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Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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SO unique! LOVE the port and I don't even drink port usually!

This place is a gem. The owner is a retired physio who bacame a winemaker. The setting is very... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Stacy L
New York City, New York
Not your ordinary winery

The sign out front of the Shannonvale Tropical Fruity Winery says it all - these wines are not... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Canberra, Australia
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“black sapote”(11 reviews)
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We make award winning wines from Tropical Fruit and no this does not mean they are sweet and sticky. They range from very dry wines to ports and they are all commercial standard. The wines are single-fruit wines, not blends. All the fruits we use...more
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417 Shannonvale Rd, Mossman, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 4000
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

This place is a gem. The owner is a retired physio who bacame a winemaker. The setting is very quaint and tropical looking. We had the whole place to ourselves which was very nice. The wines are totally unique. They are NOT sticky at all....More

Thank Stacy L
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stacy L. The Black Sapote fruit is also known as the Chocolate Pudding fruit. It is quite unique in that it doesn't have a taste or a smell. It needs a catalyst to bring out flavours. Locally, people will mix it with a variety...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

The sign out front of the Shannonvale Tropical Fruity Winery says it all - these wines are not sweet, sticky or syrupy. There is a good selection for tasting - four can be sampled without any obligation to purchase. We tried several and purchased two...More

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TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you Blurlilac for your review. You hit the nail on the head, we make wine for people not just for people who drink wine. For better or for worse there are many people now who didn't drink wine with their food and now they...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

A tour guide we had met recommended we try fruit wines from here as we would find it an interesting addition to our visit. The property was situated just outside Mosman itself and was very lovely with beautiful orchard views and stunning plantations of tropical...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Just a few months ago my husband and I worked our way through many wine regions, from Margaret River, Denmark, Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills, Eden Valley, Barossa and Orange...it was time to try something different. And different it is. Come here with an open mind...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I are not big wine people, but we left this place with 6 bottles! The family are just lovely and taught us so much about wine. Highly recommend!!

Thank madisonmouat
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon at this little gem just outside of Mossman. From experience at other fruit wineries, we thought these would also be sweet but to our surprise we thoroughly enjoyed our tasting with Tony who walked us through all the varieties. We...More

Thank Ron and Ria H
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful boutique winery that produces their own fruit for their wines! It was really Lovely! A must visit for anyone traveling north! Thank you!

Thank Danica M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Fruit wine is a new and different experience for most of us. Made only from different types of tropical fruit, the tastings are conducted in a delightful and lush green outdoor venue overlooked by a resident kookaburra and conducted by the winemaker. Highlights for me...More

Thank Cathy N
TonyandTrudieWoodall, Owner at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Hi Cathy N, Thank you for your review. From memory you tried all 12 of our wines and you may remember we talked about all of the table wines being a match with different foods. This is one of the attractions of a wine that...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I have lived in the area for a few years but never been to the winery. We had some friends from the UK staying in Port, who were keen to try fruit wines. Being the designated driver I could not try the whole range, but...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Wines made with a variety of fruit such as lycée, mango and jaboticaba. They range from very dry to sweet liquors and they also have several ports. I did not really like the wines but both ports were nice. Their system is 4 tastings for...More

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November 8, 2015|
Response from TonyandTrudieWoodall | Property representative |
The above is my response to the alleged visit by Peter W (Wood). I could find no other way of reporting this problem to you, TripAdvisor. Hopefully someone from TripAdvisor will see this and fix the problem. Both of... More