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Hugh Hamilton Wines

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Hugh Hamilton Wines is a 'must see' winery in McLaren Vale. Set on a ridge line it provides nearly 360 degree 'stunning' views of the McLaren Vale wine region. The wines are all estate grown and include the main stream varietals such as Shiraz...more
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94 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the $10 seated wine tasting from the observatory style cellar door overlooking the vineyard. Staff were fantastic, made the experience easy, informative and enjoyable. Can’t think of a better way to have been introduced to McLaren Vale. PS Welcome drink (non-alcoholic) was great...More

Thank Ez_from_Aus
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I visited Hugh Hamilton while staying in Adelaide, and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Enjoy beautiful views as you sit at the tasting bar overlooking the vines. The staff is friendly, and for only $10, you can choose several wines to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only was this the most incredible cellar door I’ve ever visited, but the wines were fantastic. The whole experience from start to finish was exceptional, and the service was memorable. If you could only do one cellar door in the whole of South Australia,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely love this winery. Definitely one of the best wine tasting experiences to have. Staff are wonderful and the venue is outstanding.

1  Thank LNels0n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hugh Hamilton has a unique setting and such good attention to detail. We had a lovely time tasting with Kath and I loved hearing about the history of the family and their wine making experience. The tasting platform is built on an old water tank...More

1  Thank VirginiaT851
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well known Cellar Door in McLaren Vale with beautiful vineyard and history. We had a great experience sampling the wines thanks to Carolyn, who did a fantastic introduction of each wine we tasted. We totally loved the Scallywag Chardonnay, the Goldilocks Moscato, and the Black...More

1  Thank Pat S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to McLaren Vale we walked into Hugh Hamilton wines to be greeted by a lovely hostess. A wine cordial on ice was served to quench our thirst on a warm day and to cleanse our palate. What a wonderful idea! The...More

1  Thank Stephen E
MellissaO8, Manager at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The views are fantastic in the cellar door and changes through-out the seasons bringing us different scenery each year, creating a unique experience with every visit. I'm glad you enjoyed some of our unique wines feeling relaxed and welcomed by our hostesses.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice majestic view as we drove through the entrance to the cellar room. We had a great experience sampling the wines thanks to Caroline, who did a fantastic introduction of each wine we tasted. We totally loved the Drama Queen and the Ruffian. My friend,...More

1  Thank shumen33
MellissaO8, Manager at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Great to hear your experience was majestic and memorable. We look forward to seeing you in the future to enjoy our other experiences offered in cellar door such as Tasting of the Senses.

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The tasting room offers stunning elevated views across the winery whilst enjoying the wines on offer. Service is good, but even better if you are a member which gets you special attention. The wines on offer start at very reasonable prices of under $20 a...More

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MellissaO8, Manager at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thanks for your review. Hugh Hamilton is a great place to experience wine with small groups of friends and glad to read you found more than just wine here. On your next visit, you may wish to try our other experience called Tasting of the...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We had such a wonderful experience at Hugh Hamilton Cellar Door. The venue is very comfortable and the view sublime. We were offered a very refreshing welcome drink on arrival. Our server, Caroline was very knowledgeable about the wines and history of the Hamilton family...More

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MellissaO8, Manager at Hugh Hamilton Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Caroline is one of our most loyal team members of Hugh Hamilton Wines, she has been with us for 13 years! so can understand why you felt comfortable and were able to get great insight to Hugh Hamilton's history. Hope you're enjoying the Trickster and...More

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