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Sydney Hamilton purchased the unplanted property that was to become Leconfield in 1974, having worked in the family wine business for over 30 years until his retirement in the mid-'50s. When he acquired the property and set about planting it he was 76, and reluctantly bowed to family pressure to sell Leconfield to nephew Richard in '81. Richard has progressively increased the vineyards to their present level, over 75% to cabernet sauvignon, for long the winery's specialty. Exports to the UK, Canada, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium, Japan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam, China and NZ.
Author: James Halliday
LECONFIELD is home to three highly-respected Australian wine brands – Leconfield Coonawarra, Richard Hamilton Wines and Syn sparkling wines, offering a range of premium quality wines from the Coonawarra, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills and the Clare Valley.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
Sun: 11:00am till 5:00pmMon: 10:00am till 5:00pmTue: 10:00am till 5:00pmWed: 10:00am till 5:00pmThu: 10:00am till 5:00pmFri: 10:00am till 5:00pmSat: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Sun: 11:00am till 3:00pmMon: 11:00am till 3:00pmTue: 11:00am till 3:00pmWed: 11:00am till 3:00pmThu: 11:00am till 3:00pmFri: 11:00am till 3:00pmSat: 11:00am till 3:00pm
A selection of regional platters served daily from 11am - 3pm439 Main Road, McLaren Vale
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