Jim Barry Wines

A boutique Winery and Cellar Door in the Clare Valley

Wine Tasting at Jim Barry

Jim Barry Wines, a name deeply embedded in the annals of Australian wine history, stands as a hallmark of the Clare Valley's winemaking excellence. Founded by Jim Barry, the first qualified winemaker in the Clare Valley, the winery has played a pivotal role in establishing the region as a world-class producer of Riesling and other distinguished varietals. With a lineage that spans three generations of Roseworthy graduates, Jim Barry Wines is a testament to family-driven dedication and a deep-seated connection to the Clare Valley community. This commitment is reflected in their diverse portfolio, which includes Cabernet Malbec, Shiraz, Riesling, and a pioneering Assyrtiko, showcasing the winery's innovative spirit and the rich terroir of the Clare Valley.

The winery's philosophy is rooted in a deep understanding of their land and a commitment to expressing its unique character through their wines. Today, under the stewardship of Peter Barry and his children, Tom, Sam, and Olivia, Jim Barry Wines continues to honour its heritage while embracing modern winemaking techniques. The result is a range of wines that are not only reflective of the Clare Valley's storied history but also of the Barry family's passion for winemaking. The family's dedication to the community and the wine industry at large has cemented Jim Barry Wines as a cornerstone of the Clare Valley's wine legacy.

Visit Jim Barry in Clare Valley

Visitors to Jim Barry Wines' Cellar Door in the Clare Valley are welcomed into a world where history, passion, and the art of winemaking converge. Open Monday through Saturday, the cellar door offers a range of tasting experiences that cater to both the casual wine enthusiast and the dedicated collector. The Immersion Tasting, priced at $20 per person, is a comprehensive journey through the winery's expansive selection, including both current and cellar release vintages. For those seeking an even deeper dive, The Collector Tasting at $150 per person provides an exclusive look at three vintages of the iconic 'The Armagh' Shiraz, among others, in a private setting.

The Cellar Door's ambiance, coupled with the range of wines available for tasting, reflects the Barry family's commitment to showcasing the best of the Clare Valley. With features that cater to pets, premium experiences, and the option for cheese pairings, tours, and both indoor and outdoor settings, Jim Barry Wines ensures a memorable visit for all. The winery also offers boutique accommodation, inviting guests to indulge in the ultimate luxury experience amidst the picturesque Clare Valley.

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Book a tasting at Jim Barry

Bookings are recommended for all tasting experiences at Jim Barry Wines to ensure a personalised and immersive experience. With options ranging from The Immersion Tasting, ideal for those looking to explore a wide array of the winery's offerings, to The Collector Tasting, designed for connoisseurs interested in rare vintages, there is something for every palate. The tasting fees are redeemable on purchases over specific amounts, adding value to the experience. Guests are encouraged to book in advance, particularly for The Collector Tasting, which requires a 2-person minimum and at least 48 hours' notice. This policy ensures that every visitor receives the attentive service and in-depth exploration that Jim Barry Wines is renowned for, making each tasting a journey through the Clare Valley's winemaking heritage.

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