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A visit to Hardys Tintara is not just about tasting wine, but experiencing the rich history that goes into running a business over 160 years.
The Hardys Tintara winery, on the main street of McLaren Vale, has been at the heart and soul of the region from the very beginning. In 1878 Thomas Hardy transformed an old flour mill into one of the region’s best wine cellars, and with his success, McLaren Vale began to prosper and grow.
Today, we are proud to still be the home of Hardys, and be able to showcase the original winery, as well as combine time-honoured winemaking techniques with the best of today’s technology.
Hardys Tintara has a number of premium and structured tastings available for visitors who want to treat themselves and try the very best wines we have to offer. These include our Thomas Hardy and Eileen Hardy icon wines, exclusive back vintage Reynella Shiraz and Hardys Rare Fortified wines. Available every day. Book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Hardys Tintara welcomes groups by appointment, with bookings of 10 people or more subject to a tasting fee of $10 per head. Our terms and conditions are outlined in our Group Bus Booking form. Please contact our Cellar Door for more information.View Form
Experience it for yourself from our new Winery Viewing Platform, or explore our history in our Fortified Room, wander through our gardens, browse through the Fleurieu Arthouse and make sure you experience our tastings of Icon, Regional and Cellar Door only wines. Make some time to come in and see us, we have plenty to share with you.