A Taste of Spain | Ferguson Valley

Opening a bottle of local vino at Green Door Wines, you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve left the Ferguson Valley and landed in Spain!

The Geographe Wine Region is impressive on any given day, but when the sun is shining and the cellar door is open, you’d be hard pressed to find a reason not to enjoy yourself here.

We love visiting the cellar doors of newly opened wineries; they are mostly owner operated and run by owners who are ‘living the dream’ - full of passion and enthusiasm.

And so it is with Green Door’s owners Kath and Ashley, who clearly love their work.

You’re welcomed by a breathtaking view, and once you’ve finished admiring that, a smile and a glass of wine. Simple and perfect.

The owners love of travel is obvious in the winery, it’s Spanish influences due to their love of  wine and hospitality the iconic Green Door is also a photo #selfie must. 

Ashley and I were in Spain and Portugal earlier this year. We visited many small wineries and Cellar Doors in Rioja and Ribera del Duero and Ashley spent time with the winemakers, usually the family members who own the winery. As we are a small winery, we are able to experiment with different wine-making techniques in small batches and these travel experiences are inspirational for Ashley as the winemaker.

Our vineyard and winery has a Spanish influence as the two predominant grape varieties we grow are Tempranillo and Grenache which originate in Spain. The Green Door, although Moroccan, fits in with the general feel of the vineyard and winery as the Moorish influence is very evident in Spain, especially in the South.
— Kath and Ashley / Green Door Wines

I love the unique tasting style of mini carafes and tasting notes presented at your table so you can mull over a fruity SSB or an utterly delicious Tempranillo (my fave!) to accompany your lunch.

The uncomplicated menu allows you to appreciate both the food and wine while gazing out over the valley.

Green Door is a must do in the Ferguson Valley.

Find Green Door @ 1112 Henty Road, Ferguson Valley, ph: (08) 9728 0907.

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