It’s crunch, fruity, vibrant and lively, impeccably balanced with dark chocolate oak and finely structured tannins. Merlot rarely reaches such heights in Australia, and never at this price.

Tyson Stelzer

A wine that is at odds with its generous alcohol. It's medium- to full-bodied with a freshness contributed by its relatively open weave. The bouquet, too, is part of that freshness. Above all else, it is the variety speaking loud and clear in a vintage to be remembered for years to come. JH 14.8% alc.

James Halliday

I adored the inaugural 2018 vintage
Pitch perfect black fruits and black pepper are framed in interictally fine grained tannins that carry a finish oh so long
I’m in love again. 14.7 Alc

Tyson Stelzer

MPW still has a good stock made by Mike from 2023 and earlier vintages – available by ordering on-line – or even better, by joining the PRESS CLUB.

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“These are the best value wines in the country bar none. They are an honest expression of a beautiful family vineyard, made with authenticity and they are sold for honest prices.” – Tyson Stelzer

“Every year, tasting the new releases of Mike Press Wines fills me with a sense of wonder: how is it possible that such beautifully made wines should have such impossibly low prices? It’s been the case for so long, I eventually took the decision to give the winery five stars every year regardless of the points. No other winery has achieved that acknowledgment.” – James Halliday