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Balnaves of Coonawarra

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Great experience

More modern winery and facilities. Lovely, friendly staff. Nice wines too. Offer yummy cheese plate... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Wow to the cheese box

We chose this place to locate the four kids with us - all of them under 12. The pond, field and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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“red blend”(2 reviews)
Our unique cellar door sales building overlooks a tranquil pond full of bird life, surrounded by vineyards and over 900 beautiful rose bushes. Our Cellar door experience has much to offer. Taste the range of our award-winning wines with our...more
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15517 Riddoch Hwy, Coonawarra, South Australia 5277, Australia
+61 8 8737 2946
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

More modern winery and facilities. Lovely, friendly staff. Nice wines too. Offer yummy cheese plate to sit and relax on the lawn or comfy couch inside. Awesome experience for tasting wine and soaking up the atmosphere. Noticed it was great for families with activities for...More

Thank Caro887
Emma R, Front Office Manager at Balnaves of Coonawarra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we cant wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We chose this place to locate the four kids with us - all of them under 12. The pond, field and bags of toys and games kept them busy and they also enjoyed the cheeses - especially with the quality dried cheese and quince paste....More

Thank yanski1976
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We were down in the Coonawarra for a few days with friends and we were looking for lunch. This was our 4th visit to the area but as it turned out we had never dropped into Balnaves Winery (our loss). The cheese platter sign on...More

Thank Angelina_SA
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived in the afternoon from Adelaide and were looking for a snack as we started our tasting. They had a fabulous cheese platter in a picnic box. Generous quality cheeses(King Island Blue, cheddar and soft cheese) with bamboo plates, quince paste and biscuits. Wines...More

Thank AdelaideBabette
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely wine, excellent cheese platter and a great afternoon spent relaxing by the lake. A gorgeous family owned winery.

Thank Meerkatski84
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We spent two nights in Penola and visited quite a few cellar doors but we thought that this was the most impressive. Not sufficiently expert with the 'grape juice' to comment how good the wine was vis-a vis others but lovely view and setting at...More

Thank Lexus51
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Friendly and informative staff presented great wines. We especially enjoyed the Chardonnay and can sav. Bought a few and enjoyed immensely. Lovely cellar door with deck overlooking a pond with plenty of ducks. Great spot for lunch next visit.

Thank ChrisF_Sydney
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I recently visited on a Saturday afternoon with a group of friends, what a beautiful place! Well groomed grounds with gorgeous scenery. We sat on comfy bean bags on the lawn with delicious cheese platters and I had the shiraz and the red blend wines,...More

1  Thank Nanji
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for a glass of wine with a cheese platter. very pleasant sitting out on the balcony overlooking a dam. peaceful. Only tried the ‘rose’ which was fine. The cheese platter ($35.00 for 2 people) was quite filling which included 3 cheeses, dried fruit,...More

Thank toc164
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely, relaxing afternoon on the lawn enjoying amazing Balnaves wines and cheese platter while the kids played with outdoor toys. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. There is comfortable outdoor chairs and picnic rugs - we loved this place.

Thank Kate H
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