Cellar Door

Book a wine tasting to learn about our wines from the cool-climate and premium regions of Langhorne Creek and Adelaide Hills.

Our Cellar Door is nestled within our working winery so that you can get a full wine experience! The winery and vineyard alone has over 70 years of history and all of the wines are hand crafted on site where you will enjoy a wine tasting with our knowledgeable team.

Watkins Cellar Door is rustic in nature and offers a relaxed atmosphere for wine tastings or casual visits to experience the modern, juicy styles of wine crafted by Sam Watkins.

Opening Hours

Friday: 11am - 6pm

Saturday: 11am - 6pm

Sunday: 11am - 5pm


59 Grants Gully Road,

Chandlers Hill, SA, 5159

Cellar Door FAQs

What days are you open? 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday are our core trading hours. However, we can also accommodate group wine tastings on Mondays and Thursdays by appointment only. 

What food do you have available?

Every Saturday and Sunday we have food trucks in attendance, depending on their availability. Follow our social media pages to stay up-to-date on which food truck is visiting. 

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday we offer picnic packs with a selection of locally sources dips, cheeses, dried fruit and nuts, and more. 

Can I hold a function at Watkins Cellar Door? 

Absolutely! We have a dedicated function space available for your special occasion or for corporate functions. Our function space is available during the daytime, due to a small team we cannot accommodate night time functions. To get more information, please email cellardoor@watkins.wine 

How much does it cost to hire Watkins Cellar Door for a function?

Depending on the group size and natural of the occasion, we don't typically charge a venue hire fee for functions during trading hours. To get more information, pleaseemail us

What does the tasting fee include? 

The fee covers off the tasting of 5 different Watkins wines from the Sibling Series, Mad Cousins Series and Heritage Series. The tasting fee is also redeemable on take away bottles at the end. 

Is a booking essential for a wine tasting? 

Bookings are highly recommended as we cannot promise a tasting without a booking, but we will endeavor to fit you in for a tasting if we have space to do so. 

How long does a tasting last?

Bookings last for 120 minutes from your allocated booked start time. We recommend allocating at least 30 minutes for the full wine tasting experience.

How do I book a table? 

Use the calendar on this page to make a booking. Otherwise, you can use the "Book Now" button on our Facebook page or follow the link in our Instagram bio. If all else fails, you can always call us on 0458 832 998. 

We cannot promise you a booking if you message our social media pages. 

Do you accommodate non alcohol or wine drinkers? Do they need to book in? 

Yes, we accommodate for both non wine drinkers and non alcohol drinkers. We have a range of beers available for non wine drinkers and a range of non alcoholic drinks available too. Everyone who in a group that wants to undertake a tasting needs to booked in (children included). 

Can I book a table outside?

All wine tastings are conducted inside Outdoor seating is available for casual visits on a first come, first served basis. 

Can I bring my doggo? 

We encourage you to bring along your pooch! We just ask that all dogs are kept on a leash at all times. Please reconsider bringing your doggo if they are aggressive or poorly behaved. 

What's your policy on booking cancellations? 

Bookings cancelled before 24hrs receive a full refund, however, cancellation within 24hrs may forfeit their booking fee.

What happens if I'm running late for my tasting?

We offer a grace period of 15 minutes. If you arrive after the 15-minute grace period, even with a phone call, we may not be able to accommodate the tasting depending on the availability of tables at the time.