With the Australian summer heat upon us, it’s time to get out the wine glasses and start exploring Australia’s incredible range of season-appropriate wines.
For a truly Australian summer experience, look no further than Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Riesling. These five popular grape varieties are staples of Australian summers; from light, aromatic sauvignon blancs that make for the perfect outdoor refreshment, to bold Shiraz that pair excellently with grilled meat – Australian summer wines have something for everyone.
Australian Shiraz is renowned for its spicy, pepper-like flavor and robust body; Chardonnay is loved for its light apple and pear notes; Riesling is admired for its balanced sweetness and delightful minerality; Cabernet Sauvignon has the classic big australian boldness; Semillon is popular for its citrusy flavor profile. Have fun trying these australian wines – they’ll be sure to make any summer day a little merrier!
Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or just getting started in wine appreciation, be sure to take some time this season to explore our beautiful country’s delicious summer vinous offerings!