Founded in 1956, this family-owned winery produces a range of award-winning premium boutique red and white wines, specialising in bottle-fermented “methode traditionelle” sparkling styles made from chardonnay and, more unusually, semillon, chenin blanc, shiraz and merlot; also specialising in exporting to Asia. Winemaker Peter Garbin (son of founder Duje Garbin) wife Katrina, and sons Joel and Adam have a philosophy of hands-on premium winemaking with personal service. Their fruit is sourced from Estate vineyards in Gingin and the Swan Valley, and grown with low chemical inputs, no pesticides and are vegan friendly.
The Garbin’s also produce rich, traditional fortified styles for which the Valley is justly famous. Watch out for the Garbin Estate Verdelho always a Gold or Trophy winner, and their limited release Sangiovese available only from cellar door. This charming family winery is ideally located at the eastern end of the Swan Valley close to airports, restaurants and accommodation and is open 7 days.
Visit them at The Gourmet Feast in the Valley for a tasting of methode traditionelles (Sparklings Chardonnay and Gold Leaf, Merlot), Tasting of pre-release Verdelho 2019, Chardonnay 18 and general wine tasting.
They’ll also have case specials – Leave your contact details & go into draw for Garbin Christmas sundowner!