MMAD Vineyard

South Australia | McLaren Vale

Our Review

MMAD Vineyard is the venture of 2 masters of wine and 2 highly regarded winemakers with many years of fine wine experience. The label is derived from the first letter of each of their names: Martin Shaw, Michael Hill Smith, Adam Wadewitz and David LeMire. The first 2 founded and own the Adelaide Hills-based Shaw + Smith in '89, while Adam and David are now co-CEOs at Shaw + Smith, Adam chief winemaker and David head of sales and marketing. In early ’21 they found an outstanding Blewitt Springs property with 3ha of 1939-planted grenache, 5.4ha of shiraz, the oldest planted in '41, and 3ha of chenin blanc, the oldest planted in '64. Their aim is to continuously improve soil and vine health while promoting plant and insect diversity. As they say, 'The vineyard pre-dates us and will outlive us, and we have a great opportunity to help it thrive during our time farming it.' -JAMES HALLIDAY


Winemaker Adam Wadewitz, Martin Shaw
Viticulturalist Murray Leake, Ben Jonas
Region McLaren Vale
Address Lot 101, Blewitt Springs Rd Blewitt Springs, SA 5171 (postal)
Established 2021
Dozens NFP
Vineyards (area) 14 ha
Opening Hours Not
Telephone (08) 7089 3389