Tag Archives: Chardonnay

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 Wine – Battle of Bosworth

One of only 2 fully organically certified vineyard operations in the McLaren Vale region, that I am aware of.  I have previously reviewed this operation so I refer you to this entry by clicking here. They have 2 wine ranges, … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – well nearly – 90 Mile Wines

90 Mile Wines opened a cellar door in June 2010 in Middleton (between Victor Harbor and Goolwa) in the same complex as Blues Restaurant and Beach Huts.  I was lucky enough to catch up with these wines at the McLaren … Continue reading

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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 – Shingleback Wines (Part 2)

Check out part 1 of this review here. The restaurant associated with the Shingleback complex has recently re-opened and has been getting some good reviews.  See the attached menu.  There is a real effort going on here at the Vineyard … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wine – Shingleback Wines (Part 1)

Shingleback Wines Cellar Door has the distinction of being the first cellar door you drive past or to as you enter McLaren Vale’s main street.  They moved into the current facility a few years ago after being in the Tourist … 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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Lonely Grape TV Episode # 62 Wolf Blass Yellow Labels

Check out my review of Wolf Blass Yellow Label wines – Chardonnay and Cabernet. Wolf Blass are running an in-store promotion for a chance to win tickets to this year’s Boxing Day Cricket Test. They also have an on line … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Leconfield (home of Richard Hamilton Wines)

This cellar door is one of the new classy style – with lots of new wood, stainless steel and glass.  The driveway shows off well manicured vineyards with lots of red roses (the roses also act as a early waring … Continue reading

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