passion & a sense of adventure
We both grew up on the land. Brad on serious acres and Chelsea on a smaller property. We decided to look for a property close enough to commute to the city after spending a few years working in Adelaide and found a lovely 45 acres in McLaren Vale.
Excited for the horse paddocks and infrastructure, the land just happened to have a tired vineyard on the foothills out the back. We thought time and passion might set things straight, and if it didn’t work out we would rip the vines out and try our hand at something else.
Well sometimes hard work and luck counts, we have achieved A grade status for the shiraz from the south block of the vineyard and kept a few tonne back to make a small batch of our own wine and we are loving our vineyard more and more and we are focussed on organic principles. It almost seems sacrilegious looking back now that we even contemplated clearing the vines.
Enthused for the area, the views to the sea seemed like the perfect location for luxury accommodation.
We would love people to be able to experience McLaren Vale and use S.C. as a base while they enjoy our spectacular region. We look forward to sourcing local produce, craft beer and fine wine for our guests.