Sammy's on The Marina are quickly becoming well known for their wine dinners, joining forces to pair the finest locally sourced seafood with delectable drops from wineries across the Barossa, McLaren Vale and everywhere in between. The latest in this series of highly-anticipated wine dinners featured a six-course degustation accompanied by vino from well-renowned winery Hentley Farm, located in the rich wine region of Seppeltsfield in the Barossa Valley.
It's never too hot for a party when there's wine involved, and revellers certainly didn't get beat by the heat at this year's third annual Day Dance Festival held on Saturday 2 March. Nestled in the heart of McLaren Vale, Simon Hackett Wines was once again transformed into an outdoor concert complete with pumping dance floor as festival goers flocked to "wine country" to reign in the start of "Mad March".
Boasting the motto "your annual summer wine escape", RnB Vine Days proved to be exactly that as they transformed the lush lawns of McLaren Vale's Leconfield Wines into an outdoor RnB concert. After a successful RnB Fridays tour where the Adelaide leg was held at the Adelaide Showgrounds, Hit107 put a wine-inspired twist on the festival by bringing the RnB beats into the vineyards.
From Friday 25 - Sunday 27 January, an endless array of wineries across the Adelaide Hills opened up their cellar doors to host a variety of special events in celebration of CRUSH Festival 2019.
On Saturday 1 December, Penny's Hill Wines in McLaren Vale was turned into a wine lover's playground as it played host to Wine Machine Festival. Previously named 'Hot Dub Wine Machine' and held at Serafino Wines, Wine Machine have rebranded and made Penny's Hill their new, more spacious home this year. As it was my first time attending the festival, I decided to go big or go home by purchasing a VIP ticket and adding on the VIP Lunch Experience as well!
These upcoming balmy summer evenings call for some ice cool refreshments - and Ambra Liqueurs have just the thing with their newly-launched Limoncello Icy Pops and a Blood Orange addition to their liqueur range! Last night, Ambra Liqueurs celebrated the launch of these two exciting additions to their menu with an evening of grazing platters, cocktails and a tour of their Thebarton cellar door and distillery.