Popular McLaren Vale cellar door announces closure

The family-run winery Heidrun Estate has announced the closure of their cellar door, citing a company restructure.

Heidrun Estate, a family-run winery in McLaren Vale, has announced they will be closing their instagramable cellar door .

Known for their charming lavender garden, the cellar door is the first from Heidrun Estate and quickly became a go to for those visiting the area.

“We are writing to inform you of an important update regarding our Heidrun Estate cellar door at McLaren Vale. Due to the end of our rental lease and ongoing company restructuring, we have made the difficult decision to close our beloved cellar door.

“We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to each and everyone of you who has visitied and supported us ovet the years. Your appreciation for our wines and the memorable moments shared at our cellar door have been truly special to us.

“While we may be closing our physical doors, our commitment to providing you with exceptional wines remains unchanged. If you have enjoyed our wines, you can continue to purchase them directly from our website at We will ensure that your favourite wines are readily available and can be delivered straight to your doorstep.

“Thank you once again for your continued support and for being a part of the Heidrun Estate family. We look forward to serving you through our online store and hope to stay connected with you in this new chapter.”

This year, Adelaide has a seen series of closures across cafes, bars, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs that has rocked the state. Among these are venues that were once considered industry icons.

Some closures are attributed to retirement, but predominately, the causes are mounting expenses, rising interest rates and ongoing staff shortages, that have placed financial pressure on many establishments.

In the face of these shutdowns, the community is encouraged to support their favourite venues, and throw some love behind small businesses.

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