz flavours on the palate.
Bart’s Block is a very special parcel of dry grown Shiraz in the Concongella vineyard. Planted in 1966 with Best’s Old Block Clone Shiraz and named to commemorate the birth of Hamish “Bart” Thomson in the same year.
The Best’s Old Vine Pinot Meunier is the ultimate wine that speaks of place, and it has a cult following, particularly in the wine community and the trade where people understand how rare this varietal planting is.