DiGiorgio Family Wines

South Australia | Coonawarra

Our Review

Stefano DiGiorgio emigrated from Abruzzo, Italy, in 1952. Over the years, he and his family gradually expanded their holdings at Lucindale to 126ha. In '89 he began planting cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, merlot, shiraz and pinot noir. In 2002 the family purchased the historic Rouge Homme winery and its surrounding 13.5ha of vines from Southcorp. The plantings have since been increased to almost 230ha, the lion's share to cabernet sauvignon. The enterprise offers full winemaking services to vignerons in the Limestone Coast Zone. Exports to all major markets.

About

The second oldest winery in the heart of Coonawarra previously known as Rouge Homme became home to DiGiorgio Family Wines in March 2002. The centrally located winery has provided the family with both modern and traditional technology which allows them to produce wine of outstanding character. Traditional Coonawarra varietals from the famed Terra Rossa soils are crafted alongside alternative varietals sourced from other Limestone Coast regions where their winemakers believe the terroir is best suited. Original home block wines from the Lucindale Range are also crafted on site.

Specialities

Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Riesling, Merlot.

Cellar Door

Information

When visiting the Cellar Door you will have the opportunity to sample sparkling, white, a rose, red and dessert wines from our extensive portfolio, along with regional produce. You can also take in the newly developed landscaped garden and lawn area while enjoying a customised “Pick your own Produce Platter” with a glass of wine. The kids can amuse themselves with activities from the toy box, totem tennis, bocce, a scavenger hunt or even do a “Kids Tasting” before enjoying their very own “Snack Pack”. See for yourself the famous Terra Rossa soil in our soil pit, marvel at the gnarly 100 year old vines, walk among our cork tree “forest” and learn how wine corks are made. Also on offer are bespoke, bookable experiences, including food and wine matching, private tours and tastings and pasta making master classes. Visit our website for more details.

Hours

Monday-Sunday 10am - 5pm. Closed Christmas, Boxing Day and Good Friday.

Details are correct at time of writing

Please check winery website for up to date details

Food

Cuisine

Pick your own produce platters.

Hours

Monday-Sunday 10am - 5pm. Closed Christmas, Boxing Day and Good Friday.

Details are correct at time of writing

Please check winery website for up to date details

Stockist Information

Distribution Information

https://digiorgio.com.au/pages/where-to-buy

Stockist

Independent bottle shops, some Dan Murphy's and BWS.

Details

DiGiorgio Family Wines
Rating
Winemaker Peter Douglas, Bryan Tonkin
Established 1998
Dozens 25 000
Vineyards (area) 353.53 ha
Opening Hours 7 days 10-5
Address 14918 Riddoch Highway, Coonawarra, SA 5263
Telephone (08) 8736 3222
Website digiorgio.com.au/