22 Dec 2020

Are you struggling for gift ideas or running out of time to shop? Look no further: we have amazing eating and drinking experiences sure to delight your foodie friends and family.

We’ve pulled together a variety of Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel experiences to feed curiosity, inspire adventure and secure your status as a legendary gift-giver.

A Day in Mintaro – Clare Valley

01 - 02 May 2021 — From $70

Jump on a chartered bus from Adelaide and set off for a hands-on journey to one of South Australia’s best wine regions. The team from Reillys Wines and the Magpie and Stump Hotel will be your personal tour guides as they show you around the heritage town of Mintaro in the Clare Valley. Join local producers and discover how to brew the perfect coffee and bake delicious sourdough. See why the Clare Valley is one of Australia’s most famous wine regions with a guided blending and tasting session featuring local winemakers. Find out more about this event.

Flavours of Campbelltown Food Trail Bus Tour

03 - 05 May 2021 — $70

Climb aboard! The Flavours of Campbelltown Food Trail Bus Tour will take you to the heart of this vibrant community for a day of eating and drinking. Meet passionate local producers who have helped make Campbelltown a food and wine destination. Pizza, pasta, wine, coffee, cake, biscuits and gelato – it’s all here and ready to be enjoyed. Find out more about this event.

Angler sustainable & ethically sourced seafood

05 - 06 May 2021 — From $150

This is your chance to get up close and personal with the team behind South Australia’s first sustainable and ethically sourced seafood restaurant. Angler, in the leafy Adelaide Hills community of Stirling, is here to educate you on the importance of ethically responsible fish and chips. By premiering dry ageing Angler is leading vital innovation and change for the industry. Feast on fresh local seafood while you learn about how the Angler team – working in collaboration with SA Fair Fish – has created a business model to boost the sustainability of the fishing industry. Find out more about this event.

The Long Table

01 - 08 May 2021 — $175

Italian food? Check. Gin and wine? Check. Dazzling views of McLaren Vale? Check! Join the team from Chalk Hill for a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience. Take a seat on the deck at Chalk Hill and settle in for a four-course Italian feast curated by Cucina di Strada, the same team behind South Australian institutions Madre and Pizzateca. Choose to pair your dishes with beverages including wines from the incredible Chalk Hill Wines range. Say cheers to a wonderful night with a decadent dessert and Never Never digestif cocktail. Find out more about this event.

Farm Gate Lunch at Yalumba

08 May 2021 — $275

This is for those who want the ultimate Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel experience – premium food and wine curated by top Australian chefs at an iconic Barossa winery. Each dish from the four-course feasting menu will be paired with Yalumba wines, setting the scene for the perfect relaxed meal with friends. Put the word out: this casually sophisticated afternoon, with its one-day-only menu and free-flowing beverages, is the ultimate day trip. Find out more about this event.

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