The Sea & Vines Festival is brought to you by McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association in collaboration with our Members. We hope you enjoy our premier food and wine destination and visit us again.
For specific enquiries about a winery or event, please contact the winery hosting the event directly.
NO BYO ALCOHOL or FOOD
General Festival Enquiries
Stay Social With Us
If you haven’t been to the Festival before, look out for our ‘Critics Picks’ to highlight what’s happening across the weekend – SA’s food and wine critics will be sharing their picks to help create the best experience for you! Throughout the weekend stay posted for Festival tips, winery updates and share your 2019 Sea & Vines Festival photos with us to WIN!
Ticket Purchase Enquiries
McLaren Vale is approximately 45 minutes drive from Adelaide via the Southern Expressway. If you are driving to the Sea & Vines Festival, please drink responsibly.
Private Bus Tours
These can be arranged by contacting local bus and tour companies directly. Visit mclarenvale.info for further information.
Bus-friendly venues are indicated in the Sea & Vines Festival program; please note that not all venues accept buses. Licensed buses are not encouraged at Sea & Vines and are not permitted at certain venues – please check this when booking a Sunday Experience. All buses must pre-book parking with wineries direct.
Stay With Us
From boutique bed & breakfasts to luxury sprawling stays with vineyard views, McLaren Vale offers a wide range of accommodation options to turn a day trip in to a full weekend trip!
Visit mclarenvale.info to browse overnight accommodation options and celebrate all weekend!
Responsible Service of Alcohol
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. Drunk or disorderly patrons will not be permitted entry into venues or be allowed to remain on-premises and will forfeit their ticket purchase if refused entry.
The Sunday Experience events are subject to specific liquor licencing conditions. Please refer to Sunday Experience page for these details prior to purchasing a ticket.
McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association encourages 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 to receive your special offer at each participating venue. Check out the Designated Driver offers here >
Plan your public transport routes in advance using adelaidemetro.com.au for weekend and public holiday services. If you plan to use taxi services we recommend booking in advance.
Big Fish Event Group for McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association.
Brady & Co Creative.
McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association 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 from 9:00am – 4:00pm Saturday, 9:00am – 4:00pm Sunday and 10:30am – 3:00pm Monday.
You must be wearing your Designated Driver wristband to receive the offers.
Designated Driver Program special offers
|Winery||Offer||Offer for Bus Drivers|
|Alpha Box and Dice||Free water or soft drink||Drinking water|
|Beresford Estate||Free soft drink||Free soft drink|
|Bondar Wines||Free soft drink|
|Chapel Hill Winery||Complimentary still or sparkling spring water and soft drinks||Complimentary still or sparkling spring water|
|De Lisio Wines||Two for one coffee at Stump Hill Café||Two for one coffee at Stump Hill Café|
|Hugo Wines||Free Coffee & Bottled Water for Drivers||Free Coffee & Bottled Water for Drivers|
|Lloyd Brothers||One free soft drink|
|Olivers||Free soft drinks|
|Shingleback Wines||Free soft drinks||Free soft drinks|
|Swell||1 free soft drink||Water|
|The Food Business||All bus drivers will be fed at no cost.|
|Wirra Wirra||Complimentary Water for Drivers|