Originating from the beautiful area of South Australia McLaren Vale wine has been making a name for itself for over 100 years. Many vineyards continue to be family owned and have been developed into boutique vineyards. Visitors who discover this area are pleased to learn about the dozens of restaurants and cafes offering local and international cuisine.
The boutique winery of WayWood Wines produces award winning wines as can be witnessed in their 2010 Silver Medal Award. Their Shiraz Cabernet was selected to be one of the one hundred best wines for 2010. Their online mailing list will keep followers up to date on the newest releases while learning more about the culture of vineyards in this area.
Another highly respected vineyard is Graham Stevens Wines which continue to win awards since the 1970s. Mr. Stevens started producing wines over forty years’ ago with his wife and is continuing on in the family tradition with his daughter. They released two special summer wines for 2011 called The Cousins Grenache Rose and the Clare Valley Riesling.
This area features the beauty of the Mount Lofty Ranges and the beaches of Gulf St Vincent. It is an idyllic setting for enjoying the culinary delights of such popular restaurants as El Toro Bar and Grill which specializes in Latin American cuisine. Other well known eating establishments include The Barn Bistro and Oscars and Vasarelli Cellar Door & Cafe.
Specialty wines include Shiraz, Grenache and Sauvignan. Other wines that are becoming increasingly popular include Sauvignan Blanc and Riesling. Wine lovers who live outside of the area can order from the websites from such well known vineyards as Wirra Wirra and Coriole.
McLaren Vale wine originates from south Australia where mountains meet the shores of the southern oceans. Visitors can enjoy this splendid scenery while indulging in award winning wines and gourmet food in any of the dozens of restaurants to choose from. When visiting this area of Australian the McLaren Vale area should not be missed.