Nestled in the heart of the Limestone Coast, Coonawarra is home to over 25 cellar doors scattered along one stretch of road – Riddoch Highway – named after Coonawarra’s founding Father, John Riddoch.
Coonawarra is home to the most famous vineyard soil in the world; terra rossa, which is as highly regarded as its world-class wines. This red clay soil is produced from the weathering of limestone, due to its excellent drainage purposes, this makes terra rossa soil ideal for wine production.
Spend a day tasting your way around the renowned wineries with many wineries within the Coonawarra area opening their cellar doors for wine tastings, with winemakers happy to talk to visitors about the history of their vineyards.
Coonawarra is situated within the Limestone Coast area and surrounded by many local attractions, waiting to be explored.
Located approximately 380 kilometres south of Adelaide and 427 kilometres west of Melbourne.