Scarce Earth

How much do you love wine? If you just want to enjoy it and not think too much, that’s fine. But if you’re curious about the ins and outs of the oak used and tonnage versus hectare, McLaren Vale is your region. There are many ‘serious’ wine experiences to be had here, including the renowned Scarce Earth program. McLaren Vale is one of the most geologically diverse wine regions in the world. “Given that ‘site’ – geology, climate, soil and rainfall – play such a vital role in wine style, local winemakers and viticulturists launched the project to explore and celebrate this diversity with one of the region’s key varietals – Shiraz,” says Jennifer Lynch, general manager of the McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association. “Scarce Earth focuses on the effects of single sites – soil, climate and topography – on the wine style.” Officially launched in 2011 with the 2009 vintage release wines, Scarce Earth is now in its sixth release. You can buy these special wines at participating cellar doors. 

McLaren Vale Visitor Guide

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McLaren Vale Visitor Guide

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  • Looking for a fab feed around the Vale? @theshackaldinga will get you sorted - check out their amazing pizzas made from scratch when you're there 😋 They're open until 9pm every night. .
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  • Discover fine food and adventure with our delicious olive trail that starts at @Coriole in #McLarenVale all the way to @thefarmwillunga 😋 Sample the premium olives and olive oils, and take home a jar for later. To explore the entire trail, pick up a copy of the McLaren Vale Visitors Guide, or click the link in our bio. .
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  • Here's how the Vale is looking this time of year 🍇😍🍂🍁 📸 @__serio__ Come visit some wineries around #McLarenVale on your next road trip and plan ahead with our #McLarenValeGuide - click the link in our bio. #SeeSouthAustralia #SouthAustralia #ichooseSA #adelaidefoodies #adelaide #McLarenValeWines #McLarenValeWineries #Wineries #AustralianWines #SAwines #heapsgood #Adelaidefoodie
  • 🍇🍷 Through the wineglass...
📸 @travellerswill Are you heading to #McLarenVale for some delicious drops this weekend? Head to the link in our bio to read our #McLarenValeGuide online. .
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  • How about some art that you can eat? 😍 😋 Autumn  fruits with pineapple sorbet, house made yoghurt, crunchy nut crisp, aged sour tepache. Check out @serafino_wines new autumn menu by @chef_d_armon on your next visit! Click the link in our bio to read our #McLarenValeGuide. 📸 @adelaidefoodcentral .
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  • Come fill up your basket every week with fresh local produce while supporting farmers and producers of the #Fleurieu 🥕🥦 🍓🥒 See you at the @willungafarmersmarket this Saturday! They're open 8am - 12.30pm.
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  • 🍂 This autumn, explore the main street of McLaren Vale and find yourself in @Willunga_SA, brimming with eclectic shopfronts and delicious food 😋✨ Click the link in our bio to discover other must-see places in the region. .
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