Luxury Gourmet Food & Fine Wine Tour - Maggie Beer

Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop – Great Barossa Tour Destination

Maggie Beer’s Pheasant Farm Shop The Pheasant Farm and its Attractions Growing up in a restaurateur family in the 1970’s, the story of the Maggie Beer family and their pheasants in the Barossa Valley still resonates personally with me. It was an era when consumers began to expand their culinary repertoire and embrace foods previously only associated with […]

5 Tour Tips to boost your Tour experience

5 Top Tour Tips When on a well deserved break and thinking about taking a day tour, some simple suggestions may help to make for a great day out exploring the sights. Here are our top 5 tour tips to help maximise your gourmet food and fine wine experience. But remember; just like individual likes of food and wine it’s all about […]

Beer Brewery Tours Craft beer tasting

Beer Brewery Tour Facts – IPA Beer Brewing

What’s got everyone hopping on to a Beer Brewery Tour? IPA’s rise to fame If you walk into any good bar or bottle shop you will find there is a particular beer style that is easing out competition. We find this not only across our parched and sun-burnt country, but around the world. Who is this quiet achiever? […]

5 Reasons we LOVE Wineries in Winter

5 Reasons we love Wineries in Winter Winter is a time for winemakers and cellar hands when attention to detail is paramount. It is when the frantic scenes of vintage have been left behind, replaced with contemplation and measured steps. It is when the young wines start to open up and share their true characters. […]

Lost in a Forest Wine Bar – Hidden Secret Destination

Everyone loves a Hidden Secret!  Lost in a Forest Wine Bar Why are people getting so excited about Lost in a Forest Wine Bar, a boutique Adelaide Hills food and wine destination newcomer? We’d like to think it’s probably due to the holistic approach being taken to the food and wine. The venue is serving up minimal intervention […]

Ngeringa Wines

Ngeringa Wines: Boutique & Biodynamic

Ngeringa Wines – Bio-dynamic Wine Destination Owners Erinn and Janet Klein of Ngeringa Wines have developed a bio-dynamic oasis that resonates with nature. You sense harmony as soon as you enter the property, past picturesque paddocks and farm land at the base of the Mount Barker Summit. The property was established in 2001 as part of […]

Paracombe Premium Perry

Secret Wine & Food Destinations near Adelaide : Paracombe Premium Perry

Paracombe Premium Perry Damian McArdle and family at Paracombe, Adelaide Hills were originally primary producers and now have diversified into micro-brewers specialising in handmade pear and apple ciders as Paracombe Premium Perry. This small family business have also expanded into tourism, offering visitors a personalised insight into their cider making operation. Paracombe Premium Perry is also a […]

“Slurpability” – the ultimate test and measure of a wine’s pleasure factor

Although it all starts with a good ‘swirl’ and then a ‘sniff’, it’s that ‘slurp’ that encourages wine to give up its hidden secrets. We all have parts of our personality which need a bit of coaxing to be revealed, wine is no different. It’s that rush of air that brings out the best in […]

“Wine Vocab” – walk the walk and talk the talk

Wine is a seriously subjective thing, as everybody has different likes and dis-likes. There is no right or wrong, just a matter of trying it all to broaden your experience. The same goes for the language. It takes years to master the semantics of wine, all the peculiar terms, phrases and complex terminology; from Appellation […]

“Sommelier-ship-ism” – what does this rarefied wine art serve up?

Our tours strive to give you a balanced selection of food and wine options to complement your adventure. Sommeliers are individuals who are gifted at telling a wine’s story. They share where it comes from, who made it, how it was made, what makes it unique and most importantly of all why it is the […]