The multi-award winning Vale Brewing’s long-awaited Taphouse has officially opened its doors. Home to the original beer of McLaren Vale, accompanied by exceptional dining & the best views in the region.
Boasting a 200-person capacity, the newly opened Vale Taphouse features 14 taps with Vale Brewing favourites, as well as Fox Hat and Three Oaks Cider also on pour. The microbrewing facility led by Head Brewer Jeff Wright is also accompanied by a fully fledged restaurant that offers the best of South Australian food and beverages atop McLaren Flat in Adelaide’s South.
Sophisticated food curated by Executive Chef; John Rankin is inspired by tradition combined with award winning beverages. With over 20 years’ experience, John has continued to refine his craft around the globe working in hatted and award-winning venues in Singapore, the UK and Sydney. For the past six years John has worked alongside Chef Sean Connolly at Sean’s Kitchen producing some of Adelaide’s most sought after cuisine.
“I look forward to bringing my new recipes to life and creating a unique and memorable experience for McLaren Vale,” says John Rankin. The opening of the state-of-the-art facility comes following a slew of award wins in 2022 where the brewery won their crowd favourite Vale Tropic Ale the title of WORLD’S BEST Pale Beer against thousands of competitor entries.
“It’s been a long time in the making but we are so thrilled to finally swing open the doors of the newly established Vale Taphouse,” said Chris Illman, Group Head of Marketing.
“There’s no better spot to enjoy our award-winning beer than the very place it’s brewed.”
The culinary tourism experience for visitors and locals alike has bolstered McLaren Vale’s offering with significant attraction expected, as well as an influx in employment in the region.
The Vale Taphouse comes as a part of the $10 million dollar development and coincides with the region’s luxury accommodation at Beresford Estate also opening to the public soon.
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