One of our favourite activities when travelling is tasting local produce, of which there is no shortage in the Riverland. Boutique wineries are opening across the region, showcasing a premium range of wines. Not a wine lover? That’s ok because there is also a micro-brewery and two distilleries in the region producing brandy, gin and whiskey!
Start planning your own wine tour, or ask us about chauffered services within the region to help you enjoy responsibly.
Banrock Station - provides the perfect setting to enjoy an outstanding wine and food experience. The Wine and Wetland Centre overlooks the vineyards and panoramic wetlands. The ideal perfect place to relax and enjoy lunch from their menu which showcases the outstanding produce available in the region.
Guests of The Frames can enjoy a $25 voucher to use during their visit.
www.banrockstation.com.au - Holmes Rd, Kingston on Murray
Angove Winemakers -Angove Winemakers are one of Australia’s largest family owned wine and brandy companies. Distillers of the famous St. Agnes Brandy, they also produce a wide range of premium and fortified wines. Experience the result of over a century of winemaking tradition. Take a tour of the Riverland’s oldest winery and taste the famous XO St Agnes Brandy.
Guests can enjoy an exclusive complimentary VIP tour of the St Agnes Distillery (valued at $30 per couple) ask us about this experience upon booking your stay.
www.angove.com.au - Bookmark Ave, Renmark
919 Wines – this award winning winery produces unique table wines with depth of flavour, expressing varietal and regional characteristics. The low-yielding vines from which the wines are produced are especially suited to the climate. Traditional winemaking methods by Eric Semmler (winemaker of the year 2013) are used to create wines of exceptional quality.
Exclusive for guests of The Frames, when you purchase two white wines & three red wines you will receive a gift of a fortefied wine and two wine glasses.
www.919wines.myshopify.com - 39 Hodges Rd, Glossop
Caudo Vineyard – a cellar door situated directly on the banks of the Murray River, Caudo Vineyard is a must visit for riverside relaxation. Taste a selection of their lifestyle inspired wines while learning about the history of the single vineyard varieties. Creators of the popular, Caudo Sangria, they have sought out innovative ways to incorporate fruit from their orange orchard and their wines to bottle the Riverland summer.
www.caudovineyard.com.au - Hogwash Bend, Waikerie
Whistling Kite Wines - another cellar door located not far from the banks of the Murray River, Whistling Kite Wines produce a range of award winning biodynamic wines. Whistling Kite Wines have demonstrated that through careful variety selection and sustainable farming practices, the Riverland is capable of producing wines of exceptional quality. Hand picked and basket pressed, all their wines have an comforting sense about them, the care of production evident upon tasting.
www.whistlingkitewines.com.au - 73 Freundt Road, New Residence
Wilkadene Woolshed Brewery - located in a 100 year old shearing shed at Wilkadene Station, located only 20 kilometres north of The Frames. The Woolshed’s first brew day was in August 2009. Since then it has become one of the Riverland's top tourist destinations. Its rich history, stunning riverfront location and setting amongst create a truly iconic Riverland venue. Guided tours are available by appointment or simply wander while tasting the locally made beverage. BYO barbecue facilities are available for purchase a picnic pack full of yummy Riverland produce.
Guests of The Frames can enjoy a complimentary tasting paddle (Valued at $15)
www.woolshedbrewery.com.au -Wilkinson Rd, Murtho Via Renmark
23rd St Distillery – breathing life into the historic Renmano Winery, the newly opened venue is a must visit. Take a tour to learn about the distilling process, and the rich history of the site. After a tour, taste the craft spirits that are contributing to South Australia’s Craft Spirits movement. Local ingredients are the inspiration behind the flavours of the gin and local grapes are used to create Brandy which is coming back in Vogue. Take the time to relax in the outstanding venue and talk to the staff to learn more about the 23rd Street story.
Guests of The Frames can enjoy a complimentary tour and tasting (valued at $50 per couple)
www.23rdstreetdistillery.com.au - Corner of 23rd Street and Renmark Avenue