Taste Bud Tours specialise in Speed Grazing, visiting 10 of the region’s most delicious locations and enjoying 25 or more different tasting experiences in a half-day tour.
Small personalised groups of 6 to 16 guests explore the multi-awarded Food and Wine Trail of the Swan Valley – Perth’s Valley of Taste.
Taste exotic coffees from around the world, iced coffee and chai latte. Sample oven-fresh lavender infused scones, jam, cream and refreshing tea, and unique lavender wine. Sample local honey, chocolate, nougat, ice-cream, olives, oils, cheeses, roasted nuts, and fresh seasonal local produce.
Tours also provide an opportunity to sample premium still and fortified wines and award-winning beers, ginger beer and cider. You’ll also enjoy an insight into the history and culture of this remarkable region, and a rare opportunity to meet the people behind the labels.
Special morning treats include Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery to taste genuine Australian bush tucker foods, and weekends visit Edgecombe Bros to sample seasonal fresh produce like asparagus from the patch, and grapes from the vines. Visit Taylors Art & Coffee House to meet resident artist Jude Taylor and sample the region’s “Humane Food”.
Ideal for those with a sweet tooth. Visit Yahava Koffeeworks to taste coffees from around the world, witness a roasting and sample chocolate-coated coffee beans. Visit Cape Lavender to enjoy lavender infused scones, jam, cream accompanied by refreshing lavender tea and unique lavender wine (*midweek only). Taste freshly roasted nuts, olive oils, flavoured dukkahs at Mago Coffee. Taste awarded premium still and fortified wines at Windy Creek Estate. Enjoy West Australian cheeses, and home-made chutneys and relishes with a very cheeky label. Meet Phil, the Bee-Keeper, at Windarra Honey. Sample varietal, cream and comb cut honey varieties and watch bees busy at work. Taste hand-crafted cool creations at Oggie’s Ice Cream Cafe and English Lolly Shop. Unlimited ice-cream tasting! View the production and sample fresh nougat at Mondo Nougat and irresistible roasted nuts at renowned Morish Nuts. Visit Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery to explore genuine bush tucker foods including jams, chutneys and sauces. Opportunity to feed friendly local emus. Weekend – visit Edgecombe Bros to enjoy fresh regional produce such as asparagus from the patch and grapes from the vine. Conclude the tour with a visit to Whistlers Chocolate.Non-Smoking Public Toilet
Speed Grazing visits 10 delicious locations with 25 or more different tastings in a half day tour.
This afternoon savoury option includes a visit to one of the region’s awarded micro-breweries.
Visit Yahava Koffeeworks to taste coffees from around the world, witness a roasting and sample chocolate-coated coffee beans. Visit Cape Lavender to enjoy lavender infused scones, jam, cream accompanied by refreshing lavender tea and an opportunity to sample unique lavender wine (weekend only). Taste freshly roasted nuts plus flavoured oils and dukkahs at Mago Coffee. Explore the largest range of flavoured coffees in the region (weekend only). Visit the Margaret River Chocolate Company’s Swan Valley venue and delicious Providore Pavilion.
Taste premium still and fortified wines at Twin Hill Wines plus West Australian cheeses and locally marinated olives. Visit The House of Honey to sample unprocessed natural honey.
Visit Taylor Art & Coffee House, meet resident artist Jude Taylor and sample delicious “humane food” (weekend only). View the production and sample fresh nougat at Mondo Nougat and freshly roasted nuts a Morish Nuts (midweek only). The tour concludes with an icy cold beer, ginger beer or cider sample at internationally awarded Ironbark Brewery.