Winter Reds Weekend | Adelaide Hills | 26 – 28 July 2019

Experience the warmth of the Adelaide Hills with open fires, red wines and rustic fare.

Celebrate day and night during the Winter Reds Weekend as the region’s wineries and iconic venues play host to 50 sumptuous events.

Winter Reds general entry is free.  Purchase an official souvenir Spiegelau wine glass for $10 and enjoy free entry at all non-ticketed events.

Make a weekend of it!  There is so much happening over the Winter Reds weekend, so why not stay a night or two in the Hills.  Visit the Adelaide Hills website here for local accommodation options.

Getting there and around. Grab some friends, leave the car at home and jump on our designated bus service, hire your own bus or be hosted by one of our transport partners – there are plenty of safe and friendly options to get you happily round the Hills!

Download the Winter Reds brochure for the full schedule along with a map.

Some events require bookings and not all events are suitable for children, so check before heading off with the family.  We have included a few family friendly venues below:

Anderson Hill – Fire and Ice

Fires, gumboots and great cool climate wines to warm your soul. Live music, spectacular views and hearty food. Make sure to dress snuggly to enjoy the hills in winter, prizes for the most interesting beanie or scarf.

  • When: Saturday & Sunday 11am-6pm
  • Where: 407 Croft Rd, Lenswood

Main & Cherry at The Manor: Fire, Food and Wine.

A winter’s day in the enchanted gardens of The Manor Basket Range. Stay warm by the fire with a glass of wine, hearty food, live music and kids activities. Featuring their current release wines and an optional winemaker’s masterclass.

  • When: Sunday 11am-6pm
  • Where: Basket Range Manor, 762 Lobethal Rd, Basket Range

Karrawatta Wines: Back Vintage Bonfire

Warm your winter souls over our blazing bonfire with some of the back vintage wines, slow braised beef ribs, chargrilled broccoli and more from award winning restaurant Lenzerheide. Kids options available. Bookings recommended.

Saint & Scholar Wines – Winter Wines & Pies

Indulge in a Uraidla bakery pie matched to a Saint & Scholar Pinot Noir and Pinot Shiraz tasting. The ultimate winter combo, we will be slinging pastries and wine all weekend in the Republic Café, $20pp including a branded glass.

  • When: Saturday & Sunday 12-3pm.
  • Where: Uraidla Republic Café & Bakery, 1196 Greenhill Rd.

Sidewood Estate – Grunthal Ski Lodge

Rug up in your best ski lodge fashion for a day at the winter resort to revisit Maximilian’s German heritage. Expect mulled cider, German hotdogs, pretzels, cinnamon donuts, firepits, live music, golf and activities for the kids. Group bookings recommended.

  • When: Saturday & Sunday, 11am-6pm
  • Where: Maximilian’s, 15 Onkaparinga Valley Rd, Verdun

Wicks Estate – Inside the Winery Experience

Amongst the tanks and barrels, join us for the ultimate winter winery experience. A diverse, mouth-watering Yum Cha menu from Concubine, plus an exciting new addition “the oyster bar”, enjoyed with wine in hand dancing to The Happy Leonards.

  • When: Sunday, 11am-5pm
  • Where: 29 River View Rd, Woodside

Howard Vineyard

Shiraz Season at Howard Vineyard – Family friendly Sunday. Grab your mates, organise a bus and head for Howard Vineyard. Cosy around a wood fire, enjoy a Shiraz or two, share our delicious casual food options and dance the days away to live music. Bookings essential. Cost: $10pp covers the cost of your Winter Reds Riedel glass.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Winter Reds website.

What:  Winter Reds Weekend 

When:   Friday 26 – Sunday 28 July 2019

Where:  Adelaide Hills

Who:  Everyone

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.

Image Source: Winter Reds website


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