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Great wine is best shared with friends on a warm summer evening or cosy winter night, and in Adelaide, South Australia there's countless welcoming bars in vibrant laneways that are ready to pour you a glass of the State's finest.
Home to over 200 cellar doors, South Australia isn't limited to beautiful vineyards in the Barossa or Clare Valley, there are great venues to catch up with friends just footsteps from the heart of the city. The CBD comes alive at night with everyone gathering at local watering holes that overlook the city's limits or are deep into the underground bar scene.
An iconic city spot loved by locals and visitors alike is 2KW. Eight floors up and on the corner of Adelaide's main streets, this bar is the perfect spot for afternoon sunset drinks whilst looking over the city's hustle and bustle - in the far distance you'll also catch a glimpse of the ocean. With a dizzyingly extensive cellar door and wine list, it’s guaranteed you won't leave the establishment thirsty.
If you're looking for handpicked wine, then Mother Vine has an entire list of wine that has been carefully chosen to reflect the amazing regions in South Australia and its emerging wine trends. Set in the side streets off Adelaide's laneways, it's the perfect meeting spot to kick off a night out. It's also just across the road from East End Cellars which has a tasting room that aims to champion South Australia's vinos, so if you're interested in a self-made wine tour this is a good place to start.
Other bars and cellars taking centre stage in the city, is Urban Wine Room. Offering fine wines and gins paired with cheese boards sourced from some of the best producers - nothing brings people closer together than sharing a drink and a bite to eat. The National Wine Centre of Australia is also leading the way with the largest tasting room in all of Australia. With plenty of events being held at the Centre, indulge in a beautiful day where South Australian wine producers come together to showcase the very best in the industry.
So, grab all your friends and make Adelaide, South Australia the backdrop of your next wine adventure.