BARRELS & BEERS TOUR

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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 Granite Belt Brewery for a refreshing paddle of handcrafted beer.

This tour can be completed as a full or half day tour, please see pricing below.

 


Itinerary
09:45am: 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.

11:00pm: BRASS MONKEY BREW HOUSE

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 onsite. 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. We 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.

12:00pm: MT STERLING OLIVES OR JESTER HILL WINES

Make a quick 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.

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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!

1:30pm: GRANITE BELT BREWERY – WITH OPTIONAL LUNCH STOP*

For those wanting more we will drop you to the Granite Belt Brewery, in the main homestead 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 free 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 1.30pm. Fees may apply if staying outside CBD, ask for a quote when booking.

* Lunch is only included on the full day tour. Lunch is not included in half day tour price.

3:00PM: CHEESE FACTORY

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.

3:30PM: 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!

 

**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 – HALF DAY TOUR

5 – 7 Passengers:  $95.00 per person

8-12 Passengers: $90.00 per person

 

PRICE – FULL DAY TOUR

5 – 7 Passengers:  $125.00 per person

8-12 Passengers: $120.00 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 3 wineries/vineyards, luxury limousine transfers with complimentary chocolates and gift basket.

Half Day Prices are for pick up at 9:30am at one pick up and drop off location returning at approximately 1:30pm.

Full Day Prices are for pick up at 9:30am 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.

 

**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.

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