Welcome to cradle of hills winery
cradle of hills vineyard was established on ancient Kurrajong soils of McLaren Vale during the 1990's for the production of premium Shiraz and Cabernet sauvignon wines.
Winemaker Paul Smith and family use organic practices with an innovative twist on Australian winemaking tradition to grow and craft wines that 'sing', at this beautiful winery in McLaren Vale.
News: James Halliday awards cradle of hills 2014 ROW 23 Shiraz 95 POINTS and features this wine in his Official cellaring Guide for 2016-2017!
Sea & Vines at cradle of hills 12-13 June
Enjoy artisan wines, freshly cooked meals and local entertainment in our beautiful garden overlooking vines to the sea.
Cellar Door Now By Appointment 10am - 4pm, with platters available. Please call us on 0438 564 281.
Wines available now and becoming limited
- NEW!! 2015 Wild Child Adelaide Hills Chardonnay
- NEW!! 2015 GiGi Aglianico Rosé
- NEW!! 2013 GMS Route du Bonheur
- 94 points 2012 Darkside Shiraz Mourvedre
- NEW!! 95 points 2012 Maritime Cabernet Shiraz
- NEW!! 2014 ROW 23 Shiraz
NEW!! 2014 ROW 23 Shiraz
95 Points - James Halliday 2016 Wine Companion
100% Estate-grown ultra-premium Shiraz; Cellar to 2030.
"Oak melted into fruit, spice splashed upon earth. Sparks, fires, a dry bed; it’s all here, in the form of gun smoke and toast and a spice-shot stream of tannin."
Only 100 cases made.