Raidis Estate Winery, Established in Australia for More Than Forty Years
Raidis Estate, located on the northern edge of Penola in the center of Coonawarra, is a family-owned winery. Chris and Fran Raidis started the winery more than forty years ago, and today, the winery is operated by the next generation of the Raidis family. Emma and Stevo own the winery and take care of the vineyard and winery work. The winemakers produce premium wines with minimum intervention in their boutique vineyard using sustainable methods of viticulture.
Raidis Estate Winery considers simplicity and an organic approach in their winemaking methods.
Winery Using Goats in the Vineyards
The winemakers make these wine for people to enjoy, clebrate, and drink with friends and family. Raidis Estate Winery loves having visitors and enjoys sharing their story of passionate wine production. It is more than a winery and a family business. The people at the winery live and breathe this lifestyle and believe that the best work can be done only if it is your true passion. The winemakers make use of goats in their vineyards. The goats go into the vines to clean the remaining fruit and stay in the vineyards to eat grass during the winter season. It helps making the soil healthy by returning its organic matter.
Handpicked Grapes to Produce High-Quality Wines
The main varieties that grow at Raidis Estate are Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc. Workers handpick the best grapes which go into the production of their famous and high-quality red and white wines. The winemakers keep up their hard work to create exciting and new experiences for their visitors.