SummerVines | McLaren Vale | 20-29 Jan 2023

The McLaren Vale Wine Region will celebrate the very best of Summer in the Vale during January.

The inaugural McLaren Vale SummerVines festival will be held from 20–29 January 2023 at various participating venues around the region.  Enjoy a glass in the sun and experience how the gorgeous natural landscape influences everything – from the bright contemporary wines they craft and their vibrant foodie culture, to their creative artisans and their laid-back coastal lifestyle.

Over 10 days SummerVines will feature food and wine experiences, wine classes, masterclasses, live music and much more. There are also a number of family friendly events too.


Summer Series at Fox Creek Wines

20 Jan 2023 – 29 Jan 2023
10am – 10pm

Fox Creek Wines
90 Malpas Road, McLaren Vale

With balmy nights and warm sunny days, Fox Creek Wines Summer Series is bigger and better than ever – with the return of their popular free Outdoor Cinema, live local music line-up, and a mouth-watering menu of seasonal food and award-winning wines. Plus plenty of activities for the kids.


Tour Down Under Party at Clink

Saturday 21 January 2023
10am – 11pm

CLINK at Tintara
202 Main Rd, McLaren Vale

Celebrate Stage 4 of the Santos Tour Down Under at Clink as part of the SummerVines Festival.  They will be open early and offering plenty of food and refreshments all day, including $6 PINTS from the Clink van.  Reserve a table and get the best position to watch the race go past.

Sunday Twilight Session at Bec Hardy

Sunday 22 January 2023
3pm – 7pm

Bec Hardy Wines
327 Hunt Rd, McLaren Vale

Celebrate McLaren Vale’s newest SummerVines festival at the Bec Hardy cellar door, complete with their award-winning wines, yummy food, live music and lawn games. They’ll be hosting a night of Asian-infused food crafted by Chef Anthony Schlenk, perfectly matched with their Bec Hardy and Pertaringa ranges of wine.

The ticket price includes a glass of wine on arrival. Additional glasses or bottles of wines will be available for purchase throughout the afternoon and evening. Under-18s tickets include a soft drink on arrival, Under 5s are free of charge.

Dumplings & Decks at Lloyd Brothers

Friday 27 January 2023
3pm – 9pm

Lloyd Brothers Winery
69 Warners Road, McLaren Vale

Spend a relaxed afternoon with freshly hand-made dumplings by Sookii La La matched with their Estate wines while enjoying sunset tunes by DJ Normie B.  Numbers are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Vino and Vines @ Mollydooker

Friday 27 January 2023
4:30pm – 8:30pm

Mollydooker Wines
23 Coppermine Road, McLaren Vale

Get down to the Cellar Door, sprawl out on the lawns and enjoy the panoramic views of the Vale as you sip on your fave Mollydooker wines.  Family-friendly, pup-friendly, and all of the usual fun, including acoustic music, food trucks and lawn games.

Follow the official McLaren Vale Wine Facebook page for updates.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit SummerVines website.


When:   20–29 January 2023

Where:   McLaren Vale (various locations)

Who:   All Ages

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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