Welcome to the Wonder Room

Dandelion Vineyards’ home in McLaren Vale, South Australia

Open 7 Days

Dandelion Vineyards' Wonder Room

Our cellar door in McLaren Vale, South Australia

The Wonder Room, located atop the ancient ridge of Firehawk Farm, features extensive feature windows, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Visitors can enjoy breath-taking 180-degree views of the lush vineyards of Firehawk Farm, the rolling slopes of McLaren Vale, the Gulf St Vincent, and the Willunga Escarpment.

Elena and Zar Brooks’ vision for the Wonder Room was thoughtfully brought to life by repurposing the footprint of the old tractor shed to create a space that seamlessly blends rustic features, warm tones, and clean lines. The grand white amphitheatre-style sitting steps and extensive glass window façade showcase the many stunning natural landscapes surrounding the site. Visitors can sit back, relax, and take in the stunning views while sipping on a glass of Dandelion Vineyards wine.

Elena and Zar Brooks have always dreamed of creating a space that’s more than a cellar door, and now they can now share their passion for wine with visitors through the Wonder Room.

Come and enjoy one of our sit-down tasting experiences, tutored by our Wonder Room staff as you take in the views. We are open daily from 10am to 5pm and we suggest allocating 75 minutes for the tasting experience.

Join us for a tasting and discover the wonder of the Wonder Room at Dandelion Vineyards!

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Wonder Room Tasting Experiences

Summer is in full swing at Dandelion Vineyards’ Wonder Room with the release of all-new wines and delicious food morsels curated just for Summer across all of our tasting experiences.

All experiences showcase a seasonal celebration of our estate grown produce. Food morsels are curated by chef Chris Bone.

Tasting experience at $33

Experience at $33

Just like the dandelion seeds float across the earth, our wines spread like a dandelion across the regions. Be led by our passionate and knowledgeable team through the story of Dandelion Vineyards featuring a selection of five wines from the Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, and the Barossa.*

Sample wine offering

  • Wishing Clock of the Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc – $27.50
  • Honeypot of the Barossa Roussanne – $27.50
  • Fairytale of the Barossa Grenache Rosé –
    $27.50
  • Lioness of McLaren Vale Shiraz  – $30.00
  • Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz – $30.00

*We suggest allowing at least 45 minutes for the entire experience.

All experiences showcase a seasonal celebration of our estate grown produce. Food morsels are curated by chef Chris Bone.

Tasting at $66

Experience at $66

Be welcomed to the Wonder Room and embark on a journey through five exquisite Dandelion Vineyards wines. This tasting experience showcases our small batch, hard-to-find wines that tell our story from different vantage points of vineyards and varieties that we love. Showcasing varieties grown in the Eden Valley, McLaren Vale, our Firehawk Farm and the Barossa, these wines are a tribute to the terroir.*

Sample wine offering

  • Kindred Skies of the Eden Valley Riesling $30.00
  • Twilight of the Adelaide Hills Chardonnay $27.50
  • Treasure Trove of McLaren Vale Grenache $40.00
  • Lion’s Tooth of McLaren Vale Shiraz Riesling $40.00
  • Lion’s Roar of the Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon $40.00

*We suggest allowing at least 45 minutes for the entire experience.

All experiences showcase a seasonal celebration of our estate grown produce. Food morsels are curated by chef Chris Bone.

Tasting experience at $99

Experience at $99

Start this tasting journey with the Wonderland of the Eden Valley Riesling and discover this single vineyard wine carefully crafted from 111-year-old vines. This icon Riesling is focused on fruit purity, complexity, and flavour intensity. Then be transported to McLaren Vale and experience an unparalleled immersion of our Firehawk Farm vineyard. This 60-acre property, now home to Dandelion Vineyards, is perched atop an ancient ridge offering breathtaking views of McLaren Vale, the Willunga Escarpment, and the Gulf St. Vincent. Beneath the surface, the soil is rich in limestone and ironstone, resulting in remarkable Grenache, Shiraz, and Petite Sirah wines. Expect the unexpected…*

Sample wine offering

  • Wonderland of the Eden Valley Riesling $60.00
  • Twilight of the Adelaide Hills Chardonnay $27.50
  • Faraway Tree of McLaren Vale Grenache $120.00
  • Moonrise Kingdom of McLaren Vale Blend $120.00
  • Firehawk of McLaren Vale Shiraz $60.00
  • Midnight Rainbow of McLaren Vale Petite Sirah $120.00

*We suggest allowing 75 minutes at least for the entire experience.

All experiences showcase a seasonal celebration of our estate grown produce. Food morsels are curated by chef Chris Bone.

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Picnics at $120

Get ready to celebrate summer with the launch of the Dandelion Vineyards’ Lawn Picnics.
 
Sit back and make the most of your summer days enjoying a relaxed picnic on the sprawling lawns of the Wonder Room. The Picnic baskets will be packed with a selection of house-made goodies and delicious food sourced locally and from the farm, all designed to be shared and enjoyed with a bottle of Dandelion Vineyards wine. Each basket is curated to serve two (2) guests and includes a bottle of Dandelion Vineyards wine of your choice from our ‘While Label’ range. Our collection of picnic blankets, cushions, and lawn games are available to enjoy on the lawns for the day.
 
Bookings are available for Saturdays and Sundays only.

*Red Queen Tasting Add-On at $20

All of our experiences can be elevated with a tasting of the Red Queen of the Eden Valley Shiraz from vineyards planted in 1912 by Colin Kroehn. The new release 2020 vintage has been awarded 96 Points by the Halliday Wine Companion. “Despite the plushness and fruit density on display, there is a wonderful sense of tension in this wine, coiled kinetic energy that resolves on the mid-palate with a finish of great velocity and length,” says Dave Brooks.

All experiences offer complementary morsels that showcase a seasonal celebration of our estate grown produce, curated by chef Chris Bone.

We suggest allowing 75 minutes for the entire experience.
We are not a restaurant and do not offer an A’ la carte food option.

Bookings essential.

Dandelion Vineyards gift certificate and gift cards

Gift Certificates

Are you having trouble finding the perfect gift for someone special?

Our gift certificates offer a great way to spoil your loved one with something wonderful.

These certificates can be redeemed for any of our tasting experiences in the Wonder Room or can be used to purchase wine bottles online through our website or in person at the Wonder Room. The choice is entirely yours!

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FIVE RED STAR WINERY

"This is a highly impressive partnership... It brings together vineyards spread across the Adelaide Hills, Eden Valley, McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley and Fleurieu Peninsula. Elena is not only the beautiful wife of industry dilettante Zar Brooks, but also an exceptionally gifted winemaker.”
James Halliday, 2021 Australian Wine Companion

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Book a Tasting Experience

Dandelion Vineyards’ Wonder Room is now open!

Come and enjoy one of our sit-down tasting experiences tutored by our Wonder Room staff as you take in the breathtaking views of Firehawk Farm, McLaren Vale, the Gulf St Vincent, and the Willunga Escarpment.

We are open daily from 10am to 5pm and we suggest allocating 75 minutes for the tasting experience.

Kindly make a reservation for the entire number of individuals in your party, as we cannot guarantee seating for guests without a booking.

We look forward to welcoming you to Dandelion Vineyards’ Wonder Room.