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Kay Brothers Amery Wines, Australia

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Winery Name: Kay Brothers Amery Wines, Australia
established 1890
Winemaker(s): Colin Kay
Other Details: Bordering St.Vincent's Gulf, 40 kms south of Adelaide, the Kay Brothers McLaren Vale Amery Vineyards grace the rolling foothills of the Southern Mt.Lofty Ranges. Established in 1890 by Australian born brothers Herbert and Frederick Kay the Heritage Listed Kays Amery Winery celebrated its first grape crush in 1895 and is the oldest McLaren Vale winery still in founding family hands with third generation Colin Kay continuing the family winemaking tradition.

Kay's are specialist traditional red wine makers utilising grapes from their own 22-hectare Amery Vineyard and the neighbouring Oliver's Taranga Vineyard. The grape varieties grown are Shiraz (including the 1892 Block 6), Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache, Pinot Noir, Mourvedre (Mataro) and Muscat Blanc. Colin Kay's winemaking philosophy is to make rich full-bodied fruit-driven wines (using the original Open Fermenters and Basket Press) with small oak cask maturation. The Kay Brothers Amery Vineyard range of fine wines includes Block 6 Shiraz (from vines planted in 1892), Hillside Shiraz, Amery Shiraz, Amery Cabernet Sauvignon, Amery Merlot, Founders Very Old Tawny Solera and Founders Liqueur Muscat.
Appellation(s) / Region(s): McLaren Vale
Website: Kay Brothers Amery Wines
Contact Details / Location: The winery is located at the top of a hill 5 kms from the McLaren Vale Township and the Cellar Door, which is part of the original Winery complex, boasts some stunning panoramic views of the surrounding picturesque valleys and hillsides. The welcome at Cellar Door is as friendly as the view is seductive so allow plenty of time during your visit to taste the renowned selection of traditional premium estate wines and explore the Kay Family diaries dating from 1891.

Kay Brothers Amery Wines:
Kays Road
Mclaren Vale, South Australia, 5171

Phone: 08 83238201 or 08 83238211
Fax: 08 83239199

The Cellar Door is open for tastings and sales 7 days a week with weekdays 9am - 5pm and weekends and public holidays 12noon - 5pm (closed Good Friday and Christmas Day).
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