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



Yuko was guest speaker at Rotary Club Geneva International, at the Hotel Intercontinental last week, 24 April. Club members were fascinated by her story of bringing the Harry Potter series… Read more