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Visit our winery cellar door in the Riverland for a unique tasting experience

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

We are now open and operating at regular trading hours, after running at reduced hours for several months due to Covid-19.

Our regular hours are 10am to 5pm, Wednesday to Sunday, plus public holidays and by appointment. Book on 0408 855 272 or using the chat function at the bottom of your screen.

As of 1 September we are introducing a small tasting fee of $5. We know you will understand.

We are still operating under a Covid-19 Safety Plan.

  • We will serve you seated at a table. Please book your table for priority service when we are operating close to capacity.
  • Our capacity is reduced. We are reserving tables for parties who have booked. Please be patient if we ask you to wait.
  • We are cleaning tables, chairs and facilities thoroughly between each party for your safety. You may be asked to wait while we clean.
  • You will receive a Tasting Tracker to help track your consumption, as we cannot provide a spittoon. 
  • Please follow the directions of the Covid-19 Marshal, who is there for the health and safety of our patrons and our staff.

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We are now open and operating at regular trading hours, after running at reduced hours for several months due to Covid-19.

Our regular hours are 10am to 5pm, Wednesday to Sunday, plus public holidays and by appointment. Book on 0408 855 272 or using the chat function at the bottom of your screen.

As of 1 September we are introducing a small tasting fee of $5. We know you will understand.

We are still operating under a Covid-19 Safety Plan.

  • We will serve you seated at a table. Please book your table for priority service when we are operating close to capacity.
  • Our capacity is reduced. We are reserving tables for parties who have booked. Please be patient if we ask you to wait.
  • We are cleaning tables, chairs and facilities thoroughly between each party for your safety. You may be asked to wait while we clean.
  • You will receive a Tasting Tracker to help track your consumption, as we cannot provide a spittoon. 
  • Please follow the directions of the Covid-19 Marshal, who is there for the health and safety of our patrons and our staff.

Read more


Welcome back to 919 Wines

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

We are now open from 10am-4pm Friday to Sunday, or by appointment, for tastings at our cellar door.

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Welcome back to 919 Wines

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

We are now open from 10am-4pm Friday to Sunday, or by appointment, for tastings at our cellar door.

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Cellar door is suspended until the crisis has passed

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

Experience a unique virtual wine tasting with Shauna & Dave while cellar door is closed.

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Cellar door is suspended until the crisis has passed

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

Experience a unique virtual wine tasting with Shauna & Dave while cellar door is closed.

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Important guide to purchasing our wine during the Covid-19 pandemic

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

The World Health Organisation and the Australian Government have declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. Consequently we have made some important changes to our business so you can continue to enjoy our wine. 

We will be updating our product information with online video notes, and these will be uploaded over the next few days. If you wish to book a personalised video tasting using Skype or FaceTime, please send a message to Jenny on 0408 855 272 or an email to wine@919wines.com.au.

We ship using Australia Post. If you are unwell, or in self-isolation, please leave a note on the door. The driver will knock and call out if you are well. They are authorised to leave your parcel "unattended" and will sign on your behalf. Please consider the health of the delivery drivers. 

Our cellar door is still open, however this may change as circumstances warrant.

We have upgraded our cellar door sanitation programme. To assist us, please do not share your glass when you taste, and do not visit if you meet the criteria for high risk [fever, cough, contact with known patients or overseas trip]. 

 COVID-KARAOKE

We have added a Covid-19 playlist to our toilet and hand washing facilities to help make hand-washing fun! Please let us know if we are running low on soap, and use a paper towel to open the door when you've finished. Please feel free to belt out the following at top volume to maximise your 20 seconds of scrub.

Classic version.                Happy Birthday to you 9x2)

Children's version.           Twinkle twinkle little star

Country style.                   Jolene - chorus

Classic '70s.                     Stayin' alive - first verse & chorus

Shy & tin ear version.       4'33" by John Cage (Google it)

Kindergarten version.       If you're dirty & you know it wash your hands

Empire version.                 God save the Queen

Aussie legend.                  Forty miles to Saturday night

Declamatory version.       Lady Macbeth's monologue

Wham! Bam! Disco!         I will survive

To help you we have put the words and actions on the wall, and the selection will change daily.

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The World Health Organisation and the Australian Government have declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. Consequently we have made some important changes to our business so you can continue to enjoy our wine. 

We will be updating our product information with online video notes, and these will be uploaded over the next few days. If you wish to book a personalised video tasting using Skype or FaceTime, please send a message to Jenny on 0408 855 272 or an email to wine@919wines.com.au.

We ship using Australia Post. If you are unwell, or in self-isolation, please leave a note on the door. The driver will knock and call out if you are well. They are authorised to leave your parcel "unattended" and will sign on your behalf. Please consider the health of the delivery drivers. 

Our cellar door is still open, however this may change as circumstances warrant.

We have upgraded our cellar door sanitation programme. To assist us, please do not share your glass when you taste, and do not visit if you meet the criteria for high risk [fever, cough, contact with known patients or overseas trip]. 

 COVID-KARAOKE

We have added a Covid-19 playlist to our toilet and hand washing facilities to help make hand-washing fun! Please let us know if we are running low on soap, and use a paper towel to open the door when you've finished. Please feel free to belt out the following at top volume to maximise your 20 seconds of scrub.

Classic version.                Happy Birthday to you 9x2)

Children's version.           Twinkle twinkle little star

Country style.                   Jolene - chorus

Classic '70s.                     Stayin' alive - first verse & chorus

Shy & tin ear version.       4'33" by John Cage (Google it)

Kindergarten version.       If you're dirty & you know it wash your hands

Empire version.                 God save the Queen

Aussie legend.                  Forty miles to Saturday night

Declamatory version.       Lady Macbeth's monologue

Wham! Bam! Disco!         I will survive

To help you we have put the words and actions on the wall, and the selection will change daily.

Read more


Small Winemakers Showcase a Big Success

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

Over 140 visitors attended the first Small Winemakers Showcase yesterday (Saturday 12th April 2019), which featured five of the smallest wine producers of the Riverland. The event attracted visitors from Adelaide, Melbourne, Mildura, Switzerland and Spain, as well as large number of the local community. 

Visitors were delighted with the quality of the wines in the showcase and intimacy of the setting which enabled them to meet the producers and hear their stories. They loved the diversity of the varieties, including new, rediscovered and old favourites. 

Rob Cordy of Mundoo Ridge Wines felt it was a really positive event. “It was great networking opportunity, and this created an atmosphere of collaboration and being able to grow tourism & business opportunities. There’s strength in working together and pooling ideas and resources. Everyone had something different to offer, and this created some real excitement for the visitors.” 

Chris Byrne of Riverland wine remarked that it was heartening to see so many of the community come out to support our up and coming smaller producers. 

“This illustrates just how many superb wines this region is producing. Mingling in the crowd it was encouraging to hear the comments from visitors from near and far remarking about the diversity, quality and enjoyment attributed to our Riverland small producers. Special thanks to Eric & Jenny Semmler of 919 Wines for this great initiative. Let’s hope that Riverland wineries can use this to build local pride, and a springboard for a new era. The Riverland is truly on the of verge of greatness.”

The participating wineries were 919 Wines, Junnare Wines, Mundoo Ridge, Spook Hill and top Block, each typically producing less than 20 tonnes per year. 

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Small Winemakers Showcase a Big Success

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

Over 140 visitors attended the first Small Winemakers Showcase yesterday (Saturday 12th April 2019), which featured five of the smallest wine producers of the Riverland. The event attracted visitors from Adelaide, Melbourne, Mildura, Switzerland and Spain, as well as large number of the local community. 

Visitors were delighted with the quality of the wines in the showcase and intimacy of the setting which enabled them to meet the producers and hear their stories. They loved the diversity of the varieties, including new, rediscovered and old favourites. 

Rob Cordy of Mundoo Ridge Wines felt it was a really positive event. “It was great networking opportunity, and this created an atmosphere of collaboration and being able to grow tourism & business opportunities. There’s strength in working together and pooling ideas and resources. Everyone had something different to offer, and this created some real excitement for the visitors.” 

Chris Byrne of Riverland wine remarked that it was heartening to see so many of the community come out to support our up and coming smaller producers. 

“This illustrates just how many superb wines this region is producing. Mingling in the crowd it was encouraging to hear the comments from visitors from near and far remarking about the diversity, quality and enjoyment attributed to our Riverland small producers. Special thanks to Eric & Jenny Semmler of 919 Wines for this great initiative. Let’s hope that Riverland wineries can use this to build local pride, and a springboard for a new era. The Riverland is truly on the of verge of greatness.”

The participating wineries were 919 Wines, Junnare Wines, Mundoo Ridge, Spook Hill and top Block, each typically producing less than 20 tonnes per year. 

Read more