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Mad Bastard Wines of Finery

Main North Road | 1 Km North of Clare Township, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
+61 418 809 389
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great winery

driving into this winery is stunning. There are a lot of different signs along the way to amuse... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kerrie N
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Melbourne, Australia
Take you chances ..

We had heard the stories and tasted the muscat which was part of the purpose for the visit. So we... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Mountainbilly1
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Leura, Australia
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Main North Road | 1 Km North of Clare Township, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
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+61 418 809 389
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

driving into this winery is stunning. There are a lot of different signs along the way to amuse you. Service was very friendly would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Kerrie N
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We had heard the stories and tasted the muscat which was part of the purpose for the visit. So we headed off not knowing what to expect. The entrance to the vineyard is a lovely drive surrounded by a canopy of plants and with quirky...More

Thank Mountainbilly1
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

What a character. Driving up his tree lined drive with various humorous signs set the tone for a fun tasting. This man may offend some but seriously, take it all in fun and enjoy the experience. We loved his fruity Riesling and the port. We...More

1  Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick visit on our way through Clare, the homestead and surrounds are just gorgeous. Lots of character and the wines were lovely.

Thank Jen_Sewell
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Had a great time sampling some of their wines which were all first class. Informative staff with an in-depth knowledge of the estate grown wines. Also for sale are some beautiful Riedel glasses individually marked for him and her. I can’t put the engraved names...More

Thank Ray R
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Pretty happy to recommend however was a little disappointed at the wines given we had received a couple of local recommendations to visit The mad bas...d wasn't in the day we arrived so that maybe why I may have been slightly disappointed. Our host was...More

1  Thank Graeme S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Thanks to the whimsical signage lighting the way, by the time we found the cellar door we were waxing lyrical with words beginning in W. There we were greeted by guard dogs Wosey & Wester (Rosey & Chester). Two pint-sized pups clearly adored by the...More

1  Thank Toni R
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

As soon as you park in the car park the fun begins. All the quirky signs are everywhere. The wines are good value and beautiful, with some interesting mixes.

Thank StueyandBev
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Visited for the first time during "Eyre with Clare" to sample oysters with the beautiful Riesling..and what an experience. You enter through a wonderful vista of overhanging trees along a one way lane to the most delightful setting..big verandah house, sensational garden and the most...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I had some hesitation going to this one after reading some negative reviews but lucky his wife saw us driving up and she was our host. Driving up his driveway is vey scenic, signs along says it all! Mad, obnoxios or not he makes vey...More

1  Thank Jasper6678
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