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A Taste Of South Australia Wine Tours

Join A Taste of South Australia Wine Lovers Tours for a personalised, small group day tour of the McLaren Vale or Barossa Valley wine regions of South Australia. Enjoy local hospitality, great wine and food.

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Best of Barossa Day Tour – TSA01

Spend a delightful day in the Barossa Valley, tasting wines and visiting local attractions in a fully chauffeured vehicle with personalised itinerary and trained wine guide.

. Depart at 0900 to begin a personally escorted journey that includes a city orientation tour. We then travel through the scenic Torrens Gorge to the Barossa Valley. The Torrens Gorge is a natural chasm carved out of the Adelaide Hills by the River Torrens. Our first tasting at the Peter Lehman Winery. We visit Torbreck, a small winery with rustic charm, making wines in traditional Barossa methods. We will also include visits to other small wineries and meet well-known wine identities. Stop for a stroll in the German town of Tanunda with time to discover the small shops, many of which specialise in crafts made by the locals. Lunch will be alfresco under the vines or at Vintners Restaurant just out of Angaston or surrounds. After lunch we take the picturesque drive up to Menglers Hill for an unsurpassed view over the entire valley. We continue in to historic Angaston, the more English of the villages in the Barossa. Taking time to visit The South Australian Company Store. Our next stop may be Henschkes Winery in Keyneton (not Sunday). This fifth generation German winery produces outstanding wines that incorporates the best of olde world and state of the art winemaking. The winemakers Stephen and Prue Henschke are consistently awarded International Winemaker of the Year. Time permitting we will also visit the Yalumba Winery, the biggest family run winery in Australia, or a visit to Maggie Beers farm shop.

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. Daily by arrangement, 0900 to 1700.

McLaren Vale Food and Wine Lovers Tour – TSA02

Discover the great food and wine of the McLaren Vale region on a personalised day tour with hosted wine tour guide. Travel through the hills to the famous McLaren Vale wine region.

. Travel through the scenic Adelaide Hills and the picturesque town of Clarendon to Coriole Winery. Coriole’s Cellar Door is a beautiful little ironstone cellar surrounded by magnificent views and gardens. They produce an outstanding range of regional wines with some exceptional wine styles unique to their winery. Taste the fine olives, oils, cheese and wines they produce. Next visit the Olive Grove specialising in excellent olive oil and Kalamata olives all from locally grown olives. Taste and learn about the processing of the olives. D’arenberg Winery features a range of outstanding regional and innovative wines made by Chester Osbourne from this fourth generation family run winery. Enjoy lunch at Penny Hill winery followed by a visit to the rustic Wirra Wirra Winery, one of the premium wine producers in the area. Taste their fine wines and tour through this state of the art winery.

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. Daily by arrangement, 0900 to 1700.

Adelaide Hills Wine Day Tour – TSA05

Spend a day in the Adelaide Hills enjoying picturesque scenery, great food and wine tasting on a personalised tour with hosted wine tour guide.

. Depart Adelaide and travel through the scenic Adelaide Hills to Mount Lofty to visit the Cleland Wildlife Sanctuary where you may cuddle a koala and commune with Australian native animals (optional). Travel to Mount Lofty Summit for morning tea overlooking the city with unsurpassed views over Adelaide, wander through the small villages of the hills such as Crafers and Stirling before stopping at Bridgewater. Call into the Bridgewater Mill, home of Petaluma Wines. Tour through the Methode Champenoise Cellars, taste the world class wines they produce and dine at their outstanding restaurant, or at the charming Lunch on the Pond. Stroll through the German village of Hahndorf. Tastings of the excellent Hahndorf Hill Wines. Visit the new state of the art Shaw and Smith Winery (weekends only) for a special tasting of their fine whites and Merlot, visit the excellent Woodside Cheeses or sample some fine product from local chocolate producers. Travel further into the heart of the hills to Chain of Ponds Wines owned by the Amadio family. They produce a range of award winning white and red wines in their little piece of land reminiscent of Tuscany. We return to Adelaide via Nepenth who have been producing wine since 1995 and recently opened its new cellar door. The contemporary cellar door features a single Red Gum bench overlooking Chardonnay vines. We will taste their flagship Sauvignon Blanc along with a range of whites including Pinot Gris and quality reds.

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. Daily by arrangement, 0900 to 1700.

Clare Valley Wine Day Tour – TSA06

Experience a wonderful day in the Clare Valley enjoying great food and wine on a personalised tour with hosted wine tour guide.

. Be collected from your hotel and escorted along the scenic route passing picturesque rural landscpaes and small towns as we head towards the Clare Valley, in the direction of the Flinders Ranges. Our first introduction to the Clare Valley is the quaint little town of Auburn stopping for morning tea at the elegant tea room. We may visit Mount Horrocks or Grosset’s Winery located nearby(in September only). Travel through Penwortham and along the scenic route to Mitchell’s Winery, where Jane and Andrew Mitchell will host us through a tasting of their fine wines. Stop for a gourmet lunch at the charming Skillogalee Restaurant and Winery, accompanied by the best of local wines. Visit Sevenhill Cellar, run by the Jesuit Brothers. See the historic church and explore the heritage of the first vineyard in the region. Meet Brother May and tour the original cellars. Travel on to Clare and visit the innovative Tim Knappstein Winery. From the town of Clare start the return journey, visiting local artists that are tucked away in the hills. Visit the old slate mining town of Mintaro. If time permits enjoy a drink at the Old Magpie and Stump or have coffee at the stately Martindale Hall before returning to Adelaide.

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. Daily by arrangement, 0900 to 1700.

Activites and Experiences at A Taste Of South Australia Wine Tours

  • Shopping SHOPPING
  • Sightseeing SIGHTSEEING
  • Animal Viewing ANIMAL VIEWING
  • Wine Tasting WINE TASTING
  • Wholesale
  • Waiting Area
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • City
  • Rural/Country RURAL/COUNTRY
  • Cultural
  • Flora and Fauna FLORA AND FAUNA
  • Food and Wine FOOD AND WINE
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • National Park NATIONAL PARK
  • Soft Adventure
  • Shopping SHOPPING
  • Wildlife WILDLIFE
  • English English
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Single
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Car CAR

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