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Vasse Felix is located in the Margaret River region of South Australia, largely considered to be one of the best wine growing regions in Australia. The Margaret River is located at the very bottom of South Australia and comprises a strip of land about 100 km long, surrounded by ocean on three sides. Along with stunning coastline views, this area is also known for its ancient soils and Mediterranean style climate which makes it perfectly placed for premium viticulture. With excellent drainage, vines which grow particularly well in this region, and for which Vasse Felix is renowned for, include Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.

The Indian and Southern ocean border the region and offer relief from both extreme heat and extreme cold, sheltering the vineyards throughout the region and helping it to produce high yield of premium quality fruit. The Vasse Felix selection of quality wines are estate grown and processed with a focus on ancient tradition and organic practices to nurture their natural soils and minimise their intervention between vine and wine. Achieving stronger plant health through balanced approaches ensures that they maintain high quality fruit from every harvest and fantastic tasting wine from every vintage.

Vasse Felix boasts four vineyards in total throughout the region, carefully chosen for their soil composition and matched with the right grape variety. The Home Vineyard was the first to be planted in 1967 by Dr Tom Cullity and while it’s considered a modern Australian winery, the practices and philosophy they employ in their winemaking is ancient.

They produce Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Semillon. Ensuring each vineyard continues to grow and develop high quality fruit, their viticulture practices include using natural fertilisers for enriching topsoil, sheep grazing to control weeds and water catchment for irrigation. 

They take a boutique approach to winemaking, focusing on natural winemaking practices and environmental sustainability. All of the wines are bottled in their own Vasse Felix facilities on site in the Margaret River located at their Home Vineyard, the oldest amongst their collection. When it comes time to harvest, fruits are separated and kept separated to ensure traceability to each respective vineyard and to maintain their reputation for site-expressive wines. This also allows their viticulturists to curate the soils and sites of each vineyard carefully and effectively, improving the quality of their wines direct from the vineyard. Their ethos is very much about individual expression and their wines are that expression of place, person and passion throughout the winemaking process.

We seek out these kinds of small and medium sized wineries because they are the operations who are really and passionately trying to make sure that every year of production is more fruitful, tastier and better than previous years. They are the operations who will devote their craft and their time to making each vintage they create as great as it possibly can be. Other local producers we source our wines from producers include Crackerjack, Innocent Bystander and Paringa Estate

As a red wine drinker you are no doubt already familiar with their classic red wine varieties like stunningly sweet and delectably classic dry Rose wine varieties and why not sample the rest of what Australia and the world has to offer with premium selections of Merlot, Grenache, Tempranillo, Sangiovese, Cabernet Merlot, Pinot Noir also all available to order online through the Wine Collective.

With over 70 years of wine experience, we have been bringing Australia the finest wines from the finest producers like Vasse Felix and international producers. Along with our range of classic wine types, we also bring you range of exciting red wine blends like Shiraz blends and Merlot Malbec Cabernet among other red blends which include Cabernet Merlot Petit Verdot, Tempranillo Graciano Blend, Cabernet Rose, Mataro Shiraz Grenache and Sangiovese Shiraz Wines

There is also a range of white wine discoveries awaiting you, both created by Vasse Felix and other producers. Browse our range of classics like Pinot Grigio and Riesling, as well as a variety of white wine blends including Semillon Viognier, Chardonnay Pinot Noir, Semillon Riesling Chardonnay, Botrytis Chardonnay, Semillon Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay Sauvignon Blanc

While you’re searching the whites, step over toward our array of dessert wine varieties and fortified wines and then begin the delights of our sparkling wine collection. Our collection of Sparkling Whites includes Prosecco, sparkling Pinot Noir, sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, sparkling Riesling, sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir Winessparkling Chardonnay, as well as our selection of sparkling red wine varieties including sparkling Shiraz, sparkling Shiraz Cabernet, and sparkling Merlot and sparkling Rose Wines

The Wine Collective helps to support smaller wineries like Vasse Felix by ensuring their classic dry white wines and their classic dry red wines are shown to the rest of Australia. Introducing clients to the delights of locally produced wines in one of the highlights of being a wine expert and we love to share what we love. 

The Vasse Felix Filius selection includes a selection of delectable chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. The term ‘filius’ means ‘son of’ in Latin and denotes the collections relationship with the wine that has come before it from the same vineyard. The Heytesbury Chardonnay is another classic selection from their winery. With a pale straw, almost green tinged colour, the acidity is crisp and the barrel aging for nine months has helped to develop it softness and character. 

By supporting wineries like Vasse Felix, we’re helping them to continue their drive and passion to produce better and better quality wines every year. We’re helping them to continue their minimal intervention practices and allow the quality of their vineyards do their expression for them. You can enjoy the same cellar door pricing from The Wine Collective, knowing that you also have access to a vast array of other styles from similar or completely different producers both here in Australia and around the rest of the world. Sampling the best wine from the finest producers is easy when you choose The Wine Collective.

If you should ever find yourself in the Margaret River region then you can visit the Vasse Felix winery in person and sample the full delights of the endeavours with the vine as well enjoy their local restaurant, wine museum and art gallery overlooking the Wilyabrup Brook. This secure and family owned winery has a rich and interested heritage and a commitment, right from the start, that all boutique wineries do: to make the best possible wine. It’s this striving for the best, the highest quality and the most premium tastes and vintages that sets wineries like Vasse Felix apart from the larger producing names and brands in Australian wine. We love supporting that passion almost as much as we love sampling the fruits of the hard labour that drive every harvest and every year of winemaking from vineyards like these.

Order online for your selection of premium Vasse Felix reds and whites from The Wine Collective and enjoy shipping anywhere in Australia direct to your door.