Barossa Valley Wine Tours – Explore The Barossa Wineries
The abounding Barossa Valley wine region is just over a one hour drive from Adelaide in South Australia, so is perfect for tourists wanting the 1 day Barossa wine tours departing from the capital city. One of Australia’s more famous wine regions, it's home to some legendary Barossa wineries such as Jacob’s Creek and Penfolds.
The Barossa is comprised of 4 main areas – Angaston, Lyndoch, Tanunda and Nuriootpa (just call it “Nuri” like the locals do), as well as a mouthful of smaller townships - Bethany, Cockatoo Valley, Eden Valley, Greenock, Keyneton, Light Pass, Marananga, Seppeltsfield, Mount Pleasant, Penrice, Rowland Flat, Springton, Stockwell, Truro and Williamstown.
Known for their Mediterranean climate, you can look forward to warm, dry summers and nippy, wet winters in and around the Barossa Valley wine region.
Wining, Dining and Waking Up
Put your hollow legs on cause you’re spoilt for choice here. There are over 150 Barossa wineries to see which means there are thousands of different wines to taste. There are also many different Barossa wine tours, so you can be sure to experience as many of the wineries as you desire.
The Barossa Valley has over 40 restaurants covering an assorted array of tastes for every bud and over 100 different accommodation options. Camping and caravanning, standard hotels and motels and cottages right through to farmhouse stays, bed and breakfasts and luxury accommodation are all on offer. Or, if you don’t want to stay, take one of the amazing Barossa wine tours on offer. Everyone’s tastes are embraced in the Barossa Valley.
There is so much to do, aside from the Barossa wine tours of course, you’ll wonder how to fit it all in. There’s hot air ballooning and helicopter rides for the more adventurous, walking trails, cycling trails, golf and swimming for the outdoorsy peeps, and for the shopaholic there’s the farmer’s markets, local stores and antiquing.
The Barossa Valley also has a collection of art galleries, museums, gardens, a gold mining trail and lavender farms.
The Barossa Valley wine region is also host to many annual events. To name a few –A Day On The Green – Barossa Under The Stars – Barossa Vintage Festival – Tour Down Under – Shakespeare In The Vines – Angaston Show – Tanunda Show – Barossa Gourmet Weekend – Celtic Festival – Barossa Cup Day – Rose and Flower Show.
No matter when you visit, there is always something happening in the Barossa. Check out their local visitor centre for more info.
The Boffin Breakdown
For the people serious about their Barossa Valley wine, the prominent varieties of this region are Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Reisling, Semillion and Chardonnay. The Barossa wineries harvest their 13,256 hectares of vines from late February to April. The first year of wine production in the region was 1842, and they currently crush the goodness out of over 60,000 tonnes of grapes each year.
See below for our operators of Barossa wine tours.
Wine Tour Operators in the Barossa Valley Wine Region
Premium Wine Tours
Private Wine Tours of South Australia’s Finest Wine Regions...
At most 7 people, Departing from Adelaide CBD & Some Regional SA
At Grape Valley Tours it's all about YOU.. We are a five star chauffeured door to door service. Let us make YOUR day a memorable experience amongst the salubrious ambience of South Australia's world renowned great wine regions...
2 to 7 people, Departing from Adelaide CBD & Some Regional SA