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Xperience Team

15 Apr 2024 - 5 min read

10 Best Adelaide Wine Tasting Tours You Must Try

Are you planning to explore Adelaide in the near future? Well, you should never miss this one itinerary from your bucket list. Adelaide has the world-famous wine regions located only a few minutes drive from the city. This city is known as the wine capital of Australia. Yup, wine tasting in Adelaide is a must try itinerary that we guarantee will make the best wine tasting experience throughout your life. You will be offered a heavenly experience of wine tasting that will tickle your taste buds.

Not only does it have a savory taste, wine tasting in Adelaide will also warm your soul with its ambience. You will feel like you’re Emily as in the famous series, Emily In Paris during your journey in Adelaide. If you're wondering about the best Adelaide wine tasting tours, consider exploring some of Traveloka's recommended options below!

1. Penfolds Wines

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Location: 30 Tanunda Road, Nuriootpa, South Australia

Located in the heart of the Barossa Valley, Penfolds has been making exceptional wines since 1844. In Penfolds, you will be able to try the winemaking process. The process includes harvesting the grapes, bottling, corking, and even aging the wines. We recommend you to join a 1-hour workshop of fine winemaking art in Penfolds. This winery offers a luxurious retreat experience as you will be guided by an expert wine educator. Even more, you can even bring home a bottle of your own wine. Penfolds can be a good place to stop from the hustle of shopping. Immerse yourself in a fun workshop designed to develop your wine knowledge.

2. Bird In Hand Winery

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Location: 150 Pfeiffer Road, Woodside South Australia 5244

Bird In Hand is a family winery as the owner lives on the ground with his family. If you're all about nature and beauty, you're in for a treat in Bird In Hand! This winery offers a range of tasting options with an array of breathtaking gardens and surroundings. Once you are inside, there will be staff explaining the history of the winery while you’re enjoying the wine. Here, you will discover shiraz and their sparkling pinot noir, also sauvignon blanc, riesling, and Italian varietals like nero d’avola, montepulciano, and arneis. Other than wine tasting, visitors will be able to enjoy local cheese, fruits, bread, and various menu items offered in LVN Restaurant by Bird In Hand.

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3. Five O'Clock Somewhere

Location: 101 Gilbert Street Adelaide South Australia 5000

Five O’Clock Somewhere is a wine shop that offers a range of wines from their winery in McLaren Vale. This winery is completed by innovative and exceptional winemaking talents who will give you unforgettable wine tasting experience. You can have wine tasting by the glass or a bottle at cheap prices. No worries, you can even get your own wine to take home with you. Five O’Clock Somewhere is a good place to go as you can enjoy a wine tasting, meet the winemakers, or immerse yourself in the ambience.

4. McLaren Vale and Glenelg Wine Tasting Tour

Location: McLaren Vale South Australia 5171

Wine tasting and enjoying the coastal scenery in Glenelg on your way back to Adelaide? Why not! Located about 33 kilometres south of the Adelaide city centre, McLaren Vale wine region is a must visit place for wine enthusiasts. In McLaren, you will get to experience a half-day tasting tour at two wineries, the Chapel Hill Winery and Haselgrove Wines. Other than wine tasting, you can even try a cheese platter at Haselgrove Wines. Throughout the tour, you will be accompanied by an experienced guide. The tour includes Onkaparinga Hills where you may spot Koala, Kangaroo, or Emu.

5. The Lane Winery

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Location: The Lane Vineyard, 5 Ravenswood Ln, Balhannah SA 5242

The Lane Winery is located in the picturesque Adelaide. This winery is open seven days a week from 10am – 5pm to offer you the joy of wine tasting. There is also a course in winemaking that allows you to experience behind the scenes of the art winery. You will be guided by a wine making and cellar door team during the course. Feeling tired after the course? Sit back and relax because you will be treated by a cheese board and glass of wine.

6. Mount Lofty Ranges Vineyard

Location: Mount Lofty Ranges Vineyard, 166 Harris Road, Lenswood SA 5240

The next best Adelaide wine tasting we recommend you to visit is Mount Lofty Ranges Vineyard. Located only 35 minutes from the centre of Adelaide, this winery offers you the ‘Vineyard to Glass’ philosophy that will surely give exceptional wine tasting. The cellar door in this winery is also home to an award-winning restaurant. For a maximum wine tasting experience, you can choose between the MLRV package from $25pp, Premium package for $50pp, or the Group Tastings that lets you come with a group of people.

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7. Wirra Wirra Vineyard

Location: Strout Rd & McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171 Australia

Serving since 1894, Wirra Wirra Vineyard was awarded as the Global Winner of the 2021 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards. Starting from $40, you will get the opportunity to get the experience of wine tasting in this famous winery. Visitors should try a shiraz masterclass available in the Original Cellar Door at Wirra Wirra. There is also a tour of the old cellars ready to pamper every wine lover. Besides wine tasting, visitors can have lunch in the restaurant provided by Wirra Wirra. To reach Wirra Wirra, you need only a 40 minutes drive from the city of Adelaide.

8. Anderson Hill Winery

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Location: 407 Croft Road, Lenswood South Australia 5240, Australia

If you want the best Adelaide wine tasting, this winery is also recommended. Located in the sub-region of the Adelaide Hills, Anderson Hill is a family owned winery established in 1994. This winery produces Red Wine, Rose Wine, Sparkling Wine, and White Wine. Their O-Series Shiraz is no other, it was awarded ‘Best in Show’ at the Decanter World Wine Awards in London, making it to the list of the top 50 wines in the world. You only need AUD15 to experience their Signature Wine Tasting.

9. Aphelion Wine

Location: 18 St Andrews Tce, Willunga, 5172, SA, Australia

Are you into a boutique winery? You should never miss Aphelion Wine when visiting Adelaide. This winery is located between hills and sea. What makes this winery special lies in its organic and sustainable methods that result in exceeding their quality standards. You will find Shiraz, Nero d’Avola, Mataro, GMS, Malbec, and Sagrantino in Aphelion Wine. You can enjoy their wine tasting and tour around the winery for AUD10. If you want to try their premium package, you can book for AUD40.

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10.Ashton Hills Vineyards

Location: 126 Tregarthen Road, Ashton, 5137, South Australia, Australia

Ashton Hills Vineyards is located in the Piccadilly Valley, within the region Adelaide Hills. This winery was founded in 1982. For regular wine tasting, you can book for AUD15 and AUD20 if you’re coming with a group of six up to 12. Ashton Hills produces a riesling that was awarded as the Winner of the Best Riesling at the Adelaide Hills Wine show in 2001, 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2018. Their sparkling wines and pinot noir are also exceptional.

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