Experience a fascinating insight into South Australia’s oldest wineries and chateaus on this unmissable wine-tasting tour of the stunning Barossa Valley. World-renowned for its delicious wines, the chateaus of Barossa Valley are home to some of the oldest Shiraz vines in the world. This day trip from Adelaide is the perfect introduction to this beautiful region, with the opportunity to sample a selection of award-winning wines and tour the breathtaking vineyards.
Enjoy the beauty of the Adelaide Hills and Southern Australia’s stunning countryside as we leave the City of Churches far behind and travel into the heart of the Barossa Valley. Embark on a journey of discovery into the history of wine-making and the fascinating past of this incredible region as we delve deep into the cellar doors of Australia’s oldest chateaus and wineries.
Uncover the breathtaking views of South Australia’s Barossa Valley on this special full-day trip into the heart of Australia’s wineries. We get off to an earlyish start, with pick up from Adelaide city centre at 9 am. Board our comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, sit back, relax and let our friendly and knowledgeable driver guide you on a fascinating journey through the beautiful wineries and old chateaus of the world-famous Barossa Valley region.
Located 75km north of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is Australia’s oldest wine producing region, with some varieties of Shiraz grapevine said to have been planted well over 170 years ago! Often seen as Australia’s wine capital, the Barossa Valley is famed for its warm climate and ideal growing conditions, producing world-renowned Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mataro, Semillon and Chardonnay. This mouthwatering day trip will take in four of the region’s most famous Cellar Doors, where we will enjoy wine tasting with professional vignerons, with plenty of opportunities to purchase your favourite bottles.
Explore the stunning architectural chateaus of the Barossa Valley, including a stop in at the spectacular Chateau Tanunda, where we tour the majestic house and descend into the wine cellar, learning about the history of wine-making and sampling a varietal of their award-winning wines. Take a break and enjoy a delicious restaurant lunch with fresh local flavours. Southern Australia is as famed for its delicious food as it is for its wine, and this fantastic meal is no exception. Paired with yet another glass of local wine, this Barossa Valley tasting tour is a truly unmissable experience for any wine and food lover!
This afternoon we delve deeper into the history and culture of the region, learning more about the history and production of wine and experiencing a unique tour through a local vineyard. Enjoy the fascinating insights of our wonderful guide and professional vignerons as we further broaden our knowledge and our palates. We end this amazing day trip with a visit to the ‘Whispering Wall’. Marvel at the unusual acoustics of this beautiful dam and enjoy sweeping panoramas of the Barossa Reservoir and the lush wetlands before we drop you back at your accommodation at approximately 5:30 pm.
Wednesday & Saturday
9.00am to 5.30pm