The Clare Valley…The Start of the Riesling Trail

Today we arrived at the beautiful town of Clare in the Clare Valley, well known for its Rieslings. We ventured to the Seven Hills Winery established by Jesuit monks – set on impressive grounds with historic building and of course delicious wines.

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The approach to the cellar door.

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The Church.

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A view of the cellar.

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A sample of wines with acorns (from an Oak tree in the grounds). College White, Sparkling Riesling, Inigo Shiraz 2010.

 

Picnic at Port Dennison

After a chilly night at Dandaragan we set off at a leisurely pace for Horrocks Beach  via a picnic lunch atPort Dennison – the sun was shining, the skies a glorious blue…this is the life! After lunch we headed to our final destination – Horrocks Beach, a wonderful location right by the sea and a dog friendly caravan site. More pictures tomorrow. It is wine o’clock. ( Merrops Shiraz 2009)

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