About Wakefield

Nestled deep within the picturesque Clare Valley of South Australia, the Wakefield winery offers more than just exceptional wines. Conceived from a passion for viticulture and a love for the lush Australian ecology, Wakefield stands as a beacon of Australian winemaking.

The Taylor family, who have been at the helm since the winery's inception in 1969, imbue their wines with an unparalleled commitment to quality and sustainability. This unwavering dedication echoes in each glass poured from their estate's extensive range of wines.

Wakefield’s vineyard is lovingly cultivated and meticulously maintained. It spans over 750 hectares, peppered with predominantly red grape varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. These vines are nurtured by the unique climate the Clare Valley provides, characterised by warm days and cool nighttime temperatures. This subtle yet crucial contrast ensures that the fruits of their labour are intense in flavour with a perfect balance of acidity.

Perhaps the star of the Wakefield roster, the Wakefield Estate Shiraz, has garnered acclaim from both local and international wine communities. This wine epitomises the quintessentially Australian expression of Shiraz, with its ripe black fruit notes and hints of spice.

One can't discuss Wakefield winery without mentioning their history-steeped cellars. These underground caverns house an incredible selection of aged wines, cared for under the watchful eyes of the Taylor family.

Visitors to the winery can indulge in guided tours, wine tasting sessions and even indulge in some fine-dining at their acclaimed restaurant. Their impeccable service and the serene landscape make the Wakefield winery a necessary detour for any wine enthusiast journeying through South Australia.

In summary, Wakefield Winery’s blend of rich history, stunning surroundings, and emphatic dedication to the art of winemaking has instilled it as a premier destination in the global wine map. The vivid bouquet of flavours embedded in every bottle is a homage to the lands subtle complexity and the Taylor family's abundant passion for their craft.

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