If you are planning a retreat into the wineries of Adelaide, get on the four wheels onto these winding roads, and have a gala time with friends or family. Believe me, it’s a cool way to step out of the home and take a sip of the fresh wines in the green lands. Adelaide has many wonderful wineries in McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley & Langhorne Creek and touring in any one of these wineries to get the taste of the wine could sure make your day. You can also enjoy the special moments like birthday, anniversary or hens party in any of your favorite wineries.
In the Barossa Valley have a taste of Shiraz made of powerful ripe blackberry, dried currant, and mocha aromas, and you will find the wonderful blend of GSM and Shiraz blend which is of the highest quality and quite popular too.
Just pack your picnic hamper to enjoy lunch in a restaurant or walk, cycle or horse ride on the picturesque vineyard and enjoy the local culture on the trails of McLaren Valley. This beautiful Valley is said to be a birthplace of the wine industry with some of the world’s oldest grape vines to charm the wine lovers. The valley has around 65 wineries of boutique size with 270 grape growers.
If you want mixture of relaxation and sophistication, Adelaide Hills boasts of around 100 wineries. It’s’ cool weather provides the smooth mixture of traditional and experimental blends, while providing some of the brightest whites, and those pining for a bear can also have their fill at the local microbreweries.
Interlace yourself into the tapestry of Clare Valley to find little of everything so seductive tucked around green grasslands, places, and wines that reveal their own story. Take a ride of a cycle through the Riesling Trail via finest wineries of your choice and enjoy delicious lunch at some local restaurant or pub. Also, enjoy the chauffeur drive through the Valley’s historic cellar doors.
And if you want something different, move beyond the Adelaide Hills towards Langhorne Creek which is producing some of the best full flavored wines with fine soft tannins to surprise the visitor.
Choose your favorite region and enjoy the day trip on your personally hired minibus. But make sure to call ahead and book your favorite winery while planning with the large group. Some of the wineries offer the taste of the wine free of cost, so you can have a taste of the different varieties. However, some might charge the small amount as fee per head which can be very reasonable.
The average winery tour has 4 to 6 stops on 3-5 wineries and on stop for lunch. You can get the best advice from the winery tour operators on the wineries to visit, restaurants, or hotels. Come spring, pack your picnic stuff, get out and enjoy your weekend on these lush grasslands of famous wineries that are so charming and so very lucrative.