Tag Archives: Riesling

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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Clare Valley Wines – Jim Barry Wines (Part 1 – Vineyards and White Wines)

I do not get to Clare Valley very often (about 4 times in the last 20 years) but I have made it to Jim Barry wines a number of times.  Yet again this iconic winery did not disappoint. With their … Continue reading

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Clare Valley Wines – Tim Adams

I have only been to the Clare Valley 3 times previously to this occasion.  On one of those occasions, nearly 20 years ago I went to a tin shed cellar door that had the name Tim Adams.  What a difference … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wine – Mr Riggs

Ben Riggs the “Mr Riggs” of this label is the winemaker for Penny’s Hill wines as well and they are all available from the Penny’s Hill Cellar Door in McLaren Vale. They also sell wine under the Whoop Whoop label … 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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A McLaren Vale-ite in the Barossa

First things first – I love McLaren Vale and the wines she brings, but I also adore wines from the Barossa.  I believe the Barossa, Adelaide Hills, Langhorne Creek and McLaren Vale should join forces to promote South Australian wines … 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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McLaren Vale Wines – Tapestry

I understand the wine under this label is made at Boar’s Rock Winery in McLaren Vale and rumor has it that little wine was made in 2010 as they are reducing their stocks plus concentrating on the functions side of … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wine – Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards

Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards is one of the original vineyards of the McLaren Vale region.  First plantings were in 1859 with the Kay Brothers purchasing the property in 1890.  The current winemaker, Colin Kay, is third generation family winemaker.  The … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Rosemount Wines

Firstly, I need to make one thing clear.  I was a fan of this facility being Seaview Estate – in the late 80’s I visited this cellar door many times and I visited the old Seaview Glenloth Winery a number … Continue reading

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