The Murray River in South Australia is one of the most beautiful and unique destinations for travelers looking to explore the Australian wilderness. It’s a stunning river system that stretches for over 2,500 kilometers and is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna.
One of the must-visit destinations along the Murray River is Langhorne Creek, a picturesque wine region located just an hour’s drive from Adelaide. This charming town is known for its premium wine production, tranquil scenery, and rich history. Here are some things you should know before embarking on your journey to Langhorne Creek.
Langhorne Creek is renowned for its premium wine production, and wine tasting is an absolute must-do activity while you’re there. The region’s moderate climate, fertile soils, and proximity to the river make it the perfect place for growing a variety of grapes. You can visit some of the many wineries and cellar doors in the region, taste some of the region’s famous reds, and learn about the winemaking process.
Some of the wineries in Langhorne Creek that you can visit include:
Bremerton Wines is a family-owned winery that produces a range of award-winning wines, including Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay. Their cellar door offers tastings and sales, and they also have a restaurant on-site that serves delicious meals paired with their wines.
Lake Breeze Wines is another family-owned winery that has been producing wine in Langhorne Creek for over 35 years. They specialize in Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon and have won numerous awards for their wines. Their cellar door is open daily, and they also have a restaurant that serves lunch and coffee.
Vineyard Road Cellar Door is a boutique winery that produces a small range of premium wines, including Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sangiovese. Their cellar door is open seven days a week, and they offer tastings, sales, and platters of local produce.
The Winehouse is a unique cellar door that features wines from six different Langhorne Creek wineries, including Bremerton Wines and Lake Breeze Wines. They offer tastings, sales, and a restaurant that serves delicious meals paired with local wines.
Langhorne Creek is a 40 minute drive from Tailem Bend, making the Motel Riverbend the perfect base for your weekend away sampling South Australian wines.