Penfolds Magill Estate and d'Arenberg Cube


5 days


Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, Barossa, Fleurieu Peninsula, Clare Valley

South Australia is a food lover’s heaven. Take a tour to discover the hidden gems. Visit the home of Grange at Penfolds Magill Estate Winery and go on a fascinating journey through the underground tunnels, before taste-testing your way through the famous Penfolds wines. Visit four of our best known wine regions. Make your own wine on the ‘Make Your Own Blend Tour’ at Penfolds in the Barossa; cycle the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley stopping at cellar doors along the way; sample crisp cooler climate wines in the Adelaide Hills and combine cheese and wine in McLaren Vale on the ‘Cheese and Wine Trail’. 

SATC Trade Web Itineraries Maps 100920 Accessibleprovenance
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Day 1


Spend the day exploring the city – a recommended food experience is a visit to Adelaide Central Market. The National Wine Centre of Australia, next to the Botanic Garden, showcases Australia’s wine industry. Take a tour of Penfolds Magill Estate Winery which is the home of Grange, arguably Australia’s most famous wine.  Adelaide’s Leigh Street and Peel Street are packed with fantastic small bars; you’ll find some of our coolest spots in basements, behind secret doors and down unmarked alleyways.  For more ideas refer to The Coolest Boutique Capital itinerary. 

Overnight: Adelaide


Day 2

Adelaide - Barossa

Choose one of the tour companies offering tours or alternatively, the two regions make a great self-drive destination. Spend the first day exploring the Barossa, one of Australia’s most famous wine regions. Taste premium wines and visit the homes of some of Australia’s best-known labels such as Jacob’s CreekSeppeltsfield and Two Hands. Alternatively, you can attend Barossa Gin School at Durand Distillery where you get to blend your own bottle of Craft Gin or if chocolate is your vice then a visit to the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is a must!

With great wine comes great food and the Barossa is home to some of the most famous places to eat including Appellation, fermentAsian, The Farm Eatery and Hentley Farm.

Overnight: Barossa
Adelaide to Barossa: 1 hour drive


Day 3

Barossa - Clare Valley - Adelaide

Depart the Barossa and continue to the Clare Valley. Hire bicycles with Clare Valley Cycles or Kilikanoon Wines offer an e-bike alternative and ride along part of the 35 kilometre (22 mile) Riesling Trail, stopping for wine tastings along the way. Explore the area, visiting art galleries and studios, wineries, gardens and historical buildings and townships. There are many excellent dining options including restaurants that blend the best of local wine and produce, Skillogalee, Slate at Pikes Wines and the newly restored Watervale Hotel being perfect examples. Return to Adelaide. 

Overnight: Adelaide
Barossa to Clare Valley: 1 hour drive
Clare Valley to Adelaide: 2 hour drive


Day 4

Adelaide - McLaren Vale

Visit the wine region of McLaren Vale on the Fleurieu Peninsula, famous for its Shiraz. The region boasts more than 70 boutique wineries. Enjoy wine tasting at one of the many cellar doors such as Beresford Wines, Shottesbrooke Vineyardsd’Arenberg and Wirra Wirra. Try some fresh local produce at the Olive Grove, Almond & Olive Train or Medlow’s Confectionery, or combine cheese with wine on the Blessed Food Cheese and Wine Trail. Enjoy a long lunch at a winery restaurant such as Coriole Restaurant or Little Wolf Osteria located at one of Mclaren Vale’s newest cellar doors ‘Mitolo’.

Overnight: McLaren Vale 
Adelaide to McLaren Vale: 45 minute drive


Day 5

McLaren Vale - Adelaide via Adelaide Hills

Return to Adelaide via the picturesque Adelaide Hills, an excellent cool climate wine region dotted with historic and pretty little towns. The Adelaide Hills offers some amazing boutique wineries including Shaw + Smith, Howard Vineyard and Golding Wines. If you’d like to linger longer over lunch indulge at one of the many restaurants including The Lane Vineyard, Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard, Lost in a Forest, The Hahndorf Inn and Lot 100. Lovers of chocolate should try Hahndorf Hill’s taste sensation 'Chocovino' for something very different where the world’s premium chocolate is matched with a selection of wines.

Overnight: Adelaide 
McLaren Vale to Adelaide Hills: 30 minute drive
Adelaide Hills to Adelaide: 30 minute drive