Not everyone knows that South Australia’s own Riverland, is the biggest wine-producing region in Australia, and its warm climate is perfect for growing an array of products like stone fruits, citrus, and almonds. With so many amazing food and wine producers in one place, how do you choose? Well, the new ‘Riverland Wine Centre’ at Pike River has an incredible selection all under one roof.
Set right above the tranquil Pike River in Lyrup, Andrew and Bronny Caire have been hosting guests at their range of eco-accommodation, including luxury villas, since 2006. Passionate and proud about their beautiful part of the world, this is the perfect way for them to give everyone a taste.
The wine centre showcases around 20 local wineries from big producers to the boutique. They also have a range of spirits like gin and brandy from local makers such as the famed ‘23rd Street Distillery’. You can also take home a bounty of goodies such as dried fruits, honey, almonds, and jams or peruse touch-screen displays that tell the unique story of the people behind the brands.
Of course, the best way to learn more is to try some for yourself so why not enjoy one of their generous platters that won’t leave you hungry. So, on your next trip to this amazing area make the ‘Riverland Wine Centre’ your first stop and branch out on more adventures from there!