About Katnook Estate
Nestled in the verdant heart of Coonawarra, the legendary Katnook Estate offers an exquisite selection of the finest wines. The iconic estate, rich in history and heritage, was founded in 1896 by the legendary Scottish pioneer, John Riddoch. His passionate pursuit of viticulture transformed the Estate into a wine lover's paradise, establishing it as one of Australia's most respected wine producers.
Sprawling across a breathtaking 550 acres, Katnook's mesmerising landscape nurtures vines more than 40 years old. This idyllic estate has mastered the art of producing Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz varietals that meticulous winemakers meticulously craft. Katnook Estate wines encapsulate a distinctive, regional elegance, as well as the pure expressiveness of fruit that has become a hallmark of this acclaimed vineyard.
The Estate is also home to a state-of-the-art wine centre which greets visitors on their arrival. This marvellous facility offers an intimate and captivating glimpse into the art of viticulture. Guiding you through the stages of wine production, it offers an immersive experience of flavourful wine tasting sessions. Moreover, the fine architectural detailing, local stone, and timber enhances the visitors connection with the Estate's rich heritage.
The close-knit team at Katnook Estate tirelessly strives to uphold their esteemed legacy, consistently producing varietals that resonate with the place's unique terroir. From vine planting to harvesting, each process is carried out with an eye for perfection to nurture the winemaking craftsmanship that is Katnook.
In addition to its stellar wines, the Estate hosts some of Coonawarra's most prominent social events including the distinguished Opera in the vineyard. This annual gala is a testament to the Estate's commitment in reinforcing its role within the region’s rich cultural milieu, attracting patrons globally, for an evening of noteworthy performances amidst the vine-drenched landscape.
Katnook Estate undoubtedly is a sanctuary for wine connossieurs looking to delve into the local flavours of Coonawarra's prevalent wine scene. Its enchanting vineyard, historical connection and sumptuous wines leave a captivating impression on anyone lucky enough to pay a visit. Whether your an oenophile or a novice, a visit to the Katnook Estate is an experience much worthy of a toast.
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