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Barossa Valley – Full Day Private or Share Tour

THE HISTORY
The Barossa Valley is South Australia’s best known wine region and home to the largest wine companies in Australia. The landscape is interwoven with the unmistakable presence of rich Germanic/Silesian culture and heritage, which has made the region so special.
THE TOUR
At 9a.m. you will begin a personally escorted journey that includes a city orientation tour. You travel through the scenic Torrens Gorge to the Barossa Valley. The Torrens Gorge is a natural chasm carved out of the Adelaide Hills by the River Torrens.
If time permits we may stop at a local bakery to taste the best of the fine German pastries.
We travel over the Jacobs Creek for our first tasting of the fine wines at the Peter Lehmann winery.
We visit Torbreck wine cellars, a small winery with rustic charm, making wines in traditional Barossa methods. We will also include visits to other small wineries and meet well-known wine identities.
We 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.
Before 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 Angas park specializing in fine dried fruits or the local cheesemaker.
Lunch will be alfresco under the vines or at Vintners restaurant just out of Angaston.
Out next stop may be Henschkes winery in Keyneton. This fifth generation German winery produces outstanding wines that incorporate the best of old world and state of the art winemaking or historic Yalumba the biggest family run winery in Australia.
If time permits we may visit small boutique producers such as Charles Melton or Turkey Flat. Private tours may include formal premium wine tasting at Penfolds in the morning(additional cost). A visit to Maggie Beer Farm shop is a must for food lovers.
Alternatively, we may continue through the picturesque villages of Hills as we travel to Hahndorf, the German village and taste the fine wines produced by Hahandorf Hill winery.
** Tours are personally escorted. The itinerary may change to accommodate special interest or seasonal highlights. Note: Henschkes is closed Sundays.