Tag Archives: sparkling wine

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 Wine – Braydun Hill Vineyard

Carol & Tony Bradley-Dunn have put in a lot of hard work to produce some little gems mad with Shiraz from their 10 acres – half planted in 1998 and half in 1999.  They have devoted their exploits to Shiraz … Continue reading

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Lonley Grape TV Episode # 64 – Vale v Barossa Sparkling Shiraz

Back at the Barossa Collective Cellar Door (Main Street, Tanunda). Drop in and say Hello and let them know Shane sent you. This time I am tasting 2 Sparkling Shiraz wines. Thorpe 2006 & Karra Yerta NV. Both yum in … 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 – Minko Wines

Nestled into the main street of Willunga is a little gem that is Minko wines.  This old world building is the working home of Margo who was just voted the 2010 Outstanding Cellar Door Person Award – well done Margo.  … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Middlebrook Estate

Middlebrook is a McLaren Vale restaurant and function center that specialises on Weddings (where the Rotunda comes into it’s own).  I have been visiting the cellar door on an infrequent basis since 1986 and the inside of the function center … 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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