McLaren Vale

Every wine tells a story of where it's from. At Willunga 100, we are big on ensuring the characteristics of our unique McLaren Vale sites are reflected in the glass.

Grenache Enthusiasts

Grenache has a wonderfully diverse flavour profile that changes from site to site and throughout its life in the bottle. This sensitivity to a site attracted owners David Gleave MW and John Ratcliffe to McLaren Vale when they first started Willunga 100 in 2005. At the time, few people took Grenache seriously, but they saw great potential in the old bush vines of McLaren Vale, particularly from the Blewitt Springs and Clarendon sub-regions. Today, David and John's vision is to make contemporary McLaren Vale wines with a strong focus on Grenache. With Renae Hirsch as Winemaker, our wines aim to be an authentic expression from each of our unique sites.

“Willunga 100 has been important in the Vale’s grenache conversation, taking a site-specific approach to old-vine grenache long before it was in style.”

“Willunga 100 led the charge to get grenache back in the good graces of Australians, crafting elegant single-site expressions of the grape from Willunga, Blewitt Springs and Clarendon.”

Willunga 100 featured in 'How to Drink Australian' by Jane loez & Jonathan Ross

BEST GRENACHE TROPHY: 2023 NATIONAL WINE SHOW OF AUSTRALIA

2021 Smart Vineyard Clarendon Grenache has been awarded the Best Grenache Trophy at the National Wine Show of Australia.

Blind Spot Vineyard

Blewitt Springs, South Australia

Smart Vineyard

Clarendon, South Australia

Trott Vineyard

Blewitt Springs, South Australia

Our Vineyards

Situated 45 minutes south of Adelaide, South Australia is McLaren Vale - one of the most geologically diverse regions in the world. At Willunga 100, we play to our strengths, particularly with our Single Vineyard range, sourced from two distinguished sites in the Blewitt Springs and Clarendon sub-regions. Our vines enjoy a Mediterranean climate and sea breezes from the nearby Gulf of St Vincent, which are ideal growing conditions for Grenache and emerging Mediterranean varieties.

Enter our annual picnic pack giveaway

Each year we team up with Port Willunga Fine Foods, one of favourite food purveyors in our Fleurieu Peninsula Region, to bring you the chance to win a curated Picnic Pack of their perfect picnic food accompaniments for wine, a wooden picnic table, 4 Willunga 100 Riedel glasses and a 6 pack of Willunga 100 wines. Valued at over $400.

This year to enter all you have to do is purchase a 6 pack of our 2023 Grenache Rosé (at a fabulous 25% off discount price) to go into the draw to win. You'll receive one entry for every 6 pack purchased, so the more Rosé you buy the greater your chances of taking home the Picnic Pack. (image representational only)

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New Look. Same Great Wine

All of our wines are now under our new labels. You’ll see some fun new colours and a new logo, but the same commitment to premium McLaren Vale wines you know and love inside.