Jul 11, 2022

Adelaide – Australia’s Wine and Food Destination

Adelaide | South Australia is indisputably Australia’s wine capital, producing 50% of all bottled wine and about 80% of premium wine. There are 18 wine regions in South Australia, including the Adelaide Hills, Barossa, Clare Valley, Coonawarra, Langhorne Creek, McLaren Vale and Riverland.

There are 340 cellar doors, 200 of which are within an hour’s drive of the city centre of Adelaide. Wine is inextricably linked to Adelaide’s character and is a significant economic and cultural asset for the city and the state. While wine is a key drawcard for visitors to South Australia, it is just one of many attractions on offer for visitors to Adelaide and our regions. These useful guides from southaustralia.com are a must read for anyone planning a visit to Australia’s top wine and food destination.

Top 10 things to do in Adelaide

Adelaide combines exceptional food and wine, world class events and immersive wildlife experiences. Dine at some of the best restaurants in the country, sprawl out on sandy beaches minutes from the city and soak in the chic boutique city vibes. Here’s a guide to the top 10 things to do in Adelaide including where to eat and drink, what to see and must-do experiences.

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South Australia’s top wine regions

You can’t get far without encountering one of Adelaide | South Australia’s 18 world-famous wine regions. With Clare Valley, Barossa and Eden Valley to the north, Riverland and the Adelaide Hills to the east, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Kangaroo Island to the south, and Coonawarra and Limestone Coast to the south-east, visitors are spoiled for choice when seeking out the perfect wine.

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Winery experiences in South Australia 

While every cellar door has a unique offering, this guide lists some of Adelaide | South Australia’s most innovative and exclusive winery experiences, be it crafting your own blend, learning about the art of cooperage or delving into the art and science of biodynamic viticulture.

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