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Photos from the First Crush of the 2021 Vintage

Vintage started last Wednesday Feb 17 at the new winery. To date we have crushed just under 18 tonnes of Barossa Shiraz. So far quality looks excellent, colours are deep and vivid. Yields in the Barossa are much better than …

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March Ponsonby News wine column featuring Pirathon!

Phil Parker of the Ponsonby News has this to say about Pirathon Blue Shiraz

My gateway wine in the late 70s was a Aussie Shiraz. Back in the day, they were huge wines at about 17% alcohol and fully of …

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Pirathon Blue scores 90 points by Cameron Douglas – premier master sommelier

‘A lovely bouquet of Shiraz with an intense, spicy and fruity attack. Aromas and flavours of dark berries and plum, black licorice, toasty oak and cacao’ – Read more of the review here.…

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Welcome to PW Wines

We want to give a warm welcome to our newest distributor PW Wines who is distributing Pirathon in New Zealand. PW Wines specializes in importing Shiraz and currently distribute wines from Victoria, Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale and Limestone …

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Pirathon Silver scores 91 points by New Zealand’s premier master sommelier

‘Very engaging bouquet loaded with familiar varietal signatures of Shiraz – dark spices of pepper cushioned against ripe dark red berries. ‘ – Read more of the impressive review and more here.…

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Pirathon Acquires Gaelic Cemetery Vineyard and Brand

South Australia (November 3, 2019) – Pirathon Wines, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the vineyard and brand behind Gaelic Cemetery Wines Pty Ltd (Gaelic Cemetery Wines).

We are proud to welcome Gaelic Cemetery to the Pirathon family. …

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Behind the scenes of Mainfreight International Worlds Greatest Shiraz Challenge 2019

One of the aspects I have always enjoyed about being a winemaker has been to participate as a judge at many wine shows around Australia. Recently I was invited to judge at the Mainfreight International  worlds greatest Shiraz challenge 2019…
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