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Swan Valley Distilleries


Come visit the Swan Valley distilleries in Perth.


Swan Valley distilleries

There are lots of distilleries in the Swan Valley, the best Swan Valley distilleries in Perth are in Great Northern Highway.

There are three Swan Valley distilleries in the wine region called the Swan Valley. The Swan Valley is within the bounds of the Perth metropolitan area and in the wine region called Swan Districts.
The Australian Geographical Indication "Swan Valley" was entered in the Register of Protected Names on 6 January 2003, after the Western Australian state government proclaimed the area protected for viticulture and tourism with the Swan Valley planning Act 1995. This Act is currently under review and in 2020 the new act will before the Western Australian state parliament.
Some of the Swan Valley distilleries, about half, actually ferment grapes into wine to made spirit, the rest have different business models, where the base spirit is processed at contract facilities. All have tasting rooms where you can taste a range of the swan valleys best spirits.

Come and visit the Swan Valley distilleries you are welcome at any time, most distilleries are open from 11 am.
There is a variety of spirits to taste all year round.

Great Northern Highway - Baskerville

The Swan River at Baskerville was the landing site for Captain James Stirling and his group as he explored the Swan River in 1827 (named for the Black Swans that were plentiful upon it). Sadly there are none in the upper reaches of the Swan river any more, due to introduced foxes and hunting. In 1829 Captain Stirling returned to form the colony with British settlers. As progress was made the colonists found the rich fertile soils in the Swan Valley. In 1922 the Baskerville area between the Swan river and Great Northern Highway was subdivided for viticulture.

Getting to the Swan Valley

Bus, Taxi and Ride Share

To get to Swan Valley distilleries on Great Northern Highway take the 310 or the 311 bus from the Midland train station. Midland train station is just 25 minutes from Perth central station. Remember there are not many buses on weekends so planning your journey is essential. Taxi service or ride share is also available.
Please Google "transperth" for more information or look at this for the bus time table:- Transperth Journey Planner. Ride Share is also available or drive your car.

Cars and Automobiles

Car travel is the easiest method of transport to the Swan Valley distilleries. The main entrance to the Swan Valley is the corner of Great Northern Highway and Reid Highway. Once you reach this intersection, head north for about one kilometre until you reach Great Northern Distillery. Turn right from Great Northern Highway. The last of the Great Northern Highway distilleries is Harris Organic and SV Gin, another seven kilometres north of GN distillers.



Swan Valley distilleries

Winemaking
All the distilleries in Great Northern Highway use grapes grown in their own vineyards and make the spirit on the premises.
Swan Valley distilleries Cellar Doors
Named the "Paris end of the Swan Valley", All the distilleries in Great Northern Highway have a cellar door, varying from traditional stand up tastings to seated tastings with the winemaker.
Map of Swan Valley distilleries
There are three Swan Valley distilleries on the Map in Great Northern Highway. See below; they are Harris Organic Wine and Spirits, Great Northern Distillery, and SV Gin.


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  • Swan Valley distilleries - SV GIN
    Lunching - Swan Valley Cafe

Swan Valley distilleries - Cafes and Restaurants

Dining at the best Swan Valley cafes

Swan Valley distilleries
There are many Swan Valley Cafes and Restaurants in the Swan Valley Region. Some are attached to wineries and others are stand-alone. An example of these is Upper Reach's called Riverbrook restaurant and just around the corner in Haddrill Road is the Swan Valley Gourmet Farm Cafe, a stand-alone recycle cafe, serving delicious gluten-free meals as they are accredited.

Swan Valley distilleries Map

Swan Valley distilleries Map
There are many Swan Valley distilleries and Cafes on the Map of Swan Valley distilleries for you to explore. Harris Organic and other Great Northern Highway distilleries are at the top of the Map of the Swan Valley.
Click on the map to open a larger version.
map of swan valley distilleries


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