Here is what you will live
The d’Arenberg Cube is a five-storey multi-function building set among McLaren Vale's Mourvèdre vines.
The building has the optical illusion of floating in a vineyard, each level with spectacular views overlooking the rolling hills of Willunga. Inside you’ll find a cellar door, a fine dining restaurant, and numerous artworks and features curated by chief winemaker and fourth-generation family member, Chester Osborn.
Your experience begins in the Alternate Realties Museum on the ground floor of the d’Arenberg Cube, where a self-guided exploration will take you through a space filled with wall-to-wall art installations designed to excite and awaken your senses. All tours are assisted by the d’Arenberg smartphone application ‘The Alternate Realities Museum’ (advance download is recommended).
Entry to the museum is free of charge for all guests with a pre-booked experience, just let the concierge know your reservation number on arrival.
The Blending Bench is a hands-on, interactive experience where you play winemaker. A palette of wine parcels, each with distinctive flavours and textures, is melded in search of balance, fullness, and finesse. The d’Arenberg staff did the physical work – picking, crushing, fermenting, foot treading, basket pressing, and barrel ageing, and you get to create a wine that is truly unique. You then bottle, name, and label a 750ml sample to take home and show off to your friends.
Following your blending session, indulge your taste buds at an eight-course degustation in d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant, overlooking the rolling hills of McLaren Vale. The resultant combination of flavours and textures created between the food & wine pairings makes for an experience that will linger.
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Booking Policy & Details
Min. 2 - Max. 6 people
As alcohol is served all guests must be over the age of 18 years. Transfer prices are for a standard vehicle.
Approximately 9 standard drinks will be consumed in 4.5 hours, this is in excess of the recommendations for maintaining a legal BA of 0.05 for driving within South Australia - designated drivers will receive a bottle of The Dead Arm Shiraz to take away in lieu of the matching wine during the meal.
How much does it costs?
From 315 AUD per person
Where do we met?
Return transfers from/to your Adelaide CBD accommodation are available
- Entry to the d’Arenberg Cube Alternate Realities Museum
- Wine blending class
- Sample bottle of your blend
- 8-course degustation at d’Arry’s Verandah with signature lobster dish & matching wines
- Return vehicle transfers ex Adelaide CBD (when selected)
Should I book online?
To book online is highly recommended! If you can, book in large advance (at least 3 days!)
How can I book online?
You can do it in less than a minute! Click on the 'Check Availability' button, choose the date and time among those available and fill in the rest of the requested information.
How do I check availability?
Click on the 'Check Availability' button! You'll find an interactive calendar with dates and times!
How long is the experience?
About 4 Hours 30 Minutes
May I cancel the booking for free?
You can cancel for free until 3 Days Prior