Where to Wine in South Australia

Some of Australia’s biggest names in wine come from South Australia. Experience the best the state has to offer at these standout wineries:

Penfolds Magill Estate, Adelaide

Visit the home of Australia’s most prized wine, Penfolds Grange, just 15 minutes from Adelaide. Take a Twilight Tour and do a Luxury Degustation or book in for the Ultimate Penfolds Experience to get better acquainted with this heritage-listed winery.

The Lane Vineyard, Adelaide Hills

Elegant cool-climate wines combine with a cutting-edge menu at The Lane Vineyard in the Adelaide Hills, just over half an hour from Adelaide. Blend Your Own wine, take a Barrel Room Masterclass or enjoy a 360 Degree Hilltop Experience at this small batch single vineyard winery.

Jacob’s Creek, Barossa

Go behind the scenes with a tour, take part in a cooking class, or unwind with a gourmet picnic at Jacob’s Creek, one of Australia’s leading wine brands, in the Barossa wine region.

Seppeltsfield Wines, Barossa

Almost as old as South Australia itself, Seppeltsfield is the only winery in the world to release a 100 year old, single vintage wine each year. Taste Your Birthyear, try its iconic drops in in the 1900-built Seppelt Bottling Hall and dine at the multi-award winning restaurant, Fino.

St Hugo, Barossa

Located within the ruins of William Jacob’s winery, built over 150 years ago, St Hugo boasts a premium collection of Australian reds. Enjoy a guided tasting, visit the vineyard and sip on specially crafted wine flights in the luxurious lounge, then dine on top-notch regional cuisine.

Two Hands Wines, Barossa

Shiraz fans, head to Two Hands cellar door and taste the country’s finest. Situated in the western ranges of the Barossa Valley, Two Hands offers intimate tasting sessions, luxury four wheel drive expeditions and bespoke vineyard experiences.

d’Arenberg, McLaren Vale

See what sets d’Arenberg apart at its Rubik’s Cube-style restaurant and tasting rooms, or visit the property’s 19th Century homestead with cellar door and restaurant. Take a McLaren Vale 4×4 tour, hop in a Waco plane, or blend and bottle your own wine.

Wirra Wirra, McLaren Vale

Discover why McLaren Vale’s Wirra Wirra is a James Halliday 5 Star Winery. Sample its signature Church Block Shiraz, sip a range of exclusive wines at the cellar door and dine on local produce at the onsite provedore, Harry’s Deli.

Image Credits: Penfolds Magill Estate, St Hugo & Johnathan VDK