Travel by luxury limousine for a leisurely day in the Clare Valley wine region. Amble through Adelaide city, on our journey to the Clare Valley see rolling fields with quaint villages dotted with antique shops. Our first stop is Auburn for a refreshing coffee or tea, or just stretch your legs before wine tasting. Wineries can include Grosset, Taylor’s, O’Leary Walker, Annie’s Lane, Kilakanoon and Mitchell. Stop for lunch at Skillogalee (main course with glass of wine). After lunch continue to Sevenhill Cellar, Pauletts, Pikes, Reilly’s and Tim Gramp. Journey home in a different direction via Balaklava, Mallala and Two Wells.
Clare Valley is the home of Australian Riesling, it accounts for around 2.5 percent of the nations crush, but its boutique wines are taking the world by storm. James Halliday (wine critic) compares Clare to Tuscany for its rustic flavour and Mediterranean climate; hear you may see vignerons at work in 150 year old cellars. Sevenhill Cellar is the oldest vineyard in the Clare Valley and was settled by Jesuit priests escaping religious persecution in 1848 and was producing wine by 1851.
Operates: From Adelaide hotel by arrangement at 9.15am to 6.30pm.
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