Brash Higgins is Brad Hickey's wine label. In 2007 Brad, a New York City sommelier, swapped his wine knife for a pair of secateurs and came to work vintage in McLaren Vale.
In true Aussie tradition, his name was summarily changed to 'Brash' which provided a ready alias to work under the radar – Brash Higgins.
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29 September 2014 ~ found in Media & Reviews

Brash Feature on ABC


Brash Higgins' winemaker, Brad Hickey, and partner Nicole Thorpe were featured on ABC's "730 Report" in SA last week, so stoked! Check out the full segment here "From New York to McLaren Vale": www.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-19/from-new-york-to-mclaren-vale/5757444
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21 September 2014 ~ found in News

Vale Cru Annual-Oct 19


Star studded Vale Cru annual tasting with Brash Higgins, CHEF Duncan Welgemoed and James Halliday on the lawns of the Victory Hotel is Oct. 19 from 2-5pm. Get your tix here if you're near the Vale that day: www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=100758&embed=100758...

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7 September 2014 ~ found in Amphora Project

Pressing the ZBO


Nicole diligently hand pressing our amphora raised Zibibbo thru a screen last week. Takes a lot of time, but it's the gentlest way I know to press skins. Especially skins that have been soaking in wine for 6 months. 14 ZBO release expected before Christmas 2014. BH

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1 September 2014 ~ found in News

Bud Burst and New Wines


Sunshine means Springtime and warming Winter bones. Bud burst on Omensetter Vineyard is another result. Vintage 2015 is just beginning, hard to believe, and always a time to release new wines, including the 2013 GR/M, 2012 SHZ and CBSV. Grab some while you're here, they won't be around for long. BH

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Brad's Wine Odyssey


Find out more about the man behind Brash. Brad Hickey, a 2-Star Michelin sommelier from NYC moves to McLaren Vale, Australia and explores the new frontier.