McLaren Vale Wine Region Winery Accommodation


South Australian Accommodation

McLaren Vale Wineries and Vineyards

McLaren Vale is one of Australia's oldest winemaking regions and is located only 30 minutes drive south of Adelaide. Visitors to the McLaren Vale wine region are met with a vista of soft rolling vineyards and charming townships, flanked by the South Lofty Ranges falling into the sea.

 

The regions climate is mostly Mediterranean with fresh sea breezes and pleasant sunny days. Temperatures drop in the evening due to the cool night winds that float down from the Ranges. The quality of the grape is assured by good rainfall in the winter and mild temperatures. The area is regarded as one of the safest wine growing regions in Australia.

 

The McLaren Vale Shiraz is considered by many to be the best in the world. It is often blended with Viognier to create aromatic wine with silky tastes. Fruit filled Chardonnays and Sauvignon Blancs are the foremost white wine varieties of the region. Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot and Shiraz are the stand out varieties amongst the reds.

 

The rich soils mean that fresh produce and livestock is bountiful here. The region is well known for its olives, nuts, cheeses, berries, organic vegetables, venison, beef, lamb, rainbow trout and marron. Enjoy this local produce and fantastic wines at McLaren Vales finest restaurants. Also don't miss the Farmers Markets at Willunga every Saturday morning.

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