Adelaide, SA, Australia
Barossa Valley Wine and Scenery
Countryside & scenery, Hobbies & special interests, Local experience
USD154.0 per person
Approximately 8.00 hours.
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. 6 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 2 of the area�s notable wineries. The Seppeltsfield Winery, founded by the Seppelt family in 1851, contains spectacular gardens, palms and heritage buildings. Join a wine educator on a private wine tasting of at least 5 premium wines including sparkling and table wines, concluding with a Seppeltsfield Liqueur Tawny. The tasting will be accompanied by homemade croutons. The Jacob�s Creek Winery is internationally renowned for its range of award winning �new wines�. On arrival, a delicious lunch 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 5 wines and a basic wine education on the sensory evaluation process.