Wynns (wine)

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Wynns Coonawarra Estate
Wynns Coonawarra - Cellar Door.jpg
Location Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia
Coordinates 37°17′36″S 140°49′47″E / 37.2932°S 140.8296°E / -37.2932; 140.8296Coordinates: 37°17′36″S 140°49′47″E / 37.2932°S 140.8296°E / -37.2932; 140.8296
Wine region Coonawarra
Founded 1951
First vintage 1952
Parent company Treasury Wine Estates
Cases/yr 100,000
Known for John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon
Varietals Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Riesling
Tasting 7 days 10 - 5pm (closed Christmas Day and Good Friday)
Website http://www.wynns.com.au

Wynns Coonawarra Estate is an Australian winery based in Coonawarra, South Australia.[1]

The estate was founded in 1891 by John Riddoch. He recognised the potential of the now famous red soil and planted vines. In 1951, the vineyard was bought by David and Samuel Wynn; it is now the region's largest vineyard owned by Treasury Wine Estates.

Grapevines at Wynns in Coonawarra

References[edit]

  1. ^ James Halliday (2004). Wine Companion. HarperCollins. p. 586.