2020 Angelo Aglianico

Release Date : 1st October 2021 Over the years we have been on the hunt for another red varietal that could match the quality of Mataro, Grenache and Shiraz in the Barossa Valley. After drinking some wonderful sulphur free examples from Italy, we settled on planting Aglianico. The grape has probably exceeded our expectations, and the late ripening at lower …

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2019 Vintage Releases

The harvest seemed to flow effortlessly for us in the winery and the proceeding stresses that mother nature threw our way evaporated with every press load. The wines are rich in colour with fine tannins and high tone aromatics. The cold autumn nights of the 2019 harvest have delivered wines with purity, freshness and well-balanced acid. A vintage for the …

Izway winemaker Craig Isbel

Making wine amongst the crisis

At the conclusion of harvest each year I am usually eager and motivated to pen my thoughts on the quality of the wine we have made, reflecting on the challenges we faced and the flavours and structures that await us in a bottle in two or three years-time. 2020 is a different experience, and I am unsure where to begin… …

2018 Vintage Releases

Mother Nature is a fickle beast, which makes winemaking a challenging art. The 2018 Vintage once again proved that timing is everything. With minimal winter rain we braced ourselves for a potentially difficult year but then spring arrived with bountiful water. The dry and hot summer restricted yield but amplified the quality of the harvest. The downside of the lower …

We love you rain

With the winds blowing Easterly the odds of us receiving the much anticipated precipitation were long, but this was Melbourne cup day, and a 100-1 chance had just taken out the prestigious prize so perhaps there was still a chance yet. It was tense times on Tuesday, flicking between the BOM radar and the sports bet account taking each way …

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Grenache the “Barossa Pinot”

Friday the 18th of September 2015 marks International Grenache Day and since it just happens to be one of our favourite varieties grown here in the Barossa, the crew here at Izway wines are justifiably excited! In this neck of the woods, we like to think of Grenache as “Barossan Pinot” and it is a variety that provides a beautiful …

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Sunny Perth

In August each year, I head to Perth (my old home town) to sell some of our new wares, catch up with old friends and hopefully meet some new Izway Wines fans. The weather in Perth is usually kicking around the 20C-23C mark this time of year, welcome relief after being smashed by an east coast winter. Unfortunately, Perth didn’t …