6 new cellar doors that opened over Summer in SA

Here’s a guide to eight new cellar door style venues that opened over Summer in South Australia, from Currency Creek to the centre of Adelaide.

Over the Summer, South Australia welcomed a wave of new cellar doors, each offering unique tasting experiences.

From Currency Creek’s vibrant Home of Plenty, to Ambra Spirits only a short drive from the CBD, we’ve put together a list of the eight new cellar doors to check out.

Home of Plenty – Currency Creek

Have you heard of Home of Plenty yet? The hidden gem which opened in Currency Creek late last year is here to show you a good time – unveiling a truely unique sense of what a cellar door can be when you think outside the box.

The unconventional cellar door is a fun mix of psychedelic colours, traditional food and drink, and fun events loaded throughout the year.

For more information, head here.

Spinifex Wines – Barossa

Family owned and operated Barossa winery, Spinifex Wines has officially opened their brand new cellar door amongst the vineyards. In just over an hours drive from the Adelaide CBD, you will be welcomed by husband and wife Peter Schell and Magali Gely along with their two sons as you settle in for your tasting.

The relaxed cellar door will start small to begin with, allowing the team to find their feet as the welcome customers through.

For more information, head here.

Ondeen – Verdun

Adelaide Hills’ iconic 1850s landmark, formerly known as Maximilian’s, has transformed into Ondeen – an exquisite tasting destination. While not exclusively a cellar door, this new venue thanks to the creative minds of celebrated chef Kane Pollard and the artisan distiller Full Circle Spirits, is blending local produce and food with distilling techniques.

The new venture kicks off with an intimate tasting space within the homestead’s renovated wing, featuring tasting plates specifically crafted to complement Full Circle Spirits’ luxurious concoctions. Under the guidance of award-winning head distiller, Rose Kentish, guests can look forward to an immersive experience that not only highlights the craftsmanship behind the spirits but also educates on the nuances of flavours and aromas.

For more information, head here.

Blewitt Springs Wine Co – Blewitt Springs

Now, while this cellar door technically isn’t new, it’s just recently unveiled its renovated cellar door, upgrading the venue’s wine-tasting experience. The venue which was previously open by appointment-only, now has more of an atmosphere for people to come and try their wines.

The revamped cellar door boasts a range of enhancements, including upgraded amenities and a stylish outdoor seating area ideal spot to enjoy a platter and a glass of wine looking out into the stunning landscape.

For more information, head here.

Ambra Spirits – Thebarton

Ambra Spirits rung in its 25th anniversary by unveiling its newly renovated distillery in Thebarton.

The extensive renovations boast a modern kitchen ready to serve a new tapas-style menu, two welcoming outdoor spaces, and a vibrant overhaul of the interior design. The updated décor beautifully intertwines modern aesthetics with touches that celebrate the brand’s deep Italian roots. It’s the perfect place to sample Ambra Spirits products.

For more information, head here.

Hurley Cellars Tasting Table – Panorama

Hurley Cellars has unveiled a state-of-the-art tasting table and cellar door in Panorama. Over the next few months it’s inviting guests to partake in an unforgettable journey through seven distinctive masterclasses for just $25. From the vibrant vineyards of the Adelaide Hills to the sun-kissed terrors of McLaren Vale, each session will spotlight renowned winemakers and distillers who embody the essence of South Australian craftsmanship.

The new tasting room is just one facet of the broader $35 million Panorama development project spearheaded by the Hurley Hotel Group.

For more information, head here.

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