Adelaide: McLaren Vale and Glenelg Wine Tasting Tour

4.9 / 5

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Adelaide: McLaren Vale and Glenelg Wine Tasting Tour

From $50.83 per person

Discover the stunning McLaren Vale and seaside suburb of Glenelg on this half day wine tasting tour from Adelaide. Escape the busy city and immerse yourself in the countryside as you sample the rich and fruity flavors of Australian wine.

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Duration 5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore 2 wine cellars in the picturesque wine region of McLaren Vale and taste beautiful wines
  • Visit the township of McLaren Vale
  • Sample some almonds aboard the Almond Train and treat yourself to a tasty souvenir or two
  • Marvel at the wonderful Glenelg sunset
Full description
The tour departs Adelaide CBD and heads straight into the heart of the picturesque McLaren Vale. Visit the well-known Chapel Hill winery, and learn about the process of wine from grape to glass, then enjoy a selection of wines. Afterwards, visit the FruChocs factory to try some well-known sweet treats, or sample some delicious almond delicacies at the Almond Train. The last wine tasting session of the day is Shingleback winery, set in the stunning rolling hills of the landscape. On the return trip to Adelaide, travel via the beautiful bay of Glenelg and stroll along the sea front to admire views across the open water.
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  • Wine tasting
    Covid-19 precautions
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    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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      Bus Stop T1 in front of Hilton Hotel Victoria Square Adelaide

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      4.9 / 5

      based on 52 reviews

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      • Value for money
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      We had a great afternoon out. Craig was very knowledgable and gave us very helpful tips. The two wineries we visited were very good to excellent with at least 8 tastings at each stop. The second stop at Shingleback was especially good with a very affordable cheese platter to share. A delightful drive through the hills above Adelaide culminating with a drop off at the Glenelg beach. A great afternoon out!

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      January 28, 2020

      The guide was a little too personal. For example I felt his overview of the area was more propaganda than historical. Also, he was helping set up and clean up at the wineries. Perhaps he was just being nice, but it made me feel he took us to wineries that he had a personal affiliation with rather than ones that best represented the area.

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      January 13, 2020

      Had a great time on this tour. Craig, our guide was knowledgable about Adelaide and McLaren Vale and had a real passion for the city and region overall. I liked that it was half day too. We were a small group of 3 solo travellers which worked perfectly as we all got chatting and got along. We visited 2 scheduled vineyards, 1 vineyard in McLaren Vale itself is optional. The wines were beautiful and it was great to see one of the worlds most famous wine regions. My only recommendation would be to include the cheese platter in the overall cost, this platter was beautiful but an additional $10. Wine tasting can work up hunger so be good in future to just include this. Other than this, excellent tour and would highly recommend.

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      December 16, 2019

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