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Wines to get you summer ready

As summer approaches, we ditch our jumpers for light jackets, jeans for shorts, soups for salads and chai lattes for lots and lots of wine.

But which wine is right for the warmer months can often be one hell of a daunting prospect to tackle. So, here’s six wines from Dan Murphy’s and BWS to get you into the mood…

Cat Amongst the Pigeons’ Pinot Grigio available at BWS

Cat Amongst Pigeons Pinot Grigio

Cat Amongst the Pigeons’ Pinot Grigio is a multi-award-winning wine that combines aromas of pear and stone fruits with touches of white peach from Barossa yielded grapes. Perfectly summer, it will set you back $20.

Craftsman’s Style Series Zesty and Crisp Riesling available at BWS

Craftsmans Style Series Zesty and Crisp Riesling. RRP $15.00 available at BWS.

With a slightly sweet take on wine, the Craftsman’s Style Series Zesty and Crisp Riesling is all about summer vibes. From Clare Valley in South Australia, this wine is suitable for drinking immediately or even with a little ageing. Will set you back $15.

Gerard Bertrand Cote Des Roses Rose available at Dan Murphy’s and BWS

Gerard Bertrand Cote Des Roses Rose RRP $26 available at Dan Murphys and BWS

The bottom of the bottle is shaped as a rose with a crystal cork and the taste lives up to expectations with its floral rose notes and hints of grapefruit. It even gained the accolade for ‘Best Rose in the world’ in 2015, proving the perfect pick for summer sipping. Costs $26.

La Marca Prosecco available at Dan Murphy’s and BWS

La Marca prosecco

The higher acidity levels make it an approachable and versatile choice and perfectly crisp for summer. From Treviso, Italy it is steeped in the history of the Glera grape providing this wine with a lean and refreshing palate. Costs $25.

South Island’s Pinot Noir available at Dan Murphy’s and BWS

South Island Dan Murphys BWS

Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean that reds are out of the question to quench your thirst in the sunshine. South Island’s Pinot Noir makes an excellent choice with its delicious and vibrant cherry red fruits, slight tannins and clean, medium body. Comes in at $16.

Hogs in the Wood Tempranillo available at BWS

Hogs in the Woods Fleurieu Peninsula Tempranillo

Loaded with aromas of fresh red berry fruits give it liveliness and summer drinkability. This Tempranillo is from South Australia’s stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, the home of exceptional, world class wines. Get yours for $18.00.

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