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VISIT THE HOME OF THE BLACK SHEEP

Perched up amongst the vineyards with a 270° view of McLaren Vale, our Cellar Door plays host to our range of unique tastings.
You’ll feel like family amongst our passionate team, with wines and tasting experiences to suit everyone’s tastes.
Every element of the Cellar Door has been designed to enhance your tasting and give you permission to settle in and engage with the wines and the surroundings.

Perched up amongst the vineyards with a 270° view of McLaren Vale, our Cellar Door plays host to our range of unique tastings.

THIS MONTH'S TOP TASTINGS

MARY'S SPRING PICKS

4.6/5

$10pp • 45mins • 5 Wines

Our most popular tasting experience –
Taste 5 of Mary’s favourite wines this spring and discover  our cast of characters. Available every day, with sessions starting from 11am.

TASTING OF THE SENSES

4.9/5

$25pp • 60mins •  4 Wines

Our most unique tasting experience, perfect for the new wine lover. Open our ‘tasting toolbox’ and get your eyes, ears, fingers, nose and tastebuds into top gear to taste wine. 

THE BLOODLINE EXPERIENCE

4.9/5

$45pp • 60mins • 3 Premium Wines

Taste a piece of Australian Wine History with our homage to our family’s original three varietals – Grenache, Shiraz and Pedro Ximenez. Bookings Essential

Thank you for one of the best cellar door experiences in the region!! These guys are passionate, well organised and a lot of fun!

Antony S.

Fantastic experience, fabulous wine, friendly staff who knew all the stories, and who really enjoy their work and the winery.

Dale Q.

We had such a lovely time at Hugh Hamilton – Jacqueline was a wonderful hostess and explained all the wines wonderfully!! Wines were delicious.

Julie J.
4.9 (308 Reviews)
5/5

ALL TASTINGS

MARY'S SPRING PICKS

4.6/5

Our most popular tasting experience – Taste 5 of Mary’s Spring favourites from our cast of characters like ‘The Rascal, ‘The Trickster’ and ‘The Floozie’

Perfect for: The All-Round Wine Lover

TASTING OF THE SENSES

4.8/5

Our most unique tasting experience, perfect for the new wine lover. Open our ‘tasting toolbox’ and get your eyes, ears, fingers, nose and taste buds into top gear to taste wine. 

Our ‘tasting toolbox’ includes colour charts, smell jars and texture samples to help you taste!

Perfect for: The New and Adventurous Wine Lover

A TASTE OF PREMIUM

4.8/5

Taste through our most premium wines, including a special preview of our ‘Black Sheep Club’ exclusives.

From classic McLaren Vale varietals like Shiraz, through to some oddities you may have never tried.

Perfect for: The Lover of Fine Things

WINE AND CHOCOLATE TASTING

4.8/5

Explore how your two favourite treats pair together, in McLaren Vale’s sweetest tasting experience!

We’ve paired our three single-vineyard Shiraz with three hand-crafted chocolates from KOKOPOD. The differences between these three wines will astound you!

 

Perfect for: The Sweet Tooth

THE BLOODLINE EXPERIENCE

4.8/5

The Hamiltons are Australia Oldest Wine Family. Taste a piece of Australian Wine History with our homage to our family’s original three varietals – Grenache, Shiraz and Pedro Ximenez. 

This tasting will take you back in time over 180 years to the founding of South Australia’s wine industry.

Perfect for: The History Lover

Booking a large group or have special requirements? Send us an email!

    FIND US

    Address: 94 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren SA Vale 5171
    Phone Number: 08 8323 8689
    Email: cellardoor@hughhamiltonwines.com.au

    CELLAR DOOR FAQS

    Our Cellar Door is open 11am – 5pm every day of the year except Christmas Day. Our final tasting sessions begin at 4pm.

    Our office is open from 9am – 5pm Monday-Friday for any enquiries.

    We do not offer lunch or cheese platters but you can purchase olives or almonds to snack on during your tasting experience!

    We do charge a fee for our tasting experiences. However most tasting fees are fully redeemable on purchase of wine!

    Please visit our Cellar Door booking page for the tasting fee for each experience.

    As we are a smaller Cellar Door, we strongly recommend booking ahead to ensure an available table. Our tasting experiences are all seated experiences and we give first preference to prebooked tastings.

    Yes we are a dog-friendly Cellar Door. We welcome dogs to our outdoor seating area.

    We have a couple of tables accommodating 2-4 persons outside. We aren’t able to offer full serviced tastings outside but you are more than welcome to enjoy one by popping in to the counter and grabbing the wine from there.

    Yes you may bring your children to our Cellar Door, but we do recommend booking in advance to ensure we have space. We serve a non-alcoholic shiraz cordial that kids may enjoy.

    Our Black Sheep Club Members receive a few special benefits in Cellar Door

    – Complimentary tastings
    – Access to special member-only wines
    – Black Sheep Club price on all wines, merchandise and fodder