On Sunday, April 18, the McLaren Vale Vintage and Typical will return, bringing the region alive with a grand parade of motoring history, classic trend, area wines, gourmet food and music.

In its 16th year, the function will see more than 500 vintage and typical motor cars parade together the streets of McLaren Vale against a amazing backdrop of wineries and vineyards.

All cars will get started their journey on the lovely open up lawns found at the front of Serafino, wherever contributors will indulge in a tasty breakfast to fuel them for the working day in advance while also possessing the opportunity to mingle with fellow vehicle lovers.

The Grand Parade will officially commence at 11am with all motor vehicles rolling out of Serafino for the 2km drive along Main Road where by hundreds of spectators will line the streets location up picnics to sit back, chill out and love the motorcade.

At the finish of the most important route, the sea of motor vehicles will portion means and head in the direction of a single of 10 wineries, like Paxton Wines, Hugo Wines and Shingleback Wine Cellar Door, the place site visitors will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the motor masterpieces.

For the sports activities auto lovers, Shingleback will host an extraordinary exhibit of up to eight McLarens all of which will be on clearly show beneath a huge marquee in entrance of their cellar doorway.

McLaren Vale Vintage & Vintage chairman, Trevor Sharp, is thrilled to kick off the 2021 celebration soon after the parade was cancelled very last yr because of to COVID. “We are energized for this year’s McLaren Vale Classic & Classic function, thinking of we were unable to operate it previous 12 months provided the unparalleled situation,” he said.

“It is really a ideal working day for the family to delight in and for motor fans and the typical general public alike. Our planet-course wineries will also be on display.” This calendar year, members and spectators are also inspired to dress according to the period of their automobile.

Entries near on Friday, March 26: https://www.vintageandclassic.com.au/entry-sort/.