Australia

Lost Buoy

The unique Lost Buoy vineyards lie atop the rugged limestone cliffs of Port Willunga in the world-renowned McLaren Vale. The shoreline of Port Willunga is serene and beautiful, but in winter months can become a dark and treacherous landscape. Several great iconic ships in South Australia’s history have ran aground or sank at the door step of the Lost Buoy vineyard, with some crew lost only meters from shore.  The Lost Buoy vines, once too almost lost (to property developers), was born again when the local Kelley family stepped in to rescue the vines in November 2011. And so the Lost Buoy story begins…