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.

11:00am: 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 our 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)

11:45am: SUMMIT ESTATE

Having established its reputation for producing European style wines, a visit to Summit Estate will provide a perfect opportunity to enjoy an 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.

1:00pm: 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!

1:45pm LUNCH – JERSEY GIRLS CAFE & 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.

3:30pm: GRANITE BELT BREWERY – OPTIONAL STOP WITH DINNER*

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 free 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. Free taxi is to Stanthorpe CBD only, surcharges apply for accommodation outside CBD so ask us for a quote when enquiring.

**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

5-7 Passengers: $125.00 per person

8-12 Passengers: $120.00 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 4 wineries/vineyards, 1 x small tasting paddle of beers OR 1 x glass of wine at the Granite Belt Brewery, sumptuous lunch, luxury transfers with complimentary chocolates and a shared gift basket to enjoy on the 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.

 

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