Explore the Barossa in a Day

 

Learn the history, be entertained by the stories and search for the Legends of one of Australia’s greatest wine regions. Rich in viticultural and religious history, this region continues to produce some of the nation’s greatest wines made by some of the country’s iconic winemaking families and wineries. Overall a must to experience! 

  Barossa Valley Day Tour          

Be collected from your Adelaide city hotel or accommodation and travel into the Adelaide Hills past picturesque countryside and through historic townships to arrive in the Barossa Valley.

Our winery visits begin in the southern part of the Barossa Valley at the intimate cellar door of Kies Family Wines. Enjoy their friendly and informal approach whilst experiencing some of the small batch wines made from the 6th generation of the Kies family. If you have missed out starting your day with a coffee, drop into their Monkey Nut Café to fill the void.

Continue your tour travelling deeper into the Barossa Valley and enjoying the view of the ever expanding vineyards. Learn about the German Lutheran history and the Silesian influence on the Barossa Valley from the early days of settlement in the 1840’s.

Throughout the day, enjoy the flexibility of a small group tour to visit different wineries suited to your palate. Our guide will get to know your interests and preferences in wine styles earlier in the day and will endeavour to visit a couple of wineries that we believe will be well suited.

Stop for a stroll in the township of Tanunda and enjoy exploring shops, museums, Lutheran churches and historic stone buildings.

Take in the magnificent views of the Barossa Valley from the scenic lookout at Mengler Hill. Here your guide will explain the development of the valley over the generations and point out iconic landmarks throughout the vista.

Travel to the township of Angaston to enjoy a 2-course lunch at the South Australian Company Store Kitchen. Enjoy a wine and food matching for entrée followed with a main course selected from a list of choices.

You will learn quickly that there is more to the Barossa Valley than just wine when we visit the Barossa Valley Cheese Company followed by the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company in the afternoon.

With 4 wineries visited throughout the day, guests may get the opportunity to experience tastings from cellar doors such as Kaesler, St Hallett wines, Rockford, Chateau Tanunda, Penfolds, Langmeil, Peter Lehmann, Grant Burge just to name a few.

Please remember that we do attempt to visit cellar doors that we feel will be a good match for our guests interests and palate. This is something we can achieve with our small group approach and flexibility.

In the afternoon enjoy a drive along the historic palm tree lined Seppeltsfield road to arrive back in Adelaide by approximately 5.15pm

ADULT:  $229

 

Tour Code: BV18

 

What's included

Hotel pickup and drop off, travel from Adelaide and return, wine tasting at 4 wineries, tasting at the Barossa Valley Cheese Company, a 2 course lunch and commentary from a local guide/ host.

 

Departs Adelaide - 09.15 am (pickups from 08.30 am)

Returns Adelaide - 5.15 pm  

Regions visited - Barossa Valley with travel through the northern Adelaide Hills and the Adelaide Plains

Operates - Daily

HIGHLIGHTS 

 

  • Scenic drive through the Adelaide Hills

  • The Barossa's tapestry of vineyards, historical buildings and scenic countryside 

  • Spectacular views of the Barossa from Mengler Hill Lookout

  • Visit the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company

  • Time for a walk to explore the main street of Tanunda with shops and museums

  • The township of Angaston settled by the Angas family in the 1840's

  • Barossa Valley Cheese Company

  • Tasting at 4 local wineries in the Barossa

  • Scenic drive through the historic palm lined road and village of Seppeltsfield

  • 100 year old vineyards 

  • Restored stone buildings and architecture of the region

NOTES

Morning Tea can be enjoyed at your own cost at the Monkey Nut Cafe located at the Kies Family Winery (first stop on the tour).

 

This is a small group, shared tour of no more than 10 people.

If you have a group larger than 10 people, we can accommodate your group on a large group tour. Email or call for more information.

We will always attempt to visit wineries requested by our guests, but where operational requirements exist on the tour or the winery (e.g. closed for function, tasting fully booked, etc) another winery will be visited

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