COONAWARRA ESSENCE - Half Day Tour - 12.30 - 5pm

From AUD $160.00
  • Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: South Australia
  • Product code: P3JFSJ

Coonawarra Essence - Half Day Tour (12.30 - 5pm)

Embark on a journey to uncover the hidden gems of Coonawarra! Join our Half-Day Bliss wine tasting adventure and explore four cellar doors in this picturesque region.  Coonawarra is famous for its vivid red soil - Terra Rossa - and world class wines. From its world-renowned Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot red wines and then to crisp, aromatic whites and vivacious bubbles. Don't miss your chance to savour the best wines this region has to offer. Book your spot now and elevate your wine-tasting experience to new heights! Savouring every sip along the way a half day at a time. What sets our tour apart is the flexibility of customised experiences, allowing you to handpick the wine cellar doors you wish to visit. Explore the options and plan your personalised day of wine tasting in the Coonawarra. 

If you are staying in Naracoorte, inquire about a drop-off at a local hotel or restaurant for an evening meal starting at 6 pm, completing a perfect full day of wine tasting. Book now for an unforgettable journey through the flavourss and landscapes of this exceptional wine region!

A minimum of 3 people is required for this tour option for pickup in Naracoorte, Penola or Coonawarra.

Here is a glimpse of a possible itinerary. 

  • Pickup:

    • Naracoorte: 11:45 pm
    • Coonawarra: 12 pm
    • Penola: 12:15 pm

An example of an afternoon itinerary is listed below but as we offer customised and personalised tours you can ask us about visiting other wineries outside of this itinerary. "Your Day Your Way "  Check the following link 

Parkers Estate- 

With a reputation for quality, and a focus on premium winemaking, Parker offers a range of tasting flights and experiences that show the unique flavours of Coonawarra's famous soils and terroir. Gin flights introduce our incredible range of craft spirits offer a great complement to our wine tasting sessions. A fun and approachable introduction to blending and artisan production.

Patricks of Coonawarra  or  Brands Laira  Coonawarra  for Wine Tasting plus food option available.  

Cost is $50 and enough for two people.

Patricks of Coonawarra

A premium family-run estate in the heart of Coonawarra. Regionality and Personality.Only the highest quality fruit is sourced from their estate owned and managed vineyards delivering hand crafted, premium wines. 

- Produce Platter features  local and artisan selections of cheese, olives, bread, olive oil, dukkha, selected charcuterie, dried fruit, nuts and crackers. It also includes two complimentary glasses of wine. *Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options available.

Brands Laira Coonwarra 

Brand’s Laira is an iconic winery steeped in heritage with a wealth of old vineyards dating back to 1893. Brand’s Laira offers a range of elegant yet richly flavoured premium wines from this distinct region.

 - Ploughmans Platter  for 2 people, Chicken pesto salad, Pastry of the day. Salad
of the day (GF + Vegan) or Soup of the day with fresh-baked bread.

Food  Options - This is your choice can be added on as an extra as part of the booking or pay direct to venue on the day. You just need to le us know which of the wineries you would like to go to and we will book it in for you.

Majella Wines

The grapes that make Majella wines famous are all grown on the Majella property surrounding the winery. Majella is situated on the eastern edge of the famous Coonawarra “red strip” and comprise some 60 hectares. About 55% is planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% to Shiraz and the remainder to Merlot and Riesling. Famed for their reds, they have also gained a reputation for wonderful Sparkling Shiraz and more recently for one of Coonawarra's nicest Rieslings.

Wynns Coonawarra Estate - 

Wynns Coonawarra Estate is the district's pre-eminent wine producer, with the longest established vineyard sites. Wynns produces an annual collection of red and white wines acclaimed for their consistent quality and depth of flavour, including two flagship reds - John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon and Michael Shiraz.

Coonawarra Railway Siding - 

An opportunity for the must had selfie which will cement your unique wine experience in the Coonawarra Wine Region. Arguably one of the most recognisable landmarks in the wine world, the Coonawarra Railway Siding is has become one of the most photographed sites in South Australia! 

Drop-off: - Return to your accommodation.



Wine cellar door tasting fees are not included in the price of this tour.  They can vary from $5 to $15pp and are redeemable on price of one bottle of wine.

Food/Lunch  options - You have various options to choose from Produce platters at $25pp , you can pay direct on arrival at each venue.