Innocent Bystander

The idea behind Innocent Bystander is to produce great value, food friendly wines that are not your run of the mill varietal blends. Taking fruit from various sources in Central Victoria (in particular Sangiovese, Shiraz, Pinot Gris and Viognier) the team at Innocent Bystander is inspired to utilize and showcase the natural qualities of each region in their unique blends.
As a group of winemakers and viticulturalists who eschew the bland direction and market dominance increasingly exerted by the large corporate winemaking groups, the folks behind these wines see themselves as innocent bystanders. They remain accountable to their craft, not shareholders.

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Innocent Bystander Pinot Noir 2017
“Yarra Valley Pinot Noir is such a cool cat. It’s Innocent Bystander's bread and butter, their heart and soul. It’s their hero wine out here, and they freaking love it. Subtle, perfumed. Just 100% totally drinkable and awesome. Aromas of cranberry, boysenberry, cherry and earthy dried spices.
Item Number: 29106
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
Allow 2-4 days shipping/pickup

Innocent Bystander 'Frizzante' Pink Moscato 2017
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"Intense, primary aromas of cotton candy and blackcurrant with musk, Turkish delight and mandarin peel in the background. Rich in flavor yet refined by cleansing natural acidity. The spritzy dissolved carbon dioxide also leaves a refreshed palate. Pair with fresh summer berries and clotted cream,
Item Number: 26117
Bottle:$12.95
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Innocent Bystander Pinot Noir 2016
91  Wine & Spirits 
Australian Wine Companion 93 "This vintage produced many full-flavored Pinots, this a very good example. Its color is deep, the bouquet and palate focused around dark cherry fruit and attendant flecks of spice - spice that will grow with time. The length, balance and varietal fruit expression are

Innocent Bystander 'Frizzante' Pink Moscato 2016
"Intense, primary aromas of cotton candy and blackcurrant with musk, Turkish delight and mandarin peel in the background. Rich in flavor yet refined by cleansing natural acidity. The spritzy dissolved carbon dioxide also leaves a refreshed palate. Pair with fresh summer berries and clotted cream,

Innocent Bystander 'Frizzante' Pink Moscato 2015
Vinous 89  "Bright neon pink. Heady red berry liqueur, tangerine and floral scents are sharpened by a peppery element and a hint of spicecake. Juicy, gently sweet and expansive, offering intense raspberry and cherry compote flavors that are reined in by a hint of tangy acidity. Finishes smooth and

Innocent Bystander 'Frizzante' Pink Moscato 2014 375ml
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "Bright orange. Ripe melon, peach and tangerine on the emphatically fruity nose. Plush and round on the palate, offering fresh honeydew and pit fruit flavors and a touch of candied rose. A citrussy nuance adds lift to the finish, which clings with excellent tenacity and powerful

Innocent Bystander 'Frizzante' Pink Moscato 2013 375ml
"Innocent Bystander's pale pink 375 ml. serve of Moscato is a refreshing sipper, offering delicious aromas of watermelon, red apples, and turkish delight. On the off-dry palate, strawberries, rose petals and sherbet ice cream are lifted by a fresh acid zing and a gentle mouth-tingling fizz. This