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Fox Creek Wines

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Address: 90 Malpas Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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+61 8 8557 0000
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Fox Creek Wines began when a group of medicos decided to realise a lifelong...

Fox Creek Wines began when a group of medicos decided to realise a lifelong passion - creating wine from bare earth and sunshine. The earth was found at McLaren Vale, one of South Australia's premier wine regions on the Fleurieu Peninsula. The sunshine was free.Jim and Helen Watts purchased the 32 hectare Vineyard property in 1984 and were advised against planting vines in the heavy clay soil. Undeterred by the sceptics they planted and nurtured fine quality cuttings. Their labours bore quality fruit which they lovingly converted into supreme quality wines. Success followed and blends and single varietal wines are produced from Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Mourverdre, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Verdelho vines. Their Reserve Shiraz received an Excellent Classification in Langton’s 5th Classification of Australian Wine.The nineteenth century stone Cellar Door Cottage is surrounded by beautiful tranquil grounds where visitors often picnic. The Cellar Door is open for tastings daily, 10am and 5pm. Winery tours are available at 10:20am on Mondays and Fridays; bookings essential.

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Great staff, great wines, great setting.

Visited this winery a month ago. We were greeted by two very friendly staff who offered us a private tasting of their wines. Impressed with the quality of the wines and the... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited this winery a month ago. We were greeted by two very friendly staff who offered us a private tasting of their wines. Impressed with the quality of the wines and the knowledge that the staff had. We joined the Circle club committing to buy two dozen wines per year. Looking forward to visiting again in April.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door and are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your private tasting! We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. Fox Creek is committed to only produce high-quality wines. Welcome to our Circle club,... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting sitting on the veranda wine tasting with a cheese board. Very accomodating to people's tastes for tastings. Was on an organised bus tour.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door and are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, the scenery and our wine. The Fox Creek Team More 

Glenelg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful stunning location, coupled with outstanding wines and the best service I have ever received. We were given the option of sitting in the sun room, the tasting room or on the veranda, because it was a lovely cool day we sat outside and the tasting was bought to us..... the children were at home straight away with... More 

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

What a lovely and comprehensive review Heather, thank you for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at Cellar Door and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Thanks, FC More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our visit to Adelaide on 27 Jan, we went on a winery tour to 5 different wineries in McLaren Vale and loved the quality of Fox Creek wines, so much so that we signed up as members on the day! Knowing that you can't buy most of their wines at Dan Murphy's or BWS made our wine purchase going... More 

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you Kathryn, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door. We are so glad you all had a memorable and enjoyable experience and that you enjoyed your visit and our wines. FC More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit at Fox Creek was a nice relaxing day. The staff were very nice and informative about the wines. Sitting outside under the veranda and watching the kids play and do their treasure hunt made it a memorable day. Well worth a visit with or without kids😍

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you for your kind words. We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. We are so glad to hear you all had a memorable and enjoyable experience! FC More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a small tour of four. Rosalind made us very welcome with grace and humour. The wines were fabulous and she helped us to find out where we could buy them when we return to the UK. Our colleagues on the trip were from Margaret River originally and were equally delighted with this fabulous winery.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door. We are so glad you all had a memorable and enjoyable experience and that you enjoyed your visit and our wines. We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback to Rosalind. We hope to... More 

Seaford, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great wine tasting experience.This is a scenic and lovely venue and staff that served us were very friendly and welcoming.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear you had a great tasting experience and enjoyed our lovely Cellar Door. We pride ourselves on being approachable and our wine appealing to all. We hope to see you again soon. The Fox Creek Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such a peaceful and wonderful setting. The wine and platters are delicious and worth every penny. The staff are very friendly and incredibly helpful.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you Adam, we really appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Cellar Door and look forward to hosting you again in the future. The Fox Creek Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous second visit. Never ceases to amaze me how welcoming the staff are. Kids had a ball (3 & 5 year old) as treasure hunt keeps them busy as mum & dad relax and wine taste. Setting is picturesque! We'll be back.. again...and again...

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door and are so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit twice! We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. We look forward to your next visit. The Fox Creek Team More 

Adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

A 'must see' for all the wine lovers out there. An absolute delight for the senses. Country air, tasty eats, gorgeous wines and stunning views. 10/10 all the way with particular mention to the JSM and Postmaster reds.

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What a lovely review, thank you for your kind words. We are glad to hear you all had a memorable and enjoyable experience and enjoyed our wines too! More 

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