TRAIL OF THE GOURMET TRAVELLER
Those looking to immerse themselves in a broad range of local food, wine and enjoyable experiences, then this tour is for you. Meet some unforgettable characters that you will remember.
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Combine your love of wine and beer for the ultimate session on the Granite Belt. Take in the beautiful countryside as we meander from winery to winery before finishing at the exquisite and unique Castle Glen, an iconic establishment in the heart of the Granite Belt.
This tour can be completed as a full or half day tour, please see pricing below.
We can pick you up from your preferred location. Just let us know and we will be there.
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.
A quaint family owned and operated Nano-Brewery who have created a broad variety of handcrafted boutique beers for all taste-buds. All boutique beers are created by owner Ernie Butler, and are all brewed and bottled on-site. Ernie is a Multi Award Winning Brewing Champion within Queensland and Australia. His unique creation of freshly brewed beers are unquestionably something to get excited about. They provide the first refreshing beverage while you settle in. If you wish to sample more of Ernie’s range of freshly brewed beers this will be at your own expense.
Make a stop at Mt Stirling Olives to sample the olive range including Spanish Manzanillos spiced with herbs, chilli and garlic, Greek Kalamatas, Salted and Sundried Olives, Jumbo Kalamatas, Cracked Turkish Style Olives and Jim’s latest inclusion, the Manzanillo bathed in Coriander and Garlic. The range has now expanded to include rich and fruity extra virgin cold pressed olive oils. This also includes oils infused with the natural flavours of truffle, lemon myrtle, bush lime, garlic and chili. For the sweat tooth head to the Fudge cottage, where there is over twenty five flavours to choose from.
Jester Hill Wines is a family owned and operated winery. Owners, Michael and Ann, believe there is a wine for everybody and their wide range of styles and varieties is sure to find favour with even the most discerning palate. The modern cellar door and beautiful grounds surrounded by vines make Jester Hills a popular stop. At Jester Hill Wines, they believe the enjoyment of wine is central to many of life’s experiences!
Granite Belt Brewery ales and lagers are hand-crafted 1000 litres (9 barrels) at a time. They use nothing but the freshest ingredients to create these dynamic beers. Some are traditional styles and some are blends of styles all designed to be distinct in flavour balance, drinkability and freshness.
For the full day tour, this will be the your lunch stop where you will have a mouth watering lunch which includes either a tasting paddle of the dynamic beers or a house wine. You will enjoy the rustic ambience of the restaurant and enjoy the lovely sights of this magnificent brewery.
For those wanting more on the half day tour and not ready to go home we can drop you to the Granite Belt Brewery, where in the main homestead you can stop for a drink at the bar trying the beers brewed on-site or wines from the district. The rustic ambience, open fireplace and piano ensure a relaxed atmosphere in which to unwind after a busy day of wine tasting and sight seeing. A taxi service is available to deliver you back to your CBD accommodation if you are on the half day tour and not ready to go home at 2:00pm.
See Stanthorpe Cabs & Limousines website for contact details to request a quote: https://www.stanthorpecabs.com.au/cruise-ship-transfer/, alternatively if you wish we can request a quote for you and book this service in. Payment though will be at your expense and to be provided to the Taxi company on the day.
All Castle Glen Wines, Fortifieds and Sparkling Wines are produced, cellared and bottled on site at the Vineyard. The wines they 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!
**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.
5-6 Passengers: $100.00 per person
7-10 Passengers: $95.00 per person
5 – 6 Passengers: $140.00 per person
7-10 Passengers: $130.00 per person
For groups 4 or less, please contact us for pricing.
All prices are GST inclusive.
Included in these prices is wine tastings at five wineries/vineyards, luxury transfers with complimentary chocolates and gift basket.
Half Day Prices are for pick up at approximately 9:45am at one pick up and drop off location returning at approximately 2:15pm.
Full Day Prices are for pick up at approximately 9:45am 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.