Every four years, the prestigious auction house Langton’s releases a new classification of Australian Wines which highlights the best performing, most collected, and esteemed wines, based on the wines reputation and track record at auction.
The Nursery Block at Best’s Wines has always been one of our treasured vineyards, and it is incredibly unique even on a global level. This block is a 1.2-hectare vineyard believed to feature the most extensive pre-phylloxera plantings in Australia, and possibly the world.
This lamb shank recipe is winter comfort food at its best. Chris Thomson still uses an old Pyrex 250ml cup measure that belonged to Grandma Thomson. Chris’s tips? Before adding the wine, bring it to the boil (the alcohol evaporates!) and it will impart a more mellow flavour. Cook and enjoy this dish with Best’s Bin No. 1 Shiraz.
2018 vintage has certainly been fast and furious. We started picking the Riesling on 22 February and anticipate that this years’ vintage will be over prior to Easter. We’ve processed over 300 tonnes in a short 2 week window.
A trip to Victoria’s Grampians region makes for a fabulous family affair. By car, the journey from Melbourne’s CBD to Great Western is only 250km and takes about 3 hours (read our top tips about where to stop along the way!).
Did you know one of the highlights of visiting The Grampians is exploring the region’s amazing hiking trails? Located 3 hours’ drive west of Melbourne, The Gariwerd, as the area is known in indigenous culture, has been an important cultural site to local Aboriginal nations for at least 900 generations.
The road trip between Melbourne and The Grampians is coloured with so many great diversions Here are Best’s team members’ top spots to stop along the way from Melbourne to The Grampians! Historic towns, landmarks and amazing scenery.
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