Friday 20 September 2019

The Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism in the regions of these ten great wine capitals and provides an opportunity for wineries to gain exposure and recognition for their commitment to providing leading wine tourism experiences. The winners of this local awards program can then go into the running to win an International Best of Wine Tourism Award, giving you global exposure of your brand, as well as allowing your business to benchmark with overseas wine tourism offerings and truly compare what is on offer in the Great Wine Capitals of the World.


The following finalists have been announced for this year’s Best of Wine Tourism Awards:

  • Accommodation – Beresford House (McLaren Vale); Lanzerac Country Estate (Barossa); Woodstock Wines (McLaren Vale)
  • Architecture & Landscape – Kimbolton (Langhorne Creek); Chapel Hill (McLaren Vale)
  • Art & Culture – Coriole Vineyards (McLaren Vale); Bird in Hand (Adelaide Hills)
  • Innovative Wine Tourism Experience – d’Arenberg (McLaren Vale); St Hugo (Barossa); Shaw + Smith (Adelaide Hills)
  • Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices – Kalleske Wines (Barossa); 919 Wines (Riverland); Gemtree Wines (McLaren Vale); Jacob’s Creek (Barossa)
  • Wine Tourism Restaurants – Hentley Farm Restaurant (Barossa); Hollick Estates (Coonawarra); Maxwell Wines (McLaren Vale); Mallee Estate Wines (Riverland)
  • Wine Tourism Services – Elderton (Barossa); Penfolds Magill Estate (Adelaide Hills); Pindarie Wines (Barossa); Yalumba Family Winemakers (Barossa)

We wish all our finalists the best of luck. Awards will be presented on 20 September 2019. For more information please contact