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6 Sep 2019

Dance among the vineyards sipping wine to a soundtrack of some of Australia’s best musicians at Handpicked Festival 2019.

Nestled among the lush vines of Lake Breeze Wines in the boutique Langhorne Creek wine region, this year’s Handpicked 2019 lineup features some of the biggest names in Australian music including Amy Shark, John Butler and Missy Higgins. Triple J favourites Odette, The Teskey Brothers and Winston Surfshirt round out the impressive lineup. Beyond the stage, wonder through the magical nooks of the Cocktail Forest or sample local wines (Langhorne Creek is known for its Cabernet Sauvignon). Taste your way around a plethora of food trucks dishing up a smorgasbord of local produce and browse The Lane market where stall holders offering an array of local wares await. 

With so much on offer at one stunning, wine-filled destination, grab your mates and mark 9 November in your diary. Better still, make a weekend of it and explore this Fleurieu Peninsula gem with our guide to Langhorne Creek and beyond.

Where to Stay 

The good news is, you can stay right on site with Handpicked Festival accommodation options at Lake Breeze Wines ranging from basic camping to glamping in a luxurious belle tent. Want to venture further afield? Stay just minutes from Handpicked Festival in historic Strathalbyn and enjoy the relaxed country vibes or head for the coast and settle down at the seaside villages of Goolwa or Victor Harbor for the ultimate vines to sea experience. 

Here’s our top picks for accommodation in and around Langhorne Creek. 

DISCOVER LANGHORNE CREEK

Home to the oldest recorded Cabernet Sauvignon vines in the world and fifth-generation winemaking families, Langhorne Creek is sprawling with vineyards and ancient gum trees lining lush river banks. Explore grand cellar doors at the beautiful Angas Plains Winery or immerse yourself in the stunningly renovated horse stable at Bremerton Wines. Indulge yourself at the Vineyard Road Cellar Door with their range of wines and skin care products or sample your way through award-winning wine labels at Winehouse. With the jaw-dropping Fleurieu Penisula coastline, world-famous McLaren Vale wines and lush Adelaide Hills right on Langhorne Creek’s doorstep, it’s the perfect base to explore.
 

EXPLORE THE FLEURIEU PENINSULA

d'Arenberg Cube, McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula 
Handpicked Festival is the perfect excuse for a weekend getaway to the Fleurieu Peninsula. Pack your car and make the most of your with our three-day Fleurieu Peninsula itinerary for a weekend filled with music, wine and adventure.