With travel back on the agenda in 2022, why not plan a trip to one of Australia’s most iconic wineries – Penfolds Magill Estate, in the Adelaide Hills.
Since 1844, Penfolds has been grounded in experimentation, curiosity and uncompromising quality. Unravel a wine experience of grand proportions at Magill Estate, the home of Penfolds. Expand your palate with celebrated wine and food, or explore the spiritual birthplace for some of the most famous Australian winemaking stories.
Located only 8kms from Adelaide CBD, Magill Estate includes a Cellar Door, fine dining at Magill Estate Restaurant and a casual dining offering, Magill Estate Kitchen. Offering serene views of Penfolds first vineyard and Adelaide city, it is one of the world’s few urban single vineyards. Walk through the original working winery, explore the vineyards, uncover the historic tales of the underground drives and taste an extensive portfolio of wine at the Cellar Door.
Fine Dining Delights
If you’re looking for the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion, or you’re ready to experience the best produce South Australia has to offer, look no further than Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant. The experience is curated by Executive Chef Scott Huggins, who has cemented Magill Estate Restaurant as a premier culinary destination, with an ongoing ranking among the best restaurants of Australia. The venues combine modern architectural style with the natural attributes of their Adelaide foothills location and historic surrounds, delivering a contemporary and comfortable fine dining atmosphere. Contemporary food, an extensive collection of Penfolds wines, exemplary service and stunning views completes one of Australia’s finest food and wine experiences.
The At-Home Experience
If you can’t make it to Adelaide – never fear! Why not elevate your next special occasion with a bottle of Penfolds? With a bottle of wine to suit every occasion and palate the hard part is choosing so, we’ve curated our favourites below.
2012 Champagne Thiénot x Penfolds Chardonnary Pinot Noir Cuvee
In May 2019, Penfolds announced a partnership with renowned Champagne House Thiénot – a limited release Champagne to toast 175 years of winemaking endeavours. A working alliance was created with the forward-thinking, entrepreneurial, quality-focused, family creating three extraordinary Champagnes from the 2012 vintage. The first of the three Champagnes released was a 2012 Chardonnay Pinot Noir Cuvée – scents of crème brûlée, pomme au four, toffee-apple.
Penfolds Grange Shiraz
In 2021, Penfolds icon, Grange celebrated its 70th anniversary – since it was first created as an experimental wine in 1951, Grange has enjoyed 70 years of unbroken vintage releases. The original and most powerful expression of Penfold’s multi-vineyard, multi-district blending philosophy, Grange is arguably Australia’s most celebrated wine and is officially listed as a Heritage Icon of South Australia. Crafted utilising fully-ripe, intensely-flavoured and structured Shiraz grapes, the result is a unique Australian style that is now recognised as one of the most consistent of the world’s great wines.