Ultimate McLaren Vale Day Tour
Tastings at World-Class Vineyards
Get away from the crowds and go truly behind the scenes. You’ll enjoy a private tour and tasting at each venue, with exclusive access to some of the most celebrated winemakers in the region.
Enjoy the intimacy of your own private charter
All transport and entrance fees are included
Lunch and private Shiraz experience at Wirra Wirra
Masterclass overlooking the estate at Bekkers Fine Wine
Enjoy a winery tour & tasting at Samson Tall
Explore the avant-garde d’Arenberg Cube
Drive to an iconic pub up a pristine local beach
Private charter for 2 ($1450)
Private charter for 4 ($1900)
9am from Adelaide
8.5 hours (from Adelaide)
- Private Shiraz experience & local platters in Wirra’s original cellar door
- Private Masterclass overlooking the estate at Bekkers Fine Wine
- Winery tour & tasting at Samson Tall
- A tour of the avant-garde d’Arenberg Cube & tasting
- Drive to an iconic pub up a pristine local beach
- Pop in to see famous organic vineyards in the region at Bosworth
About the Transport
Land Rover Discovery 4×4
About the Guide
You will be accompanied by your own personal tour guide with impeccable credentials in the region.
Savor McLaren Vale's Finest Wineries
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Hotel Pick-Up, 9.00am
Transport in a Land Rover Discovery 4×4.
Bekkers Wine, 9.45am
Visit Bekkers Wine to experience their world-class wines. Enjoy a private tasting in the luxurious tasting room overlooking the estate with either Toby or Emmanuelle Bekkers. Truly stunning, cellar-worthy wines for any true aficionado.
Samson Tall, 10.45am
New boy on the block, Samson Tall is situated in Bethany Chapel, the original vineyard site of Wirra Wirra’s Church Block. Samson Tall epitomises the modern style of McLaren Vale with a select range of single vineyard wines. Enjoy a tasting with owner and winemaker Paul Wilson; plus, he’ll take you on a tour of his new winery.
Wirra Wirra Vineyards, 11.30pm
Wirra Wirra Vineyards is a McLaren Vale & South Australian icon, built by McLaren Vale pioneer and famed eccentric Greg Trott. Go behind the scenes in Wirra Wirra’s historic ironstone cellars, enjoying Wirra Wirra’s Shiraz Revolution Experience Private Tasting plus a lunch of platters and wine.
D’Arenberg Cube, 2.00pm
Visit the d‘Arenberg Cube, the avant-garde, Rubik’s Cube inspired cellar door. D’Arenberg is a founding member of Australia’s First Families of Wine, and the flamboyant five-story Cube erupts from the ground (and the brain of Chester Osborn) in the heart of its original McLaren Vale vineyard.
Silver Sands Beach, 3.15pm
Visit Silver Sands Beach — the famous strip of white, squeaky fine sand featuring majestic views of the Fleurieu coastline and spectacular biodiversity.
Victory Hotel, 4.00pm
Visit renowned Victory Hotel and its famous cellar, then pop up to the classic Australian “front bar” and enjoy a cold beer or sparkling wine to finish the day.
Arrive at City Hotel, 5.30pm
Return after a full 8.5-hour day.