Food and Wine in Hahndorf
The Adelaide Hills is arguably South Australia's most sophisticated and beautiful food and wine region showcasing an abundance of fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses, jams, olive oil, ciders and authentic German breads and cakes. While its cool climate and high altitude environment produces distinctive and elegant wines that can be tasted at approximately 50 cellar doors throughout the spectacular landscape.
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A Haven for SA Epicurean Way Explorers
Take time to experience the Epicurean Way, basing yourself at the newly redeveloped BIG4 Hahndorf Resort Tourist Park on SA’s Epicurean route, in historic Hahndorf. After a day meandering through the region - create your own feast at the peaceful BIG4 Hahndorf Resort Tourist Park, relaxing on your private balcony with a glass of bubbles. Choose from diverse contemporary 4 Star accommodation, offering kitchenette facilities (full kitchens in Limited Mobility Units), or set-up camp on one of the beautifully located BIG4 Caravan and Camping sites, enjoying the modern camp kitchen views or just relaxing after a day on the food and wine trail……
For more information about Adelaide Hills ‘Wine Me, Dine Me’ opportunities:
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Udder Delights Cheese Factory has been operating as an artisan cheese factory in Lobethal since 1999. The family business began as a small goat dairy and has since grown to become a well known brand around Australia. Udder Delight’s handmade cheese can be tasted at the Udder Delights Cheese Cellar in the main street of Hahndorf.
Hahndorf Kaffeehaus is a German style cafe located in Hahndorf’s main street. The café provides ample seating and tables inside, as well as an outdoor area. There is a great menu to select from, including pies, pastries, a large selection of cakes, and even the famous Beesting can be enjoyed.
Chocolate @ No5 is an indulgent delight for those who appreciate the luxuries of life. Open seven days a week, Chocolate @ No5 offers premium made coffee, hot chocolate crafted from couvertures from around the world, lavish desserts and amazing old-fashioned sundaes. Chocolate @ No5 also offers an exclusive range of stunning cakes, homemade desserts and treats.
Beerenberg is one of Australia's oldest family-owned jam, condiment and sauce producers and is run by the sixth generation of the Paech family in Australia dedicated to enriching people's lives through taste. Take the kids down and pick your own strawberries in season (late October to early May). Beerenberg is located at the end of the main street of Hahndorf, among beautiful scenery. The Farm Shop is open seven days a week from 9am-5pm and offer produce, such as jams, pickles, chutneys, mustards, marinades and sauces to old Hahndorf recipes.
Melba's famous chocolate factory is a ‘working’ tourism factory located in a heritage listed factory located in Woodside just 20 minutes from Hahndorf. Visitors are able to view through the different production areas a variety of confectioneries being made. The factory has a huge variety of sweets and chocolates. When you visit, you can choose from hundreds of different products.
Woodside Cheese Wrights produces a range of high quality award winning cheeses. Their sophisticated range of cow and goat milk cheese, are made by directly sourcing milk from small local dairies providing us with excellent control of milk quality.
Hahndorf Hill Winery is a boutique winery situated just a two minutes drive from Hahndorf. The winery specialises in alternative, food-friendly wines and offers a unique gourmet chocolate and wine matching experience.
Somerled Wines is family owned and specialises in only super premium wines. In the welcoming, elegant Somerled Cellar Door on the main street of Hahndorf, sit back and be treated to Rob Moody’s compact, high end range, enjoy a Spanish cheese platter over a glass of wine and chat with Rob and the family.
The Lane Vineyard is just a hop, skip and jump from the Hahndorf Resort. The Lane Vineyard is a mature and exciting wine business, one of Australia’s true wine domains. Wines with a true sense of place; fine, complex flavours with increasing clarity, structure and finesse.
Bendbrook Wines has recently opened a cellar door in the main street of Hahndorf. The bar and lounge offer cosy open fires for those cold winter days, or for those warm summer days the balcony is on the shaded side along with a courtyard, which is soon to be complete.
Bird in Hand cellar door offers tutored tastings of Bird in Hand‘s internationally acclaimed wines. Visitors are given the opportunity to taste the latest release whites and back vintage reds along with their own olive oil. The tasting menu features red wines that have been carefully cellared in the Bird in Hand wine museum for several years.
Nepenthe is located just five minutes drive from the Hahndorf Resort. Lush rolling greens provide a wonderfully scenic spot for you to enjoy a tasting.
Howard Vineyard is a stunning family owned Adelaide Hills winery and wedding venue located near Nairne, 12 minutes drive from Hahndorf. Set among the rolling vines, towering gum trees, and terraced lawns, sits the Howard Vineyard Cellar Door, a beautifully restored stone barn.
Shaw and Smith tasting room is located at the winery and offers Wine Flights: a semi formal tasting of four wines, accompanied by a cheese sampler plate. You can also purchase a glass or bottle of your favourite Shaw and Smith wine to enjoy on the summer terrace looking out towards Mount Lofty, or in winter relax in the lounge by the open fire.