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Currency Creek District

The Currency Creek Wine District is centred on the townships of Tooperang, Currency Creek, Middleton, Goolwa and Finniss, south-east of Adelaide. It also includes wineries in the highlands and along the coast near Victor Harbor. The Currency Creek area is also well known for its creek, Aboriginal scar trees, railway viaduct, sidewalks and jet sprint racing. Currency Creek is one 5 wine regions forming the Fleurieu Wine zone south of Adelaide. Currency Creek has developed a strong reputation for fine wines. The climate is Mediterranean, but the temperature extremes are smoothed out by the surrounding waters of Lake Alexandrina and the Southern Ocean. There are about 560 hectares of grapevines, mostly Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. You can also go bushwalking and bird watching on the walking tracks through the heritage-protected Black Swamp wetland, which is the home to many endangered and rare species of birds, such as the Mount Lofty Southern Emu Wren. Take a delightful cruise The Coorong to see many water bird species. You can also explore the many craft and antique shop in the area, visit the historic inland port city of Goolwa, or see tree scarred by Aboriginals when making bark canoes.

The Currency Creek Wine Region includes one district : Currency Creek

Wineries
Currency Creek Region Wineries. Source: Google Maps

Wineries

Ballast Stone, SA  Lot 8 Myrtle Grove Rd, Currency Creek SA 5214
Ballast Stone Estate Wines is one of South Australia`s premium wine makers. The Shaw family have been grape growers since 1975, when Richard and Marie planted five acres in the foothills of McLaren Vale, South Australia. Their dream was for family involvement, so they set about finding an ideal location for expansion. The Ballast Stone winery was established in 2001 at Currency Creek, and utilises...

Estate Wines, SA  Winery Road, Currency Creek SA 5214
The Shaw family purchased this winery in 2001 with a vision to upgrade and expand the unique property and wine. Their dreams were quickly realised with the main building being fully renovated and welcoming John Loxton to the team as their winemaker. Great new function facilities are now available and the restored bar and restaurant offer a charming and relaxed atmosphere. The Cellar door is warm a...

Finniss River Vineyard, SA  2/13 Cadell St, Goolwa SA 5214
Our family owned vineyard is located 75kms south of Adelaide, in the cool maritime climate of South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula, known as the Currency Creek wine region. The first vines were planted in 1999, and includes Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.Over the years to combat South Australia’s dry summer periods, major infrastructure works have taken place to help drought proof the vineyard, and provide a system of underground irrigation. With the cooler maritime climate providing perfect growing conditions, coupled with the abundance of water, and our philosophy of small batch production, our vineyard produces consistently high quality wines that display bold fruit and characterise the terroir of the vineyard. Our passion for wine was sparked by our parents long ago, and in early 2014, the perfect opportunity arose for us to follow their combined passion, and we took the plunge and bought the Finniss River Vineyard.

No. 58 Cellar Door & Gallery, SA  58 Waterport Rd, Port Elliot SA 5212
No.58 Cellar Door & Gallery is situated on the grounds of the historic Waverley Estate on Waterport Road in the seaside town of Port Elliot, South Australia. The team behind Waverley Estate and Thunderbird Pt Elliot designed and decorated No.58 themselves taking care not to intrude on the historic nature of the property. This unique cellar door provides the opportunity to sample the wines of the Southern Fleurieu’s best wine producer, Thunderbird. Along with the wines and comprehensive café, No.58 also includes an elegant art gallery featuring work from local and regional creatives. The cellar door has ample seating including long tables inside for groups or choose to sit outside on the deck, overlooking the vines.

One Paddock Currency Creek Winery, SA  291 Winery Road, Currency Creek, Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia, 5214
One Paddock Currency Creek Winery...new owners...a new way. Following closure for over four months and a complete renovation they are open for events, weddings, corporate incentives, accommodation and cellar door. The new One Paddock Currency Creek Winery complex is an industrial style space with historical features, soaring ceilings and seating for up to 150 guests in an elegant space for weddings to events or separate spaces for corporate presentations. Experience the views, relax in the landscaped gardens and soak up the views with a One Paddock Platter - share plates - a light choice with a glass of one of our wines. The elegance is in the simplicity.

Shaw Family Vintners , SA  369 Myrtle Grove Road, Currency Creek, South Australia 5214
The Currency Creek region, where our vineyard is located is just 65 minutes south of Adelaide and is 20 minutes from the McLaren Vale region via a picturesque, winding road over the Mt Lofty Ranges. This region is located adjacent to Lake Alexandrina and is within 4 km (3 miles) from the Southern Ocean and benefits from cool sea breezes that help with a slow but clean ripening. This climate allows the grapes sugar and flavour levels to develop while retaining a balanced natural acidity. Cooler than McLaren Vale and the neighbouring Langhorne Creek regions. Wine experts laud the Currency Creek region for producing consistent style, ultra premium quality and outstanding varietal definition wines. In 2000, work commenced on building a state of the art winery, followed by the first crushing in the 2001 vintage.The Shaw Family Vintners winery is ideally placed for future expansion.

Ulithorne, SA  29 Mill Terrace, Middleton SA 5163
Ulithorne is an old, small family-owned vineyard situated in the premier wine region of McLaren Vale in South Australia. Its hilly, terraced and contoured vine rows overlook the sea, bordering the Onkaparinga River National Park. As custodians of this land, Sam Harrison and Rose Kentish aim to consistently produce exceptional quality wine from over 30-year old vines. Through sustainable vineyard p...