If you are visiting Australia in the next few weeks, then you are in luck – April is Aussie Wine Month!

Organise your car hire in Adelaide and hit the open road in search of some of the sunny south's best vineyards.

Here are some wine events that are happening in South Australia over April – be sure to add these to your itinerary.

Launch of the 2009 Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz

Calling all wine connoisseurs, this one is for you! Make your way down to Schild Estate in Lyndoch to take part in the launch of the 2009 Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz.

This is a great opportunity to taste this new wine before it hits the shelves – and, of course, celebrate great Shiraz with other wine enthusiasts!

The event will be held on April 13. Please contact the winery for more information.

Porchetta Party – Oliver's Taranga Vineyard

If you like wine and you like porchetta, then you best keep April 14 free. Oliver's Taranga vineyard is hosting a Porchetta Party, which will match the finest cuts of Italian-style deli meat with some delicious wines.

Tickets are $80 per person. Please visit www.oliverstaranga.com to learn more.

Walk on the Wild Side

Want to try some exotic food with your Pinot Gris? Then head down to Glossop in South Australia on April 14 and take a Walk on the Wild Side.

919 Wines is one of the organisers of this event, which will see you sampling some of the best local grapes and also some original local produce, such as smoked emu and caper leaves.

For more information, visit www.919wines.com.au.

Don't forget to arrange your car rental before you arrive in South Australia!