Tag Archives: Adelaide Hills

Lonely Grape TV 144 Gruner Veltliner’s from Geoff Hardy

Two Gruners from the Geoff Hardy stable.  Same variety, same vineyard, same winemaker but 2 very different wines. Advertisements

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Lonely Grape TV Episode #115 Oxenberry White Grapple Cider

Another unusual offering from McLaren Vale.  This time a “cider” made from 70% McLaren Vale Chardonnay grapes and 30% Adelaide Hills apples.  Check out my thoughts on this refreshing drink…..

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Mclaren Vale Wines (really from Adelaide Hills)- Griffin Wines

Griffin Wines are in the hills above McLaren Vale and are classified as Adelaide Hills GI.  I have decided to review them as they are so close to McLaren Vale.  The Griffin’s (Trevor & Val) arrived in Kuitpo in the … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wine – Penny”s Hill & The Black Chook

Penny’s Hill cellar door is between the towns of McLaren Vale and Willunga and can only be considered as a success story for McLaren Vale from their 1988 beginnings.  A very smart set of packaging where the red dot is … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Marienberg and Fern Hill Estate

The Marienberg Cellar Door has just re-opened after refurbishment of the adjacent restaurant.  They have also moved the cellar door location onto the McLaren Vale Main Street.  This looked like a smart move as previously the outlet was around the … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Minnow Creek Wines

Minnow Creek Wines comes from 2 friends – Bill who as a businessman enjoyed his wine and thought it would be good to make some plus Tony who was a winemaker friend who had just finished with another winery.  So … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape TV Episode # 54 – 2 whites from somewhere else

Today I am tasting a Clare Valley Riesling that was made in the Riverland and then a Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc from the Adelaide Hills that was made in McLaren Vale. Hove you enjoy. Check out these wines and more … Continue reading

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