Enjoy a delightful day in the beautiful Barossa Valley, discovering the secrets of Jacob’s Creek and Seppeltsfield’s famous wine.
Embark on a picturesque drive past villages, rolling hills, stone churches and vineyards en route to the Barossa Valley. A stop will be made at the Whispering Wall, a unique phenomenon where a whispered conversation carries some 150 yards, before continuing to Menglers Hill Lookout, for a stop to photograph the spectacular views across the valley and to admire the local sculptures.
The Barossa Valley is one of the world's great wine regions; with consistently outstanding vintages over the past 150 years. six generations of grape growers and winemakers have established the Barossa as Australia's leader in crafting wines of great distinction. Enjoy a visit and wine tasting at two of the area’s notable wineries.
The Seppeltsfield Winery, founded by the Seppelt family in 1851, contains spectacular gardens, palms and heritage buildings. During your visit, you’ll see the barrel cellar, distillery and underground blending cellar, after which you will be invited to join a private wine tasting of sparkling and table wines, concluding with a Seppeltsfield Liqueur Tawny.
The Jacobs Creek Winery is internationally renowned for its range of award winning ‘new wines’. On arrival, a delicious luncheon will be served followed by a tour of the vineyard and a wine tasting. During a tour of a display vineyard, you’ll learn about the process of producing great wines. Your winery host will provide an overview of the 14 different grape varieties grown in the vineyard, which are featured in some of Australia’s most famous wines. A structured wine tasting will follow, incorporating six wines and basic wine education on the sensory evaluation process.
Note: There is some walking on paved paths and a few steps at the wineries.