A Taste of South Australia

Cultural and Theme Tours

A Taste of South Australia’s wine tours started over 30 years ago. With a passion and love of all things food and wine, enhanced with technical wine education, our tours and experiences are ideal for wine and food lovers looking for a fun, unique indepth experience.

Offering private and small group touring and walks, our experienced guides are your friendly hosts as you explore the wine trails of South Australia.

Meeting the makers and enjoy the fruits of their labours.
Meet the friendly locals who make the regions so special.
Travel to all regions such as McLaren Vale ,Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills. Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Langhorne Creek.

With over 30 years we know all of the rising and Iconic stars of South Australia’s wine region Our tours offer guest the insiders experience. Let us be your friends in South Australia, experience the special secrets of South Australia in a safe, fun, relaxed and responsible way .

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information. We are operating and ready to welcome you.

Facilities

Service Types

Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Shopping Tours Sightseeing Tours Free Wifi Paid Wifi

Fitness

Basic

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Membership

Australian Tourism Export Council Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

Accreditation

ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp Australian Tourism Accreditation China Ready Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe EarthCheck Certified India Host Japan Host Korea Host Sustainable Tourism Accreditation Tour Guiding Association

Services

From $836 to $1571

Experience a wonderful day in the Clare Valley enjoying great food and wine on a personalised private tour with hosted wine tour guide.

Be collected from your hotel and escorted along the scenic route passing picturesque rural landscapes and small towns as we head towards the Clare Valley. Our first introduction to the Clare Valley is the quaint little town of Auburn stopping for morning tea. We may visit Mount Horrocks or Grosset’s Winery located nearby (in September only). Travel through Penwortham and along the scenic route to Mitchell’s Winery. Stop for a gourmet lunch at the charming Skillogalee Restaurant and Winery, accompanied by the best of local wines. Visit Sevenhill Cellar, run by the Jesuit Brothers. See the historic church and explore the heritage of the first vineyard in the region. Travel on to Clare and visit the innovative Tim Knappstein Winery. From the town of Clare start the return journey, visiting local artists that are tucked away in the hills. Visit the old slate mining town of Mintaro. If time permits enjoy a drink at the Old Magpie and Stump or have coffee at the stately Martindale Hall before returning to Adelaide.

Operates: Daily by arrangement

Disabled Access

$2310

Travel to the heart of red wine production on the Best of Coonawarra tour with an experienced wine tour guide. Enjoy Coonawarra’s finest red wines and cuisine. The package includes two days of touring and one night boutique accommodation. Morning, afternoon tea, and lunch are provided on both days. Individual personal interests are also catered for.

Disabled Access

From $158 to $250

Enjoy either a two or four hour walking tour that takes you on an insider’s tour through Adelaide’s Central Market featuring unknown local highlights such as hidden tunnels, visiting local potters and cheese makers and learning about wine. Experience some local colour at a little cafe along Chinatown, Gouger Street and explore some of the famous and interesting public buildings around Victoria Square, whilst learning about the heart of Adelaide and what makes it tick.

Two hour tour includes a goodie bag, morning or afternoon tea, expert local guide and entrance fees at AUD158.00 per person, the four hour tour also includes a casual meal (breakfast or lunch with a glass of wine) at AUD250.00 per person.

Operates: From the entrance of the Hilton Adelaide, Victoria Square, Adelaide. Two hour or four hour walking tour at 10am and 2pm.

Disabled Access

$500

Spend a delightful day in the Barossa Valley, tasting wines and visiting local attractions in a fully chauffeured vehicle with personalised itinerary and trained wine guide.

Depart at 9am to begin a personally escorted journey that includes a city orientation tour. Our first tasting is at the Peter Lehman Winery. We visit Torbreck, a small winery with rustic charm, making wines in traditional Barossa methods. Stop for a stroll in the German town of Tanunda with time to discover the small shops, many of which specialise in crafts made by the locals. Lunch will be alfresco under the vines or at Vintners Restaurant just out of Angaston or surrounds. After lunch we take the picturesque drive up to Menglers Hill for an unsurpassed view over the entire valley. We continue into historic Angaston, the more English of the villages in the Barossa. Taking time to visit The South Australian Company Store. Our next stop may be Henschkes Winery in Keyneton (not Sunday). Time permitting we will also visit the Yalumba Winery, the biggest family run winery in Australia, or a visit to Maggie Beers Farm Shop. We are able to tailor make the tour to suit clients interests.

Disabled Access

From $158 to $250

Explore the cultural boulevard of Adelaide on either a two or four hour walking tour amongst the statuesque Government and University buildings of North Terrace. Visit our famous Art Gallery and see the Rodin sculptures and the South Australian Museum with its unique desert garden, all the buildings have stories to tell. Visit Artlab to view the talented team restoring historic paintings, books and fabrics. Enjoy visits to little streets and lanes whilst indulging in a taste of fine chocolate from Haighs Chocolates. Visit South Australia’s own Jurlique store, discovering hidden secrets along the way which only a local would know, wander past our historic Queen Adelaide Club and Adelaide Club. Tour can conclude with a tasty lunch in the picturesque atmosphere of the South Australian Art Gallery (at extra cost).

TSA-WTC2 Two hour tour includes a goodie bag, morning or afternoon tea, expert local guide and entrance fees at AUD158.00 per person, the TSA-WTC4 four hour tour also includes a casual meal (breakfast or lunch with a glass of wine) at AUD250.00 per person.

Operates: By arrangement. Two hour or four hour walking tour at 10am and 2pm.

Disabled Access

$500

Discover the great food and wine of the McLaren Vale region on a personalised day tour with hosted wine tour guide. Travel through the hills to the famous McLaren Vale wine region.

Travel through the scenic Adelaide Hills and the picturesque town of Clarendon to Coriole Winery. Coriole’s Cellar Door is a beautiful little ironstone cellar surrounded by magnificent views and gardens. They produce an outstanding range of regional wines with some exceptional wine styles unique to their winery. Taste the fine olives, oils, cheese and wines they produce. Next visit the Olive Grove specialising in excellent olive oil and Kalamata olives all from locally grown olives. Taste and learn about the processing of the olives. D’arenberg Winery features a range of outstanding regional and innovative wines made by Chester Osbourne from this fourth generation family run winery. Enjoy lunch at Penny Hill Winery followed by a visit to the rustic Wirra Wirra Winery, one of the premium wine producers in the area. Taste their fine wines and tour through this state of the art winery.

Operates: Daily by arrangement 9am to 5pm. Where possible we tailor make the tour to suit each clients interests.

Disabled Access

From $158 to $250

Highlights of this two or four hour walking tour include the Cuppola in honour of Elvis Presley in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, an Australian bush food trail and visit to Ayers House Paxton’s Walk. Visit Vaughan Place and the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute – Tandanya for contemporary Aboriginal art. Wander through the historic East End Fruit and Produce Markets and Vardon Place featuring art works. Stroll through charming arcades to Rymill Park, home to the Garden of Unearthly Delights. Tour can include a stop for a drink at PJ O’Brien’s Irish Pub with views of the World War One Memorial to the Light Horseman. The East End of Rundle Street is one of Adelaide’s finest foodie streets and a stop to enjoy a fresh oyster from the Oyster Bar or a hot indulgent chocolate from Cocolat and more can be included.

Operates: From East Terrace Continental Cafe, 6 East Terrace, Adelaide. Two hour or four hour walking tour at 10am and 2pm.

Disabled Access

$500

Spend a day in the Adelaide Hills enjoying picturesque scenery, great food and wine tasting on a personalised tour with hosted wine tour guide.

Travel through the scenic Adelaide Hills to Mount Lofty Summit for an unsurpassed view over the City, and then begin to taste the fine wines tucked away in the Hills. We wander through the small villages of the Hills, Crafers and Stirling, with a short visit to the Organic Market before visiting historic Hahndorf.

We can stroll through the German village of Hahndorf then do a tasting of the excellent Hahndorf Hill wines for a Chocovino experience, along with a cheese tasting at Udder Delights, tastings of olive oil, and seasonal strawberries can also be included. We may visit the stylish Shaw and Smith winery to taste their exceptional white wines and new reds. Lunch may be at the outstanding restaurant at The Lane Vineyard or Pike and Joyce or Similar.

Tours may include a visit to Penfold’s Magill Estate, the home of Grange. (Grange Tasting optional extra charge). We may also have lunch here.

Deviation road is a must do for sparkling wine lovers.

Operates: Daily by arrangement 9am to 5pm.

Disabled Access

From $158 to $250

This two or four hour walking tour focuses on the contemporary arts and culture of Adelaide with highlights including the Samstag Museum, the nearby Jam Factory Craft and Design Centre and the long established Experimental Art Foundation. Along the way see tucked away artworks and surprising art venues. Experience the Dark Horsey Bookshop with its unique literature. Amongst other highlights stop and enjoy a drink and possibly wine tasting in the stylish Apothecary.

Two hour tour includes a goodie bag, morning or afternoon tea, expert local guide and entrance fees at AUD158 per person, the four hour tour also includes a casual meal (breakfast or lunch with a glass of wine) at AUD250 per person.

Operates: From Higher Ground, 9 Light Square, Adelaide. Two hour or four hour walking tour at 10am and 2pm.

Disabled Access

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