First Drop Wines achieves top score in the bestselling and definitive guide to Australian wine by James Halliday

First Drop Wines has achieved top scores in the Halliday Wine Companion 2020 by James Halliday.

According to Hardie Grant Publishing, “for over thirty years James Halliday has been Australia’s most respected wine critic, and his Halliday Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. A best-selling annual, the Halliday Wine Companion is the go-to guide for wine ratings, regions, best varietals, winery reviews and a curated selection of the best wines in Australia. The 2020 edition has been completely revised to bring readers up-to-the-minute information. In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes with points, price, value symbol and advice on best-by drinking, as well as each wine’s closure and alcohol content. He provides information about wineries and winemakers, including vineyard sizes, opening times and contact details.”

“The Cream Barossa Valley Shiraz 2016” took out the top prize of First Drop Wine’s collection scoring 97 points, followed closely by six of their wines scoring 95 points.

This is a fantastic result for First Drop Wines. The score sheet from the Halliday Wine Companion 2020 is below.

First Drop Wines is currently raising $8.35 million to prepare for business growth and increased production capacity. Register your interest here to get in touch with the executives.


About First Drop Wines

First Drop Wines is a multi-award winning Halliday rated – 5 red star winery.

Based in the heart of the Australian wine industry, this Barossa winery set to go to the next level, spearheaded by its iconic ‘Mother’s Milk’ Barossa Shiraz. The last five consecutive vintages of ‘Mother’s Milk’ Barossa Shiraz have been awarded 90+ points by Wine Spectator.

Working with 44 distribution partners across 20 countries, First Drop is poised to expand in growth markets, USA and China, whilst further opportunities lie in unlocking value in domestic multiples and cellar door sales.

Since its inception in 2004, First Drop has been recognised and awarded for innovative winemaking and pushing the boundaries of packaging and promotion. Indeed, they led the revolution in wine packaging design in Australia, bringing personality and humour to the industry for the first time.

First Drop presents a rare opportunity. A chance to invest in innovators with a proven track record at a time when the Australian wine industry is growing rapidly.

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