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Coonawarra After Dark

Coonawarra After Dark is an annual event held in Penola with its host, Coonawarra Wineries, inviting visitors to get involved in the bounty grape harvest.

The Food and Drink event is held in April at the height of the grape harvesting season. This season, also called the vintage season, continues to attract visitors from all over the world. The yearly grape stomp is a fun and exciting way to enjoy your evening while interacting with other visitors.

Coonawarra After Dark 2024 Event Dates & Wineries, Penola

The DiGiorgio Family Wines annual Vintage Stomp is the perfect way to kick off your Coonawarra After Dark celebrations as they celebrate the 2024 vintages. Ten teams will battle it out for the highly coveted $1000 in prize money to be donated to their choice of charity, community or sporting group. Come along and cheer on your team, or enjoy the atmosphere.

The event offers:

  • Wines by the glass
  • Lumberjacks low and slow bbq
  • Coffee Van
  • Food for kids
  • Family fun, racing starts at 6:30pm

Stay on after the race and enjoy music by DJ Danger.

Make a weekend of it and visit Raidis Estate on Saturday night. Bring the family along for a night out at Raidis Estate with Chris serving up his famous GREEK CHARCOAL GRILL, as well as live music and fun for the whole family!

A return bus from Mount Gambier to Raidis Estate is offered for $25 per person on Saturday. The bus depart Mount Gambier Library at 5pm to head to Raidis Estate, and leaves Raidis Estate at 11pm back to Mount Gambier Library. Make sure to book ahead online!

The up-close experience with the grape harvesters also offers an enthralling way to enjoy the event outdoors. After the harvest, it is only fair for visitors to sample the products resulting from the winemaker’s hard work.

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Vintage Stomp at DiGiorgio Family Wines
Friday April 12, 2024: Racing starts at 6:30pm

Chris' Charcoal Grill at Raidis Estate
Saturday April 13, 2024: 5pm - 11:30pm

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Chris' Charcoal Grill: $45
Includes entry, Greek charcoal grill, Riedel Wine Glass to keep

A return bus from Mount Gambier to Raidis Estate is offered on Saturday at $25 per person. 

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