• Martindale Hall

    On return to Adelaide we have options to visit attractions such as the old slate mining town of Mintaro and stately Martindale Hall.
  • The Coonawarra

    Visits the beautiful Coonawarra wine region, home to some of Australia's best Cabernet Sauvignons, which many wine tours leave out.
  • Clare Valley

    Visit Kilakanoon winery and lunch at the charming Skillogalee restaurant.
  • Barossa Valley

    The Barossa Valley is South Australia's best known wine region and home to the largest wine companies in Australia. The landscape is interwoven with the unmistakable presence of rich Germanic/Silesian culture and heritage.
  • The Great Ocean Road

    Our 7 day tour has highlights including meeting some Coonawarra wine producers such as Bowen, Balnaves and Wynns wineries and travelling along the spectacular Great Ocean Road.
  • Mornington Peninsula

    Travel via wineries of Geelong or the Mornington Peninsula, travelling by ferry over to Queenscliff and then onto the Great Ocean Road.
  • Adelaide Hills

    Travel through the picturesque countryside of the Adelaide Hills where we visit wineries such as Petaluma and Shaw and Smith. In the evening check into the charming Cladich Pavillion or Mount Lofty House tucked away in the Hills.
  • Cleland Wildlife Sanctuary

    Visit the Cleland Wildlife Sanctuary and cuddle a koala or wander through the little villages in the Hills such as the German village of Hahndorf.
  • Magill Estate

    On the 7 day tour we dine at the exemplary Magill Estate restaurant after a twilight tasting tour and Penfolds Grange tasting.
BEST OF WINES
SOUTH AUSTRALIA TOUR
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BEST OF WINES SOUTH AUSTRALIA - 3 day 2 night - Private
The tour
Personalised touring that incorporates the secrets of Adelaide, the Hills, the Barossa Valley and Clare Valley, included a meet and greet and all transfers. Modules can be picked up as day tours or combined to create a three day itinerary. {see further options below}

Day 1 - A taste of Adelaide - half day Adelaide city & surrounds
This private tour commences with a meet-and-greet from Adelaide airport. We travel to nearby Glenelg beach for coffee and to discuss what extra activities we can incorporate during the day. Travel into the city via King William Road with its many specialty shops. Explore the city and North Adelaide and walk along the historic North Terrace to the Museum, Art Gallery and University.
We visit the new National Wine Centre of Australia, the official headquarters of the wine industry, which offers range of must-see wine experiences. We can stroll through our famous Central Market to pick up some local gourmet foods.
We travel up into the Adelaide Hills to Mount Lofty for a view over Adelaide. Options may include a visit to Cleland Wildlife Sanctuary and a wander through the little villages in the Hills such as the German village of Hahndorf. Travel through picturesque countryside and if time permits we may visit wineries such as Petaluma and Shaw and Smith. That evening check into the charming Cladich Pavillion or Mount Lofty House (or similar), tucked away in the Hills. Transfers are available to one of the fine restaurants in the city or you may wish to walk to local café.

Day 2 - Best of the Barossa
Next morning we take the scenic route into the famous Barossa Valley. The Barossa Valley is South Australia's best known wine region and home to the largest wine companies in Australia. The landscape is interwoven with the unmistakable presence of rich Germanic/Silesian culture and heritage. This is a wine lovers tour that includes lunch at Vintners restaurant or a gourmet picnic and visits to leading wineries such as Rockford, Yalumba, and Henschke. If time permits, we will call into Maggie Beers Farm Shop, a must-see for lovers of fine food. Transfer to your accommodation or back into the city or Airport, or continue your wine journey through to , The Louise or Abbottsford Country House in the heart of the Barossa and dine in-house.

Day 3 - A taste of the Clare Valley
The Clare Valley has a rich heritage originating from the English, Irish and Polish settlers who arrived in the 1840s. Viticulturally, Clare is classified as moderately warm to cool, similar to the Alsace, Burgundy and Rheingau regions. The area has been described as the most unblemished wine region in Australia. We travel from the Barossa through rolling farm country to the Clare Valley. Tours feature the Sevenhills winery run by the Jesuits, a visit to Kilakanoon winery and lunch at the charming Skillogalee restaurant or similar. Late afternoon, return to Adelaide with options to visit attractions such as the old slate mining town of Mintaro and stately Martindale Hall.

COST PER PERSON

Please refer the Tour code and index page for correct pricing.

NO OF PERSONS
2

DEPARTS
Departs on request

PICK UP & DROP OFF
Adelaide CBD or as requested.


TOUR INCLUSIONS
Most breakfast, lunch & dinners included on tour
Experienced wine tour guide/driver, wine and tourism information kit, pre and post-tour assistance, wine tastings with refreshments en-route
Luxury ccommodation based on twin share occupancy*

TOUR CODE

TSA-BEST3


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BEST OF WINES SOUTH AUSTRALIA - 3 day 2 night - Small Group
Same itinerary as the Private tour above, but specifically tailored to suit small groups of 2 to 5 people

COST PER PERSON
Please refer to the tour code and index page for correct pricing.

NO OF PERSONS
Minimum 2 Maximum 5

DEPARTS
Departs on request

PICK UP & DROP OFF
Adelaide CBD or as requested.


TOUR INCLUSIONS
Most breakfast, lunch & dinners included on tour
Experienced wine tour guide/driver, wine and tourism information kit, pre and post-tour assistance, wine tastings with refreshments en-route
Luxury ccommodation based on twin share occupancy*

TOUR CODE
TSA-PEBest3Gr



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BEST OF WINES SOUTH AUSTRALIA - FURTHER OPTIONS - 3 day 2 night
The Best of South Australia has the option to be booked as separate day tours:
Option 1:
A Taste of Adelaide – half-day tour plus one night at Orangerie guesthouse (or similar) plus breakfast and transfers.
Option 2:
A Taste of Adelaide plus Best of the Barossa – One and a half day tour includes one night accommodation, breakfast, transfers, and personalised touring of the city, Hills and Barossa plus a gourmet lunch in the Barossa.
Option 3:
A Taste of Adelaide, Best of the Barossa and A Taste of the Clare Valley
Two and a half day tour includes two nights accommodation (at Cladich Pavillions and Peppers the Louise), transfers, 2 gourmet lunches and one dinner, plus touring in Adelaide Hills, Barossa and Clare.
This program can also be linked to become a four day tour with the McLaren Vale Food and Wine Tour or the Fleurieu Fine Food, Wine & Wildlife Tour.

Please use our enquiry form or phone Mary Anne on +61 8 8371 3553 for further discusions on these options.
BEST OF WINES SOUTH AUSTRALIA - 7 day 6 night - Private

The Tour
This tour is flexible and offers a total grand experience for the wine and food lover. The Tour departs Melbourne or Adelaide and features some of the fine South Australian and Victorian wine regions. It visits the beautiful Coonawarra wine region, home to some of Australia's best Cabernet Sauvignons, which many wine tours leave out. Highlights include meeting the Coonawarra wine producers such as Bowen, Balnaves and Wynns wineries and travelling along the spectacular Great Ocean Road. We stay overnight at the stately Padthaway Estate or similar .

Days 1 & 2
Travel via wineries of Geelong or the Mornington Peninsula, travelling by ferry over to Queenscliff at the end of the day (or next morning) to spend your second day along the Great Ocean Road and overnight at Oscars or similar in Port Fairy.

Days 3 & 4
Travel through the Coonawarra and Padthaway wine regions then through rich dairy country to McLaren Vale.
We will overnight at Willunga House and spend our fourth day tasting wine and delighting in the fine foods of the region. Highlights will be lunch at the Salopian Inn and visits to such wineries as Wirra Wirra, Coriole and d'Arenberg. We will also visit the Olive Grove renown for its extra virgin olive oil and olives. Tonight we dine at the exemplary Magill Estate restaurant after a twilight tasting tour and a Penfolds Grange tasting.

Day 5

Travel through the Adelaide Hills wine region with highlights such as Petaluma, Shaw and Smith and Hahndorf Hill wines just out of the charming German village of Hahndorf. We will also include lunch at the exemplary Bridgewater Mill (or similar). That evening we will stay at Abbottsford Country House or Peppers, the Louise or Jacobs Creek Retreat in the Barossa and dine with a special gourmet degustation menu in-house.

Day 6
We commences with some exploring of the homestead then takes us into the renowned Barossa Valley for lunch at the charming Barr Vinum Restaurant. Highlights in the Barossa include visits to Torbreck, Henscke and Peppers Lehmann wineries. That evening travel to Sevenhills to the charming Skillogalee House or North Bundaleer homestead, for another special dining experience.

Day 7
Further opportunity to experience the best of the wines and hospitality of Clare, by walking over to the historic Sevenhills Cellars after breakfast and visiting some of the fine wine producers in Clare such as Knappsteins, Mount Horrocks and Mitchells. Wewill dine at the rustic Skillogalee winery. You may choose to cycle or walk along the famous Riesling trail to balance or the fine food and wines. We return to Adelaide that evening.

COST PER PERSON
Please refer to the tour code and index page for correct pricing.

NO OF PERSONS
Minimum 2

DEPARTS
Departs on request

PICK UP & DROP OFF
Adelaide CBD or as requested.


TOUR INCLUSIONS
Most breakfast, lunch & dinners included on tour
Experienced wine tour guide/driver, wine and tourism information kit, pre and post-tour assistance, wine tastings with refreshments en route
*Acommodation

NOTES
Acommodation is based on twin share occupancy single supplement may be required*

TOUR CODE

TSA-BEST7


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