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The Blending Bench at d'Arenberg Winery


The Blending Bench is a hands on, interactive experience where you play winemaker. A palette of wine parcels, each with distinctive flavors and textures, are melded in search of balance, fullness and finesse. The winery does the physical work - picking, crushing, fermenting, foot treading, basket pressing and barrel ageing, then you get to create a wine that is truly unique. You then bottle a 750ml sample to take home and show off to your friends.

Nestled between rolling hills and sandy beaches, 20 miles south of Adelaide on the Fleurieu Peninsula, McLaren Vale has a Mediterranean climate ideal for grape growing and is famous for its intensely flavored Shiraz. d'Arenberg is a family-owned winery, operating for over 100 years. The whole range of internationally acclaimed wine is made using traditional methods in the winery and vineyard.

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