WINE & CHEESE DELIGHT TOUR

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DESCRIPTION

Sample unique and outstanding wines and prepare yourself for a cheese delight with our afternoon stop at the Stanthorpe Cheese Factory – a dairy farm dedicated to the art of cheese making, producing one of Queensland’s very few genuine farmhouse cheeses made at the farm. Throughout the day you will visit quality wineries, sampling some of the regions best wines all the while enjoying the landscapes and rich hues of the Granite Belt Region from the comfort of our luxury bus.


Itinerary
9:45am: PICK UP FROM PRE-ARRANGED LOCATION

We can pick you up from your preferred location. Just let us know and we will be there.

 10:00am: RIDGEMILL ESTATE

Ridgemill estate is located in the heart of the Granite Belt in Queensland’s premium wine growing region. The vineyard is orientated north to south to make the most of the sun’s rays to ripen the bunches slowly and evenly to produce distinctive, rich and flavoursome wines from the cool climate region.

11:15am: RAVENS CROFT

Ravens Croft Wines are made with passion. Attention to detail is crucial. Only the highest quality grapes are used. Winemaking practices such as minimal handling, minimal use of preservatives and additives ensure outstanding quality. No expense is spared on our selection of the finest quality new oak.

12:30pm: LUNCH – HAPPY VALLEY HOMESTEAD RESTAURANT

Tempt your taste buds and experience the rustic charm of the Happy Valley Homestead Restaurant featuring the very best of fresh local produce served with old fashioned country hospitality. Our chefs are dedicated to creating heart warming meals to satisfy the needs of all diners for all occasions.

2:00pm: STANTHORPE CHEESE

The tasting room offers a daily selection of cheeses at their peak of perfection for you to sample before making your selection. We have a range of local produce, including chutneys and relishes, vinegars, juices, cheese pastes, fruits and wines. The cheeses are made to traditional recipes that still taste like real cheese straight from the farm with no artificial flavours or preservatives. We have an under cover courtyard cafe where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine with a cheese platter. Cheese platters are available to eat here (design your own), or take back to your accommodation after a long tiring day of wine tasting.

2:45pm: CASTLE GLEN

All Castle Glen Wines, Fortifieds and Sparkling Wines are produced, cellared and bottled on site at the Vineyard. The wines we produce are rich and lively both in taste and appearance. From rich ruby Red Wines, and buttery to golden White Wines, smooth, delectable Fortifieds to sensational “technique traditionelle” hand-made and bottle-fermented (in the bottle you buy) Sparkling Wines, all of Castle Glen Vineyard’s wines are a delight to the very last drop!

4:00pm: Heritage Estate 

Heritage Estate Wines was established in 1992 by Bryce and Paddy Kassulke, converting an old brick cold stores at Cottonvale (Granite Belt, Queensland) into an atmospheric cellar door and creating a vineyard next door. Since this time Bryce and Paddy have converted and restored an old church which originated in Burleigh Heads but was moved to Mount Tamborine overlooking stunning views of the Gold Coast. Heritage Estate Wines have won many prestigious awards for their wine which offers exquisite taste and consistency. The awards include the 2015 5 star rating by James Halliday in the 2016 Australian Wine Companion and was also named one of the Ten Dark Horse wineries of 2016. A wonderful  winery to finish the day out with the option of being able to purchase a great coffee and homemade cakes.

**Please note: Wineries and order of itinerary may vary due to availability. Times are also a guide and subject to the amount of fun you are having.


PRICE

5-6 Passengers: $135.00 per person

7-10 Passengers: $130.00 per person

For groups 4 or less, please contact us for tour pricing.

All prices are GST inclusive.

Included in these prices are wine tastings at four wineries/vineyards, sumptuous lunch, luxury transfers with complimentary chocolates and gift basket.

Prices are for pick up at 10:00am at one pick up and drop off location returning at approximately 4:30pm.

Please advise when enquiring, if your accommodation or pick up location is outside of Stanthorpe CBD as itinerary may vary and surcharges may apply.

 

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