Supporting local businesses during COVID-19

In these uncertain times, one thing remains true - McLaren Vale's warm and generous hospitality is waiting to greet visitors now restrictions have eased.

 

In light of the ongoing complications of COVID-19, the McLaren Vale wine region is operating within the advice of the Australian Government. If you're wanting to enjoy McLaren Vale's hospitality and gourmet offering and support local, please consider buying direct from the below businesses that have adjusted their trading and offering. If you are planning a visit to the region now travel restrictions have been lifted, please plan ahead and call the venue before arriving.

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ACCOMMODATION

Business Name Open for Trade Regular Trading Hours and Offering
131 - Heart of the Vale Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Altamira Retreat Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Amanda's Cottage 1899 Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Amongst The Vines Deluxe Retreat Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Acorn Nook & Lazy Ballerina Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Bellevue B&B Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Beresford House Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Karawatha Cottages Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
McLaren Eye Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
McLaren Vale Getaways Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
McLaren Vale Lakeside Caravan Park Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
McLaren Vale Motel Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
McLaren Vale Studio Apartments Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Mulberry Lodge Country Retreat Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Red Poles B&B Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Sellicks Chills Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Serafino Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Shadow Creek Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
The Old Chaff Mill Retreat Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
The Vineyard Retreat Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.
Wine and Roses Bed and Breakfast Yes Open for bookings. Please click here to book.

 

TOURISM

Business Name Open for Trade Regular Trading Hours and Offering
Adelaide Biplanes Yes Open for bookings. Please click here for more information or call Gaylene on (08) 8556 5404.
SloWhey Cheese Yes Please check website for upcoming workshops.
Willunga Farmers Market Yes Every Saturday 8am-12pm.
Woodstock Wildlife Sanctuary Yes Feeding Sessions are on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am. Bookings are essential and can be made online here.

 

TOURS & TRANSPORT

Business Name Open for Tours Regular Trading Hours and Offering
A Rite Minibus Yes A RITE Minibus is taking bookings for tours or transfers. Please email ariteminibus@adam.com.au or call 0438 167 752 to book.
A Taste of South Australia Tours Yes We have a range of personalised tours that encompass the McLaren Vale wine region. Please email us for more information.
Adelaide Biplanes Yes Flying experiences available. Please click here for more information.
Adelaide's Top Food & Wine Tours Yes Small group and private tours available. Please click here for more information and booking details.
Ambler Touring Yes Custom & private tours available. For more information please click here.
Chook Little Winery Tours Yes Private tours of the McLaren Vale region for 2-10 guests. Also taking bookings for prebooked/prepaid transport for 2-11 guests. All bookings by email chook@clwt.com.au, or please phone 0414922200.
Des's Minibus Yes Currently taking bookings for private tours and transfers. Please click here for more information.
Helivista Yes Private tours of the McLaren Vale region by helicopter. For more information please click here.
Integrity Tours and Charter Yes We provide a range of minibus tours to showcase the McLaren Vale region. Please click here for more information.
McLaren Vale Wine Tours Yes Currently taking bookings for private tours for groups 2 pax-7 pax. For more information please click here.
My McLaren Vale Winery Tours Yes My McLaren Vale offers private, wine and beer tours for up to 4 people. Please click here for more information.
Small Batch Wine Tours Yes Private tours are available. Please click here for more information.
Wine Safari Australia Yes Currently taking bookings for customised wine tours and experiences in the McLaren Vale region. Please click here for more information.

 

RESTAURANTS & EATERIES

Business Name Open for Trade Regular Trading Hours and Offering
Bracegirdle's House of Fine Chocolate Yes Open Monday-Thursday, 8am-3pm, Friday & Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 8am-4pm. Dine-in and takeaway breakfast/brunch/lunch and beverages.
Beach Road Wines Yes

Our restaurant is open from 11:30am, Friday to Monday. We have a set menu and two sittings each day. All dietary requirements catered for, please call us on (08) 8323 7344 to discuss.

d'Arenberg Verandah Restaurant Yes

Open for lunch daily. To book, please phone (08) 8329 4888, or email us: wine@darenberg.com.au

Gather at Coriole Yes Restaurant open daily for lunch. Bookings preferred. To book, please click here. For groups of up to 12 people, bookings can be made online here. For all other enquiries, please email gather@coriole.com.
Harry's Deli at Wirra Wirra Yes Open Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm and Sunday & Public Holidays, 11am-4pm. No bookings for 1-7 guests but group bookings for between 8 & 10 people can be made here.
Lazy Ballerina Yes Join us for lunch and enjoy our beautiful space with your friends and family on Saturdays & Sundays 11:30am - 4:30pm. Bookings essential, please click here to book.
Little Wolf Osteria Yes Mitolo Wines Little Wolf Osteria is open for lunch Friday-Sunday,12pm-3pm, and open for dinner Saturday, 6pm-9pm. Bookings essential. Please click here to book.
Maxwell Yes South Australia Showcase Menu – Friday to Sunday lunchtimes and Saturday evenings. Bookings essential, please click here to book.
Oxenberry Farm Cafe Yes Open Monday–Friday, 10am-5pm and Saturday & Sunday, 9am–5pm. Please call (08) 8323 0188 to book.
Pizzateca Yes Open Friday & Saturday 12pm-8pm, and Sunday & Monday 12pm-3pm. Please click here to book.
Red Poles Yes Restaurant open Wednesday-Sunday, 9am-5pm for breakfast and lunch. Bookings preferred, please call (08) 8323 8994.
Serafino Yes Open for dinner Friday & Saturday, 5.30pm-8.00pm, and open for lunch Saturday & Sunday, 11.30am-3.00pm. Please click here to book. Online takeaway is no longer available.
Star of Greece Yes Restaurant open Wednesday-Sunday for lunch, Friday & Saturday for dinner. To book, please click here.
The Currant Shed Yes Open 6 days a week for bookings (closed Wednesday). 2 lunch sittings available. Currently also taking bookings for our ‘Sunset Dining Series’ dinners 26th Dec 2020 - 8th Jan 2021. To book, please click here. Closed December 23, 24, 25 and 30th and Jan 2nd.
The General Wine Bar and Kitchen Yes Open for wine tasting 7 days a week, 11am-4pm. Friday night food also available from 5pm and Sunday brunch available from 10am-2pm. Bookings preferred. Please email us to book.
The Old Bush Inn Yes In house dining, bookings essential. To book, please click here.
The Salopian Inn Yes We are open for lunch every day and for dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Bookings essential. Please call (08) 8323 8769 or book online here.
Victory Hotel Yes Open 7 days for lunch and dinner, bookings essential. Please call (08) 8556 3083 or (08) 8556 3072.
Victor's Place Yes Open for lunch Thursday-Sunday, for lunch and dinner. Bookings essential, please click here to book.
WineFood at Shingleback Yes Open Friday-Sunday for lunch with sittings at 11:30am and 1:30pm. Please click here to book.
The Woodstock Coterie Wine Bar and Kitchen Yes The Coterie Wine Bar & Kitchen is now open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-4pm. Bookings available online or by calling us on (08) 8383 0156

 

BREWERIES & WINERIES

Business Name Open for Trade Regular Trading Hours and Offering
3DH- Wines by Three Dark Horses Yes Open online.
Alluca Vineyards Yes Open online.
Alpha Box & Dice Yes Open weekends only 10am-6pm for premium seated tastings (wine + cheese included). Bookings preferred. Book online here. Takeaway sales also available.
Angove Family Winemakers Yes Open daily 11am-4pm. We offer a host of options for both the aspiring wine connoisseur and those looking for a relaxed environment to enjoy some wine with friends and family. To book one of our experiences please click here or call (08) 8323 6900.
Aphelion Wine Co Yes Open online. Open for private tastings by appointment. Please book here.
Battle of Bosworth Yes Open for seated tastings of wine flights Friday-Sunday, 12pm-4pm. Takeaway sales Monday-Thursday, 12pm-4pm. Please call (08) 8556 2441.
Beach Road Wines Yes Open Friday-Monday, 11am-4pm for seated tastings. Phone bookings only due to limited numbers. Please call (08) 8323 7344.
Bekkers Wine Yes Open for seated tastings 10am-4pm. Online and phone sales available with Adelaide deliveries by Kingswood. Please call 0429 900 021.
Bellevue Estate Yes Open online.
Beresford Wines Yes Open 7 days, 10am-5pm for seated tastings Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 2 hour sittings: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm. Bookings essential. Please call (08) 8383 0362 to book.
Blewitt Springs Wine Co Yes Open online.
Brash Higgins Yes Open online.
Chalk Hill Wines Yes Open Thursday-Monday, 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Bookings essential. Please click here to book.
Chapel Hill Yes Open daily 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Bookings essential. Please click here to book.
Coriole Yes Tastings offered 7 days. Open weekdays 10am-5pm, and weekends and Public Holidays 11am-5pm. Restaurant open Friday-Sunday, from 12pm. Bookings preferred. Please call (08) 8323 8305 or email contact@coriole.com
Cradle of Hills Wines Yes Open by appointment only. Please call 0438 564 281.
d'Arenberg Yes Explore the Alternate Realities Museum, the Salvador Dali Exhibition, and enjoy a seated tasting in the Tasting Room. For the first time, there is now also public access to the third floor. Bookings recommended. Book online here.
Dandelion Vineyards Yes Open online.
Doc Adams Wines Yes Open Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30am-4:30pm for seated tastings and platters. Bookings essential. To book please call (08) 8185 7039.
DogRidge Yes Open Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm and Sunday, 12pm-4pm. Closed on Mondays. Seated tastings only, (45 minutes), bookings recommended. Please call (08) 8383 0140 to book.
DOWIE DOOLE Yes Bookings essential for a seated tasting experience. Please click here for more information.
Fall From Grace Bottle Shop Yes Open online.
Fork In The Road Wines Yes Open Thursday - Sunday, 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Phone bookings only. Please call 8323 9100.
Fox Creek Wines Yes Open Friday-Sunday, 11am - 4pm for seated tastings. Please email cellardoorbookings@foxcreekwines.com for bookings.
Geddes Wines Yes Open daily 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Bookings recommended. Please call 0407 217 798 to book.
Gemtree Yes Open Friday-Tuesday, 11am-5pm. 3 experiences offered. No groups over 8. Eco-trail open to the public with playground and BBQ facilities. Take-away bottle sales available each day. Maximum capacity of 18 people at any one time. Bookings essential. Please click here to book.
Geoff Merrill Wines Yes Open Monday-Friday 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday 12pm-4.30pm for seated tasting flights. Closed on Sundays. Takeaway sales available each day. Bookings are recommended, please call (08) 8381 6877.
Goodieson Brewery Yes Open 6 days, 11am-5pm closed Mondays.  No bookings necessary, maximum group size is 6. Please click here for more information.
Hardys Tintara Yes Open Monday-Friday & Sunday, 11am-4pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. Please call (08) 8329 4124 for bookings.
Hastwell & Lightfoot Yes Open online.
Heirloom Vineyards Yes Open online.
Hither & Yon Yes Cellar Door open 7 days a week, 10am-4pm every day, except Sundays 11-4pm. Wine tasting and sales, walk ins are great but booking is required for groups of 6 or more. Please email Holly for bookings.
Hugh Hamilton Wines Yes Open daily, 11am-5pm for seated tastings ($10-$20pp). Bookings are essential. A concierge will be present for guests to check in on arrival. Please click here to book.
Hugo Wines Yes Open daily 11am-4pm for seated tastings. Please call (08) 8383 0098 or email info@hugowines.com.au for bookings.
Ivybrook Farm Yes Open for seated wine tasting $5pp. Takeaway wine sales. Platters & pizzas available. Bookings essential. Please email admin@ivybrook.com.au for bookings.
J&J Wines Yes Open daily 11am-4pm for seated tastings. Bookings essential. Please call (08) 83239888 for bookings, or please click here to book online.
Kangarilla Road Yes Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, 11am-4pm. Please call (08) 8383 0533 for bookings.
Kay Brothers Yes Open 7 days, 11am - 4pm. Bookings required for seated paid tastings. Please click here to book or call (08) 8323 8211.
Lazy Ballerina Yes Open weekends and Public Holidays, 12pm-5pm. Seated wine tasting $5pp. Bookings essential. Please call (08) 8556 7085 or email info@lazyballerina.com
Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Yes Open Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm. Weekends 11am - 5pm. Seated wine flights and regional platters available. Bookings are essential. Please call 8323 8830 to book.
Lloyd Brothers Yes Open daily 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Bookings are essential. Please call the cellar door to book on (08) 8323 8792.
Main & Cherry Yes Open online.
Maxwell Yes Open 7-days for wine tastings, plus winery and vineyard tours. Additional experiences include; Restaurant dining, Maxwell maze and picnic grounds and mushroom picking in the Lime Cave. Venues can also be used for corporate events and special occasions. Bookings essential. Please call (08) 8323 8200 or book online here. Wines and meads also available for purchase online here.
McCarthys Orchard Yes Open weekends & Public Holidays 11am-5pm for seated wine and cider tastings. Weekday takeaway wine and ciders. Bookings highly recommended.
McLaren Vale III Associates Wines Yes Open online.
Mitolo Wines Yes Open for wine tasting Friday-Sunday, from 10am (bookings required). Please email enquiries@mitolowines.com.au or call (08) 8323 9304 to book.
Mollydooker Wines Yes Cellar Door open for tastings Friday-Monday, 10am-4:30pm. Cellar Door open for bottle sales Tuesday-Thursday 10am-4:30pm. Bookings essential. Please click here to book or please call (08) 8323 6500.
Mr. Riggs Wine Co. Yes Open online.
Never Never Distilling Co Yes Open Thursday, 11am-5pm (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). Bookings essential. Please click here to book online.
Nick Haselgrove Wines Yes Open online.
Oliver's Taranga Yes Open daily 10am-4pm. Paid wine tasting and wine by the glass while seated only. Phone/email bookings preferred. No groups above 6 please. Please call (08) 8323 8498 or email admin@oliverstaranga.com
Oxenberry Farm Yes Open Monday–Friday, 10am-5pm and Saturday & Sunday, 9am–5pm. Please call (08) 8323 0188 for bookings.
Patritti Yes Open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and Sunday 11am-4pm for take away and phone sales.  Seated wine flight tasting experiences available on the hour between 11am and 4pm Monday to Saturday and 12pm and 3pm Sunday.  Bookings preferred as space is limited.  Please call (08) 8296 8261 or book online here.
Paxton Wines Yes Open Thursday-Sunday for 11am-4pm for paid wine flight tasting (bookings required). Open daily for takeaway sales. Please call  (0)8 8323 9131 for bookings.
Penny's Hill Yes Open Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Open Monday - Friday, 10am-5pm  for wine by the glass or bottle and gin sales. Please call (08) 8557 0800 or email info@pennyshill.com.au for bookings.
Pertaringa Yes The Pertaringa cellar door is open 7 days, 10am-4pm. Bookings recommended. Please click here to book.
Primo Yes Open daily 11am-4pm for seated tastings and takeaway sales. Please call (08) 8323 6800 or email cellardoor@primoestate.com.au to book your tasting.
Pruner's Hut Yes Open Friday-Sunday, 10:30am - 5pm for seated tastings, pizzas, platters, coffee, and cake. Please call 0409 670 922 for bookings.
Samuel's Gorge Yes Open daily, 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Please click here to book. Please no BYO food.
S.C.Pannell Yes Open for 'By the Glass' and wine flights on the deck and in cellar door. Take away wine sales available. Please call (08) 8323 8000 for bookings.
Samson Tall Yes Open daily 11am-5pm for seated tastings. Please call 0488 214 680 for bookings.
Scarpantoni Estate Wines Yes Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and Saturday-Sunday 11:30am-4:30am for takeaway sales only, no tastings.
Serafino Yes Open 7 days a week 10:00am-4:30 pm. Seated tasting flights and platters available on Saturday & Sunday. Please click here to book online or call (08) 8323 0157.
Settlers Spirits Yes Open Friday-Monday, 11am-5pm. Please email admin@settlersspirits.com.au for bookings.
Sherrah Wines Yes Open online.
Shingleback Wine Yes Open daily, 10am-5pm for wine take-away sales. Open Thursday-Sunday, 12pm-4pm for seated wine tastings. Please call (08) 8323 9919 for bookings.
Shirvington Wines Yes Open online.
Shottesbrooke Yes Open 6 days a week for tours & tastings (closed Wednesday). Onsite cellar door sales & online ordering are available for purchases. Bookings preferred for tastings, and essential for large groups & tours/experiences. To book, please click here. Shottesbrooke will be closed: December 23, 24, 25 and 26th, & January 1st.
Smidge Wines Yes Open on the second weekend of the month, 12pm-5pm for seated tastings. Open by appointment and take away sales at all other times.
South Coast Brewing Co. Yes Tap House closed but home delivery available. Order via email sales@southcoastbrewing.com.au before 3pm, for same-day delivery between 4pm and 6pm. Free delivery within a 20 km radius.
Swell Brewing Co Yes Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am-6pm and Monday 11am - 4pm. Bookings recommended. Please click here to book online. 
Thistledown Wine Company Yes Open online.
Thomas Vineyard Estate Yes Open online.
Top Note Yes Open Saturday & Sunday, 11am-4pm for seated tastings. Please call (08) 8388 3194 for bookings.
Vale Brewing Yes Open for seated tastings at our shared home on Beresford Estate. Open daily. Please call (08) 8383 0362 for bookings.
Varney Wines Yes Open Thursday-Monday from 11am until late. The Varney Wines tasting experience is located within the Victor's Place venue. For bookings, please email hello@varneywines.com.au
Vigna Bottin Cellar Door & Osteria Yes Open Thursday, 11am-4pm. Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pm, and Monday 11am-4pm for seated wine flight tastings. Bookings essential. Please call 0484 254 994 or email  vino@vignabottin.com.au for bookings.
Waywood Wines Yes Open online.
Willunga 100 Yes Open online.
Wirra Wirra Yes Open 7 days, 11am-4pm for take-away sales only. Cellar door reopening soon. Please call (08) 8323 8414 for any enquiries.
Woodstock Yes Open Monday-Thursday, 10am-5pm for takeaway sales only. Open Friday-Sunday, 11am-4pm for seated tastings. Bookings essential. Please call (08) 8383 0156.
Yangarra Estate Vineyard Yes Open Monday-Saturday, 11am–5pm. Closed on Sundays. Max 9 people inside (at the moment), bookings highly encouraged. Please call (08) 8383 7459 for bookings.
Zerella Wines Yes Open by appointment from Monday-Saturday inclusive each week. 8 pax in time slots of 11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm. Please book online.
Zonte's Footstep Yes Open for wine tasting 7 days a week from 11am-4pm. Group bookings (for groups of 10-30 people) accepted between Thursday-Saturday from 10am. Please click here to book online or email us.

The McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association acknowledges the Kaurna people as the Traditional Owners of the Country where the McLaren Vale Region is situated today, and pays its respect to Elders past and present.