West Cape Howe Wines

Southern WA

In lovely grounds around 10km west of Mt Barker, this 5-star winery is a regular award winner for its single vineyard shiraz, chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. Also roasts its own coffee and hosts art exhibitions.

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