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Shaw & Smith

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“wine flight”(10 reviews)
The Shaw + Smith Tasting Room is located at the winery and offers Wine Flights: a semi formal tasting of our 4 wines, accompanied by a cheese sampler plate. Wine Flights are designed for one person, at a cost of $15 each. One Wine Flight is...more
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136 Jones Rd, Balhannah, South Australia 5242, Australia
+61 8 8398 0500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tasting for two with a local produce plate for $50. Lovely to sit down and take your time. So pleased we went.

Thank Ann-Marie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shaw & Smith Wines are well known for their quality, pedigree, and attention to detail so it is little surprise that they have taken a distinct approach to the cellar door / tasting experience. Visitors are taken aside not to a front long desk that...More

Thank NowMoreWellTravelled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Shaw and Smith winery, the wines were delicious, they have a relatively limited range but obviously stick to what they can excel at. The wine tasting experience is a bit different, it is seated and serves are larger than normal (equivalent...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

If you’re interested in trying white wines the format of a flight tasting is for you. As a red wine drink it’s disappointing that there is no specialised tasting to suit my preference. With only one full bodied red in the flight tasting I found...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a very sophisticated venue with wines to match. The staff are incredibly friendly and know their stuff. Understanding that one of you may be driving they offer the chance to share the tasting flight!

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Very familiar with leaning on a bar wine tasting, this was very slick and professional sit down, formal, structured, informative. We paid $20 for wine and cheese tasting, well worth it. Highly recommended

Thank chunky153
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Travelled with our wine group from NZ, and started our three day visit to the Adelaide Hills area at Shaw and Smith. Great choice! We were lucky enough to be hosted by Sam Davies, winemaker, who showed us around the winery, before leading us through...More

Thank grapeman
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Distinguished not just by their fine wine but also by the staff. Hospitable, Knowledgeable and attentive, our host Matt greeted us at the door and was a welcoming fresh smile that took care of us. Thankyou for making our visit so enjoyable Matt. We chose...More

Thank Janesjourney
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

First experience of the Adelaide Hills. The tasting was $20 and with that you get an amazing atmosphere. The staff really made the tasting enjoyable. The wines were very elegant and not what I was expecting. Rest assure I left with a number bottles to...More

Thank ALXfromAU
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We have visited Shaw and smith a number of times and chose for an afternoon after 80th birthday party. The staff were great helping us to a table for 8 and friendly service. The pricing for the tasting and platters was a little confusing. A...More

Thank Tim P
Tara S, Direct Marketing Manager at Shaw & Smith, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thanks for the feedback Tim, we will have a think about how we can communicate the options in a clearer way to make it easier to understand. But good to hear that you enjoyed the visit. Regards | Tara

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