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Primo Estate
26 May 2016 | Primo Estate

96 Points for 'Masterful' JOSEPH Sparkling Red from Tyson Stelzer

We were thrilled to receive the runner up spot for 'Best Sparkling Red' in the Australian Sparkling Wine Report, Tyson Stelzer wrote:

'The latest disgorgement of this iconic sparkling red captures all the mystery and the theatrics of a blend of every vintage since the late eighties and some from the early sixties and seventies. McLaren Vale shiraz brings its vibrant, full purple hue and its black fruit depth, while cabernet and merlot contribute their bright blackcurrant crunch and fine tannin grip. The finish explodes into an endless panoply of dark chocolate, black olives, exotic spice, dried fruits and coal dust. Masterful.'

Read the full Australian Sparkling Wine Report here - click here

Click here to buy JOSEPH Sparkling Red from our online store

Time Posted: 26/05/2016 at 1:53 PM Permalink to 96 Points for 'Masterful' JOSEPH Sparkling Red from Tyson Stelzer Permalink
Primo Estate
12 May 2016 | Primo Estate

2014 JOSEPH Red Wine Release

Watch Joe Grilli, Primo Estate's owner and winemaker, share his tasting notes for the newly released 2014 JOSEPH red wines.

Try the 2014 JOSEPH red wines for yourself at our cellar door as part of a JOSEPH Experience tasting or order online - click here

Time Posted: 12/05/2016 at 9:45 AM Permalink to 2014 JOSEPH Red Wine Release Permalink
Primo Estate
27 April 2016 | Primo Estate

Join Our JOSEPH Olive Harvest Celebration Lunch

Celebrate the new season's olive oil straight from the press at our traditional celebration. Get a group of friends together and share this long table lunch in the heart of McLaren Vale's beautiful wine country. Enjoy four courses for just $85 per head including a perfectly matched selection of our wines.

Saturday 11th June - Book Now Click Here

Sunday 12th June - SOLD OUT

Monday 13th June - Book Now Click Here

The Menu

2016 Primo Estate La Biondina Colombard


Herb Crumbed Stuffed Green Olives


2014 Primo Estate Shale Stone Shiraz


Casarecce Pasta, Green Olives, Cotechino and Winter Vegetable Ragu


2014 Primo Estate Zamberlan Cabernet Sangiovese


Beef Cheeks Braised in Tomato, Eggplant and Olives, Wild Winter Greens and Soft Polenta


2014 Primo Estate Il Briccone Shiraz Sangiovese

Primo Secco Braised Quince and Cheese

Saturday 11th June - Book Now Click Here

Sunday 12th June - SOLD OUT

Monday 13th June - Book Now Click Here

Tickets are limited so early booking is recommended

Alcohol free 'Drivers tickets' for non-drinkers and children under 18 can be purchased for $75 by calling 08 8323 6800. No refunds less than 7 days prior to the event.

La Dolce Vita Catering will endeavour to cater for all dietary requirements and food allergies however we can't guarantee that meals provided are to exact specifications. Every effort is made to accomodate these requests and strict protocols are followed to ensure that meals are safe for guests with dietary requirements. It should be noted that it is difficult to ensure that ingredients that may cause allergic reactions are kept completely seperate as we try to accomodate a large variety of dietary requirements. We cannot guarantee that traces of certain products will not be in our food and we explicitly accept no liability. For serious food allergies you must make your own decision on selecting meals and our staff's comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision. It is the sole responsibility of the person making the booking to advise their guests with dietary requirements. If you have any questions regarding dietary requirements please call Rob at La Dolce Vita on 0416 146 168

Time Posted: 27/04/2016 at 12:29 PM Permalink to Join Our JOSEPH Olive Harvest Celebration Lunch Permalink
Primo Estate
5 April 2016 | Primo Estate

Our JOSEPH Experience makes Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine's list of Australia's Best Cellar Doors

Congratulations to our wonderful neighbours Samuel's Gorge, Wirra Wirra, d'Arenburg, Oliver's Taranga and S. C. Pannell for also making this prestigious list. Come and enjoy our award winning JOSEPH Experience Tasting for yourself 7 days a week from 11am - 4pm. We recommend making a booking by calling 08 8323 6800. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Time Posted: 05/04/2016 at 2:29 PM Permalink to Our JOSEPH Experience makes Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine's list of Australia's Best Cellar Doors Permalink
Primo Estate
9 March 2016 | Primo Estate

Primo Goes Solar Powered

Solar Panels at our Virginia Winery

With our winery north of Adelaide at Virginia and our McLaren Vale cellar door both sporting solar panels for the first time this vintage we are delighted to be investing in the sustainable future of Primo Estate. The sun makes our grapes grow, now it makes them into wine too!

Time Posted: 09/03/2016 at 4:36 PM Permalink to Primo Goes Solar Powered Permalink
Primo Estate
11 February 2016 | Primo Estate

Vintage 2016 in McLaren Vale

Vintage 2016 is in full swing at Primo Estate with a beautiful harvest of Colombard, Pinot Grigio and Merlot already picked - visit cellar door this month and you might just see us at work harvesting the Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon. So far conditions have been perfect and we are thrilled with the quality of the grapes - now to get busy transforming it into some delicious wine.

Cellar door is open 7 days from 11am - 4pm.

Call us on 08 8323 6800 with any queries.

Time Posted: 11/02/2016 at 3:25 PM Permalink to Vintage 2016 in McLaren Vale Permalink
Primo Estate
13 January 2016 | Primo Estate

Veraison in The Vale

Our Merlot grapes are changing colour as they go through veraison! This is a great time of year to visit cellar door and see the exciting changes in the vineyard as we prepare for vintage 2016. We look forward to welcoming you to the McLaren Vale Cellar Door of the Year 2016, open 7 days 11am - 4pm.

Time Posted: 13/01/2016 at 2:09 PM Permalink to Veraison in The Vale Permalink