McLaren Vale Wine Tour (Diversity Trail)
- Duration: 8 Minutes (approx.)
- Product code: MX-003
9:00 Meet your local driver / guide at Adelaide City (CBD) or Glenelg Hotels.
10:00 Arrive at Aldinga Beach - one of the most beautiful, safe, picturesque beaches in SA. It's a great place to take the family for a picnic, swim or fishing. The beach is very accessible by car. We will drive onto the beach so you can enjoy a morning coffee on the beach.(only available on dry days)
10:45 Visit The d'Arenberg cube for wine tasting(Cube Entry+Wine Tasting/Standard Option).The idea to build the d'Arenberg Cube came to Chester Osborn in 2003. Inspired by the complexities and puzzles of winemaking, Chester created the idea of a cube-shaped building. Each of the five levels have been carefully designed to entice and excite the senses, including features such as a wine sensory room, a virtual fermenter, a 360 degree video room, and many other tactile experiences.Visitors are encouraged to explore the Alternate Realities Museum, located on the ground floor, and view the many art installations on display.
Alternatively, you can join the tourism award winning session “Blending Bench”(Blending Bench/Premium Option)-A hands on experience where you play winemaker, then take home a bottle of your favourite blend.
12:00 Lunch at D’Arenberg Cube Eat@Polly’s Cafe (Two Course set menu lunch).
14:00 Proceed on to Gemtree Winery for wine tasting(Wine Tasting/Standard Option)
Bio-Eco Vineyard Tour(Bio-eco Vineyard Tour/ Premium Option). Bio-Eco Vineyard tour will take you to Learn about biodynamic grape growing and wine making during a relaxing guided tour of Gemtree’s Biodynamic Hut, see firsthand how this philosophy is applied in the vineyards. Complete your tour with a beautiful tasting experience which includes a tasting flight of five of our wines (two from our super premium collection), a dedicated member of our Team to guide you and a complimentary Riedel glass for all guests to take home.
Gemtree has a history back in 1969, with Mike and Melissa being the third generation, we have been farming biodynamically since 2007. We have been gifted the opportunity to work a unique patch of the earth in McLaren Vale.By respecting and nurturing this land we harvest high quality, flavourful grapes each and every vintage from vinyards farmed with care.
15:30 Proceed on to Vale Brewery and Beresford Estate. Enjoy SA’s top beers, wines and spirits tasting(BWS tasting/ Standard Option) at just one stop.
Alternatively you can enjoy the magic of Paired Wine & Food Tasting Experience(Paired Wine & Food Tasting/ Premium Option). A flight of six wines heroing our premium Estate and Limited Release red wines, each paired with a tasting plate of regional flavours. Spoil your tongue with full of matched food and wine flavour.
Established in 1985 in the heart of McLaren Vale, Beresford wines is family-owned and passionately South Australian. Their winemakers apply their extraordinary knowledge and expertise to handcraft wines of celebrated distinction, heroing the individuality and diversity of the McLaren Vale region. Beresford Estate is a 70-acre working vineyard producing award-winning wines of nuanced excellence. On the estate stands Beresford House and Beresford Tasting Pavilion, both were built with modernistic architectural precision and an eye for indulgent detail, they provide a visionary space to experience the very best of Beresford. Choose from the range of structured tasting experiences across Beresford wines, the sister brewery, distillery and cheese boards.
16:30 Transfer back to Adelaide city to your accommodation (Coach and Guide service terminated)
Full day touring in Premium Vehicles with local guide
Morning Tea Included
Pick-up and drop-off from Adelaide CBD or Glenelg Hotels(surcharge apply)
Lunch at eat@Polly’s Cafe(2-course set menu lunch)
Small Group Guaranteed (Min2,Max10)
All 3 wineries（D’Arenberg，Gemtree，Beresford) tasting（Standard Option）
All 3 wineries Premium Experience（Premium Option）