Results are now out for
The Great Australian Red 2023

The Great Australian Red is a competition for all Australian cabernet shiraz and shiraz cabernet blends.

Great work you are doing, and carry on this great work. Push this idea, because I still think in my heart that when you get the best of cabernet and the best of shiraz – not the second, third or fourth cab off the rank – you can blend beautifully. This competition is certainly something that I am very supportive of.

– Len Evans AO OBE




The Great Australian Red was established
in 2006 by wine writers Matthew Jukes and Tyson Stelzer.

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