McLaren Vale Cheese and Wine Trail

In March 2016, John and I spent three days in McLaren Vale, a wine region in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine.

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One of the highlights of our trip was McLaren Vale Cheese and Wine Trail offered by Blessed Cheese.


McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

The Cheese and Wine Trail is a four course progressive picnic that takes place at four of McLaren Vale’s wineries.

Blessed Cheese fills a picnic basket with local cheese and gourmet produce matched to the specific wines you’ll be tasting at each winery.

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

They also send you off with a brief explanation of each pairing.

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

1st Course

Winery: Wirra Wirra
Wine: Hiding Champion Sauvignon Blanc
Cheese: Udder Delights Chevre

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

2nd Course

Winery: Dog Ridge
Wine: Wylpena Chardonnay
Cheese: Alexandrina Jersey Gouda

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

3rd Course

Winery: Kay Brothers
Wine: Basket Pressed Shiraz
Cheese: Alexandrina Vintage Cheddar

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

4th Course

Winery: Lloyd Brothers Wine & Olive Company
Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon
Cheese: La Vera Adel Blue

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

The Cheese and Wine Trail is an outstanding way to get a taste of the McLaren Vale wine region.

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

If you are looking for things to do in McLaren Vale, why not devote one day to cheese, wine, and views!

McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail

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