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Mandala Wines Cellar Door

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Lunch with a view

We visited Mandela’s for lunch whilst in the Yarra Valley. We thoroughly enjoyed our starters (pate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Good wines, no pressure

We dropped into Mandala Wines for a tasting. Luckily, we were out just before a tour group arrived... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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Located in the picturesque Yarra Valley, Mandala Wines has proudly crafted wines of character and finesse since 1999. Established by the Smedley family, Mandala has two sites under vine: one at Dixons Creek, where the 5* James Halliday-rated Cellar...more
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1568 Melba Hwy, Dixons Creek, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
+61 3 5965 2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Mandela’s for lunch whilst in the Yarra Valley. We thoroughly enjoyed our starters (pate & arancini), I enjoy my main - gnocchi, however my husband didn’t enjoy his ragu- the pasta was undercooked and the sauce could have been warmer. The staff and...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We dropped into Mandala Wines for a tasting. Luckily, we were out just before a tour group arrived. The estate has a rustic feel and the roses were still blooming, making a delightful aspect. The wines were good, fortunately my traveling companion was driving, so...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The Italian gentleman who sells the wines is so very knowledgable and personable. We loved the Cab Sav and bought quite a few bottles of it. It has Merlot in it as well so it tastes a lot lighter. The Pinot was also a standout....More

Thank Oakie67
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Stop in on the Monday, not as busy and they still have the good wines available to try. Great red selection to try and the staff are very knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank 447steve046
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went with a couple of friends for a wine tasting. This was the best one we went to on the day. Kelly and Leo were great. Kelly went out of her way to make us feel welcome. Kelly spoke with passion about the wines and...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Following a very pleasant lunch at Divino Ristorante we were lured to Mandala Wines cellar door with an irresistible offer of a 20% discount for diners. We thoroughly enjoyed the generous tasting and flagged a few favorites to purchase. We also appreciated the knowledgeable and...More

Thank Coco_CAS
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Great staff who accommodated our large group of 13 with no booking. Wine tasting was very good and we got 20% off when we purchased bottles of wine to take home Fabulous thank you!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A great wine tasting in a very nice tasting room. Wines here are first class. I particularly enjoyed the cabernets rose and the chardonnay. We didn't eat here but could see a fine dining restaurant with white table cloths and views over the vines.

Thank LeonieshorncliffeQLD
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Mandala for wine tasting a few weeks ago. Really informative staff member, who was willing to answer our questions about the wine. Delicious wine, and generous pours and affordable prices.

Thank 568taniaw
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great wines. Huge selection. Cute waiter. Leo you entertained us well. You do know your wines. Will come back again.

Thank Ellen P
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