Johansen Wines, a family-run vineyard in Tumbarumba, is renowned for its captivating setting in an old converted shearing shed. This unique location, along with a roaring fire in the winter, creates an inviting atmosphere for visitors. The vineyard is recognized for its exceptional range of cool climate wines, including sparklings, Riesling, Chardonnay, gamay, Pinot Noir, and more. Family member Tom Southwell emphasizes that their wines reflect three stories: the season, the farm, and the style, underlining their commitment to showcasing the distinct terroir of Tumbarumba.
The Johansen family takes pride in their award-winning wines, earning accolades such as the ACCWS 2018 Best Sparkling and Best White Wine of Show for their 2016 Sparkling. The vineyard, located at 710 meters elevation with a soil profile rich in basalt, iron-magnesium, and feldspar, provides an ideal environment for cultivating grapes that yield wines with distinguished and elegant flavors.
The Cellar Door experience at Johansen Wines offers a warm welcome in a charming setting. Housed in a converted shearing shed, the Cellar Door invites guests to indulge in a range of wines that showcase the unique flavors of Tumbarumba. The Johansen family's dedication to hospitality and quality is evident in every aspect of the tasting experience. The Cellar Door is open for tastings and sales on weekends from 11 am to 4 pm and is available at other times by appointment, catering to the needs of visitors seeking a personalized wine tasting journey.
You can expect the following from a tasting at Johansen:
For those wishing to experience Johansen Wines, it is recommended to book an appointment, especially for weekend visits when the Cellar Door is open for tastings from 11 am to 4 pm. A tasting fee of $10 per person applies. This approach ensures that each guest receives attentive service and an opportunity to fully appreciate the range of wines offered. Johansen Wines' focus on quality and hospitality makes it a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts exploring the Tumbarumba region.Book now