Adelaide hill wine, coffee, rock climing, art

Adopt a row ... become a

Rowies member

As a Rowies member you will be able to adopt a row and immerse yourself in the process of viticulture and wine making from bud burst to bottling. The opportunity to become a Rowie is unique to Magpie Springs. When one becomes a Rowie it’s like having your own vineyard, with all the enjoyment without the risks.

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  • Pruning the vines - under the direction of our viticulturist.
  • Row maintenance - slashing, spraying and clean up will be provided by our staff for site safety and insurance purposes.
  • From bud burst they will be informed of the mainte- nance regime, mainly spraying and ground maintenance as well as involvement in aspects of canopy management. 

  • Harvest
  • Hand picking the appropriate rows
  • Being part of machine picking and the row clean-up of bunches missed by the mechanical harvester.
  • All aspects of the crush
  • Pressing the grapes including the new crush
  • Through fermentation
  • Eventually to blending, bottling and labelling.
  • As with all wine making , time is a major factor, and their will be a waiting period as each of the wines are made from 3-4 months for the white and up to a year for the reds. But if a Rowie chooses they may select from existing wine stock made from previous seasons.. 


Wine Purchase Agreement

Under the “Wine Purchase Agreement” at the end of vintage, each Rowie will be entitled to their 45/90 bottles of wine that they have made and will be able to sign and number their bottles on the back label. Magpie Springs will provide a guided, unique learning experience for you on your own premium artisan wine. This encompasses everything from growing & maintaining the vines, harvesting and eventually wine-making through maturation and to the final bottling. Instil in our Rowies the knowledge and passion for the total experience at a level of involvement suited to the individual.

Become a Rowie Member

Option 1 - $800, This Rowies membership package will include 45 bottles of Magpie Springs wine along with all of the benefits outlined in this website

Option 2 - $1500, This Rowies membership package will include 90 bottles of Magpie Springs wine along with all of the benefits outlined in this website.

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Bottles of wine will be a mixture of wine created for the group.

  • 50% will be wine from their chosen row variety*
  • 50% will be a combination of all other wines made on site with numbers dependent of any given years actual production.
  • Magpie Springs may choose to buy in fruit off site to use in the development of a blend; i.e. Cabinet Sauvignon for development of a Cabinet Merlot blend.
  • * Wine will not be produced from an individuals specific row All wine will be labelled under the Magpie Springs brand

Magpie Springs

Wine Art Coffee

The Magpie Springs precinct incorporates Wine, Art, Coffee and Climbing Wall. Making it a unique property in the McLaren Vale & Adelaide Hills Region. One of the first vineyards planted in the Southern Mt Lofty Ranges. We grow all the fruit for our wine and these are all influenced by the iron stone, clay, sandy loam soil, the altitude (350m above sea level) and the cooling afternoon sea breezes.

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Fresh Roasted Coffee

Beans are sourced from around the globe and roasted onsite. Kommon Grounds is a privately run artisan coffee roaster that specialises in single origin coffee. Rowies Members recieve exclusive 20% discount on freshly roasted coffee to take home and climbing admission to Southern Boulder.

Contact Us, We Will Look After You...

Visit the vineyard, cellar door, gallery and bouldering wall at 1870 Brookman Rd, Hope Forest SA 5172 Hours 11am to 5pm – Friday, Saturday, Sunday, public holidays and seasonally. Other times by appointment ... Call us on

08 8556 7351

08 8556 7351

To buy coffee beans and organic tea: info@magpiesprings.com.au