The Barossa Valley is Australia’s premium wine growing region situated just an hour’s drive through rolling hills to the North of Adelaide. The Barossa is home to the legendary Penfolds Grange, one of the world’s most expensive and sort after wines. Today you will have an opportunity to taste this iconic drop. Your private guide will tailor an itinerary to suit your tastes including your favourite wineries and places to eat.
Enjoy a full day tour with Australian Luxury Escapes to Barossa Valley. There are many wine tasting regions in Australia but you will find this area is especially unique.The combination of a rich European heritage and the fresh vitality of Australia is embodied in the lifestyle of the Barossa. The peaceful rural setting hides many treasures such as magnificent old churches, wineries and historic cottages. After leaving the city centre head north, over the Torrens River and into the Torrens Gorge. Covering 400 square kilometres, this area is renowned for its unspoiled beauty and quaint country towns. Passing by beautiful stone buildings and Australian countryside, you may be lucky enough to see kangaroos, koalas and emus grazing near the roadside and tress.
Arriving in the historic township of Tanunda, visit the local bakery for morning tea. Next arrive at Menglers Hill Lookout, which offers fantastic panoramic views and photo opportunities of the Barossa Valley. Moving into the Eden Valley, one of the highlights is a visit to Yalumba, which is Australia’s oldest family owned winery. Here you can sample some of the fine wines, within an original stone building dating back to 1849. Lunch will be at award winning Harvest Kitchen, and consists of a beautiful tasting plates of local regional foods. The afternoon will then be spent amongst the vineyards and wineries that make this area so popular and famous around the world. This afternoon will be catered to suit your palate. Whether you prefer the red or white, dry or sweet, your guide will discuss with you what you prefer and visit wineries appropriate to your taste. Conclude your tour back at your hotel in the early evening after a magical day among the vineyards.