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Experience the best of the NSW wine regions (and of the Canberra district at that) with our award-winning wines, where we grow our own grapes and make our wines onsite. 
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Our wines can be sampled as part of a wine tasting at our cellar door, or part of lunch and dinner at our restaurant, set in the rolling hills of Wamboin, just 20 minutes from Canberra airport in the Canberra district wine region. If you can’t make it into our cellar door, then buy online and enjoy in the comfort of your own home; we ship Australia-wide. 
You can have it all at Contentious Character. We offer a large selection of premium Australian wines with a variety of Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sparklings, Rose, Dessert Wines, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Merlot and more. We serve up both New World wines and Old world vintages too. The different personalities of our cool-climate wines will give you plenty to debate
As a boutique vineyard and producer, we don’t believe in making the ‘same same’ wines each year. 
We’re directed more by the season and what happens in the vines. We often don’t make a firm decision about what or sometimes even how we will produce our next vintage until it comes time to harvest and press our grapes. 
We work towards minimal intervention in the winemaking process believing the most premium wines are those that don’t require too much work or effort to finish. 
Instead, we leverage what the grapes and season have delivered us, accentuating those fruit flavours and balancing the acid structure to provide a unique wine every vintage. 
There’s a Contentious Character wine to suit everyone. Order as you need or join our Wine Club for regular replenishment, delivered straight to your doorstep. 


Citrus and cut hay aromas underpinned by rich Meyer lemon flavours and finely spun acidity for a crisp clean finish make for a delicate tasting Riesling.

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SKU: WINE_2019Riesling

A bright Riesling, with abundant fresh citrus aroma, and crisp finish, thanks to an acidity that's friendly, but firm.

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Fresh citrus notes with lemon dominant flavours and clean acidity which provides a nice length of finsh.

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This is what a great Pinot Gris is all about. A tough of sweetness, balanced with a crisp acidity, helps the character of rich poached pears shine.

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SKU: WINE_2014PinotGris
 

A relatively recent vintage, this Pinot Noir has a brisk, dry finish and light herbaceousness.

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SKU: WINE_2013PinotNoir

Enjoy a burst of aromatic citrus that lingers, and lively acidity that keeps things fresh.

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SKU: WINE_2014Riesling
 

Fermented dry with good minerality and acid for length this Pinot Grigio displays rich lemon and nextarine fruit flavours due to picking a little later this year during harvest.

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SKU: WINE_2019PinotGrigio

Rich poached pear. Slightly sweet and very well balanced, with a great line of acidity. Great examples of varietal character - what pinot gris is all about. Lovely concentration.

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If ever there was a time to enjoy the rich honey-lemon flavours of an aged Riesling, it's now. Showered with awards and drinking at it's best.

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SKU: WINE_2006Riesling

A big earthy red with hints of pepper and dark fruit aromas, supported with some nice underlying tannins, liquorice and black cherry making for a sumptuous drink.

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SKU: WINE_2016CabernetMerlot