Adelaide’s Top Food and Wine Tours offer internationally acclaimed, food and wine touring experiences showcasing the best of South Australia.
Specialising in small group (maximum 10) and private tours of the wine regions of Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills, Langhorne Creek and Clare Valley. Discover South Australia’s historic townships and picturesque landscapes and meander through lush vineyards savouring wines, oozing character at the very best cellar doors.
You’ll need a healthy appetite to taste your way through Adelaide’s famous Central Market while discovering its secrets or, you may prefer to enjoy an afternoon exploring the cities chocolate and coffee destinations.
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From $430 to $450
Departing Adelaide, your personalised Barossa Valley tour begins at Seppeltsfield for a privileged expedition. Go behind the scenes to get an insight to the life of the Seppelt family with a visit the original family homestead, followed by a private tasting of super premium fortified wines.
The tour culminates in the 1878 Centennial Cellar, where you will taste your birth year Tawny (direct from the barrel) as well as the legendary 100 year old Para Vintage Tawny. No words can describe the taste of this fortified wine. A daunting affair definitely!
A delicious restaurant lunch matched with wine is next and then time to explore more incredible wineries which only the Barossa can provide. A new and rewarding experience is exposed at each Cellar Door! You will savour wines of distinction – the best of the Barossa Valley. These may include the home of the 1843 ‘Freedom Shiraz’ at Langmeil’s, or perhaps a tickle at Rockford or maybe you’d fancy a drop at Penfolds. Whatever your desires are, it’s all here in the beautiful Barossa. With our day substantially exhausted, it’s time to return to your evenings lodgings.
Operates: Daily at 9am.Non Smoking
From $310 to $330
Your truly personalised tour will depart the city and travel via our stunning and pristine coast to where the sea meets the vines. Here, tucked away amidst the rolling hills of the Fleurieu Peninsula, lush vineyards drape the contours of the McLaren Vale wine region.
Steeped in history and tradition and a desirable warm Mediterranean climate, the McLaren Vale is where intensely flavoured table wines are procured from grapes with exceptional quality and character, reflecting the advantages provided by early settlement, the unique terrain and the persistence of passionate winemakers.
A selection of gourmet sensations and mouth watering cheeses have been superbly matched to wines oozing with character by the regions finest winemakers.
Completing this fantastic day is a light lunch prepared from Market fresh local ingredients, at one of the regions idyllic wineries. You’ll be the envy of everyone as this is undoubtedly your day to unwind and indulge as time wistfully passes by.
Operates: Tues-Sun 9am-5pmNon Smoking
We head toward the hills to our first stop at Mt Lofty lookout to see the amazing visas of the city of Adelaide.
Visit Woodside’s Cheese Cellar to taste award winning cheeses and for those with a sweet tooth, Melba’s Chocolate Factory is sure to please. Taste delicious wines at three of Adelaide Hills wineries whilst learning about the region and it’s history.
Enjoy a hardy lunch at a German Pub in Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German town. There will be amble time to explore many boutique shops, galleries, museums, cafes in Hahndorf before delighting in the extensive range of jams, chutneys & sauces at Beerenberg Strawberry Farm. Enjoy the journey back to Adelaide via some of the picturesque villages of the Adelaide Hills.
Operates: Wednesday, Friday, SundayNon Smoking
From $90 to $100
Enjoy an afternoon of chocolate and coffee. Come and unearth Adelaide’s indulging passion for chocolate and coffee delights with a tour of some of the most delightful chocolate and coffee producers in the city!
The tour starts at Adelaide’s Central Markets to immerse ourselves in the vibe and culture of Adelaide Foodies Heaven. Plenty of time to try some of the gourmet delights including some chocolate stops before heading to Rundle Mall. Put your walking shoes on to discover the chocolate and coffee trail. Learn how chocolate is made from the raw bean to the addictive final product. Enjoy chocolates and coffees from purveyors and baristas that will leave you bursting for more.
This is the perfect way to explore Adelaide City and the Adelaide Central Markets.
Operates: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1.30pm. Tour departs from outside the Hilton Hotel, Victoria Square (opposite Victoria Square Tram Stop)Non Smoking
From $370 to $385
The day starts with a short drive to Mount Lofty where you will indulge in panoramic city views. The Adelaide Hills beckon as you hasten to Hahndorf for a sumptuous morning tea or coffee and cake. Visit two cellar doors, including Hahndorf Hill Winery for the ChocoVino experience (matching chocolate with wine), before enjoying a fabulous two course lunch at The Lane restaurant. In the afternoon you have ample time to meander through historic Hahndorf village before heading to Adelaide.
Operates: Daily at 9am.Non Smoking
From $75 to $80
Enjoy a delicious light breakfast, at one of the Central Markets iconic store holders, then soak up the atmosphere as we wonder through the markets lingering at many of the providores stalls. Uncover an assortment of irresistible fresh produce, gourmet foods, along with native and exotic delights reflecting Adelaide’s vibrant multicultural influences and passion for fresh food.
We sample coffee beans, nuts and tastings of yoghurt, fruits and succulent meats to name but a few, while chatting to various stall holders. Finish the tour tasting the best chocolates that only Adelaide can create.
Operates: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8am.
Tours depart from the bottom of the down escalator located in the centre of the market (in front of the Say Cheese stall).Carpark Non Smoking Public Toilet
From $165 to $175
The McLaren Vale Winery Experience tour departs the city towards Glenelg and takes the coastal route to the Fleurieu Peninsula. The beautiful mid-south coast, with its glistening visas of the Gulf St Vincent and pristine beaches heralds our arrival to McLaren Vale wine region.
Best known for Shiraz, the region excels with Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay as well as Spanish and Italian varieties such as Fiano, Vermentino, Tempranillo, Mouvedre, Nero d’Avola and Sangiovese.
We pass through rolling vistas of vineyards to visit up to four beautiful wineries in the ‘Vale’. Each one is steeped in history, with friendly knowledgeable staff happy to guide you through each wine tasting experience.
A delicious restaurant lunch (choice of meal) is served with a glass of wine.
Operates: Tues-Sun 9am-5pmNon Smoking
From $175 to $185
Visit the world famous wine region of the Barossa Valley. Visit five historic and classic cellar doors. Taste wines of distinction, learn a little of the local history and culture. These tours are relaxed and unhurried – you will love it!
This world renowned wine region is a must see for wine lovers visiting Adelaide. Full of history, this region is home to over 80 Cellar Doors. Visit one of the oldest vineyards in the world, with Shiraz vines planted in 1843 (that’s over 175 years old). Enjoy up to four wineries/Cellar Doors and be guided through the wine tasting experience by passionate vignerons.
Two wine regions combined make up the Barossa Valley; Eden Valley for amazing Riesling and cool climate wines and Barossa Valley, home to some of the world’s best Shiraz as well as Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon Mataro, Semillon and Chardonnay. Barossa also has a long relationship with fortified wines with many Cellar Doors offering outstanding tawny port!
A delicious two-course lunch with choice of meal and a glass of wine is included.
Operates: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.