Adelaide Hills Winter Reds Festival 28 – 30 July 2017

Shrug off your jacket. Shake your scarf free. Close the door against the icy wind. There’s a log fire crackling and your face starts glowing. You pour a warming glass of red and take in the alluring aroma of a slowly cooked braise. Settle in to a cosy leather chair with a dog curled up at your feet… perfection!

Head for the hills – the Adelaide Hills – on the weekend of 28 – 30 July 2017 where wineries will be opening their doors and warming your hearts and palates with delicious red wine, great food and more.

This year’s theme is ‘Play with Fire’ and wineries and venues throughout the Adelaide Hills will be running events which range from exclusive ticketed lunches, dinners and wine tastings, to relaxed venues offering rustic food, alluring wine, live entertainment and warming fires. Many are also family friendly.

Admission to general events is free, and food, wine and other beverages can be purchased separately. The official souvenir Spiegelau wine glass is available for $10 at all general events and is your ‘passport’ to purchase wine wherever you go. Entertainment, food, facilities, costs and accessibility all vary depending on venue.

Of course, make sure you tell them you’re a fabulous lady wherever you visit with your glass in hand!

The events not to miss

Artwine: Soul Food & Acoustic Tunes

Join us by the fire-pit as we sing along to live music by Nights on Mayfair. Pair award winning reds with slow braised lamb shoulder or twice cooked duck from the team at Hand Made Catering. Not suitable for children.

WHERE 72 Bird in Hand Rd, Woodside
WHEN Saturday and Sunday 11am – 5pm


Lobethal Road: Wine Dinner at Walk the Talk

Join us for a cosy evening at Walk the Talk. Enjoy a delicious three course winter dinner by Chef Ali Seedsman matched to Lobethal Road wines, including a glass of our limited release MAJA Blanc de Blancs upon arrival with nibbles. $95pp.

WHERE Walk the Talk, 25 Onkaparinga Valley Rd, Verdun
WHEN Friday Night 6.30pm

Golding Wines: Smokin’ Hot Winter Reds Weekend

The Barn will be the place to be as we beat the chills in the Hills and fire up the food and wine factor to delicious! Outdoor fire pit cooking, rustic hearty fare, live tunes and DJ sets, kids activities.

WHERE 52 Western Branch Rd, Lobethal
WHEN Friday 12 – 7pm Saturday 10am – 6pm Sunday 10am – 5pm

Lobethal Road: Fire & Spice

Enjoy award-winning wines including Shiraz, Tempranillo Graciano and Pinot Noir. Oysters, nibbles and Asian delights by Chef Ali Seedsman. Wood fires. Live music by Nikko & Snooks.

WHERE Walk the Talk, 25 Onkaparinga Valley Rd, Verdun
WHEN Sunday 11am – 5pm

Paracombe: Guilty Pleasures

Slow braised Ossobuco, mild Chicken Korma with basmati rice, minted yoghurt and pappadums, sweet potato and lentil burger with a couscous salad. The Chocolate Somerville experience, hot apple crumble.

WHERE 294B Paracombe Rd, Paracombe
WHEN Saturday and Sunday 12 – 4.30pm

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Download the Winter Reds brochure for the full schedule and map. Or download the Accommodation Packages information, which includes a range of accommodation deals on offer.