Clare Valley Wine Tour (Riesling Trail)
- Duration: 8 Minutes (approx.)
- Product code: MX-004
9:00 Meet your local driver / guide at Adelaide City (CBD) or Glenelg Hotels.Then We have a 1.5hrs scenic drive to Clare Valley-Home of World Class Riesling.
11:00 Proceed on to a private wine tasting session（Wine Tasting/Standard Option） at Kilikanoon Wines Cellar Door.
You would also have a chance to taste Kilikanoon Award Winning Wine(Award Winning Wine Tasting/Premium Option), which can only purchase at Cellar Door.
Kilikanoon has been recognised both in Australia and internationally, receiving high praise from some of the world's most respected wine critics. The 2002 Clare Valley Wine Show chaired by prominent Australian wine writer and judge, Huon Hooke, propelled Kilikanoon into the spotlight, winning 6 of the 7 trophies awarded.
12:00 Visit Martindale Hall to have a review the history of “South Australia Downton Abbey” (closed Tuesdays and public holidays)
12:30 Enjoy lunch at the Watervale Hotel, Winner of“Best Country Hotel 2020”.
13:30 Proceed on to Seven Hill Winery for wine tasting(Wine Tasting/ Standard Option)
take a step back in history on “Seven Hills Heritage Tour”, which follows a walking trail(self-guided Walk/ Premium Option) that takes in Seven Hill’s significant wine and spiritual sites, including the Underground Cellar, old-vine vineyards, St Ignatius of Loyola Shrine and St Aloysius’ Church with its crypt.
Seven Hill Winery is the first winery established in South Australia's Clare Valley. Sevenhill was established in 1851 when the Jesuits who settled in the area planted vines to produce sacramental wine. From these modest beginnings, the Jesuits' focus on wine has remained, with Sevenhill adding to its sacramental wine production with an extensive range of table wines that are highly regarded throughout Australia and overseas.
14:30 Proceed on to Knappstein Enterprise Winery for wine tasting(Wine Tasting/ Standard Option) You can also take a Cellar and Winery tour（Winning Wine Tasting/Premium Option）. Here you would learn about the wine making procedure,walk through the working Cellar and Windery, finish with tasting the wine fresh straight from the barrel.
Steeped in history and synonymous with the Clare Valley in South Australia, the Knappstein Enterprise Winery has enjoyed a long and revered reputation as a maker of premium wines since it was established by Tim Knappstein in 1976.
Since those pioneering days, the winemaking focus has always remained to showcase the quality of fruit from the individual soils and climates of the local vineyards. Put simply, it’s about respecting the individual growing sites, to create wines with identity and personality, shown through their expression of varietal and regional attributes.
16:00 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 $15pp apply)
Lunch at Watervale Hotel (2-course set menu lunch)
Small Group Guaranteed (Min2,Max10)
All 3 wineries（Kilikanoon, Sevenhills, Knappstein） tasting（Standard Option）
All 3 wineries Premium Experience（Premium Option）
Martindale Hall Entry Ticket