McLaren Vale Winery Tour 1 day
- Duration: 1 Days (approx.)
- Location: Sydney, NSW
- Product code: 30MVW1
Nestled between the rolling Mount Lofty Ranges and Gulf St Vincent beaches, McLaren Vale offers a smorgasbord of fine wine, food, art and nature. It’s the birthplace of wine industry and home to some of the world's oldest grape vines. McLaren Vale boasts more than 80 cellar doors and vineyards, and although best known for its shiraz, also excels in the production of ultra-premium grenache and cabernet varieties, frequently winning awards at international wine shows.
Over 70 different wineries are in the region including world acclaimed Wirra Wirra and d’Arenberg wineries. Other 5 star boutique wineries include such as Oliver's Taranga, Primo Estate and Kay Brothers.
Winemaking is a perplexing process, so says Chester Osborn, the creatorof the incredible d’Arenburg Cube. He said that such intricacies were theinspiration behind the architecture and unique design of the cellar door’scube-shaped building. Inside the incredible structure, visitors can not only becaptivated by impressive views over McLaren Vale, but embark on some fine wineand dining experiences. The wine tastings are incorporated into themed flightsthat reflect the region’s winemaking practices. Sample single vineyard shirazon the Geology Journey, or taste the exclusive flavours of d’Arenberg on Savourthe Earth.
Optionally dine inside the Cube Restaurant, with uninterrupted vineyardviews with seasonal degustation menus and wine pairing options. Afterwards, consideras an option to get stuck into the world of d’Arenberg wine with masterclasses whereyou can learn about the history of the vintages, and how to expertly swirl and identify thevariety of grape flavours.
Travel in your private group or a small group of like minded explorers and visit major and boutique wineries in historic Mclaren Vale. Travel the land pioneered from the 1860s.
- Visit historic villages of the 1830’s and savour the life of the early settlers and convicts.
- Includes wine tastings at 3-5 (or more) wineries
- Enjoy tea/coffee in the beautiful Valley … and share the history of the “locals”.
- Fine Australian wines and delicious lunch
- Lunch in the vineyards – Add an optional gourmet lunch
1/2 day tour – (4 hours or 2 or more days also available - Please as. Hotel pick-up and return.
Overnight options available … a great escape in this beautiful and rich country
Tour Code: MVW1 – Depart Adelaide city approximately 9:00 am return approx 5:00pm. Lunch own purchase (many options). Tour includes morning tea and wine tasting stops