Barossa Daimler Tours is the premier, private wine touring company in the Barossa Valley, with a long history (25 years) of providing high quality experiences for couples and small groups.
They were at the very forefront of bespoke wine country tours for discerning quests who wanted tastings and winery visits tailored to their palate, in a luxury vehicle and including fine lunches.
All tours are conducted by John Baldwin whose personal introductions to the winemaking fraternity in The Barossa, are priceless.
You can be a wine connoisseur or keen beginner and all tours include entertaining commentary on the wine making, history, culture, architecture and terroir of the region. Wineries visited can include the large iconic establishments, smaller family owned gems or little-known newcomers – whatever makes for the best day.
Rare, air-conditioned 1962 Daimlers which were used in past royal tours and can seat up to 8 guests, enhance the unique experience and there’s a range of Barossa tours to choose from with varying prices, including an accommodation package for 2 nights in The Barossa.
Adelaide pickups are available and tours to the wine regions of Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale are offered in a modern Mercedes Viano.
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From $325 to $475
Tour the beautiful Adelaide Hills wine region with John Baldwin, an award winning wine guide in a modern seven seat Mercedes vehicle.
You’ll enjoy wonderful commentary, as John’s local wine knowledge and experience combined, ensures that your day is tailored to you and your specific wine tastes and interests. No two tours are the same and all tours are exclusive to one party ensuring flexibility is at a premium.
Small independent wineries feature in this tour, and you’ll visit three to five wineries for premium tastings, a town walk in historic Hahndorf is included and also a stop at Mt Lofty Lookout.
The region is known for its cool climate European style wines featuring pinot noir and chardonnay, which are the standouts. With its highest elevation at 660 metres, the Adelaide Hills, known for its cherries, apples and pears, has become a leading cool climate, wine region in Australia in the last 40 years.
A fine local, regional restaurant is the location for a two course gourmet lunch, with wine. plus entrance fees and wine tasting. Chocolate and cheese tastings can also be included.
Barossa and Adelaide pickups at 9.30am to 5pm, Adelaide pickups require an added cost.Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $325 to $475
Experience a day of memorable, private Barossa Valley touring in a rare and classic, air conditioned 1962 Daimler. Tour with well respected Barossa local, John Baldwin, a very personable fellow with extensive wine knowledge, a great sense of humour and who knows The Barossa intimately.
No two tours are the same. John designs the day around the particular interests of the party, visiting famous iconic wineries like Penfolds and Seppeltsfield, or introducing guests to smaller family owned gems only a local would know. Passionate commentary of the history, culture, architecture and terroir plus the art of winemaking is ever present.
Meet the winemakers and local characters, indulge in cheese and local produce tastings, and be treated as a VIP at all wineries. Tours are exclusive to one party ensuring flexibility is a premium.
With only six of these vehicles brought to Australia in the sixties, for Royal Tours, and seating eight persons, this tour is a rare offering.
Operates: Daily at 10am from Barossa and 9am from Adelaide and returns at 5pm. Adelaide pickups extra AUD250.00.
Full day tour includes wine tastings at up to six wineries, two course lunch with wine at Vintners Restaurant and a/tea at Maggie BeersFamily Friendly Public Toilet
From $325 to $475
Tour the beautiful Clare Valley wine region with John Baldwin, an award winning wine guide in a modern seven seat Mercedes vehicle. You’ll enjoy wonderful commentary as John’s local wine knowledge and experience combine to ensure that your day is tailored to you and your specific wine tastes.
No two tours are the same. No sharing. Small independent wineries feature, as well as the large, high profile wineries which have helped to make the Clare Valley what it is today. Skillogalee Restaurant is the location for a two course gourmet lunch with wine and afternoon tea also included. Tour also includes all entrance fees and wine tasting.
Operates: By arrangement from Barossa at 9am to 5pm and Clare Valley. Adelaide pickups available at an extra cost of AUD250.00.Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $290 to $390
Experience a day of Barossa Valley touring in a modern seven seat Mercedes vehicle. Exclusive tours are conducted by John Baldwin, a wine specialist tour guide, who has extensive local knowledge and a great ability to recognise an individual’s tastes. No tours are the same.
Barossa Daimler Tours can design the days touring around a particular wine of interest to you, but if it’s not the wine you’ve come for then let the history, culture and beauty unfold as you enjoy a personalised tour of your own.
Barossa Daimler Tours give you the opportunity to meet the winemakers and the local characters for a truly memorable insight into the Barossa and its world famous wines. Tours are exclusive to one party and therefore flexibility is at a premium, any variations possible on application.
Full day tour includes a gourmet platter lunch at a local cellar door, afternoon tea at Maggie Beers Farm Shop, entrance fees and premium wine tastings at up to five wineries.
Operates: Daily from The Barossa from 10am until 5pm and 9am from Adelaide and returns at 5.30pm. Adelaide pickups available at extra cost of AUD250.00 per car for the return trip via the Adelaide Hills.Family Friendly Public Toilet
Experience the ultimate in Barossa Valley Touring in a classic 1962 Daimler with John Baldwin who’ll guide you on a discovery of The Barossa’s famous wineries, Penfolds, Seppeltsfield and Torbreck.
The Barossa is famous for its full bodied shiraz made from some of the oldest vines in the world and you’ll learn of the history, culture and terroir.
Put on your white lab coat, and blend your own rhone style red wine (grenache, shiraz & Mouvedre) in the Penfolds laboratory. Take home a 375ml bottle of your blended wine and also taste the current Penfolds Grange.
Enjoy a 2-course lunch at Vintners and then you are off to Seppeltsfield. Taste wines from the Paramount Range and then take the rare opportunity to draw and taste fortified wine from the barrel of your birth year. Your final indulgence is the unforgettable, 100-year-old Para Liqueur Tawny. Seppeltsfield is home of the world’s only continuous collection of fortified wines dating back to 1878.
Next stop is Torbreck Wines to experience a private tasting of super luxury premium Barossa wines at their famous Roennfeldt Road cellar door.
Afternoon tea is at Maggie Beers, before you are dropped off to your Barossa accommodation at 5.30pm.