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David Sly: my top Australian wines of 2022

Wines that surprised and delighted in equal measure was David Sly’s criteria when narrowing down a long list of candidates for his annual top 10. From the west to the south and across the water to Tasmania, he reveals his Aussie aces.

Significant and ongoing vineyard improvements through many Australian wine regions are having a profound effect on the country’s best wines, which often appear in unexpected places.

Over the past year I’ve had the fortunate opportunity to taste many excellent rare wines and older vintages in their prime. But the wines that stood out for me as the most exceptional of 2022 also carried an element of surprise.

Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for David Sly’s top Australian wines of 2022

David Sly: my top Australian wines of 2022

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