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Ugly Duckling Wines

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely relaxed place - where the fur babies are also welcome!

Just love the relaxed vibe here. No nonsense food and a great selection of accompanying wines. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane C
,
Perth, Australia
Nice

Outdoor seating area was good, wine pouring staff were friendly, cheese platters looked good, small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sheldon454
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Singapore, Singapore
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​A charming, rustic cottage overlooking the vines is home to our small boutique vineyard and cellar door. Premium wines, all locally grown and crafted, coupled with old-fashioned service and a friendly smile is what you’ll find at our popular spot...more
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7790 West Swan Rd, West Swan, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6055, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just love the relaxed vibe here. No nonsense food and a great selection of accompanying wines. The Oaked Chardonnay is my favourite :-)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diane C
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Diane! We certainly love a visit from the fur babies and so glad you enjoyed your time at Ugly Duckling. Yes, the Oaked Chardonnay is a really nice wine. Hopefully we will see you here again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday which was probably a poor choice since the place was full of people from hen parties, party buses etc. Overall, this contributed to a good atmosphere but we seemed to be the only people even remotely interested in wine. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 396helenal
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, Saturdays are very popular days for hens and birthday parties. We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and are sorry that other customers interrupted your tasting. Hopefully we get to see you on a quieter weekday sometime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outdoor seating area was good, wine pouring staff were friendly, cheese platters looked good, small & modest,

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sheldon454
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we are so glad you enjoyed your wine tasting. Hopefully we will see you here again soon.

Reviewed 12 December 2018

We choose Ugly Duckling as our first stop firstly because of the name, but also because of the good reviews they had received on google. It was a very good first choice. Tash gave us a very good introduction to Ugly Ducklings wines and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FromMajsLips
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and your day out in the Swan Valley. Hopefully we will see you at Ugly Duckling again soon.

Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Nice small winery, good food but if they are busy you will wait for dome time. You order at the bar, prices and wines are pretty good. Would visit againMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank saca27
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Thanks for your review and lovely to hear that you would like to visit again. We certainly don't like to keep people waiting but sometimes we get totally caught out, especially if people haven't booked. I'm sorry if you had to wait a while. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

So happy with our first stop - Kurt hit the perfect note of friendly and knowledgeable, the wines were irresistible and the setting is beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jolenec1978
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks, Jolene, for leaving such a lovely review. Kurt is fantastic, and such an asset to the Ugly Duckling team, and we will certainly pass on your wonderful feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Just lovely!!! Nice staff beautiful cheese platter, live music and wine. A very engoyable day. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharybo
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Great to hear you had such a good birthday celebration and I will pass on your comment to the staff. Hopefully we see you again soon. Best wishes Joanne

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Our first stop on the wine and food trail was at the Ugly Duckling Winery. It set the scene for the day. We were able to bring our fur baby with us to the bar where we sampled delicious wines. The winery even makes sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Riv23
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for such a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and we love seeing our four legged friends enjoy themselves! Hopefully we will see you again soon for a pie or platter and a glass of wine. All the best.

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We were running late for lunch after a long morning at Caversham. Saw this place on the map and decided to give it a go. What a lovely little place it was. We had the cheese and ham sampler - it was a hit with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chowh430
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We are so glad that you all enjoyed your visit here, as well as the wines, platter and pie, and that the kids got to enjoy running through the vineyard! Hopefully...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Was very pleased with the selection available for tasting. The young lady serving was extremely helpful and knew her product. Am looking forward to enjoying my purchases when I get home.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jannabelle655
Joanne H, Owner at Ugly Duckling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your wine tasting here and thank you for the review. We hope you enjoy the wines and hopefully we will see you again soon! All the best.

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coffront
31 August 2018|
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Response from Joanne H | Property representative |
Hi Coffron, Thank you for your enquiry. We have sent a response through to the email you sent us on 31 August. Kind regards
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Saturday and Sunday afternoons. From midday I'm pretty sure.
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