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Who are the wine producers and growers of Tumbarumba

Details and links to wine producers and grape growers of Tumbarumba. Find contact details and where to find cellar doors.

The winegrowers of Tumbarumba are passionate, hands-on vignerons working with the unique characteristics of the region – the climate, the soils and the pure mountain air and water. They grow super-premium cool climate wine grapes that are stamped with pure fruit flavours, natural acidity and minerality. These grapes are highly sought after by many of Australia’s best wine companies. Fortunately for fine wine consumers and wine tourists some of the best grapes grown in Tumbarumba stay in Tumbarumba with local winegrowers releasing wine under their own labels and increasingly gaining national recognition.

Some wine producers have cellar doors with regular opening times while others don’t. Regardless, they are all very keen to share their passion for their wines with you. Check their websites for opening hours and contact details then get in touch and let them know when you will be in the area. Check out the following links and websites for more information.

Wine producers

 

Vineyards/Winegrowers


1. Black Range Wines - Robert and Robyn Parkes

Location: Black Range Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 740m

Soil Type: Basalt

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1
    • Pinot Noir MV6
    • Riesling
    • Sauvignon Blanc Bordeaux 1994

Trellis System: Scott Henry, spur pruned, VSP

Wines: Black Range Wines, Yattarna, Bin 311, Barwang


2. Coppabella Vineyard - Jason Brown

Location: Wagga Road, Tumbarumba

Website: www.moppity.com.au

Elevation: 495- 645m

Orientation: Varying aspects.

Soil Type: Basalt

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1 and V3
    • Pinot Noir 777, MV6 and D5V12
    • Pinot Meunier
    • Cabernet Sauvignon,
    • Merlot
    • Sauvignon Blanc

Trellis System: VSP spur pruned

Wines: Eden Road, Moppity Park, Coppabella, McWilliams


3. Courabyra Wines - Cathy and Brian Gairn

Website: www.courabyrawines.com

Location: 805 Courabyra Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 730m

Orientation: Westerly aspect, East/West rows

Soil Type: Red granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1
    • Pinot Noir MV6 and D5V12
    • Pinot Meunier Hoddles Creek clone

Trellis System: VSP spur pruned, VSP double cane pruned

Wines: Sir James Tumbarumba Sparkling, Eden Road, Collector Wines, Courabyra Wines


4. Courabyra Wines - Stephen Morrison, Revee Estate

Website: www.courabyrawines.com

Location: 157 Courabyra Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 730m

Soil Type: Basalt and red granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1 and Penfolds 58
    • Pinot Noir MV6 and D5V12
    • Sauvignon Blanc
    • Pinot Gris
    • Pinot Meunier

Trellis System: Scott Henry, VSP spur pruned and VSP Cane pruned.

Wines: Treasury Wine Estates, Salinger Sparkling, Clonakilla, Eden Road, Collector Wines, Retief Wines, Courabyra Wines


5. Excelsior Peak Wines - Juliet Cullen

Contact: Juliet Cullen 0428 485102

Location: 1927, Jingellic Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 630m

Orientation: North Westerly aspect, North/South rows

Soil Type: Granitic loam

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay
    • Sauvignon Blanc
    • Riesling
    • Viognier
    • Pinot Noir
    • Sangiovese
    • Shiraz


6. Johansen Wines - Robert and Heather Johansen

Location: Black Range Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 700m

Orientation: Easterly aspect, North/ South rows

Soil Type: Red granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V5 and V1
    • Pinot Noir MV6 and 777
    • Pinot Gris
    • Riesling

Trellis System: VSP spur pruned, cane pruned

Wines: McWilliams, Hungerford Hill, Cassegrain


7. Obsession Wines by Brayne Estate - Adrian Brayne

Website: www.brayneestate.com.au

Location: 110 Allawah Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 840-850m

Orientation: Easterly aspect, North/South rows

Soil type: decomposed granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay 95
    • Pinot Noir 667
    • Tempranillo D8V12
    • Sauvignon Blanc
    • Shiraz EVO12, ENTAV 470, Yalumba 1

Trellis System: VSP spur pruned

Wines: Obsession Wines by Brayne Estate


8. Mount Tumbarumba Vineyard - Richard Cottam and Elvie Yates

Website: www.mounttumbarumba.com.au

Contact: 0408 242542

Location: 14 Jarvis Lane, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 670m

Orientation: Northerly aspect, NW/SE rows

Soil Type: Red loam over clay from decomposed granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V5
    • Pinot Noir MV6
    • Pinot Gris V14

Trellis System: VSP spur pruned

Wines: Mount Tumbarumba Vineyard On the Fly wines


9. Tumbarumba Wines Escape - Kay and Garry Wilson

Website: www.tumbarumbawinesescape.com.au

Location: 3446 Jingellic Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 530m

Orientation: North/South rows

Soil Type: Decomposed granite over clay

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1
    • Pinot Gris
    • Shiraz

Trellis System: VSP spur pruned

Wines: Tumbarumba Wines Escape


10. Mal and Carol Barclay

Location: Courabyra Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 700m

Soil Type: Red granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1
    • Pinot Noir MV6

Trellis System: Scott Henry

Wines: Penfolds Bin 311, Charles Sturt University, McWilliams


11. Ian and Lise Bell

Location: Maragle

Elevation: 410m

Orientation: North/South rows

Soil Type: Red granite over clay loam

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1 and Penfolds 58
    • Pinot Noir MV6
    • Sauvignon Blanc

Trellis System: Scott Henry and Smart Dyson spur pruned

Wines: Hungerford Hill, Chalkers Crossing, McWilliams, Eden Road


12. Gordon and Elizabeth Cribbin

Location: Allawah Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 820m

Soil Type: Decomposed granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V1, 95 and 96
    • Pinot Noir MV6, 114 and 115
    • Riesling

Trellis System: Scott Henry spur pruned, VSP spur pruned

Wines: Eileen Hardy, Sir James Sparkling, McWilliams 842


13. Graeme and Carol Grant

Location: The Echoes, Maginnitys Gap Road, Tumbarumba

Elevation: 600m

Orientaion: East/West rows

Soil Type: Red loam

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay
    • Pinot Noir

Trellis System: VSP spur pruned

Wines: Treasury Wine Estates, Penfolds sparkling and dry whites


14. David Lyons

Location: Maragle

Elevation: 600m

Orientation: Northerly aspect, East/West rows

Soil Type: Grey Granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay Penfold 58
    • Pinot Noir 777, 114 and 115
    • Tempranillo
    • Pinot Gris

Trellis System: VSP, spur and cane pruned

Wines: Hungerford Hill, Charles Sturt University


15. Frank and Christine Minutello

Location: Maragle

Elevation: 550m

Orientation: Easterly aspect, North/ South rows

Soil Type: Decomposed granite

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay
    • Pinot Noir MV6

Trellis System: Scott Henry

Wines: Treasury Wine Estates, McWilliams


16. Brian and Jenny Wilkinson – Yarramundi Vineyard

Elevation: 530 – 600m

Orientation: Easterly aspect, North/South rows

Soil Type: Sandy clay loam over decomposed rock of shale origin.

Varieties:

    • Chardonnay I10V3 planted in 1992
    • Pinot Noir various clones

Trellis System: Scott Henry and Smart Dyson

Wines Penfolds Bin 311 and McWilliams 842