We visit popular local South Coast Wineries, Restaurants and Attractions in Gerringong, Berry and Nowra, driving through luscious green valleys and overlooking pristine beaches. The Shoalhaven Coast wine region stretches over 100kms.
There are many South Coast Wineries, Restaurants and Attractions that can be included on your tour. The geology and maritime climate of the Shoalhaven Coast has a tendency to create wines that are fruit-driven and well-balanced in style with crisp natural acidity. The area produces a wide range of varieties with Chambourcin nominated "wine of the region".
Cambewarra Estate Winery lies at the foothills of the majestic Cambewarra Mountain in the Shoalhaven Coast wine region. This 2nd generation family run winery offers a diverse range of premium, award winning wines with something to suit everyone. The estate features a cellar door, restaurant, boutique studio apartment bed & breakfast, function centre and stunning outdoor surrounds ideal for lazy lunches.
The Shoalhaven Coast's most awarded winery who pride itself on having entirely Estate grown wines. The Estate is the site of the first European settlement of the South Coast and the historic convict built village has been lovingly restored, currently being used as guest accommodation.
Crooked River Wines is a proud family-owned and operated winery and is the largest vineyard on the NSW South Coast. The vineyard was established in 1998 in the rich volcanic alluvial soil of Gerringong, in a valley with amazing views of the mountains and the sea. Crooked River use natural methods for their vines, hand beaten grapes and premium French or American oak barrels.
The Butterfactory Restaurant is a bespoke heritage19th century building which has been transformed into a stunningly modern restaurant. The Award-winning, fully licensed restaurant offers delectable Australian modern cuisine with a passion to provide fresh and local produce.
HopDog brews hop-centric beers and artisinal ales, with a focus on quality ingredients and an attention to detail. Head brewer Tim Thomas brings with him 15 years of professional brewing experience, having brewed previously for the Lord Nelson and Five Islands Brewing Company to name a few, and has seen the emergence and rise of the Australian craft beer industry.
At Mountain Ridge Wines, grapes are handpicked, produced and bottled on the property (a 75 acre working farm) by the family using traditional wine making practices. Mountain Ridge Wines are also working towards sustainability by generating a large amount of their energy needs on extensive solar panels.
With the first vines planted in 1998, Chardonnay, Verdelho, Chambourcin and Ruby Cabernet are grown at Roselea Vineyard in dark red volcanic soils. The grapes are grown without the use of pesticides and the wine produced is bottled locally in the small town of Gerringong.
Operating from buildings used in the original dairy farm established in 1870, the fully restored premises house accommodation, cellar door, winery and a restaurant. Listen to the informative cellar door staff whilst indulging in an extensive tasting of their two different wine labels - Silos Estate and Wileys Creek. Browse through the alpaca centre or enjoy a meal in the restaurant with stunning views overlooking the vineyards.
A boutique winery with panoramic views from the beaches of Shoalhaven Heads along the Shoalhaven River to Nowra and beyond. Enjoy a tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chambourcin or Verdelho amidst the equipment and barrels of the working winery.
Wharf Rd is is all about a relaxed atmosphere and a cracking view to be shared with friends and family, with simple, delicious food and great wine. Chef and owner Dave Campbell and his partner Nicole have breathed new life into the historic Harbour Master residence, creating a gracefully rustic space that showcases fresh local South Coast produce, Australian-crafted wines and one hell of a view.
Woodhill Mountain Wines is located on the outskirts of Berry on the South Coast of New South Wales. Being an established vineyard and working farm, this charming venue offers the unique opportunity to meet the wine maker and sample their quality wine which is produced without the use of pesticides and fungicides.