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.

As part of our commitment to supporting Bushfire Recovery in our communities, this journey now includes #EmptyEsky movement elements, where guests are invited to purchase locally made goods, to take home. Any excess luggage costs will be covered by Inspiring Journeys in support of this.

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

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Per person, in USD

  • Adult Twin $2,210

  • Single $2,605

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Journey Overview

  • Start
  • End
  • Overnight Stays
  • Sightseeing

Your Journey Itinerary

Day Activity
1 Welcome to Adelaide

Be welcomed into your heritage-listed Venetian Gothic-style hotel, nestled amongst the leafy plane trees of Wakefield Street just minutes away from Adelaide’s city centre. It’s time to unwind in the hotel’s courtyard, with a glass of sparkling wine in hand. You’ll then effortlessly explore the city in a zero-emission caddy, ending at Adelaide Central Market. Meet your expert host Cheryl, who’ll introduce the passionate market stall owners. You will taste signature dishes throughout the market, enjoying a four-course roaming dinner.

  • Welcome Reception at the hotel, Dinner at Adelaide’s Central Markets
  • Adabco Boutique Hotel
2 Adelaide - Barossa Valley

This morning enjoy a relaxing breakfast and some free time before meeting your group at Town Square where you’ll have the opportunity to feast on some of South Australia’s finest fare. Small Plates is your go-to food mecca and is the heart and soul of Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel food festival. Leave the city for a taste of the country. On arrival at the Barossa, you’ll visit Seppeltsfield winery for a private Village Discovery Tour. Experience an award-winning mix of wine, food, craft and design before dining at FINO restaurant kitchen, their executive chef will connect you to the region through seasonal plates showcasing local, sustainable produce. 

  • Hotel Breakfast, Dinner at FINO Restaurant Kitchen
  • Novotel Barossa
3 Barossa Valley - 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. Be sure to save room for some relaxed Barossa style long-table dining. You’ll be grazing on a delicious shared meal at St Hugo in their vine-draped courtyard.

Heading out of the Barossa, you will have the opportunity to support bushfire recovery in some of our most beloved townships, by visiting local producers renowned for their unique flavours. Join us, in collaboration with the #Emptyesky movement, in supporting some of our favourite local creators, with time to fill your esky at the decadent Melbas Chocolate factory, and perhaps even time to visit nearby Woodside Cheese Wrights and Chesterfield Whisky Firm.

Next, head to Barristers Block Winery, where you can sample their delicious wines or pick up a takeaway tasty charcuterie board that includes cured meats or salmon pate for a picnic that evening. This family run winery lost 100% of its vineyards in the recent bushfires. Fortunately, their cellar was saved, and guests are invited to support their recovery by filling their eskies with goodies – all freight to your home will be covered by Inspiring Journeys as a show of support.

Your last Bushfire Recovery stop in the region is the Lobethal Bierhaus, where you can take advantage of tastings, or take home your favourites brews.

We then head to your hotel Manna by Haus, in historic Hahndorf. On arrival into the quaint township of Hahndorf, you are free this evening to relax or explore at your leisure.

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

Waking this morning, another opportunity to support the #EmptyEsky movement with time at the renowned Beerenberg Farm. Your mouth will water as you pick up your favourite jams, relishes and sauces to take home to keep – again all shipping home will be covered by Inspiring Journeys if it does not fit in your luggage.

After breakfast, we move on to blue cheese, chevre and camembert from the Hills to the Fleurieu Peninsula, at Udder Delights, where this delectable cheese cellar showcases handmade artisan flavours from local producers. Bidding farewell to the Adelaide Hills, our journey then takes us to the rich landscape of McLaren Vale and 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 before arriving at the top floor for a tasting and 360-degree views of the vineyards, and enjoy a delicious three-course 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. Our last stop will be at Gemtree, tasting their biodynamic wines, a simple way of farming that enhances the soil and the taste. Heading back to Adelaide this afternoon, your evening is all yours to explore or relax at leisure. 

  • Hotel Breakfast, Lunch at dÁrry’s Verandah Restaurant
  • Adabco Boutique Hotel
5 Farewell from Adelaide

This morning, we'll venture out one last time for a celebratory farewell breakfast.  On saying goodbye to your newfound friends, you will be transferred by private vehicle to the airport for your onward flight.

  • Farewell Breakfast

Unique Highlights

Authentic and Engaging Experiences

  • Discover


    Private cooking demonstration at Maggie Beers Cook and the Chef studio

  • Explore


    A four-course roaming dinner at Adelaide’s Central Markets, sharing with you signature dishes throughout the market

  • Immerse
    darenberg cube 1 v2


    dÁrenberg Cube building designed to excite the senses

    Dinner at the hatted dÁrry’s Verandah restaurant

  • Relax
    Relax v2


    Award-winning FINO restaurant kitchen, connect through local, sustainable produce

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Additional Information

What's Included
  • 8 meals included (4 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners including wine, 2 Lunches including wine and Welcome Drinks)
  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Journey Director and Driver
  • All wineries visited are members of the Ultimate Winery Experiences group
  • Centrally located premium 4 star hotels
  • 5 Cellar Door visits
  • No less than 20 opportunities to taste the best of South Australia's local produce
  • 17 included attractions/experiences
  • A maximum of 22 guests to share your journey
  • Arrival and departure private airport transfers
What to Bring
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Warm layers
  • Camera
  • A love of food
Fitness Requirements

Tour is classed as easy and suitable for all fitness levels. There will be some walking on flat ground up to 1km in distance. Wear hats and comfortable walking shoes for Day 4 at Gemtree Winery.

  • 4 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners including wine
  • 2 Lunches including wine
Flight Information
  • 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