Decanter highlights MCC in May 2020

10 August 2020

We are thrilled to see our 2018 MCC Mataro-Cinsault-Carignan receive a 93pt review in the May 2020 issue of UK’s top wine magazine, Decanter. Some of our range, including this number, are imported into the UK by Berkmann Cellars. You can find a lot of our wines in the UK…

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Max Allen portrait of BH in Fin Review

22 May 2020

Writer and presenter Max Allen wrote a nice piece on Brash Higgins in the Feb 14, 2020 Australian Financial Review. The piece focused on BH’s pioneering use of the Sicilian red wine grape Nero d’Avola and his use of locally made amphora. The beginning of the advenyture was summed up…

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Levi Dalton interviews Brash on “I’ll Drink to That!” Ep. 335

05 February 2016

Episode 335 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Brad Hickey, who is the winemaker of the Brash Higgins winery in the McLaren Vale of Australia. >Full interview here or Stitcher Some words on the interview by Alder Yarrow: “This is an interview in two parts, really.…

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NDV Wins ‘Rule Breaker’ Award

05 December 2016

Brash Higgins Nero d’Avola won the prestigious “Rule Breaker” award at the SA Hot 100 wine show last week in Adelaide. The grapes, grown on our estate vineyard, spend 180 days on skins in locally made amphora. Bright and jubilant, it’s a great example of the new wine style that’s…

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BLOOM: Umami Dynamo Set Loose

07 September 2016

Recently our “new” oxidative white wine, “BLOOM”, was reviewed by wine writer Dave Brookes in The Adelaide Review and also had some nice comments from Mike Bennie, Nick Stock and Max Allen. The wine’s rich and savoury personality developed from 8 years in barrel has raised a few eyebrows since its May release. Only 35 cases means there’s…

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organic certification for Brash Higgins

Organic Certificate for Brash’s Omensetter Vnyd

30 June 2016

Brash Higgins‘ Omensetter Vineyard has been certified compliant for Australian Certified Organic, a big transformation and accomplishment for the viticulture program in McLaren Vale. The fruit for the Brash Higgins NDV, SHZ, CBSV and Omensetter Shiraz is 100% sourced from Brash and Nicole’s “Omensetter Vineyard”. Planted in 1997, the vineyard sits on a…

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Lifted & Heady: New MCC Entices

14 August 2018

Wine writer Dave Brookes took a look at our 2017 MCC Mataro-Cinsault-Carignan in the Adelaide Review and liked it a lot calling it “wonderfully heady…Brisk and airy with a light chalky tannin cascade, it’s just lovely.”Full review The wine was a result of 4 years planning, removing a neighbouring block…

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97 points to Omensetter Shiraz from James Suckling

17 February 2016

Brash Higgins Omensetter Shiraz 2010 gets a whopping 97 points from wine writer Nick Stock recently in his McLaren Vale report, putting the wine at the very top of over 300 wines tasted. Here’s Nick’s note in full: “There’s an Australian euphemism known as ‘guts’ which basically equates to maximum courage. This wine is a gutsy wine. It…

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Rose Party-“15 Shades of Rose”- 2KW Bar

31 January 2019

Brash Higgins’”NYMPH” Rose, a co-ferment of Cinsault and Carignan, will be on pour by the big man himself this Feb 23, 2019 in Adelaide at 2KW Bar with 14 other carefully selected pink drops. Sommelier Liinaa Berry will be in her element as we drink and taste these dry blush…

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2016 MRLO: not your average Merlot

16 July 2017

Couple of strong write ups for the Brash Higgins 2016 ‘MRLO’ Merlot, a wine we take very seriously and love for its quirky personality. Raised in Amphora, the wine delights and surprises. Mike Bennie at The Wine Front says: “This is a merlot with a lot of charisma, and quite a unique flavour profile,…

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