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Knappstein Enterprise Winery & Brewery

2 Pioneer Ave, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
+61 8 8841 2100
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Ben Marx has really stamped his mark at knapstein having been a knapstein fan for many years Keep... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bill013
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perth west australia
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Great wines and service

Just loved the well laid out and spacious cellar door and informative service from the gentleman... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ray R
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Maroochydore, Australia
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Established in 1878, Knappstein is housed in the heritage-listed Enterprise winery in the heart of the Clare Valley. Head winemaker Ben Marx leads a passionate winemaking team exploring the unique character and substance of our outstanding vineyards. Renowned for riesling, we also offer an innovative sangiovese rose, malbec, shiraz and cabernet sauvignon. Open seven days.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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2 Pioneer Ave, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ben Marx has really stamped his mark at knapstein having been a knapstein fan for many years Keep up the good work

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just loved the well laid out and spacious cellar door and informative service from the gentleman who attended to me. The Riesling was superb and I also loved the Shiraz/Malbec blend. Don’t miss this cellar door.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not enjoy this wine tasting experience nor any of the wines. Definitely not worth the wine tasting fee.More

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Cheryl K, Manager at Knappstein Enterprise Winery & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate that you took the time to provide feedback and we take this opportunity to respond accordingly; We are a 5 star rated winery with an impeccable winemaking / viticultural lineage and an excellent reputation for making fine handcrafted wines. To clarify the $5.00...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

A full range of whites and reds (although no Pinot noir) is on offer. The hosts are knowledgeable and can suggest other wineries also

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Cheryl K, Manager at Knappstein Enterprise Winery & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughtful response.

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

The brewery part of this establishment no longer operates which was a bit disappointing. But never fear, we tried the wines instead! Let's face it, I was always going to try the wines. I was not disappointed on the wine front. I loved their Watervale...More

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Cheryl K, Manager at Knappstein Enterprise Winery & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Tori for your kind response during a time of change for Knappstein Winery - we are still trying to get Trip Advisor to remove the Brewery part of our name! We are delighted to hear you had a great time with us and...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

The brewery has been sold off. A little disappointing, so we had to drink wine. The Riesling flight experience was interesting. Their Cab Sav was the best in Clare. Excellent! Very friendly and approachable staff, and some reasonable wines. With great local knowledge and offered...More

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Cheryl K, Manager at Knappstein Enterprise Winery & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

I am delighted you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your encouraging response during a time of change management for Knappstein. The new owners have exciting new ideas and plans are in progress. Watch this space!

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Even if you purchase this is NOT refunded to you! Don't expect an old world cellar door, this is a modern building in the town centre. The brewery appeared to be closed when we visited, which was a shame, also there was a board up...More

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Cheryl K, Manager at Knappstein Enterprise Winery & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review, good or bad we appreciate the effort. I take this opportunity to clarify the following; Tasting fee There is indeed a $5.00pp tasting fee to try any of our 14 highly regarded wines available. On purchase customers...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

On our way back to Burra & spotted this Cellar Door. Impressed with their reisling & rose. Friendy staff & helpful. Would like to have tried more but driving!!!!

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Cheryl K, Manager at Knappstein Enterprise Winery & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Thank you very much and see you next time!

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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Today we started our Riesling Trail winery tour with a trip to Clare. The Knappstein Winery was welcoming with a warm wood fire and a very friendly and knowledgable guide through the wine tasting list. The highlight was definitely the fortified Shiraz. It is only...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

We squeezed in a visit to this cellar door just before closing time and we're glad we did. The female staff member on the Sat afternoon was friendly and made our children feel welcome, encouraging us to make use of the boxes of toys on...More

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