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Travel guide McLaren Vale


'Undressed' - Cleanskin Wine Tasting Event @ Pertaringa Wines
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8383 2700 or bec@k1.com.au
Venue: Pertaringa Wines, Corner Rifle Range and Hunt Roads Mclaren Vale South Australia
Date(s): Start Sat 04 Feb 12 repeat on first Saturday for 2 month(s)
Get ‘Undressed’ at Pertaringa as they roll out the tasting tables and show their amazing array of 15 premium cleanskin wines, all available for tasting.

All of these wines are produced from grapes grown in the family’s vineyards and will be available from just AUD75.00 per dozen.

They’ve got reds, whites, a rose and even a moscato - so there is something for everyone.

For further information, call or email Pertaringa Wines.. www.pertaringa.com.au Read more

Tasting Australia Associated Event - Bracegirdles Chocolate and Wine Appreciation course
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8294 8482 or info@bracegirdles.com.au
Venue: 190 Main Road, Mclaren Vale South Australia
Experience the taste of Belgian chocolate with matching award winning wines.

Appreciate the taste that single origin chocolate can bring to the different varieties of wine. Different cocoa beans and wine will produce different results.

Remember there is no right or wrong in this adventure it is all about personal taste and how it develops. The important thing is to understand what you do and don’t like in chocolate and wine.

Above all simply enjoy the experience and have fun... Read more

Tasting Australia Associated Event - Bracegirdles Beer and Chocolate and Appreciation course
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8294 8482 or info@bracegirdles.com.au
Venue: 190 Main Road, Mclaren Vale South Australia
Experience the taste of Belgian chocolate with matching award winning beers.

Appreciate the taste that single origin chocolate can bring to the different varieties of beer. Remember there is no right or wrong in this adventure, it is all about personal taste and how it develops.

The important thing is to understand what you do and don’t like in chocolate and beer. Above all simply enjoy the experience and have fun!

Courses also include insights and demonstrations from Brace... Read more

Tasting Australia Associated Event - Two’s Company - Justin North
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8557 0840 or tsommariva@gwg.net.au
Venue: 281 Main Road, Mclaren Vale South Australia
‘Two’s Company’ is a series of dinners held at The Kitchen Door at Penny’s Hill and Mr. Riggs Cellars with Chef Ben Sommariva and guest Chef’s from Australia and beyond.

As part of Tasting Australia 2012 Justin North from the acclaimed ‘Becasse’ New South Wales, will join Ben at the stove on Friday 27 April. Ben and Justin share a passion for sourcing food from the best regional producers and this will be the focus in the shared five course menu matched with current and museum Penny’s H... Read more

Tutti Exhibition - Colourful Dreams
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8557 0000 or marketing@foxcreekwines.com
Venue: Malpas Road, Mclaren Vale South Australia
Date(s): From Thu 12 Jan 12 To Wed 29 Feb 12
Colourful Dreams is an exhibition of paintings created by a selection of Tutti Visual Artists, which explores the theme of Abstraction.Artist Tim Cannell creates layered complex structures with rich colour combinations. Recently listed by Peter Goers as South Australia's best abstract painter, Tim's paintings present a balance between careful composition and spontaneous brushwork.Charlie Taplin's paintings explore natural and geometric forms revealing layers of vibrant and luminous colour on a multitude of transparent planes.Tessa Crathern, whose work captures colour and shape through repeated patterns, is inspired by stained glass windows.Each artist is part of the Tutti Visual Arts and Design Program, which aims to support the development of emerging learning disabled artists and promote... Read more

Tasting Australia Associated Event - Dinner at d'Arry's
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8329 4888, 1800 882 335 or winery@darenberg.com.au
Venue: Osborn Road, Mclaren Vale South Australia
2012 marks the 100 year anniversary of the family owned McLaren Vale winery, d'Arenberg. Join the celebrations with a degustation hosted by third generation d'Arry Osborn (a veteran of 69 consecutive vintages) accompanied by renowned wine journalist Ralph Kyte-Powell. Head chef Peter Reschke will create a menu of seasonal and regional produce matched to a range of current and back vintage d'Arenberg wines.

Bookings are essential via the restaurant - limited seating.. www.darenberg.com.au Read more

Wine Diva Tours
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8323 9806 or greg@winedivatours.com.au
Wine Diva Tours operate luxury tours specialising in the McLaren Vale region. Relax in the Climate controlled comfort of a Mercedes Benz Viano with outstanding appointments, including luxury seating for six passengers.

Wine Diva Tours are available for winery/cellar door tours, regional food tours, regional art tours, corporate travel, airport transfers, weddings and special events.. www.winedivatours.com.au Read more

Producers
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8323 0060 or tori@producers.net.au
Producers invites you to share a McLaren Vale experience. Visit our Cellars and 32 hectares of vines, olive groves, orchards, and native flora with views to Willunga Hills set in the heart of McLaren Vale wine region, South Australia, 40 minutes fro... Read more

Onya Bike Tours and Hire
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8323 7689 or makeyourmark1@msn.com
Indulge your senses whilst enjoying the sights and tastes of the acclaimed McLaren Vale on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Explore the picturesque Shiraz Trail and the many cellar doors that lie along it. Onya Bike Tours and Hire is the most environmentally friendly way to do all of this whilst staying fit.Choose one of our well maintained mountain bikes or 'retro' tandem bikes for a self guided tour at very reasonable rates or maybe one of the value packed packages available to get the most from your McLaren Vale Onya Bike experience. Half and full day packages can include a Cheese and Picnic Package, Gourmet Cheese and Picnic Package, Breakfast and Picnic Package and Executive Team Building Package.Great for romantic days for couples, family picnics, birthdays, small social clubs, groups, corpor... Read more

Editor's Choice - Sea & Vines
By Lisa Monk

The McLaren Vale wine region has more than its fair share of treasures, and this picturesque 1850s stone cottage is just one of them.  Nestled in the foothills on 3 secluded acres on the glorious Fleurieu Peninsula, Sea & Vines Cottage is your perfect escape away from the scramble of everyday life. It is hard to believe that such complete peace and serenity can be found only 45 kms from Adelaide.  This is truly a rural idyll that is not only convenient to the city, but also close to the many wonders of the region.  McLaren Vale is the gateway to the Fleurieu Peninsula and is described as being “where the vines meet the sea”, which is why this lovely cottage is so well named. Sea & Vines is a renovated stone cottage, with two bedrooms, a fully equipped k... Read more

 
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