As a part of Aussie Wine Month, the Cellar Doors of Mount Benson are dusting off some of their oldies (but goodie). Asussie Wine Month- thie biggest annual celabration of Australian wine- runs over the month of may. During May Cape Jaffa, Ralph Fowler and Wangolina are participating in Aussie Wine Month by offering tastings (and purchase) of some of thier back vintage wines. Please contact each of the Cellar Doors for details. ... more
Cape Jaffa Wines has just been named a 5 star winery in the 2014 James Halliday Wine Companion! This accolade credits the winery as an outstanding producer of very high quality wines. And as an added pat on the back the winery has been singled out as one of Ten Dark Horses; a special accolade for receiving 5 stars for the first time. ‘Achieving a 5 star rating is a fabulous endorsement of our efforts to make outstanding wines’ says Derek Hooper ‘It’s also great for boosting the profile of Mt Benson as a wine producing region. It’s very fitting that this accolade arrived during Cape Jaffa’s 20 year anniversary and it’s a testament to the hard work of our Jaffa teams both past and present’. ... more
You won’t be at a loose end for things to do around the region once you’ve enjoyed your Mount Benson cellar door experience. The region is conveniently located between the two coastal fishing towns of Kingston SE and Robe with a number of casual and higher end dining options available. The nearby national parks of Little Dip Conservation Park and Butcher Gap provide walking trails and 4WD tracks while the beachgoers will enjoy the pristine sands of Long Beach, with a handful of popular surf breaks not for the fainthearted!
Explore the amazing coastline take tigermoth scenic flight or helicopter ride over the region, perhaps charter a fishing or boat trip or for the more grounded a 4WD tour and or drive yourself tour of the coast is not to be missed. There are plenty of seasonal event that fill the time. These are listed below. Robe is also a very popular kite surfing spot and also has great boutique shopping for the less active. The area also boasts some excellent golf courses.