Nepenthe cellar door to transform into hub for Adelaide Hills Winery Association

Nepenthe winery is set to transform its cellar door, adding high-quality experiences and incorporating a hub for the Adelaide Hills Wine Association

Adelaide Hills winery Nepenthe is set to transform its cellar door into a hub for the Adelaide Hills Wine Association, whilst adding high-quality cellar door experiences to its already much-loved profiled. It’s one of the nine businesses to receive state funding in the latest round of grants from the SA Tourism Commission in their tourism development fund.

Nepenthe will use its $463,291 grant to unlock a more than $1.5 million development of its cellar door to include these latest ventures. Nestled in the heart of Balhannah, it’s been offering its visitors unparalleled views of the picturesque hills, whilst producing award-winning, cool-climate wines to match.

Situated only 25 minutes from the city, their cellar door opens daily to provide its customers with delicious Nepenthe wine tastings and a relaxed atmosphere to soak in their stunning vineyards and rolling hills. This latest development for the winery will see it taking on a new-look and greater offerings to tourists and locals alike.

With the latest round of tourism grants announced by SATC, a total of more than $1.8million will be spread across nine projects to support businesses tourism industry. It brings the total number of projects supported through the Fund to 80, with a total project value of more than $56.8 million, distributed amongst 11 tourism regions. 

Premier Steven Marshall said the Fund is spurring huge investment in the state’s regions at a time of continued record-breaking regional tourism demand, sustaining and creating jobs. “We’re not only building a stronger and more prosperous tourism industry – we’re creating more jobs for South Australians now and into the future”, Premier Marshall said.

Discovery Parks on the Fleurieu Peninsula and touring fleet Kombi Camping were also among the grant recipients.

Keep up to date with Nepenthe’s redevelopment via their website. To find out more about SATC’s tourism planning head here.

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