Wineries & Cellar Doors

Discover premium wines with altitude, with over 50 cellar doors and progressive winemakers who take inspiration from the landscape, crafting cool-climate wines with soul and a sense of place. Many cellar doors offer tours, food and wine matching experiences, master classes, and fine dining.

The Lane Vineyard, Hahndorf

Wine Festivals & Events

Chardonnay May

Head to the Hills for a celebration of Chardonnay, with wineries and restaurants across the region showcasing the region's new wave Chardonnay in tastings, food pairings, masterclasses and more.

Winter Reds

Warm up in the Adelaide Hills over the last weekend in July with sumptuous events, roaring fires, warming reds, hot entertainment and hearty food.

Sparkling Spring

Bounce into spring and celebrate all things sparkling in the Adelaide Hills wine region in October.

Crush at Longview Vineyard, Macclesfield
Winter Reds at Anderson Hill, Lenswood


The region’s patchwork of peaks, slopes, climates and profiles produces a diverse range of styles – from premium whites such as its iconic Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and Grüner Veltliner (one of the Austrian varieties the region is pioneering in Australia), to elegant cool-climate reds including Shiraz and Pinot. Emerging styles to tempt your palate also include Arneis and Gamay.

Deviation Road, Longview
CRFT, Carey Gully

Sparkling Specialists

You’ll find some of the world’s best producers of méthode traditionnelle here, with more than 30 producers of sparkling wine using this time-honoured French method. Highlights include:

  • Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard and Pike & Joyce in Lenswood

  • Sidewood in Hahndorf

  • Deviation Road in Longwood

  • Somerled in Hahndorf

  • Petaluma in Woodside

  • Lobethal Road in Mount Torrens

  • Bird in Hand in Woodside

  • Sinclair’s Gully in Norton Summit, where you can book a Fizzology session to make your own

  • Deviation Road in Longwood, where you can take a Champagne Masterclass

Learning the Art of Sabrage, Sidewood Cellar Door and Restaurant, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills
Sabrage, Sidewood Cellar Door, Hahndorf
Petaluma, Woodside
Somerled, Hahndorf

Highlights for Wine Lovers

  • The Epicurean Way self-drive food and wine adventure through McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills, Barossa and Clare Valley

  • Mount Lofty House private tastings and tours of their historic cellar and vineyards

  • The Tank - The Uraidla Hotel's underground cellar

  • The stunning new cellar door at Nepenthe Wines, where floor to ceiling windows combine with an expansive deck and Barrel Room that opens up directly to the lawn

  • Regional wine showcases at Glen Ewin Estate and The Crafers Hotel

  • VIP hosted masterclasses and luxury Cabana-style day beds at Sidewood Cellar Door & Restaurant in Hahndorf

  • Hahndorf Hill Winery’s ChocoVino experience, pairing fine chocolate with premium wine

  • Wolf Blass Gallery & Museum at the Adelaide Hills Wine Bar in Hahndorf to eat, drink and learn about this iconic wine figure

  • The Piccadilly Trail showcasing four iconic wineries in the Piccadilly Valley and offering visitors a great offer to sweeten the deal

Arthur's Wine Cellar, Mount Lofty House, Crafers
VIP day beds at Sidewood Cellar Door & Restaurant, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills
Sidewood Cellar Door & Restaurant, Hahndorf
The Tank Underground Cellar - The Uraidla Hotel, Uraidla
The Tank Underground Cellar, The Uraidla Hotel
ChocoVino at Hahndorf Hill Winery, Hahndorf

Sustainable, Eco, Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Winemakers

  • CRFT Wines in Carey Gully

  • Sinclair’s Gully in Norton Summit

  • Nepenthe Wines in Balhannah

  • Ngeringa Vineyards in Mount Barker

  • Elysian Springs in Mount Pleasant

  • Mt Bera Vineyard in Gumeracha

  • Lobethal Road in Mount Torrens

  • Tilbrook Estate - zero net carbon winery and cellar door in Lobethal (under development)

Adelaide Hills has a small community of winemakers centred in and around Basket Range at the forefront of the natural wine movement, using minimal intervention and additions. Look out for labels such as Commune of Buttons, Lucy M Wines, Chateaux Comme Ci Come Ca, BK Wines, The Other Right, and Gentle Folk. Try them at The Summertown Aristologist in Summertown and The Uraidla Hotel in Uraidla.

Mt Bera Vineyard, Gumeracha

Wineries with a View

  • The Lane Vineyard in Hahndorf, including its 360° Panorama Experience

  • Pike & Joyce, Anderson Hill and Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard in Lenswood

  • Nepenthe Wines in Balhannah

  • Simon Tolley Wines in Woodside

  • Petaluma in Woodside

  • Paracombe Wines in Paracombe

  • Longview Vineyard in Macclesfield

  • Greenhill Wines in Summertown

  • K1 by Geoff Hardy in Kuitpo

  • Golding Wines in Lobethal

Nepenthe Wines, Balhannah
Simon Tolley Cellar Door, Woodside
Simon Tolley Wines, Woodside
Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard, Lenswood
Pike & Joyce, Lenswood

Winery and Vineyard Accommodation

  • Barristers Block (Vigneron Villa)

  • Longview Vineyard (suites and homestead) in Maccesfield

  • Cobb’s Hill Estate in Oakbank

  • Mt Bera Vineyards (Vineyard Cottage) in Gumeracha

  • The Other House

  • Esto House

  • Simon Tolley Lodge

Simon Tolley Lodge, Woodside
Simon Tolley Lodge, Woodside
Cobb's Hill Estate, Oakbank
Barristers Block, Woodside

Fine Dining

  • The Lane Vineyard in Hahndorf

  • Maximilian’s Restaurant (with Saint & Scholar Cellar Door) in Verdun

  • Howard Vineyard’s Clover + Stone Restaurant in Nairne

  • Sidewood Restaurant & Cellar Door, Hahndorf

  • Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard and Pike & Joyce in Lenswood

  • Penfolds Magill Estate in the foothills

Other Winery Food Highlights

  • Greenhill Wines in Summertown

  • Anderson Hill in Lenswood

  • Barristers Block in Woodside

  • Golding Wines (Ginkgo Restaurant) in Lobethal

  • Longview Vineyard in Macclesfield including shared multi-course Italian feasts on Sundays

  • Lobethal Road in Mount Torrens for small plates featuring local produce or a more extensive lunch menu on Fridays, weekends and public holidays

  • Nepenthe and Shaw + Smith in Balhannah for cheeses and artisan produce matched with wine

Pallet Picnic Experience, Golding Wines, Lobethal
Nepenthe Wines, Balhannah
Greenhill Wines, Summertown
Shaw & Smith, Balhannah

Families Welcome

With loads of outdoor space to run around, activities and lawn games, a number of cellar doors have a kid-friendly reputation, including Anderson Hill in Lenswood, Barristers Block in Woodside and Golding Wines in Lobethal.

Ashton Hills, Summertown
Murdoch Hill, Oakbank
Lobethal Road, Mount Torrens

Protect Our Vines

South Australia has some of the oldest vines in the world. Your shoes, clothing and tyres can pick up and spread destructive pests and diseases, such as phylloxera. Please don’t walk or drive amongst our vines and help protect our wine industry. See Vinehealth for more tips and information.

Great Wine Capital

Adelaide is part of the exclusive group of Great Wine Capitals, alongside wine regions such as San Francisco (Napa Valley) and Bordeaux. Inclusion in this internationally renowned network recognises South Australia’s global reputation for premium food and wine tourism and Adelaide’s proximity to 18 world-class wine regions such as the Adelaide Hills.

Karrawatta, Meadows