Explore everything that the Adelaide Hills have to offer this weekend with Winter Reds. Spanning the 29th – 31st of July, Winter Reds is back with a bang, this year teaming up with Uber. The collaboration has resulted in an innovative idea for a safe, flexible and most importantly EASY wine touring experience.
Uber Australia have released their exclusive in app feature, Uber WINE, to get you around the hills and to the wineries of your choice this weekend. With Uber WINE you can choose your own adventure and the personalised experience means you can get to as many Winter Reds hotspots as you’d like! From only $39 dollars an hour, Uber hooks you up with your own personal driver to stay with you and your friends over the course of your wine tastings. Sounds perfect right? That’s because it is. No need to download a new app, simply select WINE where you would normally select UberX or UberBLACK and you will be matched with the next available driver. With zero stress, this is the perfect addition to what is set to be an incredible weekend up in the gorgeous Adelaide Hills.
Excited to defrost and set your soul alight, but unsure of which wineries to hit up first? Don’t worry, we have the perfect trio for you.
Mount Lofty House
First on the list is Mount Lofty House. Exuding luxury and romance, Mount Lofty House is the perfect place to embrace the beauty of winter in the Adelaide Hills. Boasting breathtaking views of the Piccadilly Valley and a heritage ambience not to be missed, this indulgent venue is sure to be a hot spot this coming weekend. To tempt us all even more, they are putting on a range of events, including Saturday’s Winemakers Dinner and Sunday’s Cluster event. Mount Lofty House also have exquisite picnic baskets available for preorder, so get in quick. Find more information about Mount Lofty House’s involvement with Winter Reds here and their social media here.
Where: 74 Mount Lofty Road, Crafers
Another must see and do this weekend is Sidewood Estate at Maximilians. Promising DJs both Saturday and Sunday, a golf green in the middle of their pond and an epic showdown pitting the wines of Sidewood against the wines of France, it is set to be one hell of a party. Get in quick if you want a spot at this Ultimate Winter Reds Degustation, with only a few tickets left on offer! The wine tastings are also set at every half an hour to allow for a more in depth and structured experience. Be sure to take a photo of your crew for Instagram and hashtag #SidewoodSquad for your chance to win a bottle of wine. For more information on Sidewood’s involvement in Winter Reds go here and their Instagram can be found here.
Where: 15 Onkaparinga Valley Rd, Verdun
Home to a view consistent with the beauty of the Adelaide Hills, Artwine will be hosting their own Winter Reds events over Saturday and Sunday this weekend. The pairing of a modern, open aethestic and a warm ambience brings the beauty of winter right into the cosiness of nestling up by the fire. Home to Wine Dog Coco and indulgent creations from Kitchen and Catering by Sam, Artwine have promised a weekend full of live acoustic sounds, even hinting at a game of PokeMONTE go… Head down at 11.30 either day to find out more. For more on their involvement in Winter Reds go here and to stay tuned for updates on the curious PokeMONTE go event follow Artwine here.
Where: 72 Bird-In-Hand Road, Woodside
So be sure to take full advantage of the perfect collision of wine touring and personal driver that is Uber WINE! Head on over here to find out more.