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:
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:
Indulge in delectable local produce, sip on incredible wine and let the kids explore the lush green lawns at these family-friendly SummerVines events:
- Beach Road Wines Summer Loving
- Beresford Estate Picnic and Sip
- Sunday Picnic at Chapel Hill
- Paxton Wines Sippin' Sounds in the SummerVines
- SummerVines at Patritti
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:
- Battle of Bosworth Breakfast Bagels and Bubbles (with Bocce)
- Oliver's Taranga Terroir Tour & Tasting
- Richard Hamilton Savour the Mediterranean
- Varney Wines Retrospective Tasting
TASTE THE COAST
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.
View details at: summervines.com.au
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.