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“The single-vineyard wines tell light-hearted and amusing family stories.”

Shaw Family Vintners

Shaw Family Vintners

The Shaw family has honed its craft since 1976, when Richard and Marie Shaw planted five-acres of vines in McLaren Vale. Since that time, these plantings have expanded to 155-acres in McLaren Vale and more than 1000-acres in Currency Creek. The Shaws’ sons – Philip, Nathan and Mark – now manage the business, from viticulture to winemaking, as well as sales.

Shaw Family Vintners’ winery was established at Currency Creek in 2011, featuring extensive winemaking facilities and a cellar door for visitors to enjoy. Here you can try some of the Shaws’ fantastic wines with tastings available Monday through to Friday. On a nice day, take your glass
outside where you can soak up the sunshine and gorgeous views.

Having established vineyards in two distinctively different regions, the winemaking team at Shaw Family Vintners has the ability to craft wines of varying styles and characteristics.

Currency Creek is situated only four-kilometres from the Southern Ocean on the eastern side of the Mount Lofty Ranges, and is adjacent to Lake Alexandrina. This cool, maritime climate promotes a mild growing season with a prolonged ripening period, resulting in fruit with distinctly lifted varietal definition and elegant complexity.

Shaw Family Vintners produces outstanding wines under several different labels, including the flagship Icon range, which honours founding directors Richard and Marie. The single vineyard wines tell light-hearted and amusing family stories and are named accordingly.

Shaw Family Vintners, the family’s first established wine range, acknowledges buildings on the estate of Goolwa. These wines have names and stories that feature a nautical flavour, drawn from the link with the stones that were used in the early sailing ships from England. Stonemason, an exclusive Currency Creek range, is named in recognition of those who worked with these stones.

Tasting Notes

⇐ 2016 Shaw Family Vintners
The Figurehead Shiraz

Garnet red with a stunning purple hue, lifted violet, vanillin and chocolate notes can be found on the nose. This wine is rich with flavours of stewed plums, prunes and spice, persisting through to the subtle, velvety tannins. 


⇐ 2016 Shaw Family Vintners
The 9N Shiraz

A classic McLaren Vale shiraz exhibiting aromas and flavours of vanillin, plums, black cherry, pepper and spice, these integrate with a full, fleshy palate that finishes with soft tannins.

⇐ 2019 Shaw Family Vintners Windjammer Shiraz

Sourced from deep-rooted, old vines, this wine is aged in American and French oak
barrels for 18 months. With aromas of plums,
blueberries and spices, it finishes with subtle pepper overtones.

2019 Shaw Family Vintners
Stonemason Shiraz

This shiraz from the winery’s Currency Creek vineyards emits dark cherry, anise and cedar aromas, with a soft, full and approachable palate of plum and mulberry, laced with traces
of vanillin and white pepper
to add complexity.



Getting There
369 Myrtle Grove Road,
Currency Creek

Contact Details
Tel: (08) 8555 4215
Email: enquiry@sfv-wines.com.au
Website: www.shawfamilyvintners.com

Cellar Door
Open 10:30am–4:30pm Monday to Friday
Excluding public holidays


Weddings & Functions


Additional Features
Mailing list, wine club, cellar door specials
and regional platters