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Barossa Valley tour experience for Marijke on her birthday

barrossa vaaley tour for marijke It was Marijke’s birthday. A great Barossa Valley tour was on the menu, with Be consumed tours. birthday banner barossa valley tour A local produce platter en route along with a tasting of Wayne’s Alinta rose. Then visits to … the Whispering Wall, the delightful Moorooroo Park vineyard cellar door (Jacob’s Creek Resort), a private tasting at Rockford Wines (thanks Joe), Jacob’s Creek Visitors centre, a visit to Maggie Beer’s farm, Roenfeldt Hill vineyard and a private tasting in the glorious Murray Street vineyards function hall at Greenock, with a long table gourmet lunch at the Roenfeldt Hill barrel shed. Drum fire roaring as the afternoon became misty. Group enjoyed the unique corkscrew vine presentation and vine to wine insights. This has to be the best wine region experience in Australia, truly delivering on the Be consumed promise of the Barossa. How good was that! marijke glassIMG_1735IMG_0381 compbarossa valley tour gourmet BBQ at Roenfeldt Hillbarossa valley tour gourmet food at roenfeldt hillbarossa valley tour chefIMG_1585 compmaggie beer on barossa valley tourmurray street on barossa valley tour IMG_1730be consumed baroissa valley tour in winter

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