Star Rating:

19 Lake Canobolas Road
Orange NSW 2800
(02) 6365 3047
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Opening Hours
7 days 11-5
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7.8 hectares

James' Review

Rowlee first evolved as a grazing property of 2000 acres in the 1850s. It is now 80 acres, but still with the original homestead built circa 1880. The property has retired from its grazing days and is now home to 20 acres of vineyards, first planted in 2000 by the Samodol family. Varieties include pinot noir, pinot gris, nebbiolo, arneis, chardonnay, riesling and sauvignon blanc. The Rowlee vineyard is situated on the sloping northerly face of an extinct volcano, Mt Canobolas, and at 920m is rich in basalt soils. Wine production commenced in 2013, in partnership with viticulturist Tim Esson and family.

Author: James Halliday

About this winery


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Cellar Door

Sun: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Mon: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Tue: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Wed: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Thu: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Fri: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Sat: 11:00am till 5:00pm

Food - Restaurant

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Cuisine: Gourmet cheeses matched to wines

Rowlee's Cellar Door and Wine Bar is open every weekend from 11am. Drop in for a tasting or enjoy your favourite wine by the glass in front of the crackling wood fire or on our beautiful sun drenched deck. Gourmet cheeses have been hand selected to compliment varieties.


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Distribution Information

Sydney Area

Stockists Sydney

Clareville Cellars, Clareville NSW

Stockists Regional

Kelly’s Rugby Hotel Orange NSW
Royal Hotel Orange NSW

International Sales Information

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Information Provided By: Rowlee
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4.5 Star

Excellent winery able to produce wines of high to very high quality, knocking on the door of a 5-star rating. Will normally have one wine rated at 95 points or above, and two (or more) at 90 and above, others 87-89.

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