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Barossa Gourmet Weekend – outstanding packages

barossa_be_consumed_gourmet_weekendAugust 15th to 17th are dates to diarise. One of the best annual events played out in SA is the Barossa Gourmet weekend. See details and program by clicking on link 2014-Barossa-Gourmet-Weekend-Program-red

Complete response form below to request quotes – just for a minibus with driver for the day if you wish…or be part of our planned day which includes a gourmet meal and entertainment at our Roenfeldt Hill vineyard and party into the night on the Saturday.

ABRM/Be consumed. tours is offering  apackage for each of the two main days, Sat 16th and Sun 17th August for just  24 people for each of the days of the weekend, a private and unique Barossa Gourmet food, wine and entertainment experience.  Ideal for groups of up to 12 people x 2 vehicles each day. Group bookings only please.

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Saturday 16th August Barossa Gourmet

  • Depart Adelaide address circa 9.00am
  • Choose from the list of participating wineries in program for a coffee and cake (or late breakfast) at 9.30am.
  • Move on to next winery when you wish for next gourmet food and wine option. You choose.
  • Move on to next winery for next gourmet food, wine and entertainment option. You choose.
  • Move on to next winery for sweets and coffee. Stay on for entertainment and dancing. You choose but recommended is Whistler Wines.
  • At 5pm we will adjourn  to our own Roenfeldt Hill vineyard for a fabulous gourmet food and award winning wine experience, with American blues busker Dave Humble, and DJ Myster -E who plays a range of great music to dance to, and requests. Bonfire.  Gourmet BBQ, sweets, tea/coffee and entertainment $enquire  including our own wines. Party into the evening until 10pm if you wish, before we take you back to your city nominated drop off point.

The all day return bus service cost is just $enquire for up to 12 people. No drink driving, no hassles – we are at your service for the day with our minibuses and drivers, then our unique vineyard barrel shed kitchen, and entertainment.

Bus licence? Sorry, no but will consider bring a bottle or two   of champers to enjoy en route with the local produce platter we provide.

We will be booking your selections with the venues, to avoid the disappointment of overcrowding that can occur.

Sunday 17th August Barossa Gourmet

Late morning start at 10.30am from your city or Gawler nominated address. As per above, you create your own program for the day, but at 1pm enjoy a set menu gourmet BBQ lunch and wines at Roenfeldt Hill. Bonfire. Move on at 2pm to another venue, recommended are Gibson Wines, Elderton, Pindarie and Whistler Wines.

Sorry, no evening party at Roenfeldt Hill, but our American blues busker will be playing through the lunch period and we have a great sound system for a dance if you wish.

We will leave the last venue at 5.15pm and be back at your city destination in about 1 hour, latest 6.30pm.

Bus licence? Sorry, no but will consider bring a bottle or two   of champers to enjoy en route with the local produce platter we provide.

Cost for the 12 seat minibus for the part day, return, is $enquire and the cost for the gourmet lunch at Roenfeldt Hill is $enquire including our own award winning wines.  Your day in the Barossa could end up costing less than $120pp including transport!

 

Long table of the Roenfeldt Hill barrel shed

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OR, do your own thing all day, both days. Enquire about a 12 seat or 24 seat minibus to charter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clare Gourmet Weekend minibus

May 17th and 18th are the dates for this years Clare Gourmet weekend.  Clare Valley wines It was the first food and wine event of its type in Australia more than 30 years ago, and is still one of the best. Fabulous food, great wines and heaps of fun and frivolity. clare valley gourmet weekend McLarenValeWineRegionBe sure to book early  a 12 seat vehicle and driver for your group. We can even tow a trailer fitted with BBQ, esky, tables and chairs Group bookings only.      

Watch for the program announcements on the two following websites http://www.clarevalleywinemakers.com.au/gourmet.php       and  http://www.southaustralia.com/info.aspx?id=9002802

Russells Pizza House of Willunga – a fantastic spot to party

russellsRussell Jeavon’s pizza haunt at Willunga has, for some years, been a favourite short trip night out for groups of friends, and family celebrations.  Rustic atmosphere, warm and inviting even on the coldest nights; standing around open fires in winter. Of course, wood fired ovens. Surprise functions catered for. Food is sensational, as you would expect…it just keeps on coming until you are full to the brim. Not only pizzas, great deserts too.

pizzaBYO with corkage. Leave your messages on the walls. Lots of minibus groups of young people every Fri and Sat night – a great place to meet.

See Russells Facebook page here

 

 

Clare Valley with Be consumed.tours

clare-valley-australiaYou have always wanted to do the wonderful Clare Valley wine region of our state, but somehow there has always been other priorities, or it was just a bit far, being an hour and a half from Adelaide.  You have no idea what you have been missing! So get a group of your friends together and just do it!

clare Sevenhill St AloysiusBest known for its delightful Rieslings, its cool climate and limestone soils lending themselves to fragrant white wines, yet the region’s delicate, sophisticated reds are winning awards around the world.

Check out this Be consumed. tours silver tour itinerary. ABRM 3 Clare Template This one is based on a Clare region accommodation pickup point, but if leaving from Adelaide, we can easily modify it… might just mean making it an 8am start and planning to get home by around 6.30pm.

Minibus to Hahndorf – a heritage treasure

hahndorf inn 1The beautiful town of Hahndorf is just 30 minutes from the city of Adelaide. It was first settled by Lutheran/Prussian immigrants in 1839, and is Australia’s oldest German settlement, the surviving buildings and character replicating the fachwerk architecture of the homeland.

George Fyfe Angas, a pillar of our state’s heritage, was a Newcastle (UK) businessman. He saw the potential of the region and Barossa Valley, working with  Hamburg pastor August Kavel to bring several 250px-George_Fife_Angashundred oppressed Lutheran families to settle here, and was the founder of The South Australian Company, risking his entire family fortunes in loan guarantees to see it established.

Today, Hahndorf sees thousands of tourists every week, the quaint Main St being a half km walk of attractions from home made ice creameries, arts, crafts, and Hahndorf03boutique winery cellar doors to hotel restaurants serving traditional German dishes.

IMG_0419 webNearby is the iconicBeerenberg strawberry farm and jam/condiments factory, and Grumpy’s, a micro brewhaus. hahndorf smallgoodsAnd within a few minutes are several boutique wineries including Hahndorf Hill, The Lane, Johnstons, Bird in Hand, Napenthe, Shaw & Smith and Howards vineyard.

Contact ABRM-Be consumed.tours to create a customised and truly memorable day itinerary for a tour of the Adelaide Hills and Handorf. Or just book us, requesting a minibus to hahndorf,  to take you for a leisurely, relaxing lunch in the delightful part of our state, then a stopover on the way back to Adelaide at the Mount Lofty lookout to take in the panoramas of our city.mt lofty lookout

 

 

Easter at Oakbank Races – transport for your group

adelaide cup 1imagesIts not far away…the Easter long weekend and one of SA’s biggest horse racing events, at the delightful surrounds of Oakbank, 19th & 21st March,

Don’t drink and drive.

Transport can be a problem if you leave it late. Make it easy and safe by booking a minibus with ABRM today. We can even tow a trailer for your BBQ, shelter and seats etc.

logo_oakbankSee the Oakbank racing program and entry details at http://www.oakbankracingclub.com.au/

Hens day tours with ABRM

balaklava cup pic 2Just imagine a day out with your wedding entourage, friends and family, visiting your choice of wonderful Barossa, Hills or McLaren Vale  attractions and a gourmet lunch venue. Make your hens day or tour a truly memorable one. ABRM logo 2 jpeg

For up to 12 guests in our luxuriously appointed minibus, your driver is likely to be the owner of Adelaide Barossa Regional Minibus, who is also a vigneron and boutique winemaker. IMG_0423 shoppedYou can also to choose to ‘party away in private’ the afternoon in his Roenfeldt Hill vineyard and wines barrel shed, recently fitted out with air conditioning and kitchen. The affable Wayne then becomes your chef!

You are welcome to decorate the bus and we can supply bride and bridesmaids banners. You could also use ABRM for the wedding guest transfers too. We would love to hear from you. Wayne n Sandy

Outstanding South Australian Wine Region Tours

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Wayne’s week is always a busy one. He runs the family vineyard, markets his wines, does the rep work in the Adelaide restaurant scene, and does some consulting work too, as well as being involved in tourism.  He has now created  ABRM – short for Adelaide Barossa Regional Minibus, along with sub- brands, Be consumed.tours, and Winemaker Tours. Whilst the key target markets are in middle to high end wine tourism, he will be providing a full range of minibus services for groups.

The Be consumed. tours range provides clients with a wonderful tourism experience, delivering on the  magnificent food and wine character/culture of our state, as depicted in the award winning Tourism SA advert – click here to see.. Barossa be consumed. Whilst the ad is focussed on the Barossa Valley, it really is an expose of the character of all wine regions of our state. South Australian wine tours are simply exhilarating!

The wine region tours on offer are like no other, in that they are led by a vigneron and small winemaker, with guests able to choose from a range of itineraries, which can include a visit and lunch in the newly fitted barrel shed or in the natural bush of Roenfeldt Hill vineyard overlooking the Barossa.

Tours of the McLaren Vale, Hills and Clare Valley regions are also part of the business. Charters are welcomed too, whereby clients can run the day, using their  own itinerary.

Winemaker tours final 150dpi webThe Winemaker Tours is a service aimed at VIP groups….wine clubs, trade, restaurants, hotels etc and those who are seeking customised days in the wine regions, and meetings with the winemakers.

See our website for more info www.abrm.net.au

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