Shingleback Wine

A boutique Winery and Cellar Door in McLaren Vale

Wine Tasting at Shingleback

Shingleback Wine, nestled in the renowned McLaren Vale region, has been a vital part of the local viticulture landscape for over 25 years. With a focus on crafting wines that encapsulate the true essence of this unique terroir, Shingleback is dedicated to producing varietals that thrive in McLaren Vale's Mediterranean climate. This includes their acclaimed Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, and an array of other styles like Sparkling Shiraz and Fiano. The winery's commitment to environmental stewardship and community engagement is evident in every bottle, ensuring that each wine not only reflects the rich, ancient soils of the region but also the winery's sustainable practices and respect for the land.

Under the guidance of Mark Jamieson, Shingleback's winemaking philosophy centres on a harmonious relationship between the vineyard and the winemaker, allowing the unique characteristics of each varietal to shine through with minimal intervention. This approach has led to numerous accolades, including the prestigious Jimmy Watson Trophy, underscoring the winery's dedication to excellence and innovation in the world of wine. Shingleback's wines are a testament to the enduring character of McLaren Vale, offering a complex, structured, and generous profile that stands the test of time.

Visit Shingleback in McLaren Vale

The Shingleback Cellar Door, a beautifully restored barn from the late 1800s, offers visitors an immersive experience into the heart of McLaren Vale. Here, guests can explore a range of tasting experiences, from structured flights highlighting the estate's iconic reds to a more personalised journey through their diverse wine portfolio. The cellar door, with its original Willunga slate floors and exposed brick walls, provides a cozy yet elegant backdrop for tasting some of McLaren Vale's finest wines. Whether opting for the Davey Estate Experience, the Icon Reds, or the Light, Bright, and Aromatic tasting, visitors are invited to tailor their exploration to their own preferences, ensuring a memorable and engaging visit.

In addition to wine tastings, the cellar door welcomes groups with a dedicated tasting experience, complemented by the option to enjoy a Vineyard Platter or Cheese Board. This inclusive approach caters to various dietary needs, making it a perfect destination for all visitors. The recent renovation has added a layer of contemporary luxury to the space, reflecting Shingleback's commitment to excellence and the continuous quest to provide an exceptional visitor experience.

You can expect the following from a tasting at Shingleback:

Book a tasting at Shingleback

Shingleback Wine recommends bookings for all tasting experiences to ensure a personalised and comprehensive visit. With tastings ranging from $15 to $25 per person, guests have the opportunity to delve into the winery's extensive range, from their award-winning Icon Reds to the diverse offerings of the Davey Estate. For those visiting in groups, a dedicated experience is available, ensuring that everyone, from wine aficionados to casual enthusiasts, can enjoy the rich tapestry of flavours that Shingleback has to offer. By recommending reservations, especially for larger parties, Shingleback ensures that each guest receives the attention and care that define their cellar door experience, making it a must-visit destination in McLaren Vale.

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