Day oneDudley WinesDudley Wines is a hands-on family business. Established in 1997, Dudley is Kangaroo Island's Pioneer Winery. The Cellar Door is situated 12 kilometres from Penneshaw on the cliff tops of Kangaroo Island's stunning north coast, a not to be missed experience for visitors to the island.
Relax for the afternoon on the deck with unparalleled views to mainland Australia, while enjoying Dudley's locally grown and produced wines, alongside a grazing board or gourmet pizza. Try your luck at 'Golf across the Gully', and browse through the exquisite range of wool and natural fibre clothing. Local produce and beer also available. Lunch bookings are recommended.
Dudley Wines reflect the personality of the Island and the winemaker, fifth generation Islander, Brodie Howard. Being the owner/winemaker for over 20 years has given him the freedom to explore many techniques and develop his own unique winemaking style. His range of wines are diverse, and carefully crafted to capture and emphasise the abundant fruit characteristics presented by the Island’s Terroir.
Dudley Wines use sustainable practices in every area of their business; throughout the vineyard, winery and cellar door. Their wines are all vegan friendly and low in Sulphur.False Cape Wines Cellar DoorFalse Cape Cellar Door offers premium wines and is situated in an idyllic setting, nestled amongst the vineyard and gum trees on the picturesque Willson River, surrounded by native vegetation and only 12 km from Penneshaw and the ferry.
The Cellar Door is made from recycled wood, jetty timbers and limestone sourced throughout South Australia. All hand built by us and the exceptional Freestone Creations.
We aim to give visitors a welcoming and relaxing environment to experience our Authentic Kangaroo Island handcrafted premium wines. Made by our award-winning winemaker Greg Follett (Julie's brother) of Lake Breeze Wines.
We offer a delicious lunchtime menu to complement our premium wines, which include platters, homemade pies, kids' menu and various specials depending on the season.
There is a kids nature playground, farm animal viewing, large fenced lawned area, plus a basketball backboard for the older kids. So, sit back, relax and enjoy a deluxe platter, a tasting paddle, glass of wine or a local beer.
The Kangaroo Island vineyard was established by Julie and Jamie Helyar in 1999 with North Facing Slopes, Terra Rosa soils over Limestone, cool climate along with sustainable practices creating the ideal conditions for producing great quality grapes and wine.
Our latest releases of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Merlot and Riesling continue to impress, all receiving 94 points from James Halliday Wine Companion 2023.Drunken Drone Brewery
Drunken Drone Brewery
The Brewery is closed but the Honey Wheat Ale is available at Clifford's Honey Farm which is open everyday from 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.
Honey Wheat Ale, proudly brewed and bottled on Kangaroo IslandKangaroo Island Ciders
Graham and Mary Jones run Kangaroo Island Ciders, using apples grown in their Kangaroo Island orchards.
They chose Kangaroo Island as it has a cool climate with adequate winter chilling for most cider apples. The first trees were planted in 2004, and their orchard now hosts over 30 varieties. In November 2012, their ciders were launched including the original medium dry cider, a draught medium sweet cider and now Non-alcoholic Apple Sparkler is also available.
Since launching, Kangaroo Island Ciders has consistently won medals at the Royal Adelaide Show Beer and Ciders Awards and the Australian Cider Awards.
Head to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, the Cellar Door for Kangaroo Island Ciders. A Tasting presentation and sales of the Award Winning Cider is available.
Emu Ridge is a unique attraction where you can find out how Australian Eucalyptus Oil is made - from past to present. Emu Ridge is now the only remaining commercial eucalyptus oil distillery in South Australia. The award winning Emu Ridge site has an excellent retail outlet that offers an extensive range of local produce, art, craft and historical memorabilia. Emu Ridge manufacture and retail Eucalyptus oil and a large range of associated natural products. They offer Guided and Self Guided Tours that take visitors through the distillery. Emu Ridge has a cafe area which offers meals, light snacks, coffee & drinksKangaroo Island SpiritsKangaroo Island Spirits (KIS) is South Australia's first boutique distillery and was established in 2006. Kangaroo Island Spirits produce a range of high-quality liqueurs and spirits, emphasising local and native ingredients.
While Gin is our passion, we also produce a variety of liqueurs and vodkas and have just commenced our world-class whisky program. All the products are handmade in small batches using hand-crafted copper pot stills. Our products have received international awards in London, New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong. Products are available online and in discerning local restaurants and outlets. (See website for more details).
Our cellar door is open seven days, from 10.30 am to 5:30 pm (excluding Good Friday and Christmas Day).
We also offer a range of highly curated experiences, including Premium Guided Tastings, Cocktail Masterclasses and a very popular Gin Blending Master Class.
Day twoThe Islander Estate VineyardsWelcome to the Islander Estate Vineyards world of wine.
The Islander Estate Vineyards brings together two vastly different worlds. The heritage and finesse of Bordeaux. And one of Australia’s newest and untamed wine regions - Kangaroo Island.
Renowned French winemaker Jacques Lurton fell in love with Kangaroo Island & built his ideal vineyard & winery in the stunning Kohinoor Hills.
Here he blends his two worlds to create unique, elegant, cool-climate wines that showcase the true potential of Kangaroo Island wine.
The Islander Estate Vineyards is Kangaroo Island's only Halliday 5-Star Rated Winery.
The intimate Cellar Door at Cygnet River offers personalised hosted tasting experiences. You can select your favourite wine to enjoy with a regional gourmet platter on the lawns or deck in peaceful rural surroundings.
Select some wines to enjoy on your holiday or send home. They ship Australia-wide.
The Islander Estate Vineyards Tasting Room is centrally located at Cygnet River, within minutes of Kingscote and Kangaroo Island airport.Springs Road Kangaroo IslandSprings Road runs East-West across the Northern part of Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Spring Road vineyard was established in 1994 on a small sheep property about 7km west of Kingscote.
Springs Road Wines are owned and operated by Joch Bosworth and Louise Hemsley-Smith from McLaren Vale’s Battle of Bosworth wines.
Wines are 100% estate grown and hand-made from the low yielding vines which are now well over 20 years old.
The Springs Road wine label is adapted from Louis Freycinet’s 1808 map of Southern Australia ‘Terre Napoléon.’
We make small volumes of Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and a Cabernet Sauvignon/ Shiraz blend.
Our Kangaroo Island wines are available at our cellar door (and online) located off Springs Road but accessed opposite 761 Playford Highway (just up from Frog and Roses Cafe), in Cygnet River.Bay of Shoals WinesBay of Shoals is a coastal winery situated on historic Reeves Farm, one of South Australia’s first European settlements and former home to Augustus Reeves, the first postmaster on Kangaroo Island. The winery, which was recently rated a 4.5 star winery in the 2023 Halliday Wine Companion, was established by Dr John Willoughby in 1993 and remains in his ownership today.
The first vines were planted on the hillsides in 1993 and the riesling vines are thought to be the closest to the sea in the Southern Hemisphere, at just 30 metres from the waters edge.
Bay of Shoals wines offers an authentic Kangaroo Island product, with fruit being Estate-grown, harvested, and made into wine on site at the property. The estate has over fifteen hectares of established vines producing ten grape varieties that benefit from a true maritime climate, which enhances the fruit flavours. In 2016 the winery produced three bottle fermented sparkling wines, chardonnay, rosé and shiraz.
Their wines offer a refined elegant style reflecting the natural fruit characters of each grape variety.
Bay of Shoals vineyard, winery and cellar door offer spectacular views, hamper style picnic lunches, online bookable experiences, and cellar door tastings and wine sales – all just five minutes from Kingscote.Kangaroo Island BreweryKangaroo Island Brewery is Kangaroo Island's first cellar door microbrewery.
Offering great craft beer and excellent food, it is located close to Kingscote. There are eight different craft beers available to sample and an awesome place to chill and enjoy a few hand made beverages.
Situated on 20 acres, there is plenty of room for the kids to run around. Alternatively find a place in the paddock for you and that special someone to relax.
Kangaroo Island Brewery also offers regular live music and events.
That's a wrapHidden gems of Kangaroo Island's cellar doors, where passion and craftsmanship intertwine. With breathtaking settings, diverse tastings, and personalized experiences, these venues offer a sensory adventure like no other. Unveil the stories and connect to the people that use their passion to craft the best of Kangaroo Island.