PLB Wines – First Step Shiraz 2005: Award winner

05 December 2007 by
PLB Wines – First Step Shiraz 2005: Award winner

Excellence in Food and Drink Awards 2007
: Alcoholic Drinks
Winner: Steng Ingredients - Slow Roast Tomato Tapenade

First Step Shiraz comes from the South Australian Riverland (85%) and Langhorne Creek (15%). Judges were overwhelmingly complimentary about the red wine, describing it as "excellent", "palatable", "velvety" and "easy to drink". One judge said: "You wouldn't be disappointed." The cherry plum-coloured red wine is described by PLB as full, soft and textured, showing berry fruits' smooth tannins, and it smells of gorgeous violets and florals over rich, plummy fruit.

Several judges praised the wine's "floral aroma" and one said "the plum smells really come through". Another judge commented that the wine would make a good accompaniment for game. The judges also thought the wine was good value for money.

The Step Road winery was established in 1998 by Rob Dundon, a 1974 Roseworthy Agricultural College graduate with more than 1,000 medals to his name. Langhorne Creek winery has a modern and contemporary winemaking approach with the goal of producing wines rich in fruit, flavour and intensity with an appealing softness.

All waste from the winery is recycled and utilised in the vineyards, and the company has won awards for its low-impact environmental policy and design.

PLB Wines Vina Ventisquero Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2006
InBev Leffe Brun
InBev Leffe Blond

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking