d'Arenberg
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
About
The idea to build the d'Arenberg Cube came to Chief Winemaker Chester Osborn in 2003. Inspired by the complexities and puzzles of winemaking, Chester created the idea of a cube-shaped building. Each of the five levels have been carefully designed to entice and excite the senses, including features such as a wine inhalation room, a virtual fermenter, a 360degree video room, and many other tactile experiences. Visitors are encouraged to explore the Alternate Realities Museum, located on the ground floor, and view the many art installations on display. The tasting room is located on the top floor, and is open 7 days a week 10am - 5pm.
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  • Susan B
    Sydney, Australia82 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don't miss it!
    What an amazing place! We were looking for wineries and found this art gallery with wine :) What a great experience. We were made to feel very welcome at the wine tasting, we are not big wine buffs but do enjoy our red wine. The cube is such a different experience with a surprise around every corner. The grounds are beautiful as well so the entire visit was fantastic!
    Thank you for your great review 497susanb! I'm glad you enjoyed the wine tasting, d'Arenberg is deadly serious about winemaking until it's in the bottle...then it's all about fun!
    Written 17 July 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 July 2023
  • Simon H
    Buderim, Australia5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You must see the Cube !!
    My partner and I visited the d'Arenberg Cube last week and were so pleased we did so. This place is a "must see" when visiting McLaren Vale in South Australia. Some of the most outlandish and interesting art that you could see is on display. We paid $20 to enter and if you're a Salvator Dali & Charles Billich fan the extra $10 to see many of their original artworks is well worth the cost. Some of the artwork is "way out" so be prepared for different things.. Staff are very pleasant & helpful as well....Oh! the coffee is good too.
    Thank you for a wonderful review! We're glad you enjoyed exploring all that the d'Arenberg Cube has to offer. We feel very honoured to be able to host the Salvador Dali and Charles Billich exhibition.
    Written 14 September 2023
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    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 September 2023
  • CasandraTP
    Sydney, Australia3,188 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must do when visiting Adelaide
    Situated in McLaren Vale, the Cube is a must see. It is $20 to enter and this includes a wine tasting of at least 6 of the D’Arenberg range. The staff are helpful and informative even if a bit slow with the tasting, but we weren’t in a hurry so that didn’t matter. There is some amazing pieces of artwork and very wacky and weird over all the floors. We caught the lift up and went down the stairs to explore more. There are 2 restaurants on site, one being Asian. There is a gallery on one floor which you have to pay an extra $10 that is dedicated to Dali and other surrealist artists. To be honest, I’m a huge Dali fan and was expecting a lot more so was disappointed. There is a really cool video on the ground floor that has video’s on the names of all the wines. You have to check out the bathrooms the are fabulous! Outside there is a small gallery the Archers Arcadia which has interactive sideshow pieces. D’Arenberg is definitely worth visiting.
    Thank you for your review CasandraTP. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the Salvador Dali exhibition, it is the largest one outside of Europe and features all limited edition lithographs and sculptures from the Dali museum in Paris. I am glad to hear you had the time to enjoy exploring all that the d'Arenberg Cube has to offer. There certainly is no shortage of quirky art installations through out the d'Arenberg Cube, did you know that they all relate to back wine?
    Written 11 October 2023
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    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 October 2023
  • Fay
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A once in a lifetime experience at d'Arenberg Cube
    Our visit to d'Arenberg was a highlight of our 6 week South Australian car trip. We loved the quirkiness of the building and everything in and around it. We could have spent a whole day exploring the contemporary art museum, the Dali Exhibition, and all there was to see and experience. Our admission price included a standard wine tasting which was generous and the person looking after us was knowledge and professional but extremely friendly. This experience was exceptional value for money and the wines were beautiful.
    Hi BeachsideQ, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit with us at d'Arenberg. What a compliment to hear it was the highlight of your trip! We hope you are able to come back on your next visit to South Australia and spend some more time exploring, our art pieces are always evolving and changing so there will be some new things to see on your return. Kind regards, Hannah
    Written 26 October 2023
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    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 October 2023
  • bwucee0
    Tauranga, New Zealand174 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Building & Dali Art to Ponder (and Buy!)
    A Quirky Building with some exceptional art and in particular, the Dali displays. Whether you are a fan of Dali or not, this is a place to visit for no other reason than to enjoy the quirky design of the building and the art it contains. Aimed at the wine lovers but some great artistic interpretations inside are delightful.
    Thank you for your review! It certainly is a quirky building, did you know that the majority of the art pieces relate back to our wines? We hope to welcome you back soon.
    Written 26 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 November 2023
  • SnrTrav
    Australia93 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice experience for a large winery
    We had quite a pleasant visit to the The Cube. Relatively inexpensive. We had a general tasting & added the Dali exhibition since we previously visited the Dali museum in Figueroa. Even though it was a Sat just before lunch with a busy tasting room, they made sure they got us some space to prop. We felt relatively un - rushed. The lady who served us waited till we had time to taste before moving on to the next wine on the list. Even added a couple of wines not on the list at the end. Frankly, I thought we might be rushed at a large winery,so pleasantly surprised. Ordered a couple of bottles and moved on to the Dali exhibition. We were puzzled that we could have a Dali exhibition here in McLaren Vale. It was soon explained that Dali arranged for some of his works to be replicated with limited qty of each. So all the items in there were labelled as such. Learn something new everyday, right? Overall, quite a nice experience.
    Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are glad you enjoyed the experience here at the d'Arenberg Cube. We are very fortunate to host the Salvador Dali limited edition sculptural collection, the largest one in the Southern Hemisphere.
    Written 26 November 2023
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    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 November 2023
  • rob27898
    Port Kennedy, Australia463 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pricey
    We were excited to see the Dali exhibition and were prepared to do long drive from the city to get there. The cube is somewhat out of place and assume a folly of the rich owners. Entry fee was steep considering who does wine tasting first thing in the morning and surcharge to actually see the Dali section was frustrating. Worth seeing the exhibit as a one off but not a repeat visit.
    Hi rob27898, Thank you very much for visiting d'Arenberg. We are glad you enjoyed the Dali exhibition, we certainly are honoured to be able to showcase this world-class exhibit at our Cellar Door. Kind regards, Hannah
    Written 10 December 2023
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    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 December 2023
  • Eugene L
    231 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spectacular cellar door inside an art house cube building!
    Definitely the most flamboyant cellar door we've ever been to with an art house cube building which includes the Salvador Dali exhibition. Over 70 wines made with very clever names which adds to the appeal. The premium reds were excellent and there is a good back vintage selection for purchase to enhance the home vertical tasting experience. The toilets are fascinating but a bit confusing to get into. Definitely worth a visit for the spectacle, if bit the wine.
    Thank you for your wonderful review! We certainly have plenty of wine to choose from and hope everyone can find a wine they like when they are here. Did you know that all the artwork on the ground floor has QR codes which explains how each piece relates back to our wines?
    Written 21 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 December 2023
  • Climber11288577561
    Buenos Aires, Argentina2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous
    d'Arenberg and its Cube not only lived up to, but exceeded my expectations. Nothing else in this country comes close for a unique winery experience. Surprises at every turn. It helps to like Salvador Dali and Chester Osborn's eccentricities of course!
    Thank you for your wonderful review! I'm glad you thoroughly enjoyed your time exploring the d'Arenberg Cube and the Salvador Dali exhibition, it certainly is a unique experience. We hope to welcome you back next time you are in the area.
    Written 16 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 28 December 2023
  • Lynith
    Barmera, Australia24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Looking for something different - go here.
    Differently worth a visit if your in McLaren Vale. Lots to look at. We dined at Singapore Circus with friends and enjoyed the banquet. Waiter explained the food very well to us and the wine. Did the wine tasting experience after lunch.
    Thank you for your review, Lynith. We are glad you enjoyed your experience at d'Arenberg and that the staff at Singapore Circus took good care of you. We hope to welcome you back soon!
    Written 3 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 March 2024
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Foxbat79
Perth, Australia70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
We really enjoyed our wine tasting here principally because of the two staff members who looked after us who were very friendly, generous with their time and made the whole experience so enjoyable. The range of wines is staggering and fascinating at the same time. We really enjoyed some of the less well known varieties that are featured. The cube is such an extraordinary venue and the views across McLaren vale to the hills and the sea are beautiful. Highly recommended. We also dined at the Singapore Circus restaurant which was really good.
Written 20 April 2024
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Thank you for your great review, Foxbat79! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time at both the Singapore Circus restaurant and the d'Arenberg Cube and that the staff took good care of you. We are very lucky to have such beautiful views from our Tasting Room, the highest in McLaren Vale! We appreciate your kind words and hope to welcome you back soon.
Written 22 April 2024
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Karen N
Wichita, KS131 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Not normally one to go to wineries, my friends suggested this as an experience. And it was. A combination quirky art gallery and winery, a person who goes to the Cube has a total immersive experience. I would not know whether a wine is good or not, but our hosts really liked the five we tried, especially the Dead Arm. The art is similar to going to a Meow Wolf exhibit, though it is not nearly as large. At the time a Salvador Dali exhibition was going on, and some of the Dali creations were outside so we could see them. The building is interested for architects and engineers, the art appealing for the artist, and the atmosphere - well, I would go again, even though I don’t drink wine!
Written 24 March 2024
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Thank you for the great review! We like to think there is something for everyone at the d'Arenberg Cube and we are pleased that you found it to be so. We are very honoured to be able to host the Salvador Dali exhibition as it is the largest outside of Europe! We look forward to welcoming you back next time.
Written 27 March 2024
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Meril A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates111 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
This could be the best winery we have ever visited!
It gives you a unique experience from the moment you walk in n you get greeted by the beautiful Salvador Dali’s sculptures.
Once you step into the cube you get taken away by the breathtaking art work throughout all 3 levels.
Dont forget to check out the stairway & the toilets as they are an exceptional experience on their own!
We went with the basic wine tasting experience where you get 6 glasses the are conveniently filled of either whites or red wines.
I personally loved The Dry Dam from the white wines, The Pink from the Rose.
I highly recommend this winery whenever ur in Adelaide.
Written 10 March 2024
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Thank you so much for your amazing review! We are glad you had a great experience and took the time to explore all the different levels. Great choice in wines as well, the Dry Dam is one of my personal favourites! We hope to welcome you back soon.
Written 27 March 2024
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Lynith
Barmera, Australia24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Differently worth a visit if your in McLaren Vale. Lots to look at.
We dined at Singapore Circus with friends and enjoyed the banquet. Waiter explained the food very well to us and the wine. Did the wine tasting experience after lunch.
Written 2 March 2024
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Thank you for your review, Lynith. We are glad you enjoyed your experience at d'Arenberg and that the staff at Singapore Circus took good care of you. We hope to welcome you back soon!
Written 4 March 2024
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Sheree R
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We attended the Vintage Tour with Shaun
Shaun made the visit and was the most amazing host
It was fantastic to see someone who is so passionate about winemaking and the D'arenberg product
It was really nice to ave the opportunity to meet the staff and discuss their role in the winemaking process.
We learnt so much from undertaking the tour.
It was really eye opening to see the process from the vine to the final product
Shaun then gave us the most amazing wine tasting experience.
We are already looking forward to our next visit
Written 2 March 2024
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Wow, what a wonderful review Sheree! Thank you for sharing your positive feedback with us. We are very lucky to have Shaun on the team, he is a wealth of knowledge! We are glad you enjoyed the Behind the Stripe: Vintage Tour & Tasting, we believe it is a great opportunity to see the winery in full swing during vintage. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Written 4 March 2024
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Arielle M
27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Very unique place, combining wine, art paintings, sculptures made this place absolutely fabulous! Even the toilets were unlike anything else, simply beautiful!
Written 6 January 2024
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Thank you for your review, ariellem735! There is a little something for everyone here at the d'Arenberg Cube, we are glad you enjoyed the whole experience.
Written 16 January 2024
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EBS
89 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Modern artistic icon. Confusing art display at ground level exhibition. Unable to understand theme or any concept of the galary. Good wine.
Written 4 January 2024
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Thank you for your feedback and we are glad to hear you enjoyed our wines. The artwork on the ground floor is created or curated by Chief Winemaker and Owner Chester Osborn. Each piece relates to wine in it's own quirky way and has a QR code for guests to scan and listen to Chester explain the piece.
Written 17 January 2024
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Climber11288577561
Buenos Aires, Argentina2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
d'Arenberg and its Cube not only lived up to, but exceeded my expectations. Nothing else in this country comes close for a unique winery experience. Surprises at every turn. It helps to like Salvador Dali and Chester Osborn's eccentricities of course!
Written 28 December 2023
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Thank you for your wonderful review! I'm glad you thoroughly enjoyed your time exploring the d'Arenberg Cube and the Salvador Dali exhibition, it certainly is a unique experience. We hope to welcome you back next time you are in the area.
Written 16 January 2024
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Malcolm L
Sydney, Australia25 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Very busy and commercial when we visited either. Not keen on the wine wither. Unfortunately I can’t recommend. Very disappointed with our visit
Written 26 December 2023
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Thanks for visiting, and we are sorry to hear you did not enjoy our wines, however we understand everyone’s taste is different and we hope you found others more to your personal style during your visit to McLaren Vale. Late December is our peak season and we are lucky to be a popular destination, if you are back in the region and would like to enjoy the d’Arenberg Cube in a more intimate setting we offer a small group experience before regular opening hours – Unlocked: The d’Arenberg Cube. If you would like to further discuss your experience please reach out directly to hannah@darenberg.com.au
Written 17 January 2024
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Diane ,
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Dali sculptures and views from tasting room top floor were both amazing experiences. Wine fabulous 👌
Written 18 December 2023
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Thank you for your wonderful review! We never get sick of the panoramic views from the top floor.
Written 19 December 2023
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