Experiences

Private VIP Cellar Tastings:

Join us in the Poonawatta Private Cellar. Our VIP Tastings are hosted personally by one of the Poonawatta family and structured to meet the interests of each group, with wines selected from the current release and the Poonawatta museum collection. During this personalised tasting you will gain a comprehensive insight into the Poonawatta story and experience some of the best of Poonawatta’s boutique hand crafted wines. Accompanied by a gourmet cheese plate, this experience is an immersion into the passion and craft behind Poonawatta.

Each Private VIP Cellar Tasting is priced according to the group size and the tasting experience crafted for each group. Enquire via the booking form for your personalised experience to commence. 

Maximum of 6 people

Gourmet Platters

All the delicious components for our platters are sourced fresh for every order. Please book your platters in advance- 72 hours’ notice is appreciated. (Some items on the menu may change throughout the seasons due to availability)

Barossa Showcase(vegetarian option available): Barossa Valley Cheese Co cheeses, Eleni fig ciabatta, Barossa Bark, Fig and pumpkin seed crispbreads, local Barossa meats, Barossa dips and spreads, Evelyn’s Kitchen quince and quandong paste, Gully Garden dried fruits, nuts, seasonal fresh fruits, Barossa Farmers Markets condiments. Price range $27 to $33 per person.

Delightful Dessert: Eleni fig ciabatta, Gully Gardens dried fruits, choc dipped fruits, seasonal fresh fruits, Barossa Market Rocky Road, Barossa fudge, Browns Barossa Vanilla Bean Custard Donuts. Price range $27 to $33 per person.

Enquire via the booking form so we can craft a platter or two of delightful produce and tasty treats.

Fire Pit Experience

15th May to 15th October. (Dates may change slightly depending on bushfire risk.)

Relax around a toasty fire pit in beautiful Eden Valley, enjoying wines by the glass or a bottle to share.

Bring your own picnic or have us source some great local produce for you, including our delightful gourmet platters.

For those looking for the full fire pit experience, try your hand at cooking some of the best cuts of prime beef or lamb over the coals (or have us cook it for you.)

o  Succulent Tomahawk Steak and Shiraz

o  Coal Roasted Lamb and Cabernet

o  Perri Perri Prawn and Riesling

Enquire via the booking form so we can craft you a fire pit experience to remember. As produce is sourced for each experience 72 hours notice is required.

Maximum of 8 people

Picnic spot

The Poonawatta picnic spot sits below the cellar door amongst ancient river gums. While no booking is required, in order to guarantee availability, secure your spot via the booking form. Bring your own picnic, order one of our gourmet platters or have us customise a delightful picnic basket for you. Enjoy wine by the glass or bottle, however there is no obligation, so if you just want to visit and use the picnic spot, you are welcome to do so. 

Private Functions

Looking for a special venue for an exclusive private function. Let us know and we will do our best to deliver an amazing Poonawatta experience. (Capacity limitations may apply)