One of the most significant wineries in McLaren Vale, d’Arenberg was established in 1912 when Joseph Osborn, a teetotaler and director of Thomas Hardy and Sons, sold his stable of prize winning horses to purchase the property that now houses the winery, cellar door and d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant. Today, fourth generation family member Chester makes distinctive wines using traditional methods both in the vineyard and the winery. With over 60 wines and 25 different grape varieties, you’re sure to find something you’ll love.The Ultimate d'Arenberg experience will allow you to experience this amazing property both from the ground and from the air.
Experience 1930’s nostalgia and open cockpit flying in a beautiful Waco biplane, soaring over the stunning McLaren Vale wine region and beaches for a breathtaking 30-minute flight.
Upon landing the thrill will continue at d’Arenberg winery for a hands on, interactive wine blending experience. You get to play winemaker, and then bottle a 750ml sample of your favorite blend to name and take home with you.
Then settle back, relax and enjoy a leisurely 8-course degustation at d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant. Head Chef Peter Reschke draws inspiration from local and seasonal produce to complement the award winning d’Arenberg wines, and a selection of international treats.