Nation Wine Centre of Australia University of South Australia

Wine Discovery Journey

Amazing history,
remarkable
vintages

Quench your
thirst for
knowledge about
Australian wine

You may have developed an appreciation for your favourite drop, but how much do you know about the history of our industry, or what goes into making the wines you’ll continue to love in the years ahead?

Experience our Wine
Discovery Journey

Here at the National Wine Centre of Australia you’ll find out all you need to know about the fascinating world of wine.

The self-guided Wine Discovery Journey is a state-of-the-art, award-winning interactive wine experience that examines everything from the challenges of winemaking to the pure enjoyment of drinking fine Australian wine.

You’ll learn about the role wine has played in the nation’s history, recognise the position of Australian wine in today's international market and appreciate the relationship between food and wine.

The Centre offers a complimentary daily tour of the Wine Discovery Journey, held at 11:30 am. No bookings required — meet at the reception desk.

Group bookings welcome.

Group Bookings

Our cellar is one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere; it can store up to an amazing 38,000 bottles at any one time. Contact us if you are searching for that special bottle to add to your collection; our cellar team will be able to advise you if we have it and whether it’s available for sale.

Contact us

In an hour…
Take the Wine Discovery Journey, wine tasting, buy a bottle

In two hours…
Add in lunch whilst overlooking the Botanic gardens

In half a day…
Let our chefs take you on the ultimate food journey, paired with Australia's finest wines.

The Wine Discovery
Journey is open

Monday to Sunday  
9am - 6pm 

Public Holidays
11am - 5pm 

(Last admission to the Wine Discovery Journey - 30 minutes before closing) 

We're closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday.

Please note, there will be limited accessible access to the Wine Discovery Journey from Monday 18th December to Friday 22nd December. If access is required, please call our Reception Desk on 8313 7462 to enquire. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Speak to us

Call us on 08 8313 3355 or send us an email.