A boutique Winery and Cellar Door in the Clare Valley

Wine Tasting at Koonowla

Koonowla, nestled in the heart of the Clare Valley, is a winery that boasts a rich history and a vibrant future. This distinguished winery, now part of the Clare Valley Vineyards collective alongside Georges Wines, offers a diverse portfolio of wines including Shiraz, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, and the less common Primitivo and Mataro. Koonowla's winemaking approach combines traditional techniques with modern innovation, reflecting the unique terroir of Clare Valley. The winery's commitment to quality and expression of regional character is evident in every bottle, making Koonowla a standout in the Clare Valley wine scene.

With its picturesque setting and historic roots, Koonowla is not just a winery but a destination. The vineyard's commitment to community and engagement is showcased through its monthly food and wine events, such as 'Twilight at Koonowla', which features live music and local cuisine. These events, set against the backdrop of Koonowla's stunning cellar door patio or within the historic winery during winter, offer both locals and visitors a taste of Clare Valley's vibrant culture and hospitality.

Visit Koonowla in Clare Valley

The Koonowla Cellar Door is a gateway to an immersive wine experience, where guests can explore the full range of Koonowla's wines in a setting that is both welcoming and accessible. Beyond wine tasting, Koonowla is a venue for weddings and events, offering the beautiful Koonowla Homestead, rose garden, and Wisteria arbour as idyllic backdrops for celebrations. The property also features accommodation options, including the Homestead that can sleep up to 12 guests, making it an ideal retreat for those wishing to delve deeper into the Clare Valley experience. Whether you're visiting for a tasting, staying for a weekend, or celebrating a special occasion, Koonowla provides a perfect blend of wine, history, and natural beauty.

You can expect the following from a tasting at Koonowla:

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Bookings are recommended for all tasting experiences at Koonowla to ensure a personalised and memorable visit. The winery's approachable and knowledgeable staff are dedicated to guiding guests through the diverse wine portfolio, offering insights into the unique qualities of each varietal and the Clare Valley terroir. For those planning to attend Koonowla's popular events or looking to book the Homestead for a weekend getaway, early reservations are advised to secure your spot. Koonowla's commitment to creating memorable experiences for every guest, whether through tastings, events, or accommodations, is a testament to its integral role in the Clare Valley community and wine industry.

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