Looking for the best Barossa Valley wine tours? It gets overwhelming to pick the right tour when there are so many of them but I hope reading my experience helps you to make up your mind.

Barossa Valley is the premium wine region in Adelaide, South Australia. With suitable Adelaide Australia weather for wineries, this region produces some of the best wines in the country and is also popular for its wine around the world. It would be an incomplete trip if you go to Adelaide and not go to Barossa for tasting some wines and good food!

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Barossa Valley wine tours

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When is the best time to go?

Anytime is good to experience a wine and cheese tour right! But weatherwise, the best time to visit Adelaide is from March to May and September through November, during the city’s fall and spring. During these shoulder seasons, rainfall is rare and daytime temperatures sit in the 60s and 70s.

Barossa Valley wine tours

Barossa Valley wine region is about an hour drive from Adelaide state. There is no direct public transportation that goes from Adelaide to Barossa and if you don’t have your own transport, the best thing to do is to book a tour. I liked the pickup and drop-off was included on my tour with Adelaide Sightseeing and it made the journey that much convenient.

Plus our tour guide was sharing interesting stories and facts from the get-go! It was funny but also an educational tour that kept me interested the whole time. It was a small group tour but just the right amount of people, so not too crowded. I liked how it allowed everyone to be able to talk and get to know each other easily.

As soon as everyone got picked up, we were on our way to an exciting Barossa Valley tour! Not in any order but to give you an idea, we visited the following places in our Barossa wine tours.

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Visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop

If you don’t know, Maggie Beer is a cook, writer, and founder of ‘Maggie Beer Products’. She offers complimentary tastings and sales of her full product range including limited edition seasonal produce. It was great to be able to taste all the delicious goodies before buying. I tried many different types of Jams, sauces, salad dressing, Dukkha, and more. (I bought the Dukkha set) Maggie also does fantastic coffee and the staffs were welcoming and friendly.

Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop is set in a beautiful location and surrounds. There is also a cooking school on-site and some peacocks! You can also purchase one of her signed books, go for a short walk around the lake, or simply sit back and take in the lake view and spot turtles! It is an absolute must whilst visiting the Barossa Valley.

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Wine tastings at the award-winning Pindarie Cellar Door, Gomersal

One of the popular Barossa Valley wineries is Pindarie Cellar Door. It is set on a lovely area with a peppercorn tree at the front and a picturesque view at the back. The venue inside was a beautiful setting in a rusting warehouse-like building with an open fire. Loads of photo ops here!

We had a lot of wine tastings accompanied by 2 types of cheese as well as some quince which I hadn’t tried with crackers before. It was also great to hear the stories behind the wines as the lady was sharing them. Truly a classy awesome experience that our whole group thoroughly enjoyed. Do yourself a favor and book the food and wine experience tour!

More wine tastings at TeAro Estate

Our first stop was TeAro Estate. We had a lovely private wine tasting at the back porch but we were also greeted with tea and tasty home-baked cakes. I liked the interior of the place and the lady had a depth of knowledge about the wine she was pouring!

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Mengler Hill Lookout for views over the Barossa

Although the time was limited at Mengler lookout, I enjoyed the view over the Barossa Valley and vineyards. It is an interesting place to visit with all the different granite & marble sculptures to wander past & take photos of. Great way to break the day tour with the view!

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2-course lunch at Lambert Estate, Angaston

Lambert Estate is a well-known family winery in Barossa Valley. It was great to sample local seasonal produce from gourmet platters! Then when the main course followed, it was a feast for the senses, with two signature dishes, and two sides.

The lunch was incredible, and more than enough for a table of 10. Some of the best chicken I have ever tasted and washed down with fabulous quality wine. We went to three venues to taste wine and in my opinion, the best was Lambert Estate.

Barossa Valley itinerary

Barossa Valley wine tours is one of the must-do while in Adelaide. I highly recommend the Barossa food and wine tour experience! I was surprised how much I enjoyed even the 50 minutes coach ride back to Adelaide. The scenery was ever-changing and so picturesque!

The tour was well organized, the expert commentary by our local guide was interesting, and he was even able to answer any questions and the food was awesome too! Barossa Valley is definitely a must-see.

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11 thoughts on “Barossa Valley wine tours experience

  • April 29, 2019 at 2:20 am
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    I love traveling and this place looks like a winner. Thank you for introducing me to Barossa Valley wine tours.

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  • April 29, 2019 at 9:41 pm
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    I would love to check out this premium wine region and get my taste buds all excited! By the way, lovely photos! 🙂

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  • April 29, 2019 at 10:37 pm
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    Oh thank you for providing the $55 discount with AirBnB. I’ve been wanting to take a trip and I think AirBnB would be a fantastic option for me!

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  • April 30, 2019 at 12:07 pm
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    wow you made everything so easy! Though i am not into wine but I will definitely recommend it to my bestie!

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  • May 1, 2019 at 12:55 am
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    This sounds like a wonderful way to spend a vacation trip away. I love the Airbnb discount coupon you provided too. I will use it and share with friends too. Thanks

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  • May 6, 2019 at 6:24 pm
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    My friends will definitely like this. They are into wine testing lately. :0)

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  • May 28, 2019 at 4:21 pm
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    Nice one. My group of friends always like to visit Barossa. Such a beautiful place for wine tourism.

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  • November 12, 2019 at 5:38 pm
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    These are good, useful practical tips for wine tasting. All these points must be considered by all of us and take a note of it. Taking a wine tour it seems like a great idea. I love your point about how taking a tour will allow you to make new friends and how a local guide can help point you in the right direction. Travel brings a positive change in life.

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  • January 25, 2020 at 4:13 am
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    What wine tour did you take for the Barossa Valley wine tours? who did you go through? The tour looks great 🙂

    Thanks

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    • January 29, 2020 at 10:39 pm
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      Hi Michelle, perhaps you missed the first part of the piece where I mention “Adelaide Sightseeing” which is the tour provider 🙂 They were amazing, hope you get to visit soon 🙂

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  • February 24, 2021 at 8:24 pm
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    Do the best work you can and send it out. Never stop writing, never stop reading, never stop learning, never stop living, and never give up.

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