Adelaide is well-known for its award-winning wineries and amazing restaurants. If it is your first time in Adelaide and you want to book a food and wine tour, you might get overwhelmed with the choices, as there are A LOT. You can also be a local who’s looking for different options. Whatever it is that you need, we have got a bunch (seven, to be exact) of food and wine tours for you to try when visiting Adelaide, Australia.
Food and Wine Tours in Adelaide
Please take note, and we have to mention that it is best to get a car hire in Adelaide weeks in advance. Getting a car rental will allow you to hop from one winery or restaurant to another, and the convenience makes it a no-brainer. Be sure to assign a designated driver though, as drinking and then driving is definitely not a good idea.
3-Day Tour at Barossa & Clare Valley
For 3 whole days, experience the exquisite wineries and restaurants in Barossa Valley and Clare Valley. The tour costs $880 per person. It includes 2 breakfasts, main course lunch and dinner, 2 nights stay at the McBride Cottage, and of course, the wine tours. The tour will start at Adelaide going to Barossa, then Burra, all the way to Clare, then finally back to Adelaide.
Day 1 consist of visits at Penfolds Winery, Rockfords Winery, and Torbreck Winery. Participants will have their lunch at the 1918 restaurant in Tanunda, as well as side trips to the Jam Factory and Hentley Farm.
Day 2 will be spent by touring Burra and visiting the Scrumpy CumpanyCider Factory. Lunch will be spent at St.Justs Cafe, and BBQ dinner will be open to the participants.
For Day 3, the tour will include destinations such as Coffee at the Gas Light, the Clare Wine Region, Pike’s Winery and Gallery, and Martindale Hall. Attendees will have their sumptuous lunch at the Skillogalee Winery in Annie’s Lane.
Cladich Pavilions Combo
Experience one whole day full of amazing food and wine in Adelaide. For $910 for two people, you get to see and taste the best wine as well as different types of scrumptious food in Aldgate. You will also get to stay at the posh Cladich Pavilions for 2 nights, which includes a continental breakfast as well. A personalised itinerary is negotiable, too, which you seriously should consider for a more personalised experience. If you’re going for the customised itinerary though, consider getting a car hire to avoid any hassle and delays.
Adelaide Hills & Hahndorf Hideaway
Get to see and experience Adelaide’s culture in just 8 hours with the Adelaide Hills & Hahndorf Hideaway tour. The tour costs $165 and includes 2 courses of the German Pub lunch (wine or local beer included), visits to the Mount Lofty lookout, Udder Delights/Woodside Cheese, Melba’s Chocolate Factory, and Beerenberg’s Strawberry Farm. You can also taste wines from Bird in Hand Winery, Nepenthe Wines, Hahndorf Hill Winery, and Sidewood Estate Cellar Door. The tour is available every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday and runs from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Wine and Cheese Tasting at Barossa Valley
Indulge in finely aged cheeses and wines for 6 whole hours at the Barossa Valley. Sample exquisite regional wines at Kelleske Wines and Seppeltsfield Winery and dive in on local cuisines at Grant Burge Wines. The tour includes a bonus visit to the Jacobs Creek Visitor Centre, Maggie Beers Farm Shop, and the Barossa Valley Cheese Company. You will be part of a small group, so no need to worry about feeling left out or even overwhelmed. The price of the tour starts at around $116.
Half Day Food + Wine Tour
This tour accommodates up to 6 people and costs $150 per person. Choose between a 9 AM – 1 PM or 1 PM to 5 PM schedule and see 3 wineries in just half a day. Lunch are held at the Hahndorf Hill Winery. Visits to the Nepenthe Winery, Shaw & Smith Wine Flight, The White House, and Pike & Joyce are all included.
The good life doesn’t get better than this. It’s is a beautiful city, and these food and wine tours in Adelaide give you a wide glimpse of it. Go ahead, book that tour today and get your much deserved R&R!