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“Great location & nice wines”

Hugh Hamilton Wines
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McLaren Vale Winery Small Group Tour from Adelaide Including Wine Tasting and...
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Owner description: Hugh Hamilton Wines is a 'must see' winery in McLaren Vale. Set on a ridge line it provides nearly 360 degree 'stunning' views of the McLaren Vale wine region. The wines are all estate grown and include the main stream varietals such as Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot plus the unusual varieties including White Frontignan, Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot, Tempranillo and Saperavi. All wines have fun names and include The Trickster, The Scallywag, The Loose Cannon, The Rascal, The Villain, The Ratbag, The Mongrel, The Scoundrel, The Nutter, The Floozie, The Strumpet, The Oddball, and The Madam. Visitors from overseas are all welcome.
Reviewed July 4, 2013

Having a nice wine tasting area/building always adds to the experience, with nearly 360 degree views of surrounding vines its a great location. The addition of sheep themed from moment you enter drive, the wine names & merchandise, it adds something a little different to other wineries, something to remember and distinguish from others. Well done, very clever. They do a sensational Muscat!! I have been to McClaren Vale several times and went back the 2nd time especially to buy some more. With several beautiful wineries on same street you can't go wrong.

Thank Country_Couple772
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6372, Owner at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2013

Many thanks for your positive comments on Trip Advisor. We very much appreciate you coming back to visit us again. We are a small family winery and we take great pride in our wines. We will invest in our vineyards and wines on a 'whatever-it-takes' basis to ensure that all wines are of the utmost quality. We also have wonderful staff who are very knowledgeable about wine and give great service to our customers. We hope you'll come back and visit us when you're next in McLaren Vale.

Cheers,

Hugh

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

From the entrance of sheep dips (instead of speed humps) you know this place is going to be something. Hugh does some great wine, and having his rammed earth cellar door set up above the tops of the vines the view is special indeed. Become one of the Black Sheep, great experience.

Thank mistiacre
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

Took some visitors from Melbourne to 6 different wineries and were blown over by the wonderful views and excellent service from Pam Hamilton in the tasting room. The wines were excellent (we left with a mixed dozen) and the view, has to be the best in the area. The cheeky marketing and overall presentation of the wine and merchandise was carried of with such aplomb. Make this one of your stops when you next visit McLaren vale, if only they served lunch we would have stayed for that too!

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Reviewed April 29, 2013

Did a McLaren Vale tour on the weekend - Hugh Hamilton wines was the standout cellar door, by a wine country mile. Firstly the view from the cellar door is magnificant, go for the best view in the area.

Now to the wines, all are great wines are coupled with excellent information, helps make one an instant wine expert. It is hard to find such a good rose - it is great as is the sangiovese as is the tempranillo. The names are great, a laugh and wine is a great combination.

It is also kid friendly - bonus for relaxed tasting!

I suggest go now! Only suggestion would be great to have a sit down glass with a cheese plate as the view is fantastic.

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

We could not have asked for anything better. The views across the grape vines are spectacular, with a 360 degree view, you miss nothing. The staff members are so friendly, and even more importantly, actually know what they are talking about. The range of foods available are fabulous and so tasty, fresh and unique. And those quirky gifts with sheep and rams are worthwhile, I can't get my wife out of her "madam" t-shirt. Thank you for the experience.

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