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How could you not visit this winery with a name like it has! We were welcomed at the door by a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fionamartin
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Adelaide, Australia
Always worth a visit

This is my third visit to Mad B@stard Wines. It's a quirky winery but always worth a visit. The... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Ross H
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Adelaide, Australia
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Main North Road | 1 Km North of Clare Township, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How could you not visit this winery with a name like it has! We were welcomed at the door by a resident 'wine dog' closely followed by an unusual and very entertaining introduction and welcome from the owner of the establishment! Not laughed so much...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is my third visit to Mad B@stard Wines. It's a quirky winery but always worth a visit. The actual mad b@stard, who's only been there once in my visits, is a somewhat interesting character and probably not to everyone's tastes. That said the winery...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Mad b**tard? No, just an utter (c*nt). Never again. Obnoxious and the wines are far below par. A disappointing experience never to be repeated. The Clare Valley is evolving and there are much more interesting and engaging cellar doors with wines that are far superior....More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great cellar door and even better wines. Small and personal, owners are very friendly and tell a great story as to how this winery came about. Bought a few bottles to bring home, gutted that I can’t buy them anywhere back home

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The selection of wines is great. There are some varieties that I had not heard of. Some could take offence to the staff manners but it us part of the culture. Love the signs.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

driving into this winery is stunning. There are a lot of different signs along the way to amuse you. Service was very friendly would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Kerrie N
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We had heard the stories and tasted the muscat which was part of the purpose for the visit. So we headed off not knowing what to expect. The entrance to the vineyard is a lovely drive surrounded by a canopy of plants and with quirky...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

What a character. Driving up his tree lined drive with various humorous signs set the tone for a fun tasting. This man may offend some but seriously, take it all in fun and enjoy the experience. We loved his fruity Riesling and the port. We...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick visit on our way through Clare, the homestead and surrounds are just gorgeous. Lots of character and the wines were lovely.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Had a great time sampling some of their wines which were all first class. Informative staff with an in-depth knowledge of the estate grown wines. Also for sale are some beautiful Riedel glasses individually marked for him and her. I can’t put the engraved names...More

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