Welcome to McWilliam's Wines, a storied name in Australian winemaking with a rich history dating back to 1877. Nestled in the Riverina Wine Region, McWilliams has been a cornerstone of winemaking since J.J. McWilliam planted the first vine cuttings in Hanwood in 1913. The winery is celebrated for its dedication to crafting high-quality wines that embody the distinct characteristics of the region. A statue of J.J. McWilliam at the cellar door symbolises the winery's deep connection to its heritage and the region's viticultural legacy.
McWilliams offers a diverse array of wines, showcasing both classic varietals typical of the Riverina and unique blends. This range highlights the winery's commitment to both tradition and innovation. Each bottle reflects a deep understanding of viticulture, showcasing the essence of the vineyards and the winemaking philosophy that has evolved over the years.
The Hanwood Barrel Cellar Door at McWilliams provides a genuine Riverina winemaking experience, open from Thursday to Saturday. Visitors are welcomed into an environment rich in history for an informative wine tasting journey. The cellar door offers a chance to taste a wide selection of McWilliams' wines, each a narrative of the region's winemaking heritage. The tasting sessions, set against a backdrop of historical significance, are designed to educate and delight wine enthusiasts and casual visitors alike.
You can expect the following from a tasting at McWilliam's:
Booking at McWilliams is essential for all tasting experiences, particularly for larger groups. The winery provides a variety of tasting options. The Classic Tasting Flight costs $10 per person, the Discovery Tasting Flight is $20 per person, and the Ultimate Tasting Flight is $30 per person. For a more exclusive experience, the Flagship Fortified Experience and the Fortified x Cuvee Chocolate Flight are available at $60 per person. These tastings provide an enriching opportunity to explore McWilliams' extensive wine range, with each offering a unique insight into the winery's craft.Book now