TRAIL OF THE GOURMET TRAVELLER

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DESCRIPTION

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 with produce to match as we showcase some of the Granite Belts finest.


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

We can pick you up from your preferred location, whether it’s from your hotel door, or the train station. Just let us know and we will be there.

10:00am: HERITAGE ESTATE

Heritage Wines Stanthorpe is a family owned and operated vineyard located in Queensland’s popular Granite Belt wine country. Visit Heritage Wines to experience country hospitality at its best with a unique 1930’s cellar door, full of antiques and sample our luscious local wines. Sit awhile amongst the vineyard, on the big shady terrace or warm up in front of our roaring log fire with a coffee & liqueur.

10:50am: SUTTON’S FARM

A family run, fully functional apple orchard has grown from a traditional apple orchard to a multi – faceted boutique business incorporating a Juice Factory, Cidery, Distillery and Home Style Café. All products including their varietal apple juice, apple cider and brandies  are hand made on the premises using fresh local produce. Be sure to save room for Sutton’s renowned Apple Pie and homemade ice cream! (Juice and Cider tastings available, coffee and treats at own expense)

11:30am: SUMMIT ESTATE*

Having established its reputation for producing European style wines, a visit to Summit Estate will provide a perfect opportunity to enjoy a unique setting while discovering and savoring fine wines. Summit Estate Wines is a fully operational Winery and Cellar Door set in a relaxed country setting overlooking the vineyard making this an ideal stop to end the a great day out on the Granite Belt.

 12:30pm LUNCH – STANTHORPE CHEESE & CHEESE SAMPLING

Before dining in the Jersey Girls Café, stop by the Granite Belt Dairy cheese tasting room to sample a selection of cheeses at their peak of perfection. Also on offer is a range of local produce, including chutneys and relishes, vinegars, juices, cheese pastes, fruits and wines.

2:00pm: MT STIRLING OLIVES

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 sweet tooth head to the Fudge cottage, where there is over twenty five flavours to choose from.

 2:45pm: Whiskey Gully Wines*

As your final stop we head to an award winning winery – Whiskey Gully.  Where a unique experience awaits with proud owners, John and Denice. You will be made to feel like a part of the family where they will tantalise your tastebuds with their quality wines in a stunning setting looking out across the Severn Valley. Whiskey Gully Wines produce elegant fruit-driven reds and well balanced whites. The cellar door is dappled in rich history where you will step back in time into a Queensland style homestead built in the 1800s.

*These wineries have introduced a tasting fee of $5 per person, this fee is redeemable on your purchase of wine.

**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

4 Passengers: $165.00 per person

5-6 Passengers: $145.00 per person

7-10 Passengers: $140.00 per person

For groups 3 or less, please contact us for tour pricing.

All prices are GST inclusive.

Included in these prices is your visit to three wineries/vineyards, three food boutiques, a sumptuous lunch, luxury transfers with complimentary chocolates and a shared gift basket to enjoy on the 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.

 

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