Coonawarra Experiences offers you the premier touring service throughout Coonawarra and the Limestone Coast.
They are consistently rated the most knowledgeable and personal wine touring experience service in the region.
At Coonawarra Experiences, they offer bespoke and personalised touring options. This means they take you behind the scenes to meet the winemakers, taste the yet to be released wines and help guests get to know the people that make Coonawarra tick.
They also specialise in catering for larger groups as well as corporate team building and staff reward days.
Coonawarra is world famous for Cabernet Sauvignon and also offers a tremendous range of other varietals such as Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Merlot just to name a few. Many visitors to Coonawarra are knocked out by the choices on offer at the various cellar doors.
With over 20 cellar doors available to visit, their aim is for you to engage with the people that bring these wonderful wines from the grapevine to your glass.
The sky is the limit so speak with the trusted professionals about your touring needs.
Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.
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The “Immerse yourself in Coonawarra” tour is for those looking to escape for the day by immersing themselves in a broad range of local food, wine and enjoyable experiences in Coonawarra.
The tour includes lunch at a stunning local wood-fired pizza/a la carte restaurant or a famous winery; free tastings at up to six cellar doors; bottled water and pick up and drop off at your accommodation.
You will be taken wine tasting at six very different wineries where you can enjoy a relaxed and casual atmosphere whilst chatting with the winemakers and staff. With your assistance, Coonawarra Experiences chooses wineries that will best suit your function. Hear from a passionate professional about the art of winemaking, get tasting tips and learn about what makes the region so unique.
You’ll also learn about the history of the region and how these trailblazers put Coonawarra on the world stage.Family Friendly
If your time in Coonawarra is limited why not take up the option of a Coonawarra highlights package? They will show you through some wonderful cellar doors and include a hearty grazing platter in a historic wine cellar.
The tour includes lunch at a stunning local winery famous for the wonderful range of reds and whites; free tastings at up to six cellar doors; bottled water and pick up and drop off at your accommodation.
You will be taken wine tasting at four very different wineries where you can enjoy a relaxed and casual atmosphere whilst chatting with the winemakers and staff. With your assistance, Coonawarra Experiences chooses wineries that will best suit your function. Hear from a passionate professional about the art of winemaking, get tasting tips and learn about what makes the region so unique.
You’ll also learn about the history of the region and how these trailblazers put Coonawarra on the world stage.Family Friendly Non Smoking
From $649 to $698
How would you like to enjoy a relaxing and indulgent two-night stay in the Coonawarra region? Well with this exclusive package, you get this and a whole lot more:
2 nights accommodation in the “A Coonawarra Experience” apartment.
Private transfer to and from Mayura Station Tasting Room (60 kilometres/38 miles/45 minutes from Penola).
Mayura Station Wagyu Restaurant.
4-course degustation dinner.
3 Wagyu dishes and dessert.
Matched Coonawarra museum wines.
Priority seating at Chef’s Table.
Half day “Coonawarra Highlights” tour including a sumptuous lunch platter.
Quality handmade chocolates.
Bottle of Coonawarra Wine.
Immerse Yourself In Coonawarra Package is for those looking to enjoy a midweek or weekend away in style and comfort and spending some time enjoying Coonawarra at your own pace
The package includes: Two nights accommodation in the heart of Penola; Full day Immerse Yourself in Coonawarra tour; a four-course degustation menu with matched wines at the Upstairs at Hollick restaurant; Bottle of Coonawarra wine on arrival; locally made chocolates.
The full-day tour will take in internationally known cellar doors as well as a few off the beaten track that are family owned and run.Family Friendly Non Smoking
From $379 to $388
Looking for some quality accommodation to accompany your Coonawarra adventure? Well, look no further as they have a fantastic two-night experience package on the doorstep of the famous red soil of the Coonawarra wine region. Book once and you can stay, dine and tour!Family Friendly Non Smoking
From $478 to $498
Coonawarra Experiences have teamed up with [email protected] to bring you this fantastic stay, tour and dine package.
[email protected] is brilliantly appointed with all accommodation options being at ground floor level, providing ease of access to all visitors. Why not choose the spa apartment option and really relax in style and comfort?
On arrival, you’ll enjoy a bottle of our famous Coonawarra wine and pair this with some Cuvee chocolate. Then set off for a stunning 5-course chef-prepared “feed me” menu at the award-winning Royal Oak Hotel in the heart of Penola.
After a wonderful night’s rest, we’ll set off on your full-day Coonawarra wine tour with a highlight being a 4-course degustation luncheon and matched wines at Hollick Estates. Take in the views of the Hollick vineyards as the team serve you the best of the best produce while pairing the dishes with Hollick Estates wines.
When back on tour, we’ll provide a history of Coonawarra along with introducing you to all the characters that make up the best wine region in the country.Carpark
The Coonawarra Wineries Walking Trail is an easy walk through the vineyards and between the wineries giving you a behind the scenes glimpse of viticulture and wine making practices in Coonawarra. It includes 6 wineries and is just under 5 kilometres in length. Coonawarra Experiences provides you with the opportunity to spend a day strolling through the vineyards via a designated walking trail.
Let us look after your transportation to and from the Penola/Coonawarra region and even collect your purchases at the end of the day so you don’t have to carry them with you. We’ll provide you with bottled water and a walking trail map and also arrange any lunch bookings. At the Coonawarra Railway Siding (iconic photo opportunity) we will begin with a brief history of the region before taking you to your first cellar door.
Wineries on the walking trail include:
DiGiorgio Family Wines
Wynns Coonawarra Estate
Drink Ottelia | Eat Fodder
You may wish to factor in enough time and allow for a lunch stop at Fodder (bookings essential) or a pre-ordered picnic basket from the Coonawarra Store to enjoy at one of the wineries.Family Friendly
Our private full-day wine experience is for guests looking to experience Coonawarra in an intimate and personal manner. You will have total control of the itinerary and tour itself is totally private, no other guests will be joining you.
The tour includes a four-course degustation luncheon with matched wines at Hollick Estates restaurant. Unique and interactive wine tastings, a history of how Coonawarra came to be so important in Australian wine. You’ll also take home a bottle of wine of your choosing and some Cuvee chocolate to pair it with.
You will be taken wine tasting at four amazing cellar doors chosen to suit your palate and style. At least one cellar door tasting will involve meeting the winemaker and providing you with the chance to ask any wine-related questions you may have. We’ll also have plenty of time to stop in at local landmarks for photo opportunities.Family Friendly