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Fox Creek Wines

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Address: 90 Malpas Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Fox Creek Wines began when a group of medicos decided to realise a lifelong...

Fox Creek Wines began when a group of medicos decided to realise a lifelong passion - creating wine from bare earth and sunshine. The earth was found at McLaren Vale, one of South Australia's premier wine regions on the Fleurieu Peninsula. The sunshine was free.Jim and Helen Watts purchased the 32 hectare Vineyard property in 1984 and were advised against planting vines in the heavy clay soil. Undeterred by the sceptics they planted and nurtured fine quality cuttings. Their labours bore quality fruit which they lovingly converted into supreme quality wines. Success followed and blends and single varietal wines are produced from Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Mourverdre, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Verdelho vines. Their Reserve Shiraz received an Excellent Classification in Langton’s 5th Classification of Australian Wine.The nineteenth century stone Cellar Door Cottage is surrounded by beautiful tranquil grounds where visitors often picnic. The Cellar Door is open for tastings daily, 10am and 5pm. Winery tours are available at 10:20am on Mondays and Fridays; bookings essential.

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Fox Creek was a wonderful experience

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Fox Creek. The staff were very friendly and informative and the wine tasting environment was ver relaxed. So much so that we bought a case and a... read more

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Fox Creek. The staff were very friendly and informative and the wine tasting environment was ver relaxed. So much so that we bought a case and a half of wine. Had them shipped home and join their wine club.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First visit to Fox Creek. Stunning wines and food. Rosalind and her daughter Coco were enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate about the wines, which made it all the more enjoyable. We sat outside and had a platter with a bottle of their Shiraz. AND it is a 'children welcome' venue with activities for them. Such a really good experience. Many thanks.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Wow, what a wonderful review. We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. It is great to hear that you had a memorable and enjoyable experience. We look forward to your next visit. The Fox Creek Team More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The lady (with German name) was very pleasant to us explaining the different red wines we tasted. In the end, i bought lots of wine and become a member. Goof experience with Fox Creek Wines. Hoping to come back. Cheers! Alex

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you Alex, we really appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review. You described exactly what we hope you and all our customers experience every time they visit us, Gerlinde is a great asset to us. Welcome to our Circle club, we look forward to your next visit. The Fox Creek Team More 

Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Artistic cosy decor; good red wines, especially the sparkling; white wines OK. Nice stop on way to Victor Harbor, and to Middleton in whale watching season.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Arctic Fox Grand Cuvée Sparkling White. The Fox Creek Team More 

Adelaide
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently tasted the wonderful range of wines offered at the Fox Creek Cellar Door and was most impressed. The staff were most attentive and I thoroughly enjoyed the session so much that I purchased a significant number of wines and obtained Fox Creek Circle membership which ensures future purchases and great deals. I also attended a beautiful wedding there... More 

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door and are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our wine too! We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. Welcome to our Circle club, we look forward to your next visit. The Fox... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely relaxing cottage in beautiful gardens. Top wines and yummy platter. Very enjoyable afternoon with friendly staff.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cellar door. We are so glad you all had a memorable and enjoyable experience and that you enjoyed your visit and our wines. The Fox Creek Team More 

Mildura, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxed and comfortable sitting areas with friendly service and a lovely range of wine. We weren't rushed at all.

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Really wonderful of you to give us this review. We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. Fox Creek is committed to only produce high-quality wines. We hope to see you again soon. The Fox Creek Team More 

Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to Fox Creek Wines is a must! The wines are beautifully crafted and the tasting room a cosy delight.

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Thank you, your review is very much appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our wines and our cosy Cellar Door. The Fox Creek Team More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Well with many cellar doors to choose from around McLaren Vale we started out at Fox Creek and what a great start the staff were great and the wines delicious. We enjoyed a wonderful tasting from sparking through a range of beautiful whites and reds accompanied by a wonderful dialogue from background of the wines and the winery with no... More 

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

What a lovely and comprehensive review Leo, thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you all had a memorable and enjoyable experience. We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. Welcome to our Circle club, we look forward to your next visit. The Fox Creek... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A pleasant visit to Fox Creek today for some wine tasting. A friendly host who took us through their range of wines. The setting is an older cottage which is tastefully decorated. The tasting area is quite small and feels like you are in the kitchen. Possibly there are other areas set up for tasting with larger groups. Overall we... More 

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Vici P, Manager at Fox Creek Wines, responded to this review

Wow Mark, what a wonderful review. We are very proud of our passionate cellar door staff and will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. It is great to hear that you had a memorable and enjoyable experience and enjoyed our wines too. The Fox Creek Team More 

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