South Australia is known for its amazing wineries, craft beer scene, and being the Gin State of Australia — but did you know that you don’t need to venture far from the city to meet the makers.
While we have gorgeous cellar doors, breweries and distilleries throughout the Adelaide Hills, Barossa and beyond, we also have plenty in the city for your more local adventures!
This multi award winning winery is stocked with a vast array of wines from white to red. With an estate from the Adelaide Hills, this cellar door is located within the Adelaide CBD. Grab a friend (or just a book), take a seat, and enjoy a lovely wine coupled with matching cheeses on their city veranda.
87 King William Rd, Unley SA 5061
This hidden beauty on King Street, open Monday to Friday, offers flavour packed wines from the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale. The family owned business is sure to not disappoint with their amazing pizza menu and popular, often sold out, Shiraz.
31 King St, Norwood SA 5067
Another hidden jewel in Felixstow, this cellar door offers a range of 16 different wines. Amadio Wine originated from an Italian wine maker who later moved to Adelaide, you’ll get a little taste of Italy in a glass of this wine, ranging from white, red, sparkling, to alternative specialities.
461 Payneham Rd, Felixstow SA 5070
A winery that’s been around for over a century, you can find Schubert Estate’s cellar door near Burnside. You can taste a sweet yet dry Viognier or a premium and well loved Shiraz. Its the perfect spot for a relaxing drink, even mixed with a shopping day, open 9 to 5 weekdays.
26 Kensington Rd, Rose Park SA 5067
Embrace the red and white, and travel the 8 kilometres from the CBD to enjoy the peace of Penfold’s. Being around for over 175 years, Penfold’s is the pinnacle of well-loved wines. And you can try their country flavours in Magill, open 7 days. The cellar is also home to a fine dining restaurant, offering tranquil views of their first vineyard.
78 Penfold Rd, Magill SA 5072
Located in Goodwood, Fox Gordon Wines’ city cellar door is a unique and luxurious tasting room. Visit them for a private tasting or host your own memorable event!
2/44-46 King William Rd, Goodwood SA 5034
Koppamurra Wines vineyards are all around South Australia, resulting in award winning wines. The Joanna Shiraz alone has won five awards and their Cabernet Shiraz regularly sells out. Why not stop by and check it out?
32 Unley Rd, Unley SA 5061
This collaborative cellar door brings a mix of wine, beer and spirits to one amazing place. Here you can have it all! If you’re looking for a wide variety of drinks under one roof, Ferg’s is the perfect place for you.
8A Union St, Stepney SA 5069
Ever since they first popped up on our radar, Prohibition Liquor Co have been one of our faves (and yes, it has everything to do with their spectacular gin). Their tasting room boasts a variety of gin cocktails, a huge menu, plenty of beer and cider, as well as non-alcoholic drinks for those of you so inclined.
22 Gilbert St, Adelaide SA 5000
The legends at Twenty Third Street Distilling are serving up all the best kinds of spirits. Vodka, brandy, whisk(e)y, gin — whatever tickles your fancy, you’ll find it here. You can also opt for an experience like Time & Passion tasting or the Vale Brewing Tasting Experience (for ale lovers).
Twenty Third St, Renmark SA 5341 (Corner of Renmark Avenue and Twenty Third Street)
The Imperial Measures Distilling is home to colour and creativity when it comes to their crafted gin cocktails. Their fan favourite, Ounce Gin, is sure to hit the spot with classic orange and basil flavours. With a delicious selection of cocktails, your visits here will never be boring.
31 West Thebarton Rd, Thebarton SA 5031
Beer and pizza, a match made in heaven. And, boy, do Lady Burra do it well. Knock off drinks at Lady Burra are bound to be a great time, with a huge array of craft beers and a great, classic menu.
4 Topham Mall, Adelaide SA 5000
Sail to Pirate Life Brewing in Port Adelaide and explore the variety of beers available. Ranging from Pale Ale to a classic Stout, they have 24 taps to try out, food trucks, toasties, cheese boards and takeaway cans. It’s family friendly, open 7 days a week, and can easily become you and your mates next hang out joint.
89 South Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007
You’re sure to find your next favourite brew at this hidden gem in Stepney. Their can designs are completely unique with original names like ‘Galactopus’, ‘Little Banger’ and ‘Pinkening’, making every drink an experience. With a tap room and live music, why not give the Little Bang Brewing Co. a go?
25 Henry St, Stepney SA 5069
The Big Shed Brewing Co is home to a range of interesting brews. Two of their beers are inspired by the US, which bring in pine and apricot flavours. They also have a promising dessert beer ‘Golding Stout Time’, which takes its inspiration for the Australian favourite Golden Gaytime.
13/2 Brandwood St, Royal Park SA 5014
A female founded beer and wine company, Sparkke At The Whitmore has a vast array of options, colourfully named things like ‘What’s Planet B?’ and ‘Nipples Are Nipples’. Sparkke are huge supporters of charitable causes and they show this through their progressive can designs and quotes. Check them out at the Whitmore, open 7 days a week.
317 Morphett St, Adelaide SA 5000
Beer and pizza, a match made in heaven — wait, we’ve been here already. Well, it’s the truth, and it’s also what Sweet Amber Brewing Company do best. They’re totally independent, they dish out wood oven pizzas, and they’re pet friendly! What more could you ask for?
Unit 5/21-23 Naweena Rd, Regency Park SA 5010
Brew Boys in Croydon Park is a family owned brewery and tap room. There are plenty of brews for you to choose from — plus some fancy going-ons. You’ll want to check out their Dean Man’s Hand, which is fortified in wine barrels made from American oak, making it rich and complex in texture and taste. Count us in.
151 Regency Rd, Croydon Park SA 5008
Coopers Brewery has been a South Australian icon for around for 150 years, so they know a thing or two about brewing beer. Regency Park is home to the huge structure that is Coopers Brewery. Visitors are encouraged to explore the place, book a tour, and try a tasting of the variety of beers Coopers create!
461 South Rd, Regency Park SA 5010
Talking about icons, the West End brewery is also open for exploring! There’s even a 90 walking tour that ends in a beer tasting.
107 Port Rd, Thebarton SA 5031
There you go! You don’t have to travel far to have a good time.
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