More than 150 years after Alexander Campbell Johnston planted his first small vine cutting, the Johnston family still produce estate grown wines and operate one of Australia’s oldest wineries. The winery is located just 40 kilometres south of Adelaide and has attained international fame for its rich expressive red wines and elegant whites.
Winemaking is now in the very capable hands of Geoff Johnston, grandson of the winery's founder
GSM is a blend of Grenache, Shrah and Mourvedre, a speciality of he Southern Rhone Valley. It’s full bodied with dark fruit and savoury notes of leather and spice
Pirramimma was named after an Aboriginal phrase meaning "the moon and the stars"
Tasting note:Complex aromas of blackberry, raspberry, spicy plum and toffee apple, with hints of pomegranate and pepper. On the palate, it’s rich and intense with spicy mulberry, ripe black cherry, Christmas pudding and chocolate notes, complemented by a seam of blueberry and star anise.
Averys began in 1793 and over the years, the family has built its reputation as one of the UK's most pioneering wine merchants. Today, it is 5th generation Mimi Avery introducing a new generation of wine lovers to Averys. At the heart of what we do - and have done for over 220 years - is share our passion for wine. We love discovering wines with a story to tell – whether for everyday drinking or fine wines for the cellar. So, if you're looking for 'real' wines, full of character and flavour, then welcome to Averys.