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Swinging Gate Vineyard

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Rufus

This was the second place we visited on our trip to Tassie, recommended by folks at Loira. So glad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seaside09044766104
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Very fine wine with a down to earth bloke

The wine at The Swinging Gate Winery is unique and incredibly delicious. I had to hold-up on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
davconbuilding
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103 Glendale Rd, Sidmouth, Tasmania 7270, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Last winery on a hectic day of the Tamar Valley. Wish we had landed here earlier. Met by the calendar girl Nellie herself and escorted into the authentic setting we were treated with great aplomb. Wine tasting was free - the service and Information down...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank trevorg327
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the second place we visited on our trip to Tassie, recommended by folks at Loira. So glad we went - twice!! Doug does some amazing things with pinot grigio, one of my favourite white varieties. Unusual style, great flavours and really pushing the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Seaside09044766104
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wine at The Swinging Gate Winery is unique and incredibly delicious. I had to hold-up on the tastings as I was behind the ol steering wheel. It was a gorgeous sun-filled Saturday arvo in the Tamar Valley. My fiancé & I were recommended this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank davconbuilding
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

This place was one of the highlights of our wine tour. The staff were very knowledgeable and the owner was very friendly and helpful. Wonderful views over the vineyard. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank claireyanderson
Douglas C, Owner at Swinging Gate Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

Thanks guys, always a pleasure

Reviewed 22 December 2018

I've never experienced such a generous tasting. The winemaker was so friendly and knowledgeable. Great earthy white and Amarone. Definitely worth it a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Monchieri G
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Great wines with points of difference. So lovely to meet and taste with the winemaker himself. Best Pinot we have tasted so far.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 608dianner
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

This winery was the last we visited on the day. The wines were excellent and the owner was very knowledgeable. He used terms that we could understand and it was more about the enjoyment of the wine rather than dazzling us with wine terms. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank patriciarY6902IY
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We were travelling with friends and went to visit a different winery they like but it was closed. So we decided to pop into to Swinging Gate. What a great find. Doug was generous and knowledgeable, we tasted everything he had. Nellie the dog was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AgathonS
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended must visit vineyard. Doug Cox was so knowledgeable and shared his passion. Fantastic wines. Thanks Doug best cellar door in Tasmania

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carl T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Doug and Nelly (the pupper) greeted us as soon as we pulled up. They shared their knowledge with us on all of the wines they produce. They have a couple of wines that you won’t see everywhere which was pretty cool! Doug was more than...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sammi O
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