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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  • It's nearly the weekend and all we can think about is 🍷🧀 @docadamswines 📸 @megan_hewlett Are you heading to #McLarenVale for some delicious drops? Click the link in our bio to read our #McLarenValeGuide online.
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  • History and nature abound in #McLarenVale region’s leafy hills and valleys, with quaint townships that will make you feel as though you’ve’ stepped back in time. 😍 Click the link in our bio to read our #McLarenValeGuide online.
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  • Did you know that there are pet friendly wineries around #McLarenVale? 🐕 Like @mollydookerwine where we spotted these two 😍 Are you heading to some wineries this weekend? We'd love to see your snaps - make sure to tag us #mclarenvaleguide 📸 @nodoggoleftbehind
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  • We love @smilingsamoyed in #Myponga - awesome scenic drive, great pizza 🍕 and adorable pup @hoppy_the_samoyed 🐾❤️ Keep warm by the fire 🔥 with a wood oven pizza and some of the best brews 🍻 in our region. 📸 @flowcreator .
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  • Look at that view of #McLarenVale 😍 from the deck at @shadowcreek_mclarenvale
For more info about accommodation around the Vale, visit our website. 📸 @sharon62baker .
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  • Expect more than great food and wine when you're at Red Poles in #McLarenVale 👍 A restaurant, art gallery and B&B rolled into one including a courtyard offering wine tastings and craft beer paddles from Sparkke Change Beverage Co, @sparkkechange Goodieson's Brewery @goodieson_brewery and Smiling Samoyed Brewery @smilingsamoyed 📸 @redpoles
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  • It's the school holidays 🙌  Pop into the @currantshed for their child-approved children’s menu 😋  Discover delicious things like crumbed fish, chicken tenders and an ice cream sandwich to finish 🍦 Book now for a school holiday lunch on their website. For more things to do around the Vale, click the link in our bio.
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  • Heading to the @willungafarmersmarket tomorrow? Their food chakra is full of veggie brekkie goodness. 💚 A must-try! 😋 They also have lunch options prepared fresh on-site with local market ingredients. Discover more places to visit in #McLarenVale by clicking the link in our bio.
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