Mount Gambier 2021

The Ellis family vineyards lie in the Mount Gambier GI, located in the Kongorong area southwest of Mount Gambier. The proximity to the Southern Ocean provides the coolest maritime climate of mainland Australia, this cool climate extends the ripening of fruit throughout Autumn, ideal for accumulation of flavour and...

Pinot Gris

Limestone Coast 2021

The 2021 Pinot Gris is a blend of fruit sourced from two regions within the Limestone Coast creating a medium bodied Pinot Gris with excellent structure and appeal. Mount Gambier and Robe are both perched on the Southern Ocean and have typically cool to moderate day and night...


Limestone Coast 2019

There is a great diversity of climates within the Limestone Coast, with warmer regions better suited to red varietals such as Sangiovese, that need to achieve full flavour and textural ripeness.

The wine has a lifted and perfumed nose with aromas of mulberries, red liquorice and fresh fennel. The...


Mount Gambier 2021

The vineyards are planted in fractured flinty limestone, which forms much of the surface cover in this relatively flat but undulating area lying a few meters above sea level. Underlying the limestone is a ribbon of shallow but fertile soil that allows the vines to develop in this...

John and Melissa moved to the iconic Coonawarra region almost 35 years ago intending to, in John’s words, “stay a little while”.

Together they have spent nearly half a lifetime in the Limestone coast region, John working as a winemaker and consultant across its unique wine growing regions, and Melissa establishing a restaurant.

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