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Responsible Service of Alcohol

The McLaren Vale Adelaide MINI Garage Sea & Vines Festival venues will supply alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner and in accordance with the law.  Alcoholic beverages will not be sold to intoxicated guests. Intoxicated or disorderly patrons will not be permitted entry into venues or be allowed to remain on premises. Refunds will not be given for refusal of entry as a result of intoxication.


McLaren Vale is approximately 40 minutes drive from central Adelaide.  If you are driving to the McLaren Vale Adelaide MINI Garage Sea & Vines Festival we ask you to drink responsibly.


Public Transport

Plan your public transport routes in advance, see for public holiday services. If you plan to use taxi services, we recommend booking in advance.


Bus-friendly venues are indicated on each winery in appropriate web page; please note that not all venues accept buses. Licensed buses are not encouraged at the McLaren Vale Adelaide MINI Garage Sea & Vines Festival and are not permitted at certain venues – please check when booking a Sunday Experience.

Private Bus Tours

These can be arranged by contacting local bus and tour companies directly. Visit for further information.


Contact the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre to book accommodation – make a weekend of it!  Phone 1800 628 410

Designated Driver

McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association and the RAA encourage the use of designated drivers and the responsible consumption of alcohol. Collect Designated Driver wrist bands from the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre – staffed until 4:00pm Sunday and 5:00pm Monday.

You must be wearing your Designated Driver wristband to receive the offers.

Designated Driver Program special offers

Venue Name
Offer Expiry
Alpha Box & Dice Receive $5 off when purchasing a takeaway bottle of AB&D wine. August 31, 2018.
Bent Creek Wines Any meal with soft drink or coffee. Just $10.00 COB Monday
Coriole 1 free soft drink COB Monday
De Lisio Wines at the Visitor Information Centre 2 for 1 coffee at Stump Hill Café COB Monday
DogRidge & Sabella @ The Bocce Club 1 coffee COB Sunday
Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines Free soft drink or water COB Monday
Lloyd Brothers Olive and Wine Company Free Soft Drinks and Water COB Monday
Maxwell 20% off and free freight on any 6pk of Maxwell wine COB Sunday
Pizzateca Free Soft Drink COB Sunday
S.C.Pannell Complimentary soft drink & water for nominated designated drivers Offer available for Sunday 10th June Only
Serafino McLaren Vale 1 complimentary soft drink COB Sunday
Shingleback Tasting Room Free Soft Drinks & Sparkling Water COB Sunday
Wirra Wirra Vineyards 1 complimentary bottle of Wirra water COB Monday
Woodstock Wine & Coterie Restaurant One complimentary soft drink COB Monday

2018 Naming Rights Partner – Adelaide MINI Garage

McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival proudly sponsored by

Ticket purchase enquiries: or 1300 GET TIX (438 849)

General Festival enquiries:

For specific enquires about a winery or event, please contact the winery hosting the event directly.

Accommodation and general tourism enquiries please call: 1800 628 410