Create an unforgettable event set amongst the beautiful grounds and vineyards of Whistle Post Estate. With a unique location and property just on the outskirts of Penola, Whistle Post is a perfect wedding venue that can host up to 200 people for a sit-down wedding & 250 for a cocktail wedding.
Your wedding day is a special occasion that deserves a stunning setting, delicious wines and flexible options to suit your taste and budget.
Whistle Post is a family owned vineyard, we are welcoming and relaxing and here to help make your day as easy and memorable as possible. Located in the Coonawarra wine region, two minutes drive to the town centre of Penola, Whistle Post offers close proximity to local accommodation.
The venue is nestled among the vineyards, as you arrive you are met with a sweeping driveway opening up on to the vineyard lawn. Whistle Post Estate has venue hire for the vineyard lawn, Cellar Door, Barrel Hall and use of the vineyard surrounds for photo opportunities.
Guests can relax inside modern bright surroundings, with floor to ceiling windows to take in the vineyard views. Opening up onto the vineyard lawn, the Cellar Door is the perfect location for arrival drinks and canapés, or suited to smaller functions.
The newest addition to Whistle Post Estate is the Barrel Hall. Inside the hall you can configure a traditional cocktail or sit-down ceremony and reception amongst the wine barrels. The Barrel Hall is a large space catering for up to 200 seated guests. If indoors isn’t your thing, then under the stars on the lawns or a marquee are also all possibilities at Whistle Post.
The expansive vineyard lawn overlooks the vines, providing the perfect backdrop for your celebration. Large native trees and golden elm adorn the lawn and the flat surface is perfect for a marquee to be placed upon
Holding your event at Whistle Post allows you complete flexibility in catering style, whether that is a formal sit down meal, cocktail evening or perhaps food trucks are your style. Catering is not included in your package but we can provide is a list of highly recommended catering firms we work with.
At Whistle Post we believe that you should be able to celebrate your perfect event the way you want. We are every flexible with how you would like you special day to represent you. Submit the form below or contact us at to talk about your requirements.
We serve a selection of our own estate wines, grown on site. If you have special requests we will be as accommodating as possible.
Whether you have 50 or 200 guests, Whistle Post is the perfect venue for your special day. Small events are suited to the Cellar Door, and for large events the Barrel Hall can cater for 200 seated.
Holding your event at Whistle Post allows you complete flexibility in catering style, whether that is a formal sit down meal, cocktail evening or perhaps food trucks are your style.
Located on the outskirts of Penola in the Coonawarra wine region, 4 hours from Adelaide and 4.5 hours from Melbourne.
Frequently asked questions
Can we have our wedding ceremony onsite?
Can we chose our own catering?
Yes! We do not provide catering as part of the package. We have worked with many amazing local vendors and can provide you with recommendations.
Is there local accommodation for our guests?
There is plenty of accommodation in the region, and Whistle Post is a short walk or drive to many local accommodation options. Check out our post on planning a wedding in Coonawarra for more recommendations.