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National Wine Centre of Australia

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Address: Hackney Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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+61 8 8313 3355
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Situated on the edge of Adelaide's stunning Botanic Gardens the centre...

Situated on the edge of Adelaide's stunning Botanic Gardens the centre combines eye-catching architecture with smooth functionality to create an exciting tourism venue which showcases the Australian wine industry. Awarded the Best Tourism Initiative at the 2013 Hotels Industry Awards for Excellence, the National Wine Centre is an architectural treat but what it holds inside is the real attraction. The complex features outdoor terrace areas with views of the centre's courtyard and Botanic Gardens.Guests can complete their experience by tasting fine Australian wines, or enjoying a meal from our seasonal a la carte menu in the ground floor Cellar Door. Discover all there is to do at the National Wine Centre, perfect to accommodate everyone from the complete novice to the wine connoisseur!

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An interesting place

Although the visiting area is quite small, the exhibits are interesting and interactive. The selection of wines is also good.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the visiting area is quite small, the exhibits are interesting and interactive. The selection of wines is also good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

South Australia is the heartland of wine production in Australia. The wine centre is a showcase of SA and Australian wine. It's very impressive and well worth a visit. Beautifully laid out and with a very significant cellar. Highly recommended.

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Mandurah, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As interstate visitors we decided to check it out and we weren't disappointed. The building itself is quite amazing and the information provided is interesting. The staff are friendly and we enjoyed a very nice lunch and coffee. Seating is indoor or outdoor. Wine is available to buy either as a taste, by the glass or a bottle. Get a... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wandered in here from the Botanic Garden, but didn't think it was worth it. Small museum upstairs and looked like a good venue for wine tasting or for a conference but not really worth it for the casual tourist

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This may have been an unlucky evening but I´d never thought this was something I´d experience in an Australian venue. We were greeted with "What are you boys doing here?" Hardly a decent welcome to a woman and a man both over 40. And when we asked for the tasting room the next remark was on the lines that we... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner and wine tasting on a Friday evening. Huge range of interesting wines available to taste without the cellar door feeling of obligation to buy. Food was outstanding and matched by the service. Highly recommended.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10 years ago y daughter and her husband held both their wedding and reception at the National Wind Centre and it was an amazing day, so I was interested to see if anything had changes since then. So hereIi am 10 years later at another wedding reception for a beautiful Greek couple. We were offered drinks on arrival in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this place. We went to Adelaide and then to Barossa wine region, so this helped us narrow down which wineries we wanted to try

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

Strange location in the Botanical Gardens so we "fell upon it" and what a delight! Very good and unusual introduction into Australian Wines and you can buy nibbles to go with it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk in the Botanic Gardens which were close to our hotel and came upon the National Wine Centre. What a bonus! There is a small shop a deli serving tasting platters and a large selection of wines to sample. The system is interesting, you get a card, very like a credit card which then records what... More 

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