Tag Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

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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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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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 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 Wines – Mandelli Estate

This newly opened cellar door in McLaren Vale has a claim to fame – it is the first South Australian licensed collective cellar door on the new licensing laws. The cellar door is the reincarnation of the old Clarence Hill … 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 – 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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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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