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Mintaro activities

$112.12 Cultural & Theme Tours

Clare UnCorked

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sevenhill Cellars, Clare, South AustraliaWe start with a tour of the Valley’s very first winery, Sevenhill Cellars, a sacred site of sacramental wine and spiritual character. Built by the society of Jesuits in 1851, it’s home to some of the oldest vines in Australia, planted from cuttings taken from Bungaree Station. These vines were tended by the men of faith, some of whom still lie in the on-site crypt. It’s an awe-inspiring story that sets the tone for the day.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jaeschkes Hill River Clare Estate, Polish Hill River, South AustraliaFrom here, we’ll travel on back roads and private property, through vineyards and farmland with stunning views of Polish Hill River and beyond. There’s no shortage of photo opportunities. Wine tasting Duration: 1 hourStop At: Reillys Wines Vineyard Walk, Mintaro, South AustraliaReillys – we share the love at Clare Valley Tours – and we’ll choose a winery to stop for lunch as well. Some days another venue may be selected to share that love.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Crabtree Watervale Wines, Clare, South AustraliaA full tasting experience. Wine produced solely from estate grown fruit for you to taste at this beautiful boutique cellar door.Duration: 1 hour

$130.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nomads Tour (NT01)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sevenhill Cellars, Clare, South AustraliaA thought-provoking tour for those interested in the early history of the Clare Valley. You’ll hear detailed, fully-narrated stories of the Valley and its early pioneersSevenhill Cellars is a revered site of sacramental wine and spiritual character that was built by the society of Jesuits in 1851. Hear their stories, inspect their 160-year-old vines and, of course, we’ll have a taste of their world-famous wines, including an immersive tour of the church crypt, grounds and museum. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: John Horrocks Trail, Penwortham, Clare, South AustraliaVisiting the grave of Clare’s first settler John Horrocks, and the landmark tree under which he first camped and hear the story of Harry the Camel who was responsible for the demise of HorrocksDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Reillys Wines Vineyard Walk, Mintaro, South AustraliaLeaving Sevenhill we’ll travel on scenic back roads with access to private property, through vineyards and farmland. Stunning views of Polish Hill River and beyond. There’s no shortage of unique photo opportunities.We travel into the historic township of Mintaro. Settled and established around 1847 as an overnight stop for Ox Drays carting the rich ore of the Burra Mines to Port Wakefield, the heritage listed town is known for its world class slate. It’s also home to the first Jesuit church built in Australia. You will have lunch at Reillys Cellar Door Restaurant.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Mintaro, South AustraliaRefreshed from a winery lunch we meander out of town to the jewel in the Mid North of South Australia, Martindale Hall. A journey back in time reliving the lifestyles of wealthy pastoralists. A fully guided tour of this Georgian-style mansion built in 1879 by country squire Edward Bowman. He surrounded his home with a polo ground, a cricket pitch, a racecourse and a boating lake, entertaining South Australian society. Bowman, fallen victim to droughts and debt sold the property to William Mortlock in 1891. Martindale was a wedding present for his wife, Rosie. Martindale Hall was featured in the classic Australian film, Picnic at Hanging Rock. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Spring Gully Scenic Drive 18, Auburn, South AustraliaWe then travel the backroads from Mintaro to the picturesque Skillogalee Valley, passing sprawling Hughes Park on our way to the Skillogalee Restaurant for afternoon tea. A perfect way to finish a great day out.Duration: 1 hour

$271.26 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Clare Uncorked Adelaide Pickup (CVA01)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sevenhill Cellars, Clare, South AustraliaA Clare Valley must see, Sevenhill Cellars, a sacred site of sacramental wine and spiritual character. Built by the society of Jesuits in 1851, it’s home to some of the oldest vines in Australia, planted from cuttings taken from Bungaree Station. These vines were tended by the men of faith, some of whom still lie in the on-site crypt. It’s an awe-inspiring story that sets the tone for the day.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jaeschkes Hill River Clare Estate, Polish Hill River, South AustraliaFrom here, we’ll travel on back roads and private property, through vineyards and farmland with stunning views of Polish Hill River and beyond. There’s no shortage of photo opportunities. Wine tasting Duration: 1 hourStop At: Reillys Wines Vineyard Walk, Mintaro, South AustraliaReillys – we share the love at Clare Valley Tours – and we’ll choose a winery to stop for lunch as well. Some days another venue may be selected to share that love.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Crabtree Watervale Wines, Clare, South AustraliaA full tasting experience. Wine produced solely from estate grown fruit for you to taste at this beautiful boutique cellar door. Over looking the hamlet of Watervale.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Kilikanoon Winery, Penwortham, Clare, South AustraliaKilikanoon is an award winning winery. We can include the Cellar Door into the day upon requestPass By: Eldredge Vineyards, Clare, South AustraliaSituated on the western side of the Valley this family owned winery has some exceptional wines and lovely hospitality.We can include this Cellar door on request, time permittingPass By: Sussex Squire Wines, Clare, South AustraliaWe may be able include this boutique Cellar door into our day if time permits.Pass By: Shut the Gate Wines, Clare, South AustraliaQuirky and tasty, a wonderful small boutique cellar door. We may be able to include this boutique Cellar door into our day if time permits.

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