Journey Snapshot

We invite you to embark on a journey full of local flavours, showcasing the best of the Barossa, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale wine regions.

This culinary discovery will connect you to the makers, growers and passionate owners of South Australia food scene. With everything taken care of, simply unwind on this effortless journey complementing South Australia’s biggest food and wine festival. This food and wine lovers' long weekend, is a culinary discovery of South Australia.

  • Flavours of South Australia
  • Australia
  • 5 Days

Prices from:

Per person, in USD

  • Adult Twin $2,910

  • Single $3,235

Journey Overview

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  • Overnight Stays
  • Sightseeing

Your Journey Itinerary

Day Activity
1 Welcome to Adelaide

Be welcomed into your modern, boutique style Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets.  It’s time to unwind and meet your fellow travellers with a glass of local sparkling wine in hand. You’ll then effortlessly explore the city in the back of a zero-emission trike, ending at Adelaide Central Market. Meet your expert hosts Cheryl and her team, who’ll introduce you to the passionate market stall owners. You will taste signature dishes throughout the market, enjoying a four-course roaming dinner. It is serious fun for those with a passion for great food, and the people who grow and supply it to our tables. You will taste signature dishes throughout the market, enjoying a four-course roaming Local Dining Experience

  • Welcome Reception at the hotel, Dinner with Wine
  • Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets
2 Adelaide - Barossa Valley

This morning, enjoy a relaxing breakfast before leaving the city for a taste of the country. On arrival, you’ll visit Provenance Barossa, home to Penfolds Cellar Door, Barossa Distilling Company, Ember Pizzas and Stein’s Taphouse to name but a few. Here you’ll have time to wander and to taste the local fare. Next stop is the quaint township of Tanunda. Enjoy a walk and a bite to eat before checking into your accommodation this afternoon.  Later, head off to Seppeltsfield Winery for a walk around the Jam Factory followed by a behind the scenes look through the estate’s treasure trove of historical buildings including the underground blending cellar. Finish up the tour with a delicious tasting of 5 of their famous wines. Tonight, enjoy a dinner amongst the vines where you will connect to the region through seasonal plates showcasing local, sustainable produce.

  • Hotel Breakfast, Dinner with wine at Seppeltsfield
  • Novotel Barossa
3 The Barossa - Adelaide Hills

Your day begins with breakfast overlooking the glorious Jacob’s Creek vineyards, then add some Maggie Beer’s flair to your cooking, in the very studio where Maggie and Simon filmed the Cook and the Chef, at a private demonstration. Sample the many products at her farm shop. Leaving the Barossa behind, head through the picturesque Adelaide Hills to Barristers Block; a small and friendly family run winery. Here you’ll enjoy a wine tasting at their cellar door followed by a leisurely lunch of homemade pizzas and shared local platters. It’s then onto historic Hahndorf. Settled by 19th-century Lutheran migrants, it’s known for its original German-style architecture and artisanal food. To learn more, visit the Hahndorf Academy, home to the German Migration Museum. On arrival, check into your boutique style accommodation for an afternoon and evening at leisure. It will be hard to resist a stroll down the colourful main street where you’ll find the Australian Opal Company, the Alpaca Shop or the Hahndorf Leathersmith and Bush Gallery. Tonight, why not head out to taste some true German fare washed down with an iced cold beer?  

  • Hotel Breakfast, Lunch with wine at St Hugo’s Winery
  • Manna by Haus
4 Adelaide Hills - McLaren Vale

After breakfast, our journey takes us to the rich landscape of McLaren Vale. Here we visit Gemtree who produce biodynamic wines, a simple way of farming that enhances the soil and the taste. Take a guided tour of their picturesque property to learn about this unique process before trying out some of their wines for yourself.  It’s then onto the quirky d’Arenberg Cube. This building was inspired by the complexities and puzzles of winemaking. Each of the five levels has been carefully designed to entice and excite the senses. Here, you’ll be taken on a journey like no other before arriving at the top floor for a tasting and 360-degree views of the vineyards. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious lunch with wine at the stunning d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant. There will also be an opportunity for those interested to see the Salvador Dali exhibition. This is our last stop for the day before heading back to Adelaide this afternoon for evening that’s all yours to explore or relax at leisure. 

  • Hotel Breakfast, Lunch at dÁrry’s Verandah Restaurant
  • Hotel Indigo, Adelaide Markets
5 Farewell from Adelaide

Your morning is at leisure until you’ll venture out one last time for a celebratory farewell lunch at a stunning local restaurant. On saying goodbye to your newfound friends, you will be transferred by private vehicle to the airport for your onward flight. 

  • Breakfast, Lunch

Unique Highlights

Authentic and Engaging Experiences

  • Immerse
    darenberg cube 1 v2

    Immerse

    The d’Arenberg Cube was inspired by the complexities of wine making. Each level has been designed to entice and excite the senses.

  • Indulge
    Capture

    Indulge

    Soak up the smells, sights, and flavours of Adelaide Central Market, and Indulge in your love of art at the Salvador Dali exhibition.

  • Explore
    Explore

    Explore

    Take your time as you wander through the Jam Factory at Seppeltsfield while watching the many artists at work.

  • Relax
    Relax v2

    Relax

    Indulge your senses in seasonal plates as executive chef Owen Andrews connects you to the region, showcasing local sustainable produce at Seppeltsfield’s homestead.

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Additional Information

What's Included
  • 9 meals included (A Welcome Reception, 4 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners including wine, 2 Lunches including wine and Welcome Drinks)
  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Journey Director and Driver
  • Local Specialists (Guides)
  • Mixture of boutique, unique and 5 star hotels
What to Bring
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Warm layers
  • Camera
  • A love of food
Fitness Requirements

In order for guests to enjoy the full experience of this trip, we recommend guests have a moderate level of fitness.

Dining
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 4 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners including wine
  • 2 Lunches including wine
Flight Information

Flights are not included in holiday price.

  • Day 1: Flights to arrive prior to 2.00pm into Adelaide Airport
  • Day 5: Flights to depart after 12 noon from Adelaide Airport

Enjoy Your Stay