Best Shoalhaven wineries and South Coast vineyards

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From its delicate Semillons to its flavorful Cabernet Sauvignon, Shoalhaven wineries are renowned for incredible wine among Sydneysiders and wine experts. Not only Shoalhaven is famous for its boutique wineries. And lush vineyards, but it’s also beautiful countryside located South Coast of Sydney. These South Coast vineyards becoming increasingly well-known for the outstanding quality and incredible affordability of their premium wines.  A drive of 1 hour towards Southern Coast, you can reach these best Shoalhaven wineries. To help you choose which properties to visit during your next Sydney wine tasting trip, we, Sydney Top Tours rounded up a list of Shoalhaven’s best wineries. Read on to see which properties are sure to leave a lasting impression.

Two Figs Winery

Located less than a 2-hour drive from the Southern section of Sydney, Two Figs Shoalhaven winery offers a range of wines. This includes Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon Blanc.  The winery offers picture-perfect views from Mount Coolangatta’s foothills and Shoalhaven River from the Heads to Nowra. A fairly young winery established in 2003 by the winemaker Shayne Bricker. Two fig winery was awarded as Australia’s Best Cellar Door awards for 2018.

  • Address – 905, Bolong Rd, Berry NSW 2535
  • Opening Hours – 11 am to 5 pm
  • Contact info – (+61) 02 4448 5003
  • Tasting fee – $5 PP, booking is essential
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Coolangatta Estate Southcoast Winery

Undoubtedly South Coast most awarded winery and a must-visit on your winery tour to Shoalhaven. Situated overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Shoalhaven Heads, Coolangatta Estate features a convict-built village and sprawling Southcoast vineyards. Awarded as a 5-star winery by James Halliday wine companion shows the quality of wines this Southcoast winery produces. They offer onsite accommodation in restored convict-built rooms and suites. Other services include weddings and a restaurant. The restaurant, Alexanders Grill is one of our recommended places to stop for lunch if you are on a tour to Shoalhaven wineries. Highly regarded for its Semillon, other wine varies includes Verdelho, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tannat, Chardonnay, and blends.

  • Address – 1335, Bolong Rd, Coolangatta NSW 2535
  • Opening Hours – 10 am to 5 pm
  • Contact info – (+61) 02 4448 7131
  • Tasting fee – A standard wine tasting is $5 per person.
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Cambewarra Estate Winery

For a wine tasting fit for premium, stop by Cambewarra Estate Shoalhaven Winery in Bangalee South Coast NSW. Lies at the foothills of the majestic Cambewarra Mountain in the Shoalhaven Coast wine region, Cambewarra Estate winery offers a spectacular location. The estate’s most awarded wines are its flagship Frizzante Chardonnay, Rose, Unwooded Chardonnay ‘The Daniel’, Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauvignon, The Thomas, and The Richardson. Guests can visit the tasting room; the Mediterranean restaurant led by head chef Chris Armstrong or enjoy a glass of wine enjoying the lush vineyards.

  • Address – 520 Illaroo Rd, Bangalee NSW 2541
  • Opening Hours – 10 am to 5 pm
  • Contact info – (+61) 02 4446 0170
  • Tasting fee – $5 PP
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Bawley Vale Estate Winery

The picturesque Bawley Vale Estate is not only popular for its wines but weddings too. The winery offers picturesque scenery coupling with romantic winery ambiance with coastal village charm. The estate is also popular for its friendly alpacas and deer. Visitors can choose to sample the wines from the Wine Tasting Bar opens daily from 10 am to 5 pm.

  • Address – 226 Bawley Point Rd, Bawley Point NSW 2539
  • Opening Hours – 10 am to 5 pm
  • Contact info – (+61) 02 4457 2555
  • Tasting fee –
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Cupitts Shoalhaven Winery

Tucked behind the hills of Milton on the NSW South Coast, a 2 hour and a half Southside outside of Sydney, is one of Shoalhaven’s most acclaimed boutique wineries.  Cupitts winery is a one-stop for all; A cellar door, one of the best Sydney craft brewhouse, fromagerie, restaurant, and a wedding venue. Their most celebrated wines include Marsanne, ‘The Pointer’ Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Dusty Dog Shiraz. The caliber of this Southcoast winery depicts by winning the NSW Tourism Awards and 5 star James Halliday winery status.  

  • Address – 58 Washburton Rd, Ulladulla NSW 2539
  • Opening Hours – 10 am to 5 pm
  • Contact info – (+61) 02 4455 7888
  • Wine tasting fee – $5 per person
  • Beer paddles – $14
  • Cheese platter – $28
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Inspired? Perhaps you want to book a private tour to Shoalhaven wineries from Sydney? Shoalhaven is not only the option when it comes to wine tasting in Sydney. A Hunter Valley wine tour allows you to taste the best Semillion in the world. If you are looking to stay away from the crowd, book a Sydney private guided tour for an authentic experience.

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