Shiraz is the Pyrenees’ premium drop and its big names are Blue Pyrenees Estate (Vinoca Rd, Avoca, (03) 5465 1111) and Taltarni (339 Taltarni Rd, Moonambel, (03) 5459 7900). Dalwhinnie (448 Taltarni Rd, Moonambel, (03) 5467 2388) has been highly praised for its Eagle Series Shiraz. It is also doing well in a range of styles including chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir. Redbank Winery (1 Sallys La, Redbank, (03) 5467 7255) is known for its Sally’s Paddock blend, comprising merlot, cabernet sauvignon, shiraz and cabernet franc. Warrenmang Vineyard Resort (188 Mountain Creek Rd, Moonambel, (03) 5467 2233) has an excellent restaurant and accommodation overlooking the vines.

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