We acknowledge the Kaurna people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work. We recognise and respect their cultural heritage and beliefs, as well as their spiritual relationship with the land, sea, waterways and sky and that they are of continuing importantance to the Kaurna people living today.
We are a husband and wife winemaking and grape growing team. Both second generation winemakers, with over 35 vintages of experience between us. Our logo reflects the connection between the generations of winemakers within our families. The cursive script pays homage to various Cooter family businesses dating back to 1847.
In 2012, we found our dream vineyard and Cooter & Cooter was born! It’s situated on the southern slopes of Whites Valley, McLaren Vale. It consists mostly of Shiraz, planted in the mid nineties, some beautiful, gnarly old vine Grenache planted in the 1940’s, as well as some younger Grenache, Cabernet and more recent plantings of Mataro and Fiano still to come online. We live and raise our little family on the vineyard.
Our philosophy is simple - to make wines we love from the regions we love. Clare Valley Riesling, Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir, and of course, from our home in McLaren Vale - Shiraz and Grenache.
Kimberly & James Cooter