Coonawarra winery experiences and guided tours
This tasting provides a look into the world of some of our top premium wines. This experience makes the perfect gift for someone you love or just to treat yourself. Included in the is tasting are the following wines: PG Project Oak - valued at $40 per bottle Kefi Cabernet Sauvignon - Valued at $50 per bottle The Trip - valued at $100 per bottle Your tasting fee is redeemable upon purchase of wine.
Join us at our winery in the heart of the Coonawarra wine region for a delicious local produce platter for two people. Paired with a glass of wine from our Estate Range for each person. Sip on your wine outside in the sunshine right next to our vines that grow the grapes we make our wines from or cuddle up in front of the fireplace with a glass of red in hand and a platter on the go. Our outdoor area is family-friendly with games for the little ones and the big kids alike!
Riesling lovers rejoice. This tasting flight is especially for you, and for those keen to learn about this wonderful wine variety. This vertical tasting will take you on a journey back in time as you taste 4 different vintages from our Estate range. See how Riesling evolves as it ages over time. Not to be missed by the Riesling enthusiast or the curious learner!
Enjoy a tasting flight of our flagship Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon Billy. The Coonawarra is best known for its delicious Cabernets and this vertical tasting will guide you through 4 different vintages of our Billy to see how the wine develops and evolves as it ages. You will get to enjoy tasting 4 different vintages of this wine - not to be missed by the Cabernet Sauvignon enthusiast or the curious learner!
Join us at our winery in the heart of the Coonawarra to enjoy a special tasting flight of our super-premium Cabernet Sauvignon. This tasting is for the indulgent at heart, one for the Cabernet Sauvignon lover or those keen to learn a thing or two about this variety and makes the perfect gift for your wine-loving friends or significant other. Included in this delightful tasting, you will experience the following vintages: 2008 The Trip - valued at $200 per bottle 2012 The Trip - valued at $150 per bottle 2013 The Trip - valued at $120 per bottle 2014 The Trip - valued at $100 per bottle See how this beautiful wine develops with age, this tasting is an experience not to be missed.
Enjoy a guided tasting in the comfort of your own accommodation. You don't even need to leave the couch. Stay warm and cosy, prep your favourite platter filled with local produce and we will bring the tasting to you. Perfect if you are struggling to fit in all the wineries while you are visiting our beautiful region. Book a relaxed tasting after hours from the comfort of the couch. Minimum of 8 adults for this experience.
Enjoy a leisurely lunch at our winery in the Coonawarra with a guided tasting from our winemakers Steven and Emma Raidis. Taste all of the current vintage Raidis Estate wines over a locally-sourced lunch of fresh produce and delicious wines. Sip on your favourite Raidis Estate wine in the sunshine, next to the vineyards whilst you enjoy the views or during the cooler months join us in the Cellar Door, set up near the fire amid the wine barrels and activity of the Cellar Door. This is the perfect event to enjoy with your friends on a long weekend or for a special occasion. Minimum 8 guests required.
Wine and dine with us at our winery in the heart of the Coonawarra wine region. You and your guests will be treated to a night to remember; enjoy the starry skies, while sipping on a vino in our very own vineyard where the grapes are grown to make the wine. Enjoy a Chef-prepared 4-course dinner matched perfectly with our Raidis Estate Wines. Dine with the owners and winemakers Emma and Steven Raidis as they take you on a food and wine paired dining experience. This event is something that will have you raving to your friends about for years to come. Wanting to add an extra element of wonder? Talk to us about setting up your own glamping experience as well.
Katnook Estate – A stunning award-winning cellar door that boasts an array of estate wines that will please any palate and don’t forget to sample the flagship shiraz and cabernet. Take a walk around the beautiful grounds with a glass in hand. - Free pick up from your accommodation or location within Penola/Coonawarra - Lunch is included along with wine tastings, bottled water, and tour guide - Heated/Air Conditioned KIA Carnival with powered doors and leather trim seating - Please ensure appropriate attire is worn based on the season and flat shoes are advised
Want to go touring but can't decide which wonderful cellar doors to visit? Well, let Coonawarra Experiences design your day to suit your tastes. If you prefer whites over reds then simply let us know and we will ensure that the cellar doors we visit cater for your palate. THIS IS A SAMPLE ITINERARY ONLY Parker Estate: Kick your day off at this marvellous cellar door. Estate grown cabernet, shiraz and some amazing flagship wines. You may even find yourself falling in love with the new rose! Wynns of Coonawarra: You can’t get more iconic than Wynns! You think you know all about them but believe us, no trip to this area is complete without visiting the famous gables. Wynns always has a special bottle for you to sample at the tasting bench. Coonawarra Railway Siding: Built in 1898, this railway line allowed the district to flourish as a wine and farming region. You simply must get a photo on the platform whenever you visit here! Redman Wines: Let the Redman family take you through their now fifth generation history of Coonawarra. They do red wine and they do red wine very well. Lunch: Need to refuel the body? Well, how about stopping at DRINK | OTTELIA + EAT | FODDER. This charming restaurant smack bang in the middle of the Coonawarra township serves seasonal produce and incredibly tasty wood-fired pizzas. A set menu per person luncheon is included in your tour ticket price. (Wines at an extra cost – all dietary requirements catered for). *Fodder is closed on Tuesday & Wednesday and a replacement venue will be arranged. Bowen Estate: The Bowen family have been in Coonawarra since the early 1970’s and their wines are renowned for being incredible value for money. A cabernet, shiraz and a chardonnay are what the Bowen family produce and each is exceptional. The Blok Estate: When you visit Luke and Bec Trotter at Blok Estate you get a first-hand look at what it takes to produce wines at a family owned and operated cellar door. The guys release their wines when they believe they are at their optimum drinking and the results speak for themselves. Raidis Estate: We will finish your day at Raidis Estate. Steven and Emma have built a wonderful welcoming cellar door that showcases Cabernet, Merlot and Shiraz for red lovers. And for the white fans the Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Riesling are knockouts. You may even be spoilt and enjoy one of Raidis’s special Greek coffees whilst touring the gardens. - Free pick up from your accommodation or location within Penola/Coonawarra - Lunch is included along with wine tastings, bottled water and tour guide - Heated/Air Conditioned KIA Carnival with powered doors and leather trim seating - Please ensure appropriate attire is worn based on the season and flat shoes are advised
Enjoy a seated tasting of six of our premium wines matched to six bites of food. Wines include sparkling, white and reds from our Coonawarra and Renaissance range and will be matched to south Australian produce including savoury and sweet. Your tasting will be set up in cellar door or outside if weather permits.
Starting in cellar door, enjoy a tour of our property including points of interest, learn about the formation of our famous Coonawarra Terra Rossa soil and take photos in our soil pit, view the cork trees and find out how cork is harvested, get up close to our 100 year old vines, hear about the history of Coonawarra and the DiGiorgio family with plenty of photo opportunities along the way. Take a tour of the winery and learn what happens from go to woe, from crushing to pressing to fermentation and visit the enormous barrel hall. Finish with a guided tasting in our private tasting area including barrel sample and aged wine in the original barrel hall with a shared local produce platter followed by individual serves of handmade Italian meatballs with crusty bread.
TRIP ADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2018. WINNER - Best Tasting Experience in Coonawarra Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine - Cellar Door Awards 2018. WINNER - Best Additional experience in Coonawarra (for great wine, service and terra rossa soil pit) Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine - Cellar Door Awards 2017. Today our Cellar Door offers free tastings, cheese platters, coffee and tea. Our lounge area with open fire in winter is the perfect place to unwind. Adjacent to Cellar Door is our award winning 'terra rossa pit', where you can see Coonawarra's famous soil profile and learn why it is so important to wine flavour. The Katnook experience is so highly regarded by visitors that it is rated at the top of Trip Advisor's list of "things to do in Coonawarra." and is consistently awarded a Certificate of Excellence. Tasting fee redeemable with any purchase All tastings must finish by 5pm to comply with our liquor licence requirements. Thank you for your understanding.
A visit to the cellar door, located in the famous triple gabled winery, built in 1896 is a must for any visit to Coonawarra. Under the guidance of Winemaker Sue Hodder, Wynns produces an annual collection of red and white wines acclaimed for their consistent quality and depth of flavour, including two flagship red – John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon and Michael Shiraz.