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Expanding Your Palate - Alternatives to Shiraz

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Shiraz lovers, this one’s for you!

When winter comes around, I can’t help but get a little excited about what I really just think of as ‘Shiraz Season'. On a cold winter’s night, there is nothing I love more than a nice big glass of Australia’s favourite red.

I do often wonder though if there are other wines I should try, wines that deliver the same cosy, contentment as a rich and warming Shiraz. Something familiar, yet somehow … different.

When I met with winemaker Ben Riggs in McLaren Vale, I just had to ask him the question. So, what would he suggest for a Shiraz lover that wanted to switch it up a little? This is what he had to say …

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