Wirra Wirra Winery, McLaren Vale

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Wirra Wirra is an aboriginal name meaning "amongst the gum trees". The McLaren Vale winery was established by Robert Strangways Wigley, a former state cricketer and well known eccentric. Following his death in 1924 the vineyards were sold by his family and the cellars fell into disuse. It remained that way until 1969 when the site was bought by cousins Greg and Roger Trott whom transformed it into the iconic McLaren Vale winery that it is today. "Trott" did this all in his own inimitable style - always passionate, always iconoclastic, always fun and always unique.

Trott passed away in 2005, but his philosophies are well integrated into the culture at Wirra Wirra. These are built around the celebration of life: good friends, fine food, lively conversation, wonderful music, and of course ...great wine.
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  • October 8, 2017
    Recently extended to include an alfresco restaurant called Harry's deli the folk at Wirra Wirra winery have created a relaxed and informal indoor/outdoor area We had the soup of the day ( large servin...  more »
  • October 6, 2017
    I know it was early - 10.30am for a tasting even tested us. But we were well looked after by the staff who provided great knowledge of their broad wine list but also some insight into the McLaren Vale...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    What a lovely venue to eat a great lunch overlooking the picturesque vineyard ! The staff were friendly and service and food was very good ( not to mention the wine).  more »

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