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SubRosa named in Top Wineries of Australia list for third year

SubRosa has been named as one of the Top Wineries of Australia in 2021 and awarded a Certificate of Excellence according to Huon Hooke and his team at the Real Review.

According to The Real Review, who review 10,000 wines each year, the Certificate of Excellence is awarded to a select group of wineries that consistently produce excellent wine. The Top Wineries list is a national benchmark.

Certificate recipients are determined by a proprietary algorithm, which takes into account the rating and recency of reviews by The Real Review team over the assessment period.

Recent reviews include SubRosa 2018 Grampians Shiraz (96 points) and SubRosa 2018 Pyrenees Nebbiolo (93 points).

SubRosa has been recognised in this list of impressive wineries since 2019.

Easter food and wine pairings

Easter is a busy time of year in the winery, but for most Australians, it means an extra long weekend and a road trip to visit friends and family. 

We’re lucky to be hosting dear friends this Easter, hopefully Adam will be able to duck out of the winery for at least one meal!

What wine do you pair with your Easter feast? We’ve put together a few suggestions. 

Good Friday: Fish 

Fish is traditionally served on Good Friday. We love grilled fish (with a little seasoning – see below), especially Snapper or Barramundi. We often serve it with homemade fries, tartare sauce and some home grown lemon. 

While Chardonnay is frequently recommended as a pairing suggestion with fish, we enjoy our Grampians Viognier (textural with crispness, richness and body) or Nebbiolo Rosé (bright, savoury and textual).

Easter Sunday: Lamb 

We’re lucky, the Grampians is also lamb country! On Easter Sunday, we’ll be serving slow cooked local lamb shoulder with roast veggies, potato gratin (the richer the better!) and tomato and onion bake

Rich, structured wines work well with lamb as the tannin helps balance the fattiness of the meat. Our SubRosa Nebbiolo, Grampians Shiraz or Grampians Cabernet would pair beautifully. 

Enjoy making memories with those you love this Easter. 

Buy our Easter Feast SubRosa wine six-pack

  • 2020 SubRosa Nebbiolo Rosé
  • 2018 SubRosa Grampians Viognier 
  • 2017 SubRosa Nebbiolo 
  • 2017 SubRosa Grampians Shiraz x 2
  • 2017 SubRosa Monseigneur Grampians Cabernet Sauvignon 

$210 + free shipping 

Limited availability. Available for purchase until 10am, 29 March, or until sold out. All orders shipped 29 March. 

Our favourite seasoned flour mix: 

  • 1 tbsp. oregano (can also add tarragon, marjoram and/or sage)
  • 1 tsp. ground chilli (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tbsp. black peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. onion flakes
  • 1 tbsp. rock salt
  • 3 tbsp. of dried garlic
  • 450 g plain flour 

Blitz the herbs and then mix with the flour. 

This seasoning can be used on fish or chicken, grilled or baked and can be kept in the pantry in an air tight container for months. 

📸 Slow cooked lamb shoulder by Recipetineats.com