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Alpha Box & Dice

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Different. Good different.

Pros: Chilled, quirky, non-pretentious vineyard. Lovely staff. Hipster, retro feel. Knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
blakbul
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Quirky

The winery itself was interesting and visually , the labels on the wine great.The service was great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HansConfiance
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Adelaide, Australia
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Alpha Box & Dice Cellar Door is a unique, boutique winery in the heart of McLaren Vale, South Australia. AB&D are attempting to create an 'Alphabet of Wine', where every wine we create reflects a different letter of the alphabet. Each wine comes...more
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8 Olivers Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here years ago and I think the wines have gone backwards. They seem more fixated on completing the alphabet of wines than on quality control. It’s a fine line between innovation and pretence and maybe they are in peril of crossing it. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Chilled, quirky, non-pretentious vineyard. Lovely staff. Hipster, retro feel. Knowledgeable staff. Cons: Wines are good, but better offerings close by

Thank blakbul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The winery itself was interesting and visually , the labels on the wine great.The service was great and the young lad was very passionate about the wine he was serving. Although we did not like the wine, I would put that down to a matter...More

Thank HansConfiance
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Alpha Box and Dice was the first vineyard we visited on our trip to McLaren Vale and didn’t disappoint. Wines are slightly more experimental that the traditional winemakers, each wine a letter of the Alphabet, we really enjoyed the reds. Ambience is cool and casual,...More

Thank MaisyB
Reviewed 3 September 2018

McLaren Vale has a few winemakers challenging us on what we might expect from a visit to the wine producing area. None more than the people at Alpha Box and Dice. Forget about the bold old shiraz you always look for in McLaren Vale. Why...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Quirky little place with a fun atmosphere. Very fun and knowledgeable staff. Very enjoyable experience with nice wine.

Thank Oilersfan1
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This venue is FUN. Nostalgic, chillaxed space with a good wine range and hip staff. Cellar door located in a rustic shed that takes you back in time with lots of old trinckets, antiques and retro reflections. Nice outdoor chill space also. Very cool.

Thank myvipdriveradelaide
Reviewed 27 June 2018

A different wine tasting concept. The surrounds are quite rustic and interesting to most. The wines are quite different, possibly only available at ABD. Well worth a visit to expereince a difference.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This was my first stop of the day - the guy working that day was so lovely and ensured our group had such good time during our wine tasting! I highly recommend a stop to this quirky, lovely winery!

Thank Gabriella G
Reviewed 17 May 2018

As part of Tasting Australia, I recently visited Alpha Box & Dice with a bunch of like-minded wine lovers eager for adventure. It was a balmy autumn evening and fairy lights were draped over the vines. Staff greeted us with trays of tasty hors d’oeuvres...More

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