Primo Estate + JOSEPH

McLaren Vale


The Primo Estate story is an Australian journey with an Italian twist. The current range of Primo and JOSEPH wines and extra virgin olive oils is a reflection of this rich heritage.

James Halliday in his 'Wine Atlas of Australia' declares, the Primo Estate approach "is the sort of ingenuity, of daring, which lies outside the imagination of the Old World winemakers and which stands Australia in such good stead."

Robert Parker agrees, adding that "I enjoy Primo Estate's offerings as they are innovative, singular, flavourful, complex wines. These creatively made efforts must be admired for their individuality as much as their bold flavours and personality"


5 Star Winery* - James Halliday

"One time Roseworthy dux Joe Grilli has always produced innovative and excellent wines. The biennial release of the Joseph Sparkling Red (in its tall Italian glass bottle) is eagerly awaited, the wine immediately selling out. Also unusual and highly regarded are the vintage-dated extra-virgin olive oils. However, the core lies with the La Biondina, the Il Briccone Shiraz Sangiovese and the Joseph Cabernet Merlot."

*Outstanding winery regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and typicity

 Primo Estate:

Primo Secco (Sparkling)

2012 La Biondina (Colombard)

2013 Zamberlan Cabernet Sangiovese

2013 Merlesco (Merlot)



JOSEPH Sparkling Red

2013 JOSEPH d'Elena Pinot Grigio

2009 JOSEPH Moda MAGNUM (80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot - made Amarone style)

2011 JOSEPH Moda 

2012 JOSEPH Moda

2011 JOSEPH 'Angel Gully' Dry-Grown Shiraz

2012 JOSEPH 'Angel Gully' Dry-Grown Shiraz

2006 JOSEPH Nebbiolo

2012 JOSEPH Nebbiolo


Olive Oil + Vinegar

Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil 250ml & 750ml

JOSEPH La Casetta Aged Vinegar 375ml


 Awards and Accolades:

2012 La Biondia

91/100 - James Halliday

4 Stars - Raymond Chan


2011 Il Briccone (Shiraz, Sangeovese) 

90/100 - James Halliday

5 Stars - Raymond Chan


JOSEPH Sparkling Red

"The Pinnacle of Australian Sparkling Red" - Phillip White

96/100 - James Halliday

92/100 - Jeremy Oliver 

5 Stars - Raymond Chan


2011 JOSEPH Moda

'Moda is simply one of Australia's finest Cabernets'  Andrew Caillard MW

Excellent - Langton's Classification of Australian Wines VI


2011 JOSEPH 'Angel Gully' Dry-Grown Shiraz

96/100 - Tyson Stelzer