Unrivalled private wine tour experiences that offer exclusive behind the scenes access to Barossa.
Ultimate Barossa is a full-day tour that explores some of the most famous wine brands in Australia across a series of private tastings, culminating in a VIP experience at esteemed Henschke Wines. Highlights also include a private tasting in the Duke Room at the original Elderton Homestead as well as an exclusive winery tour and barrel tasting at Torbreck Vintners. Experience rare and distinguished Barossa icons alongside one of the most well-connected guides in the industry.
Guests of Ultimate Barossa will enjoy exclusive access to one of the worlds most celebrated vineyards, Henschke's Hill of Grace, walking amongst "Grandfather" vines dating back to the 1860s. A tour of the working winery will explore 150 years of family winemaking history concluding in a guided tasting of the family's most precious wines: Hill of Grace, Hill of Roses, Mount Edelstone, and Cyril Henschke. This exceptional tour includes lunch at Vintners Bar & Grill, a multi-award-winning restaurant and local favourite.
Our Meet the Winemakers experiences is an opportunity to get one on one with some of Barossa's true characters and winemaking stars. You'll start the day at Yelland & Papps where owners and winemakers, Susan and Michael, will host you for a private tasting and tour of their homestead. Then on to 6th generation Barossan, Dan Standish of Standish Wine Company who is regarded as one of the greatest producers of old-vine Shiraz that the Barossa has to offer.
Lunch is at David Franz. Part providore, part winery, this is an exciting experience filled with energetic wines, delicious grazing, and great company. It's all in the family here so next on the itinerary is a visit to Dave's brother Phil. Dave and Phil are the sons of celebrated winemaker Peter Lehmann and are both highly respected winemakers in their own right. Late afternoon at Phil's place, high up in Eden Valley, is the perfect spot for a private tasting on Phil's deck and a tour of his stunning vineyards.
The Barossa Producers tour gives guests insider access to some of the regions truly artisan producers. Highlights include visiting Chateau Tanunda and their lovingly restored 19th-century buildings. Next, you'll be taken to Rockford Wines, one of Barossa's most celebrated producers, where traditional winemaking techniques and superb quality vineyards combine to produce wines of integrity.
For lunch, savour thoughtfully prepared seasonal produce at Fino Seppeltsfield, hailed by food critic, John Lethlean, as Australia's best spot for a long lunch! Then, Taste Your Birth Year from the Centennial Cellar at Seppeltsfield, the longest linage of single vintage wines in the world. Your day will be complete with a 4WD tour through farm gate trails and into the spectacular Barossa Ranges where you'll discover a secret gem, the Steingarten Vineyard.