Mount Gambier 2018

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 optimum...

Pinot Gris

Limestone Coast 2017

The 2017 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...

Cabernet Sauvignon

Coonawarra 2014

The famed environment of Coonawarra creates perfect grape growing conditions. Working closely with vineyard owners, winemaker John has selected parcels of wine that have been blended to capture the essence of Coonawarra’s finest variety. Ottelia’s Cabernet Sauvignon brings true depth of colour with inviting cherry and plum aromas...

Sauvignon Blanc

Mount Gambier 2017

The grapes come from the Ellis family’s Mount Gambier vineyard, an emerging region whose cool climate helps produce fruit with a unique profile. This medium bodied Sauvignon Blanc carries aromas of passionfruit and grapefruit, with a nuance of spice and flint. Lively fruit flavours, supportive mineral acidity and...

John and Melissa moved to the iconic Coonawarra region 25 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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Eat + Drink

Fodder + Ottelia


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Cellar Door & Restaurant,
5 Memorial Drive Coonawarra
08 8736 3170 
Thursday to Monday
10:00am to 4:00pm
Kitchen 10:30am to 3:00pm
Please be aware we are closed most public holidays.
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Other enquiries:
J & M Innes P/L ABN 70 957 928 410
V & A Lane Coonawarra SA 5263
Ph. 0409 836 289