Who’s Going To Be There?

With tickets going fast for Sydney Wine Fair 2018 here at the Oak Barrel, we’ve been lucky enough to lock in over 18 of our favourite winemakers, importers, personalities from across Australia. With a vast range of wines to be shown on the day, we thought we’d give you a sneak peak of who’s going to be slinging some great wines on the day.

The Other Right (SA)

One of Australia’s most exciting natural wineries, showcasing what can be done with great fruit, minimal intervention winemaking to craft these vibrant, exciting, and untamed wines.

Smallfry and Sparrow and Vine (SA)

Passionately biodynamic producing incredible wild ferment, skin contact whites, and exotic red blends. Keep an eye out for the 2018 Tangerine Dream.

Eloquesta (NSW)

A stunning range of wines from just out in Mudgee. All Stuart Olsen’s wines are handmade and crafted with great passion. A perfect example of how good NSW wine can be

Good Intentions Wine Co (SA)

Making wine down in Mount Gambier on soil from an inactive volcano, Good Intentions have been on the radar of any natural wine lover in Australia for a while, these are vibrant and juicy wines expressive of the area where they were crafted.

De Salis (NSW)

From the NSW cool climate of Orange we welcome De Salis, located over 1000m in altitude and focusing on classic French varietals, this famous Orange winery is renowned for their exceptional wines.

Domaine Simha (TAS)

Quite easily some of the best wines being produced in Tasmania belong to Domaine Simha. Undoubtable passion for sourcing the best fruit across the state and impeccable winemaking lead to Nav Singh’s premium quality wines on show

Swinging Bridge (NSW)

Tom Ward is one of NSW most talented and experimental winemakers, striving for the best wines he can make every single vintage. From Pinot Gris to Shiraz, the Swinging Bridge wines have always been an Oak Barrel favourite.

Tim Ward Wines (VIC)

Tim Ward’s range of wines are vibrant and expressive, with multiple different Pet Nat’s plus some tasty still wines, he’s not afraid of pushing boundaries with unique expressions of varietals.

Moorilla (TAS)

With some great bubbles and still wines coming out of Tasmania, Moorilla has been at the forefront of quality Tasmanian wine for a while now. With talented winemaking and being involved in the local Tasmanian scene, they are one of the hottest names across the wine scene.

JED Wine Merchants (International)

When in need of great South American Wines, The Oak Barrel turns to JED Wine Merchants. A lineup of exceptional Argentinian and Chilean wines will, without a doubt, turn up on the day.

Bobar (VIC)

Tom and Sally Belford have put themselves on the map with their range of wines that are incredibly unique to the terroir that they farm. Their wines are handcrafted in small batch and they pride themselves on minimal additions.

Vinden Estates (NSW)

Angus Vinden is upon the top winemakers in the Hunter Valley and NSW. With a rich history based in the Hunter and a few single barrel bottles on show, they’ll speak for themselves.

Frankly Bob Wines (NSW)

Bob Colman’s passion for zero addition winemaking caught our eye with just how good his wines were. Crafted in small amounts in Blackheath, his range of vibrant and juicy wines always has us reaching for another glass

Jordy Kay (VIC)

One of the most exciting winemakers in the natural scene at the moment is Jordy Kay, with Spring Red and Alpine Riesling being some of the funnest wines we’ve had this year it’s safe to say we are on the edge of our seats to see what he’ll do next

Lo FI Wines (International)

We are really excited to have Lo Fi on board. They hand pick wines, with a passion for organic and biodynamic farming, from across the world to bring back to Australia and share with us. They’ll be bringing some of the most exciting, small batch, natural wines from across the world.

Konpira Maru (VIC)

With a range of vibrant, minimal intervention wines on for show is Konpira Maru. Cracking natural wines out of Victoria and fun, unique expressions that will take you buy surprise.

Virtuous Vine (International)

Sourcing out France’s best organic and biodynamically farmed wines, Charlie Simpson is one of Australia’s best importers, pouring a range of unique, interesting, and tasty wines on the day.

Yetti and the Kokonut (SA)

Easily a range of the most exciting wines we’ve seen all year, pushing the boundaries of natural winemaking is Yetti and the Kokonut. The creative winemakers from South Australia have made their status with delicious wine suited to every occasion.

Black Market Sake (Japan)

Something a little bit different this year as we welcome Black Market Sake to our Sydney Wine Fair. Japanese rice wine is exploding with popularity here at The Oak Barrel and Black Market is one of the leading premium Sake importers in Australia.