We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

McLaren Vale III Associates

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
If you want a good drop

When we are in McLaren Vale we always drop in to pick up a few bottles for the trip and bring a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David Yu-kwong N
MV3

What a great place to visit and try internationally award winning wines such as Squid Ink. A very... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
stephenzander
,
Perth, Australia
Read all 68 reviews
12
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
About
Awarded best Red wine in the World twice for their Giant Squid Ink Shiraz within their Internationally acclaimed Squid Ink Shiraz Range, McLaren Vale III Associates produces premium Estate grown & award winning McLaren Vale wines. Come and taste our...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
309 Foggo Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
Website
+61 8 8323 7940
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around McLaren Vale
from US$54.30
More Info
Reviews (68)
Filter reviews
68 results
Traveler rating
64
4
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
64
4
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews squid ink sparkling shiraz award winning wines cellar door knowledgeable service nice winery second to none great wine these guys wine maker wine tasting friendly staff reg range trophy reds tannins
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 68 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we are in McLaren Vale we always drop in to pick up a few bottles for the trip and bring a few more back to Hong Kong. You can always find a hidden gem or two. For me it is the Grenache. The Squid...More

Thank David Yu-kwong N
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi David, thanks for the review and dropping in again to top up the cellar! Enjoy 🍷

Reviewed 31 August 2018

What a great place to visit and try internationally award winning wines such as Squid Ink. A very friendly atmosphere to do a tasting without pressure to purchase their wines.

Thank stephenzander
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

It's all about the experience and sharing our story Thanks for the review Cheers

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We have been buying the best of McLaren Vale from III Associates for over twenty years and have never been let down. Fourscore, the Australian, Squid Ink, Giant Squid Ink, Sparkling Squid Ink, a hogshead or two every year, the Descendant, Legacy, Premiado, Backbone, countless...More

Thank KylienMark
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks Kylie and Mark You guys are just about part of the family and we thank you for sharing the love and the wines far and wide. Always good to catch up when you're in McLaren Vale. Cheers and thanks for you continued support

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Visited a few months back, aside from the outstanding wine (their Grenache was the underrated winner for us..!), was an amazing tasting and then went out of their way to provide us with other amazing places to eat and visit. 10/10 would recommend!

Thank OnAir588948
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks for the review We do sincerely love our region and what it has to offer visitors Grenache is a personal favourite and the old dry grown vines never let us down Hope to see you again Cheers

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner had a lovely time visiting the cellar door, Tracey was doing the tastings and was extremely knowledgeable and probably more important than that, very personable. My partner has no real interest in wine, yet was happily entertained in conversation allowing me...More

Thank Cale W
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks for the review and kind words. We love sharing the squid ink story and look forward to seeing you both again. Share the love Cheers Tracy

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I have been a Squid ink fan fo r several years.A must do cellar door if you love a ballsy red.I take all my international visitors and they all go home with sparkling and a squidy or 2. Reg in the cellar door is passionate...More

1  Thank Mark O
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks, I will pass on your compliments to Reg. Isn't it a pleasure watching people try it for the first time Mark. It's especially nice to see the delight when they're chasing that big red. Cheers Tracy

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Tasting great wines is always a great way to spend leisure time; McLaren Vale III Associates, enhance that experience by detailing individually their wines, how they are produced and imparting additional knowledge of the wonderful world of wine so that you can enjoy the beauty...More

Thank Shane n
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks Shane It's all about sharing the story and explaining what makes a great wine We're so proud and passionate about the range and love hearing feedback like this Look forward to seeing you again Cheers Tracy

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Although one of the smaller wineries in the Southern Vales area MVIII punches well above its weight. MVIII offers a moderate range of excellent wines, with the various Shiraz and red wine blends leading the way. That is not to say the whites are of...More

Thank Stephen B
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you, What a great review! Our priority is to give all our visitors a fun experience. Thank you both for bringing international visitors in to share the experience and the beautiful wines Cheers

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Wonderful wines! Great service!! A memorable visit and great buys... Squid ink is our favourite red wine. Highly recommended.

Thank Con A
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Delighted to hear our wines are being loved and shared Thanks for the great review, it means a lot to small family businesses like ours Cheers

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic reds that you’ll never want to run out of, especially the Shiraz and GSM! Magnificent. A must visit!

Thank ARCB_11
MVIIIAssociates, Manager at McLaren Vale III Associates, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Unfortunately the GSM is not currently available at the cellar door but we're still pouring the full squid ink range and have the new sparkling shiraz on tasting. Cheers and thanks for the great review

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Serafino McLaren Vale
245 reviews
1.58 km away
McLaren Vale Motel & Apartments
284 reviews
3.62 km away
COAST Motel and Apartments
199 reviews
10.57 km away
St. Francis Winery
127 reviews
14.20 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 62 nearby restaurants
Pizzateca
260 reviews
.90 km away
Cesar's Pizzeria
11 reviews
1.57 km away
Serafino McLaren Vale Restaurant
314 reviews
1.58 km away
Mitolo Wines
53 reviews
1.31 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 70 nearby attractions
Old Oval Estate
119 reviews
.97 km away
Wirra Wirra Vineyards
232 reviews
1.30 km away
Goodieson Brewery
84 reviews
1.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from McLaren Vale III Associates staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines