Australia may be known for its bombastic Shiraz and marsupial-laden wine labels, but recent years have birthed a new and exciting wine culture where elegance, freshness, and experimentation are in, and cutesy labels are out. Combine this with the loosening of small-bar licensing laws across many states, and the result is a positively thrilling Aussie wine bar scene.

Click through for ten can't-miss spots for your next jaunt down under.