Our top 10 local sparklings to celebrate Australia Day

Posted on Jan 25, 2016

oz day sparklers

Raise a glass to Australia…you betcha!
But – whatever you do this Australia Day – leave the cultural cringe at home tomorrow and make sure your fizz is strictly local.
Australia produces some of the finest sparkling wines in the world according to champagne expert and Vinloco contributor Tyson Stelzer. We’ve surveyed the ratings of 1000 sparkling wines presented at last year’s Australian wine shows and picked our 10 best:

Wine Vintage Price Gold medals (shows)
Coldstream Hills Pinot Noir Chardonnay 2011 35.00 Adelaide, Queensland, Perth, Victoria, Yarra Valley
Seppelt Original Sparkling Shiraz 2012 20.00 Sydney, Queensland
Blue Pyrenees Estate Sparkling Shiraz NV 25.00 Cairns
Blue Pyrenees Estate Vintage Brut 2011 25.00 Cowra, National Cool Climate
Brown Brothers Pirie Sparkling NV NV 30.00 National Wine Show, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland
Brown Brothers Pirie Sparkling Vintage 2009 40.00 National Wine Show, Rutherglen, Melbourne
Grant Burge Wines Helene Grande cuvee 2006 50.00 Melbourne, Perth
House of Arras Vintage Rose 2005 65.00 National Wine Show, Adelaide
House of Arras Blanc de Blancs 2006 67.00 National Wine Show, Adelaide
Lindemans Regional Chardonnay Pinot Sparkling 2011 12.99 National Wine Show, Hobart, Queensland

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