Tag Archives: Viognier

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 – Possoms Wines

First of all I thought Possum wines was born from a couple of folks that liked possums – well that maybe the case but the name came from parts of the names from the founding couple.  Dr John Possingham and … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Inkwell Wines (again)

This blog entry is against what I had set out to do – to review every McLaren Vale winery I could find before reviewing any of them for a second time.  Two things went against this.  Firstly, I spent the … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Dyson Wines

Sitting here drinking a glass of Dyson’s GPR 2002 Clarice Cabernet Sauvignon and wondering what to write about this winery and I turned the bottle around and read the back label …… “Dyson Wines “I trust in Nature for the … 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 Wineries – Hugh Hamilton

Hugh Hamilton Wines has a theme of Hugh being the black sheep of the family and this theme is branded right across the business.  From the wine labels to the wine names to the merchandise and even the road signs … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wine – d’Arenberg Wines (Part 1)

This cellar door and restaurant have a deserved reputation for quality of service, great regional food and McLaren Vale wine plus a glorious view of McLaren Vale. The winery and the Osborne family are local icons and from a purely … Continue reading

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