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Shaw Family Vintners

Signal Point, Wharf Precinct, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
+61 8 8555 0810
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Shaw Ballast Stone Currency Creek Cellar Door - Not Impressed

Few vineyards have tasting fees. They credit it toward a purchase, but. Shaw's charges $5 for 5... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
ArghONaught
,
Melbourne, Australia
Excellent wine tasting

We had an excellent wine tasting. The staff member was very friendly and informative, knowing the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
rodkirkart
,
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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Cellar door offering wine tastings, overlooking the river on the wharf at Goolwa. Local produce and wine accessories available for purchase. Now offering wine by the glass and cheese or sweet platters. Complex has adjoining licensed cafe - lunch & coffee 7 days and gallery next door.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Signal Point, Wharf Precinct, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
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+61 8 8555 0810
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Few vineyards have tasting fees. They credit it toward a purchase, but. Shaw's charges $5 for 5 tastes limited to their entry wines; IMO they are not impressive even for the modest prices. Big $ step up is asked to taste their main label wines....More

Thank ArghONaught
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent wine tasting. The staff member was very friendly and informative, knowing the wines and able to answer our questions. Nice ambience and well organised.

Thank rodkirkart
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you had a pleasant experience and enjoyed our wines and cellar door - we hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I was on a personal search to taste region specific wines and happy to have found this cellar door, displaying a fantastic range from sparkling, whites, reds and even single vineyards down to some fortifieds. Sally was fantastic at conducting this tasting, who I feel...More

1  Thank mellissao594
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2016

Thank you for your terrific review Mellissa! So glad you enjoyed the wines and chatting with Sally. As you said, her experience in several roles within the Winery means she has lots of interesting information to share. We hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 12 October 2015

Lovely staff. Friendly and happy to help in any way they can. Gorgeous setting and amazing wines! This is always on our places to visit when we are in Goolwa.

1  Thank KJ W
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2015

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Our Cellar Door team love what they do and enjoy meeting visitors from near and far destinations. We look forward to welcoming you again when you next visit Goolwa.

Reviewed 14 August 2015

We went to a beautiful wine tasting recently it was Red wine accompanied by food to taste. Disappointed with the food it did not equal the beautiful tastings that we have had before. Not sure that we would go again. But probably will. The reason...More

1  Thank mary D
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2015

Thanks Mary for your review about our last Wine & Food Matching Session. We aim to showcase local food producers / establishments in these sessions and I guess all the food won't always suit everyone, every time. Sorry this time wasn't to your liking, but...More

Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

I visited the cellar door at Goolwa and was warmly welcomed by a lovely staff member, Judy. Great introduction to a lovely range of local wines. Excellent customer service. She knew her wines and steered me in the right direction, thanks Judy.

1  Thank Treenaleigh
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you for your review. Its always pleasing for the staff to know that their efforts are appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the wines and we hope to see you again when you are next in Goolwa.

Reviewed 30 March 2015

A group of five girlfriends spent a lovely weekend in Goolwa. A fabulous wine tasting lesson and cheese platter served by the lovely and very knowledgeable Judith. We ate and drank in the dining area which has beautiful views over the wharf, and spent the...More

1  Thank keepontravellingUk
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2015

Glad that you and your friends had such an enjoyable time at our Signal Point Cellar Door. Thank you for posting your review - Judith and her cellar door team will look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 16 March 2015

It is not well known tourist destination and a few kilometres off the main road but worth a visit. The chardonnay and rose were good and well priced. Serviced in the tasting room was professional and friendly.More

1  Thank Oldjack
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2015

Thank you for posting your review. I am guessing that you visited the cellar door at the Winery in Currency Creek (open Mon-Fri) - we also have a cellar door in the wharf precinct in Goolwa (open 7 days). Glad you enjoyed the wine and...More

Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Simply brilliant service from Judith to match a wide variety of wines available for tasting. Cheese platters on offer to match. If you're in Goolwa don't miss this.

1  Thank matthewhiggs
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and photograph - good to hear you had such a positive visit. Our staff always endeavour to provide excellent customer service and its great to get feedback that its noticed and appreciated.

Reviewed 25 September 2014

Always a must visit - awesome views...great welcome - but it got better again Just finished the latest Sparkling Pinot - flash new bottle and label - and as good as Aussie bubbles we've had - just nudged out our favourite (from the Ad Hills)...More

1  Thank S_J_Adelaide
CellarDoorManager, Manager at Shaw Family Vintners, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2014

Thanks for coming by again - and also for the great feedback about our newly released Reserve Brut. We have been getting lots of terrific feedback on both the new packaging and the wine - its proving to be a real hit. We hope to...More

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