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Scion Wine

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A great find- a newish innovative winery

Its rare that I like every wine I try but I did here. Also very impressed that they were100% self... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jeffandlauren
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Fitzroy, Australia
Great boutique winery

We were recommended to try this winery by Canberra friends. It is a very small tasting shed but run... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WizardCanberra
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Canberra
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Scion is a producer of artisan wines, handcrafted from vine to bottle. Our vision is to produce premium wines guided by the creative and modern interpretation of traditional Rutherglen varietals. We grow and handcraft wines in small batches – from...more
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74 Slaughterhouse Rd, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Its rare that I like every wine I try but I did here. Also very impressed that they were100% self powered by solar- and also had a Tesla charging station. The host was very knowledgeable and provided an enjoyable session. Take a picnic lunch

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this winery by Canberra friends. It is a very small tasting shed but run by the wine maker and his partner. She is very interesting to speak with and very knowledgeable on the wines. They have an Award winning Durif...More

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Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi WizardCanberra! Thanks for sharing your feedback on your time with us at Scion. We love sharing our passion for handcrafted wine with others and are glad you enjoyed your tasting experience of our eight wine styles. Look forward to your next visit; in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away at the back of Rutherglen, Scion is a real treasure. Delightful wines with some great and distinct flavours. The host was really friendly and this lead to a wonderful experience

Thank Brett W
Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brett, Thanks for your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your time with us! Hope the rest of your Rutherglen adventure was a memorable one. Happy sipping! Cheers, Rowly

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We decided om a sunday to meet friends at Scion after seeing their new byo picnic idea. It was fantastic for us all as its within walking distance and a pleasant walk. We sat and ate in the yards with Sasha their dog, quitely layinh...More

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Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thanks travellingfamily932 for your review. We love providing a relaxed space for customers to enjoy food and wine, and you sure picked a stellar spring day! Come back again soon. Cheers, Rowly & Sally (and Sasha!)

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Despite mot arriving until 4.30pm we were made to feel very welcome. We were taken through their range of wines and stickies wiht a clear and helpful explanation of each variety. Everything we tasted was superb. Very much well worth a visit.

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Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi NauticalDreamer 3010, Thanks for taking the time to review Scion and we're glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope the rest of your Rutherglen visit was a memorable one. Happy sipping, Rowly & the Scion team

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed like old friends and treated like vips as we sampled the delicious array of next-to-organic wines and fortifieds. Not rushed, not judged, simply guided through the experience that is Scion Wines. I am not a fan of being asked ‘what do you...More

Thank Tanya R
Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Tanya, We're glad you enjoyed your time with us! Thanks for taking the time to review Scion. We hope the rest of your Rutherglen visit was a memorable experience. Happy sipping, Rowly & the Scion team

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Passionate and knowledgeable husband and wife team Rowly Milhinch and Sally Brown. Mostly the usual suspects in terms of grape varieties but all handled with a pursuit for more interesting outcomes. Really stylish and unexpected offerings, off-dry muscat aperitifs and durif but not as you...More

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Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Neil, Thanks for taking the time to review Scion. Great to learn of your experience with us and appreciation for our wine styles. We hope that the rest of your Rutherglen adventure was a memorable one. Happy sipping, Rowly & Sally

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Set on a hill overlooking the town this is a lovely spot where they make some cracking wines which were all explained to us. They also sell their own honey from their hives and they have some great photography on display. Really enjoyed our visit...More

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Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Leigh, Thanks for taking the time to review our artisan winery. Great to learn of your experience with us and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Rutherglen (and Australia!). Happy sipping, Rowly & the Scion team

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Came across this boutique winery by mistake. What a find. Jan was a fantastic cellar door person and knows her wines. We joined their wine club and bought wines. Wine tasting comes With beautiful local chocolate and biscuits. Love it. Even recommended Pickled Sisters for...More

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Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi Jann N, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Wonderful to learn of your experience with Jan and we look forward to sharing our wines with you through the Scion Wine Club. Glad to hear you enjoyed Pickled Sisters - we certainly...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Scion is well worth a visit. We were provided with engaging and informative service and they make an outstanding reds wines. The Durif is a must try. Highly recommended.More

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Rowland M, Owner at Scion Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi Willop27, Many thanks for taking the time to review our Cellar Door. Glad to hear you had a great experience with our team and hope the rest of your Rutherglen adventure was memorable. Happy sipping and we look forward to welcoming you back in...More

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