Hugh Hamilton Wines

Hugh Hamilton Wines Experiences

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McLaren Vale, South Australia

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94 McMurtrie Road,
McLaren Vale,
South Australia
5171.

Celebrating 180 years of unbroken winemaking tradition in South Australia, it is an exciting time for Hugh Hamilton Wines. Hugh’s great, great grandfather Richard came to South Australia in 1837 and planted some of the first vines in South Australia making the Hamilton’s the “oldest surviving wine family” in Australia, growing grapes and producing wine for six generations. Located in the heart of McLaren Vale the Tasting Room is made with jarrah from the historic Hamilton’s Ewell winery, the largest wooden vat ever built in the southern hemisphere and has stunning 270 degree views over their vineyards. 'Tasting of the Senses' is a new sensory and innovative wine tasting experience. Prepare to get your eyes, ears, fingers, nose and tastes buds into top gear to experience the wines as you are taken through a sensory journey. The perfect tasting for lovers of red, white and rosé. Rated as one of McLaren Vale’s best Cellar Doors, Hugh Hamilton Wines employs local staff and wine makers, and supports local community and industry initiatives....

Product Types

  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Food and Wine Tours
  • Half Day or Less

Accreditation

  • COVID Safe
  • Sustainable Winegrowing Australia Certification

Tours

  • The Bloodline Experience

    Hugh Hamilton WinesThe Bloodline Experience

    Over 180 years ago, Hugh Hamilton’s forebear Richard landed in South Australia to start a new life as a winemaker. Formerly a tailor in England, Richard began to thread together his bloodline, planting the first grapes in the new colony to assure his future. Taste a piece of Australian wine history in ‘The Bloodline Tasting’ with our homage to Richard’s original three varietals – Grenache, Shiraz and Pedro Ximenez. Paired with delicious cheeses.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Pet Friendly - Enquire
    • Public Toilet

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