NYMPH 2016 & New Whites Score Big

08 October 2016

Mike Bennie, esteemed wine writer for The Wine Front, recently took a look at the new Brash whites for 2016 in Sydney and liked what he tasted. All four releases received 91 or higher points, with the R/SM riesling/semillon and ZBO zibibbo scoring 93+ and 94 respectively, both new highs for…

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Food & Wine Magazine profiles Brash

12 July 2016

Brash Higgins’ winemaker and vinitor, Brad Hickey, was profiled in America’s Food & Wine Magazine recently by Christina Pickard. Here’s what she had to say: American Winemakers Down Under “Raising Expectations in McLaren Vale” “McLaren Vale has long struggled to shake its reputation as a bulk wine region. It’s the last place you’d expect…

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Jancis on Brash ZBO: “One of the most interesting wines”

10 June 2016

“A lesson for many a winemaker around the world” is what Jancis Robinson said about the 2015 Brash Higgins ZBO. The whole tasting note reads, “Big and bold and satisfying from grapes that you could hardly give away in the past. Skin contact has given this wine real energy. A lesson for…

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Brash FRNC makes the Adelaide Review

21 June 2016

The Brash Higgins 2015 Cabernet Franc “FRNC” was reviewed to great acclaim in the Adelaide Review by wine writer Dave Brookes, calling it “a fragrant, energetic medium–bodied red that deserves a place on your table.” This, our second vintage from Sommerville Vineyard, is great news. Particularly since Cabernet Franc is such a delicious variety, and…

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Qantas Inflight goes for the ZBO

06 April 2016

Qantas Inflight magazine recommends the Brash ZBO Zibibbo in its April edition. Written by wine writer Peter Bourne, the article explores the “Orange” wine craze which is sweeping the nation. Orange wines are white wines made like reds, meaning the skins stay in the fermenter a lot longer than normal to make wines with…

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GR/M makes the SA Hot 100 Wines

23 December 2015

The 2014 Brash Higgins ‘GR/M’ Grenache/Mataro Co-ferment was picked last week as one of South Australia’s most drinkable wines in the 2015/2016 season. The Adelaide Review Hot 100 event is a yearly wine show based in Adelaide that’s purpose is to find and celebrate the most drinkable wines in South Australia. Thousands of wines from…

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Rootstock Sydney 2015 A Success

07 December 2015

Big weekend was had in Sydney Nov 28-29, as Brash Higgins and other wine artisans held the fort at the 3rd annual Rootstock Sydney Wine Fair. A great international event that focuses on sustainable and organic practices in food and drinks organised by Mike Bennie, Giorgio di Maria and James…

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Team Brash runs NYC Marathon

25 August 2015

Nov 1, Brash Higgins and two mates from overseas are joining together to form Team BRASH to run the NYC Marathon, raising heaps of charity funds for The Childhood Cancer Association (CCA) of South Australia in the process. Recently a wine industry colleague of mine’s son was diagnosed with a rare cancerous…

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London-21st Century Vino

24 August 2015

Join Brash Higgins and other exciting Aussie producers in London Sept 29 for 21st Century Vino, a tasting of wines made with Italian varietals imported into Oz by the Chalmers family; 21stCenturyVino 21st Century Vino is all about celebrating the quality and diversity of Australian wine. The 21st Century Vino concept tracks and encourages Australian wine’s evolution beyond…

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BH Nero d’Avola-Winter Red Snuggler

15 August 2015

Wine writer Dave Brookes gave the Brash 2014 “NDV” Nero d’Avola a good look recently and liked what he saw in this weekend’s Adelaide Review: “Bruised red/purple in the glass, there’s a sense of earthy wildness to its aromas. Scents of rich black and dark fruits certainly, but it shows exotic souk-like spice notes along…

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