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Hugh Hamilton Wines

94 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8689
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Hugh Hamilton Wines is a 'must see' winery in McLaren Vale. Set on a ridge line it provides nearly 360 degree 'stunning' views of the McLaren Vale wine region. The wines are all estate grown and include the main stream varietals such as Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot plus the unusual varieties including White Frontignan, Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot, Tempranillo and Saperavi. All wines have fun names and include The Trickster, The Scallywag, The Loose Cannon, The Rascal, The Villain, The Ratbag, The Mongrel, The Scoundrel, The Nutter, The Floozie, The Strumpet, The Oddball, and The Madam. Visitors from overseas are all welcome.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cellar door” (40 reviews)
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94 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8689
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we drove up this VIP driveway, lined by pencil pines and parked in front of the Wine tasting centre on the top of the hill. You walk up past the black sheep and walk into the round fully glazed Tasting room surrounded by vineyards... absolutely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by a lovely lady called Alison when we entered Hugh Hamilton Wines. She was very welcoming and asked if we would like to try their wines and a cheese tasting which lasted about 45 minutes. The cost for the experience was $20...More

1  Thank Clairebear601955
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had decided to visit a couple of Wineries while in the area but this one was not on our list. We decided to call in because it looked lovely from the outside. We were very pleasantly surprised, the service was great and very friendly. We...More

1  Thank khansen1970
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great views matched by an excellent tasting We had the wine flight matched with cheeses which is a much better experience than just standing a bar Their wines are a good representation of the mclaren wine styles and whilst a little disappointing that some wines...More

Thank Shane n
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with no preconceived ideas about this place. We had a great explanation of the wines and the tasting flights from our host. You can pair the flight with cheese if you wish. The wines are varied and great and it's a great way...More

Thank g_and_m3184
Hugh H, Owner at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Many thanks for your kind comments G & M. Come back and see us again when next you're in McLaren Vale. Cheers Hugh

Reviewed 15 June 2017

we visited just after the long weekend in June. we were greeted and served by Rebecca, who was fabulous! so personable and friendly. we shared the wine and cheese experience between 2 (we had been to a couple wineries already!). the pairings with cheese was...More

Thank Nikkita W
Hugh H, Owner at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Many thanks Nikkita. I'll pass on your comments to Rebecca. Best wishes, Hugh

Reviewed 8 June 2017

They know how to do a tasting right! We enjoyed lounging at a table overlooking the vines (turning a beautiful shade of red in April), tasting good wine with a knowledgable staff member. We felt no pressure to buy, though we did anyway. The little...More

Thank World_Wanderer127
Hugh H, Owner at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Many thanks for visiting us in autumn when the colours are quite special. We always take great delight in showing our wines as it is such a sensory product. Keep 'wandering' and hopefully you can 'wander' into our door once again when your path returns...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Having entered the drive at the Black Sheep sign we enjoyed tasting a selection of wines in their beautiful 360° view Rotunda.

Thank Peter B
Hugh H, Owner at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017
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Good one Peter. Cheers Hugh

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stopped here because you can see the cellar door from the road and it looks very unique. It does not disappoint. The 360 degree views are outstanding. You could spend all day just looking at the landscape. We had hoped to get a hot...More

Thank Rachel B
Hugh H, Owner at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Greetings Rachel, Many thanks for your comments. The 'Floozie' Rose is a particular pre-dinner favourite of mine which I chase down with the Rascal Shiraz with dinner. Come back and try the great range of wines we have on tasting with cheese when you're back...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

If your in McLaren Vale undertaking a winery tour this place is a must experience. Take the time out to taste all 7 wines on offer with the cheese platter .. the staff were excellent, the wine delightful and if your lucky see if you...More

Thank Andrew E
Hugh H, Owner at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Greetings Andrew, We're delighted you visited us last week. We're 'one-eyed' about what we do here and the number one topic in our production meetings is the quality of our wines. Our staff are very much in line with what we do and are more...More

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