Our wine regions are world renowned, so it comes as no surprise that three South Australian wineries have made it into the Top 50 Vineyards in the World at this year’s inaugural World’s Best Vineyard Awards.
Penfolds Magill Estate ranked in the top 20, falling at number 13.
The prestigious Penfolds has recently been awarded the ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brand’ by Drinks International in their annual poll. The poll consists of 200 carefully selected panel members from all over the world consists of wine buyers, masters of wines, journalists and wine writers. This is the second time that the winery has won this award.
The Chief Winemaker of Penfolds, Peter Gago said “To be honoured as the World’s Most Admired Brand in our 175th anniversary year is something truly profound”.
Penfolds Magill Estate can be found at 78 Penfold Rd, Magill SA 5072.
McLaren Vale’s unique vineyard d’Arenburg Cube took the number 29 spot.
The Cube had to make an appearance on the list, its an absolute architectural wonder that hosts panoramic views across McLaren Vale.
Featuring a sensory wine tasting room and a psychedelic art gallery, hosted masterclasses, à la carte or degustation dining, you can’t find a wine experience like it anywhere else in South Australia. Uniquely, visitors can even become winemakers for the day by blending and bottling their own wine.
d’Arenberg can be found at Osborn Rd, McLaren Vale SA 5171.
Barossa Valley vineyard Seppetsfield came in at number 47.
Steeped in rich history, Seppeltsfield Estate is the Global Winner of the Wine Tourism Services Award. The Estate is famous for its Centennial Cellar, which offers the world’s longest and only unbroken collection of single vintage tawny since 1878. The estate is also full of well-known (and hidden) treasures like FINO, their wine museum and the Seppeltsfield Village.
Seppeltsfield can be found at 730 Seppeltsfield Rd, Seppeltsfield SA 5355.