Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

UWEA Member Meeting Itinerary

5-7 August 2024

Barossa Valley, South Australia

 

Monday 5th August 2024

Optional Afternoon Activity

For those arriving in the Barossa early enough, Yalumba has kindly offered to take members through the Yalumba Nursery to see how vines are created ready to plant.

Yalumba Nursery was established in 1975 and is Australia’s most reliable source of quality grafted grapevines.

Located just a 5-minute drive from Tanunda.

Meeting Place: Yalumba Nursery, Cnr. Research Road & Nuraip Road, Nuriootpa

Meeting Time:  3.30pm

 

Welcome Dinner 

The 2024 UWEA Members Meeting will commence with a welcome dinner at St Hugo.

We will enjoy a welcome drink, followed by a 2-course shared menu paired with St Hugo Signature wines.

This dinner has been sponsored by St Hugo, and generously offered to UWEA members at a subsidised price of $55 per head.

Meeting Place: St Hugo, 2141 Barossa Valley Way, Rowland Flat

Meeting Time:  6:00pm

Transfer Time: Bus transport will be provided to and from St Hugo. The bus will pick up from CABN Seppeltsfield at 5:35 pm and from the Barossa Weintal at 5:45 pm. Departure from St Hugo will be at 9:30 pm for the return journey to accommodation at the end of the evening.

Additional Information: 

  • Please bring along a bottle of wine to share, to allow us to taste a range of wines.
  • Please see payment link within RSVP form. 

Tuesday 6th August 2024

Member Meeting

The 2024 UWEA Members Meeting will be held at Seppeltsfield in their Dining Room.

The final agenda will be shared closer to the date, but it is sure to be an engaging and informative day, and will include presentations on AI in wine tourism, luxury traveller trends and an update from Wine Australia.

Meeting Place: Seppeltsfield Dining Hall,  730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield

8:30am: Arrival, tea & coffee available

9:00am: Meeting commencement

4:00pm: Conclusion

Additional Information: 

  • You will be required to arrange your own transport to and from Seppeltsfield.

 

Member Dinner

Please join us for the Member Dinner at Yalumba.

Yalumba are celebrating 175 years of family winemaking this year, and this is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate this remarkable feat.

This special evening will include arrival drinks and canapés in the Yalumba Cooperage, dinner in another of their unique spaces, and an opportunity to tour their Family Museum.

You’ll be served a range of Yalumba wines and hear from Emma Terry, Chief Executive of the SA Tourism Commission, and Ben Patten from Barossa Australia.

Thank you to Yalumba, SA Tourism Commission and Barossa Australia for their generous sponsorship of this event.

Meeting Place: Yalumba, 40 Eden Valley Road, Angaston

Meeting Time: Arrival at 6.00pm.

Transfer Time: Bus transport will be provided to and from Yalumba. The bus will collect from CABN Seppeltsfield at 5.30pm and from the Barossa Weintal at 5.45pm and return you to your accommodation at the end of the evening.


Wednesday 7th August 2024

The Barossa Famil

Join us as we visit two members in the Barossa Valley region.

First, we’ll visit Jacob’s Creek, one of Australia’s leading wine brands. Enjoy a tour their stunning cellar door, which features benchmark environmental design, and a wine tasting.

Then we’ll head to Artisans of Barossa. Artisans of Barossa consists of eight small winemakers brought together by a shared commitment to protect and promote the art of small-batch Barossa winemaking. Here we’ll tour their impressive space, enjoy a tasting led by Fraser McKenzie, followed by a delicious, shared lunch.

This famil includes tastings, lunch and transport, and has been generously sponsored by Jacob’s Creek and Artisans of Barossa. This experience is offered to UWEA members at a subsidised price of $110 per head. Please see payment link within RSVP form.

8:40am: Pick-up guests at CABN and then Barossa Weintal

9:00am - 11:15am: Jacob’s Creek Tour & Tasting

11:30am - 2.15pm: Artisans of Barossa | Discover Barossa Tasting & Lunch Experience

2:30pm: Guests dropped to Tanunda accommodation. Or stay on and relax at Artisans of Barossa - just a short 12-minute walk from Tanunda!



ACCOMMODATION

 

We hope you are looking forward to joining us in the Barossa Valley.

To ensure your stay is convenient, comfortable, and enjoyable, we're pleased to offer the following accommodation suggestions:

1. Barossa Weintal

Immerse yourself in the heart of the picturesque Barossa Valley at Barossa Weintal. Experience the warmth of traditional hospitality coupled with modern comforts, making it an ideal and centrally located retreat.

  • 15% off Best Available Rate of the Day for all room types
  • Valid from 5th August - 8th August
  • Code to quote when booking to receive discount: UWEA50824
  • For bookings and payment contact the Barossa Weintal on either 08 85632303 or info@barossaweintal.com.au and quote the code.

 

2. CABN Seppeltsfield

For those seeking a unique and immersive stay, CABN Seppeltsfield offers a serene escape amidst nature. Relax in sustainable, minimalist cabins nestled in the breathtaking landscape, providing a tranquil haven for reflection and rejuvenation.

  • 9 CABNs in total
  • 4 x CABN X at $495 per night (incl. breakfast provisions)
  • 5 x CANVS at $310 per night (breakfast provisions can be provided at an additional cost)
  • Both CABN X and CANVS are designed to accommodate 1-2 people per cabin.
  • TO BOOK or for more information, please contact Jess Lamprell: E: jess@cabn.life or PH: 0482 849 000.

 

We encourage you to book your accommodation early to secure your preferred choice.

 

You are welcome to source other accommodation. We recommend that you stay near Tanunda so you can take advantage of the bus transport to the dinner at Yalumba, which will collect guests from CABN Seppeltsfield and Barossa Weintal.

*Please note that The Louise is booked out.


TRANSPORT

UWEA is not providing transportation to the Barossa Valley. If you are arriving through the airport, it is best to pre-book your transfers or hire car. 

For transfers, we have done a little research for you and found some small companies that offer both touring and airport transfers. Some don't have websites, but all come highly recommended by the Barossa Visitor Information Centre:

Tipsy Touring

0414 758 481

Barossa Exclusive Tours

0421 638 277

All Barossa Tours

0418 825 533

Ambler Touring

0414 447 134

Uber will pick up from Adelaide Airport and take people to the Barossa, but they are not licensed to operate in Barossa, so can't pick up there.

We are providing transfers to each of the dinners, and the famil day. To get to and from the meeting on Tuesday we recommend that you car share with each other, or book a taxi. Here are the taxi details if you need them:

Barossa Taxis

0411 150 850

https://barossataxis.com.au/

Barossa & Light Cab Service

0400 631 631

https://barossa-cabs.com.au/


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