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Samuel's Gorge

193 Chaffey's Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8651
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Samuels gorgeous wines

This was the second stop on our Fat Lady Wine Tour. Funky interior with wine press etc bedecking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gary S
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Delicious wine & excellent service

Visited Samuels gorge with a friend on a Sunday afternoon. Exceptional service throughout the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Tegan H
via mobile
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Samuel's Gorge is a boutique winery specialising in small batch red wines including Shiraz, Grenache, Tempranillo, Mourvedre and Graciano. Housed in a mid 1850's built farm shed, our award winning cellar door offers sweeping views of the Onkaparinga River National Park.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“national park” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
193 Chaffey's Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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+61 8 8323 8651
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second stop on our Fat Lady Wine Tour. Funky interior with wine press etc bedecking the rooms. Popular with locals it seems. We tasted 5 wines. One I recall was an obscure grape variant from Spain. Nice experiment, but no thanks. Great...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Samuels gorge with a friend on a Sunday afternoon. Exceptional service throughout the duration of the afternoon from Mike. Delicious wine & beautiful views. Perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon in the sunshine. Will return !

Thank Tegan H
Michael B, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

What an amazing day that was! A bit of a busy one in the cellar door but always great to hear such positive reviews, cheers! Looking forward to your return =)

Reviewed 21 September 2017

What a lovely winery, just love the old building and loved how they do the wine tasting experience. The young man telling us all about the wines was great and knew his stuff. The view is also great from the vineyard. The quality of the...More

Thank Bernie T
Steve D, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hi Bernie, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit. It is wonderful to receive such positive feedback about not only our staff, but the wine and your overall tasting experience. I will be sure to congratulate Mikey on a job well done....More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

What can I say, we opened the door, were given a red wine straight away in front of the fire, what more could you ask for. Yes we loved the down to earth vibe as well, loved the décor, loved the wine and loved the...More

Thank Toni H
Steve D, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Toni, Thanks for your fabulous review. It was great to receive such positive feedback about your visit to our cellar door. Enjoy your bottle of wine and we look forward to catching up again when you're next in the Vale.

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The staff were fantastic, the wine was yummy and loved the down to earth vibe with rustic machinery and rugs dotted around. Chunk the dog was simply gorgeous-friendly and tried to get us to throw the bung for him. Loved how small the team were,...More

Thank BenAndSamAdventures
Steve D, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi BenandSam, Thanks for your fabulous review of our cellar door. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time at our cellar door and were able to spend some quality time with Chunk. We think our cellar door guys do an awesome job,...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Located in a stunning valley the small rustic hut that houses the Samuel's Gorge cellar door is a breath of fresh air in the stuffy wine tasting world. We went on a Thursday on our way back to our accomodation from a hike and were...More

Thank mary2lou
Steve D, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Mary2you, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit. It was a pleasure having you and your 'active wear crew' in the cellar door. I thoroughly enjoyed sharing a few laughs as we tasted through the wines - surely that is what...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Pretty grounds in the winter sun with a cosy tasting room complete with a fire and a sweet dog. The wines were clearly well-considered with just three for tasting and all were complex and delicious.

Thank Carmelmom
Steve D, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Carmelmom, Thanks for reviewing your recent cellar door visit. It is great to see that you enjoyed the wines and your tasting experience. Hopefully we will see you back at the winery when your next in the Vale.

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Amazing view, great rustic place with gorgeous old world feel, fabulous staff with passion oozing from them, wines that make the soul sing, wonderfully lead by a bloke who is a beacon of the wine industry. Justin McNamee may come across as slightly crazy -...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

A bit out of the way, but in a very beautiful spot. A small rustic tasting room that was so crowded we we unable to speak to anyone about the wines, but which were enjoyable, but not great.More

Thank Olli S
Steve D, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Hi Olli, Thanks for providing feedback on your recent visit to our cellar door. It is disappointing to hear that you were not able to speak to one of our cellar door staff about the wines. Our cellar door can get very busy, but this...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon here, the wine is superb and the staff, music, decor is different but warm and welcoming.Justin the wine maker is a authentic character that has passion for what he does and this is reflected in the wine. Make this a...More

Thank Dennis d
Steve D, Guest Relations Manager at Samuel's Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thanks for the fabulous feedback Dennis. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your visit and had the opportunity to chat with Justin about the wines. We are very fortunate to have two passionate and engaging winemakers who are more than happy to share...More

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