Lord knows us Adelaidians love a good glass of wine. We’re lucky enough to live in a state that is home to many a world-renowned wine region, and just on our doorstep too, namely McLaren Vale to the south and Barossa Valley to the north. We’re also lucky enough to have an inner-city winery within the suburbs of the east – Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door.
A mere 15-minute drive from the city to the foothills locale, Penfolds offer the whole kit and kaboodle, and to reel in the warmer months they’re relaunching their Summer Series which will see their terrace back in action along with a range of new experiences, as of Thursday 1 December 2022.
Penfolds Global Ambassador, Jamie Sach says the Summer Series builds on the success of last year’s activity; “From a luxe wine lounge on the terrace, to the Ultimate Twilight Experience which includes a Grange tasting, to extended opening hours and twilight tours, the Summer Series offers guests unique experiences synonymous with this beautiful property that has unbeatable views back to the city, overlooking our vineyards.”
The highlight of this season’s series is the new summer terrace which is situated just nicely to take in the city and vineyard views, all whilst enjoying the warm breeze expelled over the luscious foothills. Atop the terrace you can indulge in Wine On The Terrace, or book in for the Ultimate Twilight Experience.
Wine On The Terrace offers afternoon tasting flights, wine by the glass and food by Magill Estate Kitchen, ready and waiting to be enjoyed from the comfort of the terrace lounges between 10am and 5pm daily. Or soak up long summer nights between 5pm and 7pm every Thursday and Friday for Twilight on the Terrace.
On the other hand, you can book yourself in for the Ultimate Twilight Experience every Thursday and Friday between 5 and 6:30pm where you can walk in the footsteps of winemaking legends and learn of their craftsmanship and philosophy during the special twilight experiences. This particular affair concludes with an exclusive selection of Penfolds’ most coveted wines including the flagship Grange, atop the terrace, of course.
“Our extended hours mean that our guests can watch the sunset from our beautiful location just 15 minutes from the Adelaide CBD. And with the beautiful installation theming across the terrace, the space is also ideal for Christmas and corporate events over the coming months,” Jamie finishes.
The Penfolds Magill Estate Summer Series will run from Thursday 1 December through to Saturday 24 December 2022, and will reopen on Wednesday 4 January until Sunday 26 February 2023. Happy vino-ing!