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The arrival of warmer weather signals a perfect opportunity to escape to the outdoors and immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Australian wineries. With vineyards bathed in sunshine, there's no better time to savour the unique blend of natural beauty and fine wines that these wineries offer. Whether it's a leisurely picnic overlooking rolling vine-covered hills or a guided tour through lush grapevines, our outdoor winery experiences promise a journey for all the senses.
Explore these four remarkable Ultimate Winery Experiences, each offering an outdoor component, enabling you to embrace the inviting spring weather:
Begin your experience at Mandoon Estate with a glass of sparkling wine in the new Maalinup Gallery, where you'll delve into the history of this remarkable estate. Then, venture outdoors onto Noongar land in the scenic Swan Valley region for an enlightening bush tucker talk and tasting led by Noongar Elder, Dale Tilbrook. Discover the stories of the land, explore Indigenous food and culture, and savour traditional bush flavours while gaining insights into ancient farming practices and the history of the Noongar people.
Sirromet's sprawling 560-acre Mt Cotton estate offers a plethora of picturesque spots to relish a top-tier picnic experience. Commence your journey with a premium wine tasting guided by one of our Cellar Door hosts. Afterward, select your preferred bottle of wine and picnic box, and our team will guide you to carefully chosen locations, each thoughtfully furnished with blankets, cushions, tables, and umbrellas, ensuring an idyllic outdoor dining experience.
Embark on a journey of discovery at Gemtree, as your host guides you through a personalised tasting flight of five certified organic wines. Next, take a guided tour of Gemtree's Biodynamic Hut and native garden. Here, you'll gain insight into biodynamic grape cultivation and sustainable winemaking practices, witnessing their application in the vineyards firsthand. Conclude your adventure with a glass of exquisite Gemtree wine and a delectable regional platter showcasing the finest Fleurieu produce, cheeses, condiments, and locally baked breads, all while taking in breathtaking views that stretch from the vineyards to the sea.
On this exceptional tour, you'll explore the historic vineyards of the Hunter Valley, home to Tyrrell's Sacred Sites wines, crafted from century-old dry-grown vines rooted in Busby Collection heritage. The Sacred Sites Experience offers an immersive vineyard tour, where you'll delve into this unique legacy. Over three hours, you'll wander through the Ashmans property's Sacred Sites vineyards, followed by an extensive winery tour and a captivating barrel tasting. The pinnacle of your day is a guided tasting of the revered Sacred Sites collection, perfectly complemented by a charcuterie board showcasing local, fresh produce.