Lobethal Road Winery

Established in 1998 by Dave Neyle and Inga Lidums, Lobethal Road is a family-owned winery that specialises in premium red, white and sparkling wines. Neyle’s background in vineyard cultivation is perfectly complemented by Lidums’ experience in marketing and design, and together they have established Lobethal Road as a renowned producer of award-winning wines.

Nestled at the foot of Mount Torrens, the winery sits 475 metres above sea level. The free-draining vineyard nurtures low-yielding vines and has a north-easterly aspect, which makes it perfect for producing cool-climate varieties such as shiraz, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, pinot gris, roussanne, tempranillo graciano, pinot noir and méthode traditionelle sparkling wine.

The team at Lobethal Road believe great wine is made in the vineyard, and they approach winemaking with a ‘less is more’ philosophy. Minimal intervention in the vineyard and winery allows the terroir, vintage and elegant fruit flavours to find expression in the wine.

Powered entirely by solar for more than 18 years, the winery embraces environmentally sustainable practices and technology to ensure its carbon footprint is minimal.

Lobethal Road’s rustic cellar door is built with mud brick, which provides impressive insulation and ensures the space maintains a pleasant temperature year-round.

The cellar door offers delicious wine tastings, and visitors are invited to enjoy a sensory glass of wine by the fire, or in the charming courtyard garden that overlooks the vines. Lobethal Road also offers gourmet sharing platters that feature fresh, seasonal produce from the Adelaide Hills region.

Lobethal Road’s entire award-winning range of wines is available for purchase at the cellar door. The winery’s excellence is reflected in the assortment of trophies it has collected over recent years, including

Best Wine in Show, Best Red in Show and Best Shiraz in Show for its 2012 Lobethal Road Shiraz at the 2014 Sydney Royal Wine Show. At the 2017 ceremony, the winery won Best Pinot Gris in Show for its 2016 vintage.

The winery was also awarded Best Wine in Show and Best Chardonnay in Show for its 2012 Lobethal Road Bacchant Chardonnay at the 2013 Adelaide Hills Regional Wine Show.


Lobethal Road Pinot Gris

Made    with    handpicked    and whole-bunch pressed fruit, this wine exhibits a fragrant nose of nashi pear and spice, which leads to a richly structured palate of delicious orchard fruits, cinnamon and nutmeg. With fine acidity and elegant length, this pinot gris is the perfect accompaniment to an exotic, spicy dish.

Lobethal Road Bacchant Chardonnay

Made with hand-pruned and handpicked fruit, this reserve chardonnay is whole-bunch pressed into French barriques and left to ferment on wild yeast. This elegant wine delivers a sophisticated nose with a complex palate of white peach, citrus and creamy biscuit flavours, and can be enjoyed now or cellared for eight to ten years.

Lobethal Road Tempranillo Graciano

A traditional blend of 90 per cent tempranillo and ten per cent graciano, this delicious red wine delivers an elegant palate of luscious, rich mulberry and raspberry fruits, which is underpinned by savoury and earthy notes and a subtle hint of spice. This medium-bodied wine is best served with tapas or paella.

Lobethal Road Shiraz

One of Lobethal Road’s signature wines, this shiraz has notes of rich berry fruits and pepper, which combine pleasingly with a complex, savoury finish. The wine also exhibits a hint of spice, which is a typical characteristic of cool- climate shiraz. With fine tannins and the subtle use of French oak, this elegant shiraz can be cellared for up to ten years.


  • Getting There: 2254 Onkaparinga Valley Road
  • Suburb: Mount Torrens
  • Phone: (08) 8389 4595
  • Fax: (08) 8389 4596
  • Email: [javascript protected email address]
  • Cellar Door: Open 11:00am–5:00pm weekends and public holidays
  • Restaurant: Cheese and charcuterie boards available
  • Weddings & Functions: No
  • Accommodation: No
  • Additional Features: Cellar door specials, online wine sales
  • Facebook URL: www.facebook.com/lobethalroad
  • Website: www.lobethalroad.com

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