About Us

Estate Grown | Hand Crafted | Adelaide Hills

Our Story

Sidewood is a privately owned vineyard, nestled in the cool climate region of the Adelaide Hills, the heart of Australian premium wine. Owners and Vignerons Owen and Cassandra Inglis, who have owned the estate since 2004, aim to create stylish, elegant wines with a focus on high quality from estate grown fruit.

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The Sidewood Winery is a state of the art winery that was the original site of Mayhem and Co. Sidewood Wines are made by internationally acclaimed winemakers Natasha Mooney and Darryl Catlin. The Sidewood Winery is managed by Darryl who’s work was recently awarded ‘Best Red Wine in Australia’ from 2014 International Wine Challenge.

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The Sidewood Vineyard is canvas of art, carefully manicured to perfection to ensure the fruit flavour profile at its peak. Directors of Vitiworks, Mark Vella and Peter McIntyre have been a vital part of the Sidewood Team since 2009. Mark and Peter have a combined experience of 32 years in the wine industry with over 21 years in the Adelaide Hills.

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Stable Hill

Award winning wines that offer excellent value at an exceptional price.

  • TROPHY | 2012 Stable Hill Shiraz | Adelaide Hills Wine Show
  • TROPHY | 2010 Stable Hill Shiraz | International Cool Climate Wine Show


Sidewood Estate

Multiple award winning wines that are produced from hand picked, single vineyard estate grown vines, resulting in quality in every bottle.

  • TROPHY | 2013 Sidewood Estate Sauvignon Blanc | Adelaide Hills Wine Show
  • TROPHY | 2013 Sidewood Estate Sauvignon Blanc | Winewise Small Vigneron Awards
  • GOLD | 2013 Sidewood Estate Sauvignon Blanc | National Wine Show of Australia
  • GOLD | 2013 Sidewood Estate Sauvignon Blanc | Royal Adelaide Wine Show
  • TOP 100 | 2013 Sidewood Estate Pinot Gris | Huon Hooke New Release Wines

Mappinga Reserve

Ultra premium reserve range from our low yield, premium single vineyard estate grown vines, hand picked, whole bunch pressed and barrel fermented.

  • TROPHY | 2012 Sidewood Estate Mappinga Shiraz | Winestate Magazine
  • BLUE-GOLD | 2012 Sidewood Estate Mappinga Shiraz | Sydney International Wine Challenge
  • TOP 100 | 2012 Sidewood Estate Mappinga Shiraz | Sydney International Wine Challengea

Our Ciders



Our hand-crafted premium apple and pear ciders are sourced only from orchards in the cool climate of the Adelaide Hills. The six week  process starts  within  the  orchards as  the fruit  are  carefully  hand  selected  for  flavour and acidity. To retain the fresh natural flavours the fruit is crushed and then cool fermented at the Sidewood Cidery within hours of picking.

Sidewood Basket Pressed Apple Cider is super fresh, clean and fruit driven whilst retaining the perfect balance of sweetness and refreshing acidity. A premium natural cider.

Sidewood Basket Pressed Pear Cider is bright, delicious and refreshing with a divine balance of ripe pear sweetness and crisp acidity A premium natural cider.


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Cellar Door | Sidewood at Maximilian's

Sidewood Cellar Door
Experience Sidewood Cellar Door at Maximilian’s Restaurant with the surrounding rural views of the Adelaide Hills. Taste the Sidewood wines that impress the judges with consistent trophies and gold medals. Casual dining available on the Sidewood deck, overlooking the floating golf green. Yes, take the Sidewood Golf Challenge to hit a hole-in-one! Sidewood Cellar Door, an Adelaide Hills destination that you’ll be back to visit.

Maximilian’s Restaurant
Adelaide Hills iconic restaurant Maximilian’s is the premier destination for an exceptional dining experience. Delight in the sweeping views over the lake and vineyard; be enchanted by the warm ambiance; savour the superb menu celebrating season and region. Just some of the reasons why we were nominated ‘Best Regional Restaurant’ – Advertiser Food Awards 2013.

Nestled amongst vineyards with country panorama it’s outstanding that we’re located only 12 minutes from the Toll Gate and 25 minutes from King William Street, Adelaide.

We are open Wednesday to Sunday 11am till 5pm.

15 Onkaparinga Valley Road
Verdun, South Australia 5245

T: +61 (08) 8388 7777
E: cellardoor@sidewood.com.au


News & Reviews


    May 3, 2016
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    By entering the promotion referred to in these official rules (the “Promotion”) you (the entrant) and we (the promoter whose details are set out below) are entering into a contract on the terms of these official rules (“Official Rules”).

    1. How to enter: You enter the Promotion by either following Sidewood Estate on Instagram and tagging two friends or by liking Sidewood Estate on Facebook and tagging two friends. Entry is free.
    2. Eligibility: Only individuals residing in Australia aged 18 and older can enter. Employees, contractors, agents and suppliers and the immediate family members of any of the parties associated with the Promotion are ineligible to enter.  Automatically or mechanically produced entries are ineligible.
    3. The Promotion starts at 9 AM on Wednesday 4 April 2016 and closes at 9AM on Friday 6 April 2016. The winner will be selected at 9AM on Friday 6 April 2016.  Times are Adelaide South Australian times.
    4. Details of prizes are one glasshouse candle, one bouquet of flowers and one bottle of Sidewood Isabella Rose. The winner or his/her nominated recipient must be over 18 years of age. The recipient is able to pick up the prize from Minnow on Seaview from Friday 6 April at 12 noon.
    5. The total prize value does not exceed AU $150.00 The values are the usual or recommended retail or market values of the prizes.
    6. The Promotion involves an element of chance. We will aim to undertake the determination of the winner in a fair and transparent manner. Winning is not contingent on being present at selection of winners.
    7. We will aim to distribute the prize and will take every reasonable effort to identify and contact an entrant selected as a winner. We will allow a reasonable period (and in any event one week or such longer legally required period) within which the person may claim their prize.  If person selected as the winner of the prize does not claim the prize within the time provided in these Official Rules or if we have made reasonable but unsuccessful efforts to identify or contact the person, we may substitute another person as the winner using a subsequent selection.  The date of any re-selection will be as soon as reasonably practicable after the need for a re-selection process occurs.  The time of day and place of the re-selection will be the same as for the original selection.
    8. It is the entrants responsibility to confirm and ensure their contact details are up to date. We will aim to notify all winners personally by email within 2 business days of selection.  If you are a winner and you claim your prize and comply with the other requirements of these Official Rules, we will do everything reasonably necessary to ensure you receive your prize on the date nominated above after your selection as a winner by the following means, namely pick up from Minnow on Seaview.  We will not charge winners any fee upon receipt of their prize.
    9. There may be terms applicable to prizes in addition to those set out in these Official Rules. Before allocating a prize to you, we may ask you to agree to some terms in addition to these Official Rules.  These would be (a) a statutory declaration confirming your eligibility to be a winner; (b) providing us with any additional information we ask as being appropriate to allocate and manage the award of the prize and claiming your prize and (c) where the prize involves participation by others nominated by you, their consents to the collections, uses and disclosures of information about them which are similar to those you give us under these Official Rules.  These additional terms may be with someone other than us.   Entry into the Promotion may require you to, or allow you to, use any electronic (online) service which is not provided by us.  Where you subscribe to such a service (eg are a member) and have entered the Promotion using it, you agree to abide by the terms of such service in addition to these Official Rules, including where required by that service provider, that you completely release that service provider and acknowledge that the Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with that service provider.
    10. By entering, you agree that whether or not you are selected as a winner, we, our group companies and those with whom we or they have commercial alliances (eg prize providers and trademark licensors), and without payment of any fee or obtaining any further consents (a) may use and disclose information about or depicting you (eg your image and/or voice) to promote goods and services using such media (including electronic media such as email, SMS and social media platforms) and in such ways as is reasonable in the circumstances; and (b) will be given such cooperation as is reasonably requested of you as regards participation in media requests, eg being interviewed and photographed.
    11. We may collect, use and disclose information about you for direct marketing and data analytics purposes. Such purposes may concern our goods and services, those of our group companies or those with whom there are commercial alliances (eg prize providers and trademark licensors).  The means of any direct marketing may include electronic media (email, SMS and social media platforms).  We may also collect, use and disclose information about you for the purpose of giving effect to this Promotion and any award of a prize to you, as required or permitted by law, as set out in our privacy policy and otherwise consented to by you.  Our privacy policy gives you information on how and why we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information.  Our Privacy Policy is as follows:  Sidewood Estate has a commitment to privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (CWTH), and the guidelines and policies of the Australian Privacy Commissioner. Sidewood Estate will only use personal information for purposes to which the information is relevant. Producer’s Licence 50813233. Authorised to sell and supply liquor in accordance with Section 39 of the Liquor Licensing Act 1997.   It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. You must be over 18 years of age to order wine.
    12. Where the promoter is not Sidewood Estate or Minnow on Seaview, you agree that Sidewood Estate ABN # 83 112 328 097 and Minnow on Seaview ABN # 41 167 264 593 may also collect, use and disclose information about you for direct marketing and data analytics purposes on the terms of this clause. You may access the privacy policy of Sidewood above or contact the company by mail at 92 Mappinga Road Oakbank or by telephone on 08 8388 7777 to ask that you be sent a copy.
    13. These Official Rules are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws in force in the state of South Australia. Subject to your rights under Consumer Laws referred to below, you agree that in relation to the Promotion (a) we will not be liable for any circumstances in connection with the Promotion which are beyond our reasonable control; (b) if we are or become liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to any out-of-pocket expenses incurred by you up to a maximum of the total prize value referred to above, (c) we will not be liable for any other damages (whether those other damages are referred to as direct, indirect, consequential, special or otherwise) nor shall we be liable for any act or omission, negligent or otherwise, except to the extent allowed for in paragraph (b); (d) if any circumstances in connection with the Promotion occur which require some action by us, we may take such action as a reasonable promoter in our circumstances would take by way of response.  In some circumstances, this may involve cancelling the Promotion and any award of prizes under it; and (e) we are bound only by the terms set out or referred to in these Official Rules in respect of the Promotion and only those terms govern this Promotion and set out our agreement.
    14. Your rights under Consumer Law and who you give your commitments to
      • Regardless of anything else in these Official Rules, nothing in these Official Rules excludes, restricts or modifies the application of Consumer Laws or the exercise of any rights or remedies you may have under Consumer Laws where any such exclusion, restriction or modification would contravene Consumer Laws. “Consumer Laws” refers to the ‘Australian Consumer Law under Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), and any applicable similar consumer protection laws in the states and territories of Australia.’
      • In respect of your promises under these Official Rules, we, in entering into the terms of these Official Rules shall be deemed to be doing so for ourselves and also as agent for and on behalf of and for the benefit of each of Our Associates and, to this extent, each of Our Associates shall be deemed to be a party to the terms of these Official Rules and your promises under these Official Rules are enforceable by each of ourselves and each of Our Associates directly. In these Official rules, ‘Our Associates’ includes (with each corporation individually described as a Principal) any or all of:
    • a director, officer, employee, agent or subcontractor of us;
    • any related body corporate of the Principal within the meaning of, in Australia, the Corporations Act 2001
    • a body corporate that is engaged in a joint venture with us or with a Principal;
    (with each of the above individually described as a Principal);  and ­­
    • any director, officer, employee, agent or subcontractor of a Principal or of any the entities in paragraphs
    1. Complaints: If you are dissatisfied with the conduct of the promotion and remain so after any contact with us you choose you can make a written complaint to the government agency which regulates trade promotions in your location. We will provide you with agency details on request.
    Our details: We are the promoter.  Our details are 08 8388 7777, 92 Mappinga Road, Oakbank. Without limiting the other provisions of these Official rules, our rights under the terms of these Official Rules may be exercised by us and by our transferees, licensees and group members and by the contractors of any of th

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Cellar Door
Sidewood at Maximilian's

15 Onkaparinga Valley Road
Verdun, South Australia 5245

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T: +61 (08) 8388 7777
E: cellardoor@sidewood.com.au

Head Office
Vineyard & Stables

92 Mappinga Road
Oakbank, South Australia 5243

T: +61 (08) 8389 9234

F: +61 (08) 8388 1752
E: enquiries@sidewood.com.au

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