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Matching fresh seafood with the right wine is guided by the characteristics of the seafood. See the best seafood & wine pairings to ensure the perfect match.
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc and Fish & Chips
This light and refreshing wine will cut through the oil and batter perfectly. A textural wine complemented with an acid backbone, it works wonderfully with fish and chips.
Moscato and Prawns
A dose of Moscato is like adding a fresh spritz of lemon dressing to your prawns. Enjoyed both chilled on a hot summer’s day!
SHOP: Fruitwood Moscato
Shiraz and Swordfish
Heavier, meatier seafood dishes, like grilled swordfish, hold up well with red wines like a medium bodied, fresh Shiraz.
SHOP: McW 480 Hilltops Shiraz
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Sauvignon Blanc and Scallops
Sauvignon Blanc allows the distinct grassy and buttery notes of the scallops to shine through.
Pinot Noir and Salmon
Pinot Noir stands up to the richness of the salmon while still being light and bright enough to pair with fish.
Vermentino and Squid
A soft, creamy and medium bodied Vermentino is the perfect pairing for pan-fried salt and pepper squid.
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Pinot Grigio and Sea Bass
A milder fish, Pinot Grigio provides a brightness that allows the subtle flavours to come forward.
Rosé and Crab
Crab delivers a rich sweetness that goes perfectly with a subtly sweet Rosé.
SHOP: On the Grapevine Rosé
Chardonnay and Trout
Trout delivers great flavour that goes well with the roundness and acidity of a good Chardonnay.
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Since 1877, when founder Samuel McWilliam first planted vines on the banks of the Murray River in New South Wales, the McWilliam family have produced six consecutive generations of exceptional winemakers.
As custodians of the New South Wales wine industry, McWilliam’s has carefully selected a rich portfolio of premium vineyards located in the cool climate regions of Hilltops, Tumbarumba, Canberra and the expansive plains of the Riverina. Our wines showcase regional specific characters, premium quality, impressive depth and full flavour expression.