Functions & Celebrations at Richard Hamilton Wines
Bring your next private function, family gathering or special event to life or create your dream wedding at Richard Hamilton Wines.
Richard Hamilton Wines’ McLaren Vale Cellar Door is an iconic destination in the beautiful McLaren Vale wine region. With sweeping vineyards surrounded by beautiful rose gardens in the summer months and views looking out to the Willunga Hills, combined with our stunning architecturally-designed building, we have all the ingredients to make your special day a memorable experience.
We have a long history of hosting a range of events from car shows and concerts through to intimate family gatherings and are happy to work with you to bring your ideas to life. To plan your wedding, private function or special event contact us on 08 8323 8830 or [email protected]
Our Rose Gardens
Plan your next family celebration or gathering of friends and colleagues in our newly refurbished Rise Gardens. We have redesigned the area to accommodate room for BBQs and a small bar. A minimum spend of $500 will give you exclusive access to our of our two gardens. Choose from ‘Audrey’ or ‘George’ – our gardens are named after Richard and Jette’s grandchildren.
Our Rose Garden are an outdoor space and have no rain cover.
Function & Reception Hire
Hold your function in our stunning Cellar Door. With floor to ceiling windows that look out to our covered verandah, rose gardens with views to the Willunga Hills.
Cellar Door Capacity: 50 people for a sit down function, 110 people for cocktail style function
Marquee-style weddings are available in the Courtyard area on the lawns behind our Cellar Door. Please ask for a quote on a marquee to suit your function requirements.
Please note that if you choose to hold your function in the marquee area Cellar Door will remain open during our regular business hours.
This includes your selection of 2 white wines, 2 red wines and both our Syn sparkling wines, local beer, soft drinks, orange juice, tea and coffee station.
After the 5 hour package finishes you have the choice of either $10pp per hour thereafter or the bar can be opened for guests to purchase their own drinks.
Both Packages exclude premium and reserve range unless purchased separately.
Your Wedding Ceremony
Our rose gardens with views of our vineyards with the Willunga Hills in the background can create one of the most romantic backdrops for your Wedding Ceremony. There are several locations you can choose from. Feel free to come in and discuss your preferred location.
Our Wedding Ceremony Package includes 20 white chairs and a clothed signing table with two chairs. Additional chairs, sashes and linen are available on request and at an additional fee.
Please remember that this is a working vineyard so we are unable to allow access to our precious vines. Our grounds are quite level but you may require some assistance with the elderly or disabled.
For more casual functions Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines offer Mixed Regional Platters at $30 per person which can be adapted to suit a ‘cocktail’ type format or sit down luncheon.
Outside caterers are welcome and you are welcome to communicate directly with them for your needs. We are happy to make recommendations from a wide range of caterers to suit your occasion. A $200 utility service fee applies.
Thirty people and below is considered a normal Cellar Door event and our normal rates apply. Please note this does not give you exclusive access to the area. If this is required please refer to our Function & Reception hire fees.