20, December 2023

The iconic view of McLaren Vale’s lush vines running down to 30km of breathtaking Gulf of St Vincent coast is one of SA’s most loved. This January the McLaren Vale wine region welcomes wine enthusiasts, foodies, sun lovers and voyagers to the 2024 SummerVines food and wine festival, celebrating the profound influence the region’s unique coastal location has in its bright and contemporary wines, vibrant foodie culture, and warm, welcoming community.

The McLaren Vale SummerVines festival returns to captivate visitors to the region this summer, with a ten-day program of exciting wine and food experiences across multiple stunning locations. SummerVines kicks off with the exclusive launch event, Sunset Soirée, on Friday 12 January at the Silver Sands Beach Club, prior to the full program of events and experiences taking place from 19–28 January.

Here's your guide to the must-try SummerVines events and experiences:

Soak in Summer Sunsets at McLaren Vale's SummerVines festival of wine and food.


Warm summer evenings are best spent sipping delicious wine and soaking in the region's stunning sunset views. So gather your friends and join these SummerVines evening sessions:

Family-Friendly Picnics at SummerVines


Indulge in delectable local produce, sip on incredible wine and let the kids explore the lush green lawns at these family-friendly SummerVines events:

Make time for wine this summer at SummerVines festival


Sip, savour and celebrate summer! vineyard tours to wine tasting while playing bocce, create endless summer memories as you enjoy these wine tastings with a difference:

Taste the Coast at SummerVines festival of wine and food experiences


Savour the mouthwatering flavours of the the McLaren Vale Wine Region.Embark on a culinary journey of discovery and savour every bite at these SummerVines celebrations of exquisite wine and fine dining:

SummerVines | 19–28 January 2024
Events and experiences taking place throughout the McLaren Vale wine region.
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SummerVines celebrates McLaren Vale’s fun, creative spirit, laidback beachside lifestyle and vibrant foodie culture and invites visitors to immerse themselves in the region’s stunning coastal environment and enjoy its wines the way the locals do – in the sun, with good food, and in great company.

SummerVines is proudly sponsored by the South Australian Tourism Commission.

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