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Guest Testimonials 

Thank you for sharing your deluxe house amongst the vines! We greatly appreciated the breakfast provisions and wine. We loved the beautiful location and very comfortable house. The nearby bush walk is very pleasant too. Thank you. 

Rick & Leonie, May 2022.


Thank you for your hospitality and so glad we finally made it. Very relaxing and excellent provisions, thank you. See you next time.

Salma & Simon, April 2022.


Perfect weekend getaway. Thanks for being such generous hosts and we love the house and garden. Cheers! 

Ken & Tina, April, 2022.


Nina and Phil- thank you for being so generous with your time and insights. We love the cottage and had a wonderful weekend. We will keep our eye out for your new wine releases. 

Jacqui & John, April 2022.


Loved the peace and quiet. Perfection, every little detail attended to. Perfect retreat. Thank you!! 

Andrea, Steve & Michelle, April, 2022.


Delightful house, beautiful gardens and views. Very peaceful and loved the birdsong. Excellent provisions. Thank you! 

Margie & Tony, March 2022.


Fabulous views! We spent our evenings on the verandah watching the sunset and enjoying the nibbles and local produce. Thank you for a lovely few days celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary. We appreciated all the small touches and care in presenting your home for our stay. You have thought of absolutely everything. 

Andrew & Peta, March 2022.


Thank you for a wonderful stay. The home is more than we expected and your generosity was greatly appreciated. The home has the most amazing views and we loved waking up each morning to the views of the vineyard and sounds of the birds.

Dan & Mike, March 2022.


Thank you for such an enjoyable stay. You have thought of everything to make our time here perfect

Robert & Helen, March 2022.


Thank you for providing a very comfortable and enjoyable stay for us. Your generous supplies were much appreciated. The roses were beyond spectacular - we enjoyed their perfume hugely as well as the local bush walks. An unforgettable time for our 21st wedding anniversary. 

Anthony & Annie, March 2022.

This place is so charming, quiet and private. So close to everything in Fleurieu but felt like we were in our own little world. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Tod & Bel, February 2022.


We had a beautiful time relaxing and enjoying the wonderful view. Thank you!

Cam & Rosie, January 2022.


In a word- Perfect! Thank you.

Jeff & Lisa, January 2022. 


Thank you Nina for an amazing stay. We felt very relaxed whilst we were here and appreciate your hospitality. 

Simone & Jacob, January 2022.


Thank you Nina and Phil for having us at your beautiful house! It has been a long and stressful year and the getaway was exactly what we needed. We appreciate you going above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect. Thanks again.

Kaitlyn, Sean, Emily, Dan, Sam & Kate, December 2021.


Thank you for being so accommodating to us. The space is just wonderful with beautiful views stretching out across the region. We loved the personal touches and the house has everything you could ever want or need. Just a perfect getaway. Thanks!

Nathan & Bec, December 2021.

Thank you so much for letting us stay in this beautiful house of yours. We absolutely fell in love with this place, it was exactly what we were looking for and even more! There's a lot of little things you have done to make sure your guests are enjoying their stay to the fullest- thank you for that. 

Sanna &  Stephen, December 2021. 


Thank you so much Nina for being so accommodating! We loved our stay here in your beautiful house so much and will definitely be back. An absolutely gorgeous place to spend our first day as husband and wife! Thanks again.

Marielle & Brendan, December 2021. 


We loved our time here so much! Thank you! All your special touches in the home and even your lovely texts before and during our stay. Everything was perfect! We hope to come again very soon and will certainly recommend 'Amongst the Vines' to our family and friends

Pauline & Paul, November 2021.


Thank you Nina & Phil- what a great place. We had a relaxing time with great location, facilities and fantastic views. We really enjoyed our time and will be back again next year.

Andrew & Libby, October 2021.


Thank you for putting together an amazing experience- a truly fantastic space you've created! We appreciate the wonderful experience. 

Besu & Anita, October 2021.


Thank you so much Nina and Phil for this absolutely gorgeous place. The house, the gardens and the view is simply stunning. A perfect belated birthday weekend. Everything we could possibly need was provided and even more. Don't think we've stayed at a cottage that was so well equipped. And, your wine is delicious- we loved it! Thank you for everything. We will definitely be back! 

Vishu & Nages, September 2021.


We loved the location for this beautiful vineyard accommodation looking at the rolling hills of  the wine region. The house is extremely cosy and clean. The garden and plants surrounding the property is absolutely stunning. Nina was really responsive and helpful, you can tell every detail was thought out by her to make this place and experience extra special. Phil was also very kind and welcoming showing us around the winery, we even had the opportunity to have a private wine tasting! What a treat! Couldn’t ask for more from this retreat, we hope to be back soon.

Fuko & Lewis, September 2021.


Just a wonderful stay. We will be back next August. Thank you for everything. 

Peter & Joanna, September 2021.


A perfect place to relax and unwind. Stunning views and everything we needed at our fingertips. Beautifully decorated and the hosts Nina & Phil, go out of their way to make your visit superb. The wines are also lovely. The Hardy's Scrub hike nearby is gorgeous at the moment with wildflowers in bloom. When you are not enjoying the beautiful accommodation, McLaren Vale and surrounds have some great spots to visit, eat and drink. Thank you for a much needed rest. 

Petra & David, September 2021. 


Doesn't get much better than this secluded retreat with all the bells and whistles. This was just what we needed and it exceeded our expectations. And to top off a great weekend, I proposed- and she said YES! Thank you for everything.

Tonia & Gary, August 2021.


A much needed weekend away- very relaxing with the glorious surrounds. The house is beautiful and loved all the goodies and wine, and thank you for dropping more to us. Would definitely love to come and stay again! Will be recommending it to others. Thank you 

Meg & Jake, August 2021.


We enjoyed our time at this beautiful and cosy house! Nina and Phil catered to our requirements with the lovely food. The facilities were all in good condition and a pleasure to use. We would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to escape their hectic lives. What a peaceful and lovely experience. Thank you! 

Vanessa & Daniel, July 2021. 


This was an amazing place to come for our honeymoon. Beautiful views to wake up to everyday and amazing wine! We don't want to leave and will definitely be back. Can't recommend highly enough. 

Toby & Amy, July 2021.


Thank you Nina & Phil, we had a lovely experience in your beautiful house while in McLaren Vale. We felt very pampered indeed! A short stay but we're already planning another... best wishes from a pair of very happy "Brisbanites" 

Brett & Sandra, June 2021.


Blown away from the first moment we arrived. You have thought of everything! The house is absolutely beautiful and the provisions provided are amazing. We have really enjoyed our stay, the beds were beautiful. The house maintained a lovely temperature (appreciated from QLD & WA). We can't thank you enough. Can't wait to come back. 

Kylie, Richard, Christie & Brendan, June 2021.


We have enjoyed our stay in your lovely house. The furnishings, attention to detail and scrumptious goodies left to consume made for a relaxing, restorative time in this beautiful part of the world. Thank you so much! 

Val and Roger, June 2021.


Thank you Nina and Phil for this beautiful, charming place to stay for the long weekend. It really is the most perfect setting to unwind and recharge! You have thought of everything- we'll know for next time not to bring so much with us! As the previous guests say, all the amenities one could desire are provided. Thank you again for such a memorable stay, we'll be back. 

Carolyn and Matt, June 2021.


Perfect spot to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. So relaxing, quiet, great views and all the amenities you could possibly desire are provided. Thank you for making our stay memorable. 

Elizabeth and David, May 2021.


10/10. The most lovely private cottage. If you thought about something it was there. From a fully stocked kitchen with a lovely breakfast basket, extra towels, hair dryer, candles, blankets, bbq, spa, fire place, central heating, outdoor setting front and back and the list goes on. It was like being at home the house was so well equipped. The garden was stunning with views into the vines. Thank you!

Matthew, May 2021.


A comfy house in a great spot. We loved the fire, the views from the terrace, and the wine made on the property. The bed was super comfortable and we appreciated lots of little touches of generosity. 

Robin, May 2021.


We very much enjoyed our stay here. Perfect place to sit with a drink and a good book on the verandah and enjoy the view. Thank you! 

Kate and Jono, May 2021.


What a beautiful spot you have here. Gorgeous house, fantastic view, so relaxing and everything well thought out for a beautiful experience. We're looking forward to enjoying your delicious wine back in Perth!

Jenni and Mike, May 2021.


What a fabulous location! Good wine, good food and a beautiful house. Thank you for making our stay magical. 

Bev, Jim, Harry and Emily, April 2021.


We had an amazing and relaxing time at this beautiful place. The house with all the extra luxurious details made our stay perfect. Thank you for taking such good care of us. 

Frida and Juan, April 2021.

Thank you for offering such fabulous accommodation. The extra touches and thought you put into making this a wonderful experience are valued. Thanks so much.

Kate and Steve, April 2021.


Thank you for an awesome stay- beautiful views and so peaceful. Just what we needed from our busy lives. Great wine and wonderful bird life. Highly recommend and we will be back. 

Kathryn and Lyndall, April 2021.


Unbelievable location with a perfect spot on the hill looking over the vineyards. We thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing stay in this beautiful space with lots of thoughtful amenities and breakfast put together by Nina. We hope to be back again in the future for another relax in the bubble bath.

Emma and Mirali, April 2021.


We had the most amazing time here. Thank you for the thoughtful touches and the card. Being here made our day of the wedding so much more relaxing and enjoyable! We won't hesitate to come back here next year for our anniversary! Thanks again.

Quyen and Guang, March 2021.


Great place! We were here for work and this place made it a holiday. Thank you. 

The boys from Roxset, March 2021.


Such an amazing stay! Great house with great surroundings. Would stay again. Thank you so much! 

Johnny and Abi, March 2021.


What a beautiful home and view! Love the attention to detail and the delish breakfast provisions too. And so close to everything- food, beer, wine, exploring and beautiful beaches. Thank you! 

Evan and Leila, March 2021.


We have had an amazing weekend for our 30th wedding anniversary. The house is pure luxury. The views are spectacular and so relaxing. We look forward to returning one day- thank you!

Helen and Haydn, February 2021.



Thank you for making my work trip extra special. I had a relaxing time here and hands down the best work accommodation I have ever had! Will be bringing my family back sometime for a proper holiday I'm sure. 

Kris, January 2021.


The breathtaking views over the vines was a perfect introduction for our wonderful stay. The house is immaculately clean and stylishly presented throughout. We loved the peaceful atmosphere and beautiful garden. Thank you for the generous provisions, delicious wine and personal touch. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and highly recommend!

Liz and Seb, January 2021.


Thank you so much for the beautifully thoughtful way you prepared this lovely house for our honeymoon! The little goodies you left us were perfect. Such an amazing place - we had a wonderful time.

Much love Jas and Dave, December 2020.

We had an incredible stay at Nina and Phil's property. It was spacious, private and very luxurious. Everything you could need for a short or long term stay was easily accessible. Waking up to an incredible view over the picturesque region each morning was magical. All amenities such as a spa bath, fresh rain water to drink, Nespresso machine and your own private wine cellar to try the vineyard's wine and beautiful outdoor area equipped with a barbecue, were available. Nina and Phil were extremely welcoming and always available if we ever needed anything. We can't wait to stay again in this beautiful location in Blewitt Springs which is a very short drive from McLaren Vale and perfectly located from the shops, nearby wineries and breweries. 

Tara and John, November - December 2020.


We had a fabulous stay at Nina's place over the weekend. The house was simply beautiful and we spent the majority of our time outside soaking up the beautiful garden and view. We loved the accommodation so much, we cut our winery hopping day short so we could spend more time there. The attention to detail was incredible. The place felt so peaceful and romantic. We enjoyed the spa, candles, fairy lights and ambience of the place. We had a hearty breakfast included and complimentary wine, cheese and snacks. I couldn't recommend this place highly enough. We hope to be back!

Ali and friends, November 2020.


Nice to get away and stay somewhere quiet. Peaceful and attention to detail. So much thought and love has obviously gone into this magnificent home. Thank you!

Chris and Lucy, November 2020.


We had a great stay in this lovely old home. Great house, well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds and lovely garden where you can enjoy the terrific view with a glass of wine. We will definitely be back with friends! Easy to get to wineries and restaurants with Ubers. Love this region - beautiful countryside and terrific food and wine. Thanks. 

Pete and Heather, November 2020.


Amazing attention to detail! The best B&B I've been to. Thank you for making our weekend away memorable. 

Courtney and Nick, October 2020.


We had a fabulous stay here! Nina is the perfect host. The house is beautiful and those views amazing. The provisions have been well thought out and are generous. The cellar stocked with their range of wines was a treat. You have created a wonderful, welcoming place with many thoughtful touches. We hope to return soon and stay longer!

Jessica and Jarrod, October 2020.


Thank you for making our weekend away magical and for all the special touches you added to our stay. You have a beautiful home, a true gem that has been well appointed. We will definitely be back to enjoy another beautiful stay. Our thanks! 

Colin and Megan, October 2020.


Thanks for a wonderful stay for our 20th wedding anniversary. An absolutely beautiful property with amazing views! We highly recommend it. 

Kerry and Jeremy, October 2020.


Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. We felt so at home here we didn't want to leave. Perfect house in a perfect location. We loved it.

Nick and Julie, September 2020.


What a well appointed property, with delightful stock in both pantry and bath. A very enjoyable and comfortable stay (and tasting). Our thanks! 

Mark, Matthew and Janet, September 2020.


Perfect retreat with a beautiful house and thoughtful amenities. Thank you so much- we will be back!

Rosa and Paul, August 2020.


Thank you for taking our weekend away to the next level. We really appreciated all the extra touches - from the nibbles to the beautiful candles. Thank you for a fantastic break.

Bianca and Hans, August 2020.


Thank you so much for this great place and location. Everything has been thought of for a relaxing and enjoyable time. Thank you! 

Andrew and Libby, August 2020.

What a perfect place! We could not have asked for anything more. Absolutely loved our stay and hope to be able to return in the future. Thank you! 

Nicole and Pete, July 2020.

Thank you for a fabulous stay. Such gorgeous facilities loved by both of us. 

Jenna and Ben, July 2020.


Thank you so much for this incredible place. Not only has the space been relaxing and cosy, but you've thought of so many things to just make it so much better to nourish. The breakfast provisions were great local products and the view from the property is breathtaking. The linens are divine quality and oh, that mattress! The candles everywhere make it magical at night. Truly can't speak highly enough of this spot. 

Natalie and Bella, July 2020.


An absolutely gorgeous stay after a crazy 6 months. So many thoughtful touches which made the stay extra special. Thank you so much! 

Emile and Eliza, July 2020.

Thanks for a wonderful stay! What a beautiful part of the world with a beautiful house. We loved Phil's wine and generous pour! Hope to see you again soon, thank you. 

Kate and Liz, July 2020.


What a wonderful place, total wow factor! Peaceful escape from the noise- 'real' fire in the heart of winter was so nice. Many thanks, absolutely beautiful weekend (birthday) surprise.

Matthew and Nicole, June 2020.


Wonderful winter warmer accommodation. Fabulous surroundings with such a lovely, welcoming home- 'Amongst the Vines Retreat', thank you.

Andrew and Jessica, June 2020.


Wow what a wonderful winter wonderland!! Amongst the Vines Retreat is a beautifully appointed home with fabulous amenities, everything we needed was there plus more for our 2 night stay! Loved the cosy fire, comfy warm bed, spectacular views from every window overlooking the vines and hills. Just amazing!! A real hidden gem and we will be back for sure.

Angela and Brenton, June 2020.


Immaculate! We loved our stay and hope to come back. Thank you

Kelly and Leon, June 2020.


Amongst the Vines Retreat is truly special. My family originally owned the property and it is where I grew up. To be able to come back and visit such a unique place was very personal to me and my fiancé. Nina is a great host and they have kept a lot of original touches in the cottage. You will love your stay here and I wouldn’t recommend anywhere else in McLaren Vale!

Brittany and Jamie, April 2020.


Nina's place is a beautiful, romantic retreat. Located in such a beautiful part of McLaren Vale with plenty of privacy and every comfort. There were generous, thoughtful amenities throughout. We especially enjoyed cozy evenings in front of the fireplace and the view over the vineyards from the front porch. Would return in a heartbeat. 

Morgan and Louis, April 2020. 


What an amazing place. Great location, right in the heart of wine country but only 20 mins from some beautiful beaches. Best of both worlds. Very peaceful and private accommodation with everything you could ever need. Can’t recommend this place enough if you are visiting McLaren Vale. Thanks Nina.

Steve and Joy, March 2020.

Thank you! It was perfect.

Rob and Nicole, February 2020.

A beautiful place to spend our 10th Anniversary. The location was perfect and we enjoyed numerous walks in the National Park and appreciated the local eateries. Your accommodation was pristine and your preparation for our visit thoughtful and well considered. Thanks for a lovely stay.

Mel and Benjamin, January 2020.


We had a lovely stay, thank you. Very comfortable and peaceful and everything thought of. Thank you Nina!

Jan and Evan, January 2020.

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. Gorgeous house in gorgeous country. We loved your attention to detail, Nina and we felt so special with the breakfast spread you provided for us.

Liam and friends, December 2019.


What a beautiful house with gorgeous views! We spent most of our time in the gazebo looking out to the vines with wine in hand- so relaxing. Thanks for showing us your winery and the best of luck with your new cellar door. An absolutely amazing stay we had. Thanks again!

Carmel and Mark, November 2019.

What a lovely and peaceful home! We had such a lovely stay and were amazed with the views. Thankyou Nina and Phil, this will be an unforgettable birthday!

Brittany and Julian, November 2019.


Amazing home, location and experience! One of the best! We felt spoilt with all the special treats you prepared for us- so grateful for making our weekend so special.

Nick and Gabi, November 2019.

Great home…great location. You won’t be disappointed!

Chloe and friends, October 2019.

What an incredible place! The attention to detail and very thoughtful touches throughout every room in the house were just wonderful! This is truly a magical and relaxing place - both indoors and outdoors. The views are just breathtaking and the outdoor space to sit and unwind and relax so very special. Sparkling clean with so many amenities and an amazing array of breakfast choices as well as wine and snacks! So very special. Will definitely be coming back.

Lara, October 2019.

Absolutely beautiful house and property. Thank you!

Jenna and Mags, October 2019.

We really enjoyed our time at 'Amongst the Vines Retreat' sitting in the little gazebo watching the sunlight change over the vineyards while sharing a cheese platter and enjoying the property’s own wine was a fabulously relaxing way to spend the weekend. The house is spotlessly clean, and all those little extras have been thoughtfully catered for. Blewitt Springs is a great central location to explore the many wineries and beautiful beaches in the Southern area. Great stay.

Ali and Ray, September 2019.