There are four regions that run excellent Australia wine tours. Check out some of the best wine tours in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, Hunter Valley Tours in New South Wales, Margaret River in Western Australia, and Yarra Valley in Victoria.
Australian Wine Areas by Tourism Australia
It seems all the best wines come from the Barossa Valley which does in fact hold a good majority of the country's wine reserves. Located about an hours drive from Adelaide, the area is also well known for its crafty vibe with hipster like cafes and antique shops. This makes it not too difficult to approach from a day trip perspective. Booking a tour saves on the trouble of finding a designated driver.
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The Barossa valley is also well known for its great food thanks to the Lutheran legacy of making preserved meats products, cheeses, and bakery and dairy items. You will find this tradition alive in some form wherever you visit and travel.
This Barossa Valley Wine Tasting Tour visits five of the best cellar doors including the very well known internationally Wolf Blass Visitor Centre. The tour leaves from Adelaide to explore different areas of the Barossa Valley where sampling takes place in wineries like TeAro Estate, Saltram and Pindarie.
Tasting - Full Day Trip from Adelaide
Savor some of the finest wines of South Australia as you visit any one of the four wine valleys- Barossa, Clare, McLaren and Adelaide Hills, on this tour.
Producing wines for 160 years, Barossa Valley is one of Australia's most popular wine region. Take a wine tasting tour and you can sample some of worlds best red wines like the Shiraz.
Clare Valley is famous for smaller boutique wineries. This picturesque valley offers some of the best Riesling that promises to delight your senses.
wines of McLaren Vale are also a treat for the palette. Adelaide Hills
wineries are famous for cool-climate wines. Savor the wines, appreciate
the natural beauty of these valleys and learn more about what makes the
wines of South Australia so special. Anyone interested in wines would
not like to miss this tour!
The Barossa Valley and Hahndorf Tour from Adelaide
The Hunter Valley has been around almost as long as Australia itself. It was one of the first areas settled after the Sydney area became a little too crowded. A good thing too as the area almost single-handedly saved the new colony from starving and quickly became the food bowl.
Not too long after wine began to gain preference. While there is also mining in the area it is really the wineries which have operated for hundreds of years now. This gives the Hunter it's distinct charm an identity.
You can easily divide the Hunter again into the Lower Hunter, around Cessnock and Pokolbin which has 110 wineries and with great Semillon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and the upper which is up towards the mountainous areas and has larger wineries.
There is not as much wine produced here as in Victoria in terms of volume but it remains really well known to the locals who have turned it into a wine tourism hot spot.
On this great Australian wine tour you get to try the best the Hunter has to offer Valley Tour.
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Find the best accommodation in the Hunter Valley
This resort in Hunter Valley Wine Country is a family owned and operated country inn with 35 rooms on a 45 year old Shiraz vineyard.
Wine Tour and Puffing Billy Steam Train Tour from Melbourne
This spectacular day trip from Melbourne includes wine tasting at some of the regions finest wineries and the opportunity to experience history aboard 100 year old Puffing Billy Steam Train. Begin in Melbourne and then go through the scenic Blue Dandenong Mountains to Belgrave to catch up with a scenic ride aboard Puffing Billy.
This is fully
restored steam locomotive. On the tour you will learn more about the
Yarra Valley wineries and enjoy some of the worlds best cool-climate
wines. Also there are some expert-led tasting sessions, cellar tours
and the opportunity of a spit-roast lunch at Fergusson Winery.
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This is the tour that takes you to Margaret Rivers best wineries. Enjoy the behind-the-scenes tour at Cape Mentelle estate and the beautifully kept vineyard and local foods such as trout, cheese, beef, olives and breads.
Margaret River, Mammoth Cave and Boranup Forest - Tour from Perth
Boranup Forest is surrounded by giant Karri trees up to 90 metres hig, and a variety of flora and fauna. You will also visit to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, which separates Southern and Indian oceans. Most interestingly, this tour will take you to the picturesque Margaret River region famous for its wines and show you the ancient Mammoth Cave.
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