Ultimate Authentic Barossa Experience
Discover the Barossa intimately with fully-hosted tastings and dining experiences with two of the Barossa’s most esteemed multi-generational winery giants, Hutton Vale Farm and Henschke, while travelling in a private luxury aircraft.
Discover a true sense of the Barossa’s terroir with hosted experiences with two of the region’s most esteemed and multi-generational wine families, taking time to intimately discover what they’ve done for generations. Begin with a short journey from Adelaide in your luxury private aircraft and touch down in the Barossa at Hutton Vale Farm’s private airstrip, nestled between the esteemed vineyards of Mount Edelstone, Hutton Vale Farm, and Hill of Grace.
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Upon landing, you’ll be escorted to the Henschke flagship vineyards. Recognised for its rich heritage, innovative spirit, and commitment to hand-crafting exceptional wines for more than 145 years, the Henschke family spans six generations and boasts outstanding sustainable vineyards in the Eden Valley, Barossa, and Adelaide Hills.
Hosted throughout, you’ll become immersed into Henschke family history and operations. Visit the acclaimed Hill of Grace vineyard and admire the ancient and gnarled vines which produce the winery’s most renowned wine. Discover the history of the Henschke family and their connection to the region with walks through parts of the original winery built in the 1860s. Then settle into the family’s private cellar and sample a curated selection of Henschke wines, including rare access to Hill of Grace, Mount Edelstone, and others.
After this remarkable and moving experience at one of the region’s most esteemed producers, take a scenic ride to the repurposed heritage buildings and sprawling vineyards of Hutton Vale Farm, running for seven generations since 1843.
Enjoy warm country hospitality with a guided tour around the property and a farmhouse lunch hosted by one of the current custodians of the farm. The Angas family rightfully specialise in the robust flavours of the Barossa, including produce grown on their own property, and produce sourced from local artisan makers. Take a seat at the Angas’s table and enjoy authentic Barossa generosity with a sumptuous lunch with accompanying beverages from their own vineyard in the Hutton Vale private garden. Over this time, you’ll share relaxed and real stories with the Angas family, and delve into rich discussion of the region and its history to develop a deeper appreciation for this beautiful space.
Combining the finest elements of character, culture, history, food and wine, this Australian day tour is a superb country experience in a pristine heritage landscape. Conclude your experience returning to your aircraft, and relaxing on the short flight back to Adelaide.