Leeuwin Estate Celebrates 50 Years
2019 marks 50 years since the Horgan family …
We are excited to introduce a variety of new immersive experiences to the UWEA portfolio. As always, these beyond the cellar door activities have been designed to embody the essence of each winery and region to ensure you experience the very best.
Ultimate Blend by Jacob’s Creek - This is an aspiring winemaker's dream day out which includes a 4-course lunch with wine followed by a hands-on session with a Master Blender to create your ideal Barossa blend. Six bottles of your masterpiece will then be blended and shipped to you anywhere in Australia.
Amazing Sites Flight at the d’Arenberg Cube - A fascinating introduction to McLaren Vale's famous d'Arenberg Cube. This multi-sensory experience takes you on a guided tour through d'Arenberg's famous Alternate Realities Museum before a single vineyard flight accompanied by cheese. Your wine flight will showcase a selection of 6 wines that capture the essence of a unique patch of dirt and speak of the site and vintage, celebrating the importance of place in the art of winemaking.
Original Cellar Vintage Tawny Tasting at d’Arenberg - More excitement at d'Arenberg, this time stepping back in time to explore the original cellars and taste barrel samples from a collection of d'Arenberg's oldest tawnies.
A Day of Decadence at d’Arenberg - The most comprehensive immersion in all things d'Arenberg. This fabulous experience takes a tour through the Alternate Realities Museum, explores the original cellars and culminates at the d’Arenberg Cube Restaurant for a degustation you will lose yourself in for hours. Serving exceptional dishes that engage your imagination in an environment designed to stimulate the senses, the Cube Restaurant offers a unique dining adventure that challenges convention.
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Picnic Among the Vines Premium Upgrade – Same same but better. Audrey Wilkinson's famous Picnic Among the Vines experience has long been a favourite experience for visitors to the Hunter Valley and now you have the option to elevate your picnic from the classic version to a Premium Upgrade involving a very comfortable pre-set picnic site, chocolates and a bottle of premium wine signed by the winemaker.
Barrels & Prosciutto – The team at Pizzini Wines know a thing or two about Italian wine and food, and Victoria's King Valley is the best place to absorb some wisdom - enjoy a private barrel tasting in Pizzini's beautiful kiln tasting room with a plate of freshly sliced prosciutto. You'll sample wines straight from the barrel and learn all about the art of making wines from varieties such as Sangiovese, Nebbiolo and Canaiolo.
Prosecco Brunch at Brown Brothers - Start your day right with a tasting through the entire Brown Brothers’ Prosecco range as you indulge in a gourmet spread of freshly baked sweets and pastries, local Milawa cheeses, house-made delicacies, terrines and seasonal fruits in the private Prosecco Lounge.
We have also partnered with some of South Australia's best tour operators and accommodation providers to package dream itineraries that do the hard work for you:
Rare & Distinguished Barossa - A luxurious 4 day, 3 night package incorporating premium winery experiences at Seppeltsfield and St Hugo and accommodation with all the trimmings at Luxury Lodge of Australia, The Louise.
McLaren Vale Unveiled - The ideal introduction to the Vale. A 3 days, 2 nights exploration of this exciting region with winery experiences at Wirra Wirra, Gemtree and d'Arenberg and accommodation at the delightful Vineyard Retreat.
View our entire suite of experiences across Australia's wine regions here.