Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift as special as your love? We can help. See South Australia and indulge at events ranging from hands-on encounters to luxurious long lunches.
Explore our ideas below or discover the full program to find the perfect Valentine’s gift and Tasting Australia experience. It’s time to make memories.
FOR THE NATURE LOVER
PEWSEY VALE & HEGGIES WINE LOVERS WALK
Sunday 1 May | $65 | Barossa
Treat your partner to a day of walking, tastings and storytelling on a guided journey through two celebrated Barossa destinations: Pewsey Vale and Heggies Vineyard. This event will include a stunning walk among towering river red gums and a chance to spot native wildlife. Guests are set to follow some of South Australia’s famous Heysen Trail and skirt the Barossa’s premier walking destination of Kaiser Stuhl.
FOR THE COOK WHO LIKES TO SHARE
FOOD STYLING AND PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS
Saturday 7 May | $200 | Adelaide
Introduce your love to the art of capturing stunning food images at this interactive styling and photography masterclass. Internationally recognised food and travel photographer Duy Dash will be joined by Annabel Bower, a food stylist and Ballymaloe Cookery School graduate, to share professional tricks to making meals look so good in photographs.
FOR THE MOTHER OF YOUR LITTLE (OR BIG) ONES
LONELY HEARTS X NEEDLE AND PIN: LONG TABLE LUNCH
Sunday 8 May | $110 | Adelaide
This long table lunch has all you need for a special afternoon. It will be held on Mother’s Day, with South Australian seafood to shine across four courses and matched gin cocktails. Treat your loved one for both Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, enjoying oysters, craft gin and live music.
FOR THE READER
LITERARY LUNCH SERIES
Multiple Dates | $35 | Fleurieu Peninsula
Discover the magic that happens when local literary talent, local produce and local wine converge. These curated lunches will allow guests to wine and dine with some of South Australia’s favourite award-winning, best-selling and creative writers.
FOR THE DREAMER
Saturday 30 April | $275 | Adelaide Hills
Be enchanted across an afternoon exploring Ngeringa – a working biodynamic farm – and touring neighbouring UKARIA Cultural Centre ahead of an al fresco musical performance.
This Tasting Australia event will dazzle those who love the beauty of nature, the power of live music and meals curated by culinary maestros.
FOR THE WINE LOVER
PENFOLDS 'RARE AND FINE WINE' MASTERCLASS
Thursday 5 May | $500 | Adelaide
This tasting experience at Magill Estate – the spiritual home of Penfolds – is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste some of Penfolds’ most unique, rare and collectable wines. Delicious canapés will be matched to each special bottling.