Your day trip starts as your depart Adelaide by minicoach for the drive into the Barossa, where your first stop is TeAro Estate in Williamstown, named after the Maori word for ‘happy home.’ Settle into the intimate tasting room inside an 1850s barn, and enjoy morning tea with treats from a local bakery before your wine tasting.
Then visit Maggie’s Farm Shop, a lakeside cornucopia of jellies, jams and glazes run by Maggie Beer, a local writer, entrepreneur and chef. Enjoy samples of specialty goods and fresh foods, including seasonal produce just picked from the farm. (If the shop is closed, which occurs during school holiday periods, you’ll have free time in Tanunda to browse Murray Street, lined with gift shops and home and craft stores, or check out the local museum or visitor center.)
Next, make your way to Lambert Estate at Angaston for a 2-course lunch of regional food from the valley, accompanied by wine tastings and gourmet platters of local produce. Opt to purchase a glass of wine from the impressive wine selection, or enjoy a coffee accompanied with the popular Chocolatier (Chocolate Port).
Finally, visit Pindarie, a unique cellar door (Aussie lingo for tasting room) designed like an Australian homestead. While a member of the staff pours your tastings, listen to stories about the wines and winery. Your day trip then ends with the drive back to Adelaide.