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Established in 1886, Angove Family Winemakers is one of the oldest family owned and operated wine companies in Australia – a statement in sustainability.
With 5 generations of involvement and an expectation of many more, there is a strongly held belief that all activities undertaken must be sustainable now and into the future.
Angove Family Winemakers are certified organic, and members of Sustainable Winegrowing Australia and the Australian Packaging Covenant.
Through careful observation and feedback the Angove family have developed sound environmental practices and procedures, exceeding all relevant environmental legislations – not because they must but because they want to.
The Angove family help develop environmental policies and initiatives, in conjunction with the Australian wine industry and through their founding membership with the Wine Industry Sector Agreement on Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas reduction.
Protecting the environment and conserving its natural resources is at the core of all the Angoves’ activities. Conveniently, healthy soils and ecosystems produce the highest quality grapes and craft the best wine.
As one of the largest employers in the Riverland, Angove Family Winemakers play a significant role in the local community through job creation, supporting local business and working on community issues.
Angove Family Winemakers is focused on real actions and investment that will benefit the environment, improve work efficiencies and measure overall business impact.
Angove is constantly looking to reduce power use, and consequently decrease green house gas emissions. The following changes have helped reduce their carbon footprint
Organic and Biodynamic Viticulture
Angove Family Winemakers began their journey in organic viticulture in 2009.The 200 hectares of Nanya Vineyard in the Riverland is certified organic and the 10 hectare Warboys Vineyard, adjacent to the McLaren Vale Cellar Door, is certified organic and biodynamic.
All vineyards are watered using drip irrigation, with soil moisture probes used to inform irrigation decisions, resulting in an estimated 25% reduction in water consumption per hectare. Rainwater is captured and stored for future use as process water within the winery, while winery waste water is treated and used as irrigation water.
Angove Family Winemakers is a member of the National Packaging Covenant and has a strong commitment to recycling packaging materials including glass, cardboard, paper and plastics with systems in place to ensure efficient handling and collection of all items for recycling. Light weight bottles that use 40% less glass and deliver a reduction of CO2 per bottle of more than 15% has been introduced in certain lines. All carboard boxes are made from sustainably sourced wood pulp and are 100% recyclable.
Angove produces various waste streams and aims to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible
These actions together with ongoing research and investment place us in a good position to manage our carbon footprint and be sustainable today and into the future.
The Angove McLaren Vale Cellar Door is nestled in the heart of our Warboys Vineyard.
Open daily 11am - 5pm for Wine Flights, with lunch available Thursday to Sunday 12 - 3pm.
Seasonal Vineyard Grazing Thursday - Sunday
McLaren Vale is one of Australia's most iconic wine regions, and we offer a beautiful setting to explore the fantastic regional food. Head Chef Georgie Rogers has curated a seasonal vineyard menu that indulges you in regional flavours and textures to complement our award-winning wine & spirit collection.
A la Carte Lunch reservations 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Thursday - Sunday.
We can successfully look after groups of 6 or more on our multi course Feed Me menu for $79.00 per guest.
Outside of these times, we offer a selection of smaller plates, cheese and charcuterie.
Bookings are strongly recommended.
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Prix Fixe Thursday and Friday
Exclusively for a end of week lunch, indulge in a shared three-course lunch nestled in the Warboys vineyard. Join us for the best in season, crafted menu featuring selected dishes from our menu to share with friends or family. To accompany your glorious lunch, you can choose a glass of any wine from our acclaimed Family Crest Range all for $49.00.
Winemaker's Favourites Premium Wine Flight $25
Explore a diverse and stunning range of expressive wines from across mediterranean McLaren Vale and cool climate Tasmania, selected by our award winning winemaking team.
St Agnes XO Brandy Flight $40
Sample a selection of our award winning, world class, aged brandies, famous for their richness and opulence.
St Agnes Bartenders Cut | St Agnes 15 YO XO | St Agnes 20 YO XO | St Agnes 40 YO XO
Camborne Single Malt Whisky Flight $40
Explore four single malt whiskies crafted by the St Agnes Distillery.
Brandy Cask | Sherry Cask | Tawny Cask | Shiraz Cask
Blind Tiger Organic Gin Flight $30
Taste through three unique, organic gins by the iconic St Agnes Distillery. Paired with Strange Love Distiller's Tonic.
Classic | Mandarin | Shiraz