Enjoy South Australia's award winning wine regions- whether you love a bold red, a fruit forward white or anything in between, we've got the goods!
South Australia is of the 11 Great Wine Capitals of the World, along side Bordeaux in France, Napa Valley in the US and Bilbao Rioja in Spain. Pour yourself a glass and check out our guide to South Australia’s top wine regions.
The Clare Valley is a scenic, 90-minute drive from Adelaide, boasting over 40 cellar doors. Known as the heart of Australian Riesling, Clare is known for its exceptional whites. Relax and unwind as you meander through charming villages and wineries, glass in-hand. A fantastic way to experience the Clare Valley is on the Riesling and Rattler Trail, an easy cycle path that winds 35 kilometres through the countryside.
Notable experiences Pikes Wines and Beers, Skillogalee, Mr Nobody, The Pink Lake.
Explore over 80 cellar doors in the Barossa, along with five-star retreats, opulent self-contained accommodation and sumptuous food. Red wine aficionados will be in heaven; enjoy a glass by the fire in winter or outdoors in the leafy shade during summer, spring and autumn. Due to its Mediterranean climate (warm summers and mild winters), the Barossa’s Cabernets and Shiraz’ are unbeatable.
Do not forget to visit - Artisans of Barossa, Barossa Valley Cheese, Hentley Farm Cellar Door.
McLaren Vale is a favourite South Australian wine region with more than 70 cellar doors to explore. As one of the most accessible wine regions in South Australia, McLaren Vale is just a short 40 minute drive from the Adelaide CBD and close to stunning coastal vistas for the Fleurieu Peninsula. Here you will find world-class Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay as well as lesser-produced varieties such as Tempranillo, Marsanne, Rousanne and Sangiovese.
Our Must visits- D’Arenberg, Wirra Wirra, Maxwell wines,
Don’t forget to Visit Never Never Gin for an award winning experience.
The Adelaide Hills is one of Australia's best cool-climate wine regions. Wind your way down leafy lanes, stopping at villages dappled in light. The towns of Aldgate, Stirling, Mount Barker and Hahndorf are all within an hour’s drive away from Adelaide and are brimming with wildlife encounters and cultural discoveries. You'll find restaurants serving South Australia’s best produce, while wineries beckon from leafy groves, eager for you to sample one of their cool climate drops. The Adelaide Hills is home to some of South Australia’s best food, wine and scenery.
Our favs! The Lane Vineyard and Shaw and Smith.
Not a wine fan? Applewood & Ambleside distillers produce incredible native gin!
A hidden gem - Jurlique Farm