This tour is for those serious or aspiring wine buffs out there. Go beyond the bar, step behind the scenes and learn the intricacies of wine tasting.
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Take your taste buds on a historic journey sampling delicious local produce and remarkable wines from across the Granite Belt as you go. Sit amongst the 150 year old wine barrels whilst you dine and soak up the atmosphere. This is a tour for foodies and wine lovers alike.
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.
Fancy a mid-morning treat at the Bramble Patch where you can enjoy berry ice-creams, sundaes, waffles and poffertjes, or during Winter, the famous blackberry and apple pies, along with an espresso coffee or berry smoothie.
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 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 sweet tooth head to the Fudge cottage, where there is over twenty five flavours to choose from.
At 1000m above sea level, Symphony Hill Wines is a family-owned boutique winery located in the cool climate Ballandean highlands of Queensland’s Granite Belt. Symphony Hill specialises in high quality wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Verdelho, Chardonnay and Viognier grapes proudly grown on the estate.
Ballandean Estate Wines is an icon in the Queensland Wine Industry and has been owned and operated by the Puglisi family since 1929. Four generations of the family have nurtured the vines and produced wines with the result so far being award winning vintages and hospitality that is unsurpassed. The wines produced are varied with signature styles being Viognier, Sylvaner, Shiraz and Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc. The range of wines available reflects the belief that there is a wine for all palates and to this end, the wine styles range from dry to sweet and our specialty fortifieds.
Vineyard Cottages is one of the few retreats offering fine dining in the Stanthorpe area, boasting its own licensed restaurant. The award winning Vineyard Café retains the special ambience of the old country church in which it is set, and offers a warm welcome with caring and generous hospitality
Rumbalara Estate has a comprehensive range of wine styles to choose from, making it an ideal stop on your tour of the area. Rumbalara wines are fruity, aromatic and easy to drink. This wine style has proven to be very popular with Rumbalara customers.
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. As the sun goes down, move into the dining room for a heart warming meal showcasing more local produce. A taxi service is available to deliver you back to your accommodation when you are ready to go home.
* Dinner is at own expense and is not included in wine tour price.
*A taxi service is available to deliver you back to your CBD accommodation after dinner.
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.
**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: $140.00 per person
7-10 Passengers: $135.00 per person
For groups 4 or less, please contact us for tour pricing.
All prices are GST inclusive.
Included in these prices is wine tastings at four wineries/vineyards, sumptuous lunch, private luxury transfers with complimentary chocolates and a shared gift basket to enjoy on the day.
Prices are for pick up at approximately 9:30am at one pick up and drop off location returning at approximately 4:15pm, unless option to dine at Granite Belt Brewery is requested for dinner (reminder dinner is not included in this price).
Please advise when enquiring, if your accommodation or pick up location is outside of Stanthorpe CBD as itinerary may vary and surcharges may apply.