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14 August 2023 | Cellar Door, Dining, Tourism | Brokenwood Wines

The Ultimate Father’s Day Wine Gift Guide

Family celebrating at Terrace Wine Bar

Is it marked in your calendar? Have you already started preparations? Have you coordinated with your siblings to procure that simply perfect gift for Dad this year?

If the answer to any of those was ‘no’, then this is the blog for you. And don’t worry, we’re certainly not that organised yet, either!

At Brokenwood Wines, we understand the joy of sharing great wine with loved ones, especially dads who appreciate the finer things in life. 

In this guide, we'll introduce you to our finest selection of red wines that make the perfect Father's Day wine gifts. Crafted with love, expertise, and a lot of passion, these hand-picked wines are sure to make you the popular child this year. 

And if you're looking to take Father's Day to the next level, join us at our Cellar Door in the Hunter Valley for an unforgettable experience – wine tastings, vineyard tours, and delicious meals await. 

So, let's dive into the world of Brokenwood Wines together and find the perfect way to toast your amazing dad this Father's Day!

Celebrate Dad With Brokenwood

When it comes to celebrating special moments, we know how to set the stage for unforgettable memories. Our wines have become synonymous with joyous occasions and heartfelt toasts. 

Whether you're raising a glass to honour your dad's unwavering support or sharing laughter-filled moments with family and friends, Brokenwood adds that touch of elegance and sophistication to any celebration. 

From the crack of the cap to the smooth, velvety finish, our wines embody the craftsmanship and dedication that go into creating truly exceptional vintages. Elevate your celebrations this year with the purchase of some of your dad's favourite reds, or treat him to a day out in the Hunter Valley by booking early on our website.

So, let us be a part of your Father's Day festivities and raise a glass to the remarkable dads in our lives. Cheers to creating lifelong memories with Brokenwood Wines!

Brokenwood red wine gift pack

The Best Father’s Day Wine Gifts

Okay, let’s get down to the good stuff. If your dad is a wine connoisseur, he’s likely to appreciate a delicious drop of Brokenwood. 

You don’t want to make do with his usual weekend go-to drinks; how about kicking it up a notch with something really special, something he just wouldn’t buy for himself? Now that’s what makes great Father’s Day wine gifts. 

To help in your selection, we’ve curated a selection of exceptional wines boasting a range of flavour profiles. 

2022 Sangiovese

Bright, refreshing, and just a little bit sweet, the 2022 Sangiovese is instantly captivating with its vibrant hues and medium density. 

Your loved one will enjoy an enticing fragrance of red and maraschino cherries on the nose, which sets the palate up for a scrumptious fruity burst.

The very first sip introduces the bright and savoury flavours of Sangiovese fruit, accompanied by a refreshing burst of juicy acidity. The characteristic drying tannins and hints of red spice and ginger contribute to an immensely enjoyable experience that culminates in a fantastic finish. 

While it wasn't aged in new barrels, the subtle presence of sweet oak in the background adds an extra layer of complexity that every red-drinking dad is sure to love.

Pair this wine with pasta dishes or a classic Aussie BBQ. Is there anything better for a fabulous Father’s Day?

2021 Hunter Valley Shiraz

It’s a staple here at Brokenwood for a reason; the 2021 Hunter Valley Shiraz is a true classic with vibrant flavours and fine, long tannins right to the end.

This medium-bodied shiraz was released from French oak barrels after 18 months of maturing, but for fathers who aren’t in love with that distinct oak taste, don’t panic – the oak is very much in the background here, adding just enough flavour to produce wonderful complexity.

Wrap up this wine and its bright, youthful colour for the ultimate Father’s Day gift. Pair it with veal, duck, and cheese plates.

2022 Indigo Vineyard Pinot Noir

When we ask our crew what their favourite wines are, we almost always get the answer ‘Indigo Vineyard Pinot Noir!’. And it’s for a good reason; this exceptional red wine hails from our Beechworth vineyard in Victoria, and it’s a true asset to the region’s ideal growing conditions for ripe, rich fruit.

This new release vintage boasts fruity aromas with a hint of lifted charry oak. On the palate, you’ll enjoy a soft combination of red fruit characters supported by fine, ripe tannins and fresh acidity. 

If your dad is one for ageing his wines, this is a perfect addition to his collection, as it will age well over the medium term.

Pair this vintage with duck, quail or steak tartare.

The 2022 Indigo Vineyard Pinot Noir is currently only available to our SVC members (why not sign up?). If you’re looking for a delicious alternative, however, try the 2021 Indigo Vineyard Pinot Noir for your ideal Father’s Day wine.

2020 Sturt Road Vineyard Shiraz

Hand harvested from our Barossa Valley vineyard in South Australia, the 2020 Sturt Road Vineyard Shiraz is a darkly delicious vintage to suit every red-wine lover’s palate.

The rich, deep purple colours complement the plum and dark cherry aromas, while the palate shows an intoxicatingly pure fruit sweetness and density. The ferric-like tannins are fine and long, and new French puncheons add a lovely length and complexity to the wine’s natural fruity freshness.

Pair this with succulent red meat dishes for the ultimate Father’s Day feast.

2020 Wildwood Road Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the real treasures of Brokenwood Wines is our 2020 Wildwood Road Cabernet Sauvignon. Harvested from the iconic Margaret River region in Western Australia, this full-bodied red wine is one of the best Father’s Day wine gifts we could recommend.

The classic aromas mingle with lifted blue fruit and a hint of dusty oak. On the palate, you’ll enjoy sage notes and fine tannins from the fruit and oak. 

Our winemaker’s infused this bottle with a lovely acidity and a delicious cedar finish to keep you coming back for more. 

If you’re looking for a red wine to take pride of place in your dad’s collection, the Wildwood Road will age beautifully for many years to come. 

Best paired with steak tartare, carpaccio or lamb dishes.

Gift Packs and Wine Accessories

After a little extra flair with your Father’s Day wine this year? Discover our range of gift packs and accessories to elevate your dad’s special day.

Some of our favourites include:

  • The Must-Have Reds Trio Pack: Includes a delicious selection of our Cricket Pitch red, a Beechworth Pinot Noir, and a classic Hunter Valley Shiraz.
  • The Single Vineyard Reds Trio Pack: Includes a hand-picked selection of exceptional red wines sourced from three premier growing regions (Beechworth VIC, Margaret River WA, and the Canberra District NSW).
  • The Coravin Pivot x Brokenwood: Extend your dad’s wine enjoyment with this premier preservation system, allowing him to pour wine without removing the cork while keeping his favourite wines fresh and delicious for up to four weeks.
  • Gift Vouchers: When you simply can’t choose, give the gift of choice with our Brokenwood Wines gift vouchers! Available in $50, $100, and $200 options.

The Gift of a Wine Club Membership

For those seeking to go that extra mile with their Father’s Day wine gifts, we’ve got the prime solution: our Brokenwood Wine Club memberships.

Being part of our wine clubs involves more than just savings (though they’re pretty tasty, as well). Your dad will become a member of the Brokenwood family. He’ll get access to premium wines, invites to exclusive members-only events, and complimentary wine-tastings year-round for the whole family to enjoy.

There are so many benefits to joining a wine club, from delicious savings to being part of the rich Hunter Valley community.

Our wine clubs come in three tasty options, but we think your dad will love being a Cru Club or Single Vineyard Club member. Check out the details of each club and get ready to sign your dad up to the best Father’s Day wine gift he’s ever received.

Brokenwood red wine gift pack

Spend Father’s Day at Brokenwood Wines

We’ve saved the best till last. Now that you’ve found the perfect Father’s Day wine gifts for your dad, why not tie the bow on a truly spectacular day out at the Hunter Valley as well?

Visit our Cellar Door in the rolling hills of Pokolbin and embark on a sumptuous adventure of tasting, pairings, exquisite meals and unparalleled memories. Whether you’d prefer a simple tasting experience or a full and delicious dinner at The Wood Restaurant, we have the perfect Father’s Day festivities ready and waiting for you.

Book your tasting or dining experience, or explore our Cellar Door visitation offerings.



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