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Langhorne Creek

Langhorne Creek is one of the best-kept secrets in South Australia. With a 160-year history, it is one of the oldest wine regions in Australia. Once you taste its rich, soulful wines and have a chat to the passionate locals who call ‘the Creek’ home, you are immediately immersed in its pedigree. Just 70 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD, it’s a fairly compact region and you’ll get around all the cellar doors in a weekend, but what sets it apart is its casual, friendly air, great wines and the real sense of rural community.

Lake Breeze Wines

Star Cellar Door & Best Tasting Experience

(08) 8537 3017
lakebreeze.com.au

Lake Breeze is consistently at the pointy end of the Langhorne Creek wine hit list, so make sure a visit to their rustic 1930s ironstone shed is at the top of your list.

It’s a welcoming place with friendly, knowledgeable staff and a lovely view out over the vineyards. The wines are cracking: superb cabernet and shiraz blends, pure with deep, resonant fruit and a wonderful pair of fortifieds, a rare tawny and rare frontignac, that hark back to an undisputed historical lineage that continues to burn brightly.

The kitchen offers a number of delicious dishes and if you are in need of a bed, look no further than Lake Breeze’s bed and breakfast, The Creek Cottage. DAVID BROOKES

OUTSTANDING WINE: Lake Breeze The Gramps Rare Tawny, A$40

Bremerton
Best Large Cellar Door & Best FooD

(08) 8537 3093
bremerton.com.au

The Winehouse
BEST SMALL CELLAR DOOR

(08) 8537 3441
thewinehouse.com.au

Bleasdale
Best Additional Cellar Door Experience (Beyond the Cellar Door Tours)

(08) 8537 4000
bleasdale.com.au