When it comes to Food and Wine, it’s hard to know where to start…
You’ll find world-class wine regions throughout Australia, each offering something unique for you to try, with more than 200 cellar doors alone situated on Adelaide’s doorstep…what are you waiting for. Here are a (just a few) of our recommendations.
Gather produce at the markets
Adelaide Central Market (Tues- Sat) is Adelaide’s food mecca – bustling with activity and over 80 stallholders selling fresh seasonal produce, locally made products, and delicacies from all over the world. The Riverland Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 7.30am in Berri. It is a market where local growers and producers can sell direct to the public with produce varying each week depending on the season. Barossa also hosts their own Farmers Market on Saturdays from 7.30am, get there early and order breakfast from their menu made from fresh and local ingredients.
National Wine Centre
The home of wine in the centre of Adelaide is the National Wine Centre. Here you can learn more about the wine-making process through their wine discovery journey, and walk through one of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest open cellar, with the capacity to store up to 38,000 bottles of wine! Regular wine dinner and tasting events are held here with the opportunity to meet renowned wine makers from across the country.
Everyone has their favourite region and many people have more than one! The Clare Valley has over 40 cellar doors dotted throughout the region. Recognised as one of Australia’s oldest wine-producing areas, Clare is also home to the first winery in South Australia Sevenhill Cellars. The Barossa is famous thanks to some Australia’s most iconic wineries with 80 cellar doors and 150 wineries, explore the world-class wine region for yourself. Hunter Valley is known as Australian wine country, racking up to 150+ wineries and restaurants to date, located just 2 hours from Sydney. Don’t miss out on Mildura’s newest attraction, the Sunraysia Cellar Door, providing 250 wines from 22 Murray Darling wine producers under one roof!
Although Kangaroo Island has an array of wineries, including Dudley Wines, Bay of Shoals and Island Estate, it is also home to Kangaroo Island Spirits KIS. The boutique distillery specialised in handcrafted premium Australian gin. As an internationally recognised label, its range is made from locally sourced ingredients.