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Address: Riddoch Highway, Coonawarra, South Australia 5263, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 8 8736 3219
09:00 - 17:00
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Zema Estate is a small family winery located in the heart of the Coonawarra...

Zema Estate is a small family winery located in the heart of the Coonawarra wine region. The Zema family is proud of the traditional techniques they employ in their vineyard; dry land viticulture and hand pruning are two such practices, which help to produce intense, rich fruit of the highest quality. The Cellar Door is open seven days from 9am to 5pm and the winery welcomes visitors.

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Great Wines and well priced

Zema Wines is one of the traditional Coonawarra wineries but one that still sells their wines are very reasonable prices. The staff are down to earth and not pretentious as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David D
Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Zema Wines is one of the traditional Coonawarra wineries but one that still sells their wines are very reasonable prices. The staff are down to earth and not pretentious as experienced at some nearby wineries. The wines are all very good but my favourites are the Cluny and the Cabernet Sauvignon. Both represent very good value. There is local produce... More 

Thank David D
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zema Estate is kind of an icon in Coonawarra, with their wines enjoying a strong following. Our experience with family owned wineries is that the owners and staff are passionate about what they do, so we were surprised and disappointed that the folk behind the counter almost seemed bored. The lady took us through the wines with no enthusiasm and... More 

Thank duncanmacster
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for Coonawarra by night and had Mrs Zema's famous puzza and bought a bottle of their Shiraz. It was excellent - their Clooneys and CabShiraz's are outstanding. We love their chilli paste as well. Dont miss this one anytime you are here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Zema Estate. We've been visiting here for years. The reds are extraordinary. It's a no frills place that weirdly never seems that popular. There's never much hype about the place despite the very serious quality of the wines which are reasonably priced. Perhaps it's because the family are usually a little brusque in my experience. There's not much... More 

Thank TwoSheds57
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Zema Estate is a long standing winery in the Coonawarra. A Cellar Door tasting will rewards you with great Cabernets and some nice Shiraz. Well worth the visit

Thank John W
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here the other week after a couple of days in Penola. We were the only ones there so got great service from the lady behind the counter who was lovely to chat too. Fantastic reds and value for money. Definitely one to revisit

Thank sterwuv
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is one of the standout wineries in Coonawarra. Truly great reds made by Greg Clayfield never fail to impress. The value for money here is very impressive. If you're here on the right occasion the food - homemade arancini and rigatoni pasta sauce are worth the detour.

Thank Riddoch88
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Unlike some wineries in the Coonawarra, Zema provides great wines at very good value. Service is unpretentious and welcoming. It punches well above its weight in comparison to its big name neighbours. Also pop into Bellwether Wines for a unique tasting experience with wines from other districts as well as Coonawarra on offer. Bellwether and Zema are two local gems.

Thank MadamJosephine
Kadina, Australia
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

6 of us headed off to the tasting tables on offer in the Coonawarra and Zema was one of 6 we chose to try. The reds are very good and well worth the trip.

Thank Rick & Jenny D
Corner Brook, Canada
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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Small production. Good Cabernet. Museum wines archived. Went away with a 1999 Cabernet. Good service. Enjoyed our visir

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