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Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Impromptu Visit; Pleasant Surprise

My friend and I happened to see the Mango Wine from this winery at a local bottle shop and were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
veef2017
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Vancouver, British Columbia
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Definitely worth a stop!

On the way back from Mosman gorge we spotted a sign for this little winery and we were so glad we... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
georgiajane114
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Melbourne, Australia
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We make award winning wines from Tropical Fruit and no this does not mean they are sweet and sticky. They range from very dry wines to ports and they are all commercial standard. The wines are single-fruit wines, not blends. All the fruits we use...more
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417 Shannonvale Rd, Mossman, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I happened to see the Mango Wine from this winery at a local bottle shop and were intrigued. We decided to drive 15 mins past Port Douglas to check it out. It was a lovely visit. One of my best experiences at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank veef2017
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi veef2017, Thank you for your review. When we started we made a wine from everything we grew, around 40 different fruit. We eventually realised that people were looking for wines that tasted like the fruit they were made from and not the more bland,...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018

Out and about with the brother in-law; we visited the winery, yes nice wines. Got home and mixed the tawny port and the chocolate port - wow great

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

On the way back from Mosman gorge we spotted a sign for this little winery and we were so glad we did! Tony the owner was lovely and very knowledgeable, talked us through our full wine tasting and had our selected dozen shipped promptly back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank georgiajane114
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Hi georgiajane114, My two favourite wines - plus the ginger - you really have good taste. Cheers, Tony.

Reviewed 9 November 2018

Just 5ks from Mossman this delightful little fruit winery is a a lovely spot. We were offered free tastings of several wines and chose the fortified varieties. All wines are made from frit by the owners. We were suitably impressed and ordered 6 bottles to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Twosie21
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Thank you for your review. There are lots of surprises in Tropical North Queensland and we hope you discoved many of them.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited in October 2018. I was staying with my family in Port Douglas for an east coast holiday. The wine tasting was interesting as the wines are made with a number of tropical fruits. The lady who makes the wine describe the flavors and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank churchview2016
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Thank you for your review. We have made wine from about 40+ tropical fruits and we now have the best of the best on the table. Who says so? Our customers. They dictate what we make. Interestingly we are very busy at this time, the...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We didn't expect much but we were pleasantly surprised. Left with a smile on our faces and a taste for more. Hosts made this a fun, knowledgeable and tasty experience. Tried fruit wines before but these were amazing. Beautiful rain forest surroundings. A great place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Louise E
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

What a great experience, to try wine made from tropical fruits. Tony and wife Trudie (the wine maker) have done a great job at producing top wines. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ianmurphy2014
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hi Ian, We truly enjoy making and serving these wines. Hell of a good way to retire. Thank you for your review. Tony and Trudie.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Excellent wines. A real pleasure to meet the owners. Their knowledge about wine is second to none and that reflects in the outstanding wines they crate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dg88776
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi dg88776, Thank you. When we have reviews like this we know we are doing it right. Tony and Trudie

Reviewed 1 October 2018

We went there today. We tasted quite many wines, the hosts were both great and most wines were on our taste. We purchased a few we liked! Ginger wine was great! 😎 A very pleasant experience!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 170Dan
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi 170Dan, It takes a few years to make the right wine for every one and we are now close. Thank you, Tony and Trudie,

Reviewed 20 August 2018

This place is a gem. The owner is a retired physio who bacame a winemaker. The setting is very quaint and tropical looking. We had the whole place to ourselves which was very nice. The wines are totally unique. They are NOT sticky at all....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Stacy L. The Black Sapote fruit is also known as the Chocolate Pudding fruit. It is quite unique in that it doesn't have a taste or a smell. It needs a catalyst to bring out flavours. Locally, people will mix it with a variety...More

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