Step beyond a standard food festival this autumn and discover deliciously different experiences that will feed your curiosity. This year’s program features a range of immersive and interactive tours to truly indulge your senses.
Local heroes are set to take you on a true food adventure, uncovering the origins of their world-class produce. Connect with producers, hear their stories and discover the heart of South Australian food and beverage with these guided tour experiences.
Sunday 1 May 2022 | $250 | Clare Valley
Get ready for an adventure in an alternative reality. The team at Clare’s Watervale Hotel will take you on a journey. Learn where their food and wine come from and engage your sixth sense as you tour their bio-dynamic farm ahead of a six-course degustation lunch matched to Clare Valley wines.
Saturday 30 April 2022 | $90 | Adelaide Hills
Experience a boutique Adelaide Hills distillery like never before. The crew at Ambleside Distillers will take you on a tour of their abundant gardens as you learn about their distilling process – all with a gin in hand. Learn about their sustainability practices and how the botanicals in your gin are grown, sourced and picked.
Sunday 1 May 2022 | $65 | Barossa
Team members from renowned Barossa wine brands Pewsey Vale and Heggies Vineyard will host guests for this day of walking, tastings and storytelling. Take a guided journey through these two celebrated vineyard sitess and discover what sets them apart.
Monday 2 May 2022 | $110 | Fleurieu Peninsula
Discover the wonders of delicious seasonal produce grown on the Fleurieu Peninsula as you go behind the scenes with the farmers and producers of the Willunga Farmers Market. Guests will embark on four Farm Tours including a visit to Nomad Farm where a delicious lunch will be served.
Saturday 7 May 2022 | $220 | Adelaide Hills
Join Darren and Lucy Golding for a wine adventure as they host a walking wine tasting safari through their Western Branch vineyard followed by a five-course dining experience crafted by head chef De Buys Nortier. Learn about the nuances of growing fruit and making wine in the Adelaide Hills Wine Region.
Sunday 1 May 2022 | $260 | Barossa
Take an exclusive vineyard tour of the Barossa’s renowned Gatt Wines, enjoy a winemaker-led back vintage tasting and relax over lunch or dinner featuring the freshest local fare. This is a unique opportunity to understand the beauty and importance of the Eden Valley and the Barossa.
Multiple Dates | $195 | Adelaide Hills
Join a unique small group tour at the Highland Valley Deer Centre in the Adelaide Hills to discover where a food journey begins. You’ll learn about the challenges of balancing the environment with commercial deer production in an ever-changing landscape before a local chef-inspired three-course venison lunch hosted by the farm manager.
Sunday 1 May 2022 | $240 | Fleurieu Peninsula
Join an adventure through McLaren Vale with local hero producers who make our exceptional restaurant and winery offerings possible. Take a bus from Victor’s Place in Old Noarlunga to Seaview Vineyard in McLaren Vale. Enjoy an immersive smokehouse lunch, interactive desserts, and of course outstanding wine tastings.