Located in Coonawarra, at the heart of South Australia’s Limestone Coast, Coonawarra Wines is a modern, efficient winery, capable of crafting unique parcels of high quality wine. Built in 2001, the winery is family owned is operated by a dedicated and experienced team. The winery is supported by 340 hectares of vineyards, primarily consisting of premium red wine grapes including Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
The winery is set in a former limestone quarry; the sheer walls highlighting the signature white limestone, topped by dramatic terra rossa soil that the region is renowned for. The physical attributes of this setting are utilised, allowing gravity to ensure that fruit is handled as gently as possible. The state-of-the-art equipment allows great flexibility in the handling, including whole fruit pressing and full/partial destemming, designed to maximise the potential of any fruit. All wine is produced in temperature-controlled tanks or aged in barrels, and stored within the natural limestone walls. A full featured onsite laboratory ensures that all wine produced is reliable and sound.