A boutique Winery and Cellar Door in the Clare Valley

Wine Tasting at Skillogalee

Skillogalee Wines, a family-owned winery in the Clare Valley, is celebrated for its award-winning, hand-crafted wines that embody the rich flavours and full-bodied character of the region. Established in 1970, the vineyards are situated in the picturesque Sevenhill subregion, where low-yielding old vines thrive in the unique dolomite soils, contributing to the distinctive minerality of Skillogalee's wines. The vineyards are meticulously tended with sustainable practices that emphasize natural biodiversity and rely on natural rainfall, highlighting the winery's commitment to minimal intervention and the preservation of terroir in every bottle. Skillogalee's range includes varietals such as Riesling, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Grenache, each reflecting the essence of the Skilly Valley through their nuanced flavours and balanced acidity.

The Skillogalee Cellar Door, housed in a historic stone settler's cottage from the 1850s, offers visitors a delightful tasting experience amidst the beauty of the Clare Valley. The cellar door not only serves as a gateway to Skillogalee's exceptional wines but also offers breathtaking views of the estate vineyards, providing an idyllic backdrop for guests to explore the winery's diverse portfolio. From crisp, aromatic whites to rich, complex reds, the knowledgeable staff guide guests through tastings, sharing insights into the winemaking process, varietal characteristics, and the storied history of both Skillogalee and the Clare Valley.

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Visitors to Skillogalee are invited to not only discover the winery's exceptional range of wines but also to indulge in a gourmet experience at the onsite restaurant. Nestled within the same historic cottage as the cellar door, the restaurant offers a unique dining experience that pairs Skillogalee's wines with delicious, locally-sourced meals. Open for lunch daily, the restaurant is a testament to the winery's dedication to showcasing the best of Clare Valley's produce, complemented by Skillogalee's wines. This harmonious blend of fine wine and cuisine, set against the scenic backdrop of the vineyards, ensures a memorable culinary journey for all visitors.

You can expect the following from a tasting at Skillogalee:

Book a tasting at Skillogalee

Bookings are recommended for all tasting experiences at Skillogalee to ensure a personalised and enriching visit. With limited space in the historic cellar door and a high demand for tastings, especially for groups larger than six, securing a booking in advance is advised to avoid disappointment. This recommendation extends to the restaurant, where guests can enjoy lunch paired with Skillogalee's wines. By booking ahead, visitors can fully immerse themselves in the winery's offerings, from exploring the range of hand-crafted wines to savoring the culinary delights of the restaurant, all while enjoying the unparalleled beauty of the Clare Valley.

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