Good Food, Wine & Cider Tour
SPEED GRAZING the Swan Valley ! If you just love the “sweeter” things in life, have a healthy appetite for great taste and friendly fun – then this Perth Tour is for you! After picking up in Perth, our final pickup stop is the historic town of Guildford, only 13kms from Perth. Guildford is the major gateway to the Swan Valley, Perth’s Valley Of Taste. Throughout our travels, you will enjoy a brief insight into the history of the Swan Valley Settlement of Perth with informative commentary and a viewing of the historic buildings dating back to the beginning of the Swan River Colony.
Yahava Koffee Works
On our Good Food & Wine Tour, you will start your morning with a visit to the exciting Yahava Koffee Works. Here you will sample exotic coffees from around the world, refreshing iced coffee, spicy chai latte accompanied by chocolate coated coffee beans while witnessing the roasting, blending and grinding of the beans.
Then we visit one of the more unique aspects of this tour known as Windarra Honey. Windara Honey provides an opportunity to meet a bee-keeper (Phil) and taste an extensive range of natural unheated liquid and creamed honeys and sparkling honey water. There is also an observation hive where you can see bees at work and try spot the queen!
Olive Farm Wines
Our Saturday tour will visit Olive Farm Wines (the oldest winery in Western Australia est. 1829) to sample an extensive range of sparkling and still wines accompanied by delicious marinated Kalamata olives, plus awarded fortified wines accompanied by decadent Whistlers dark chocolate shards. Enjoy an opportunity to view a working winery and explore the history behind this iconic fourth generation Swan Valley wine making family.
Harris Organic Wines
Our Sunday tour will visit Harris Organic Wines (the only organic winery in Perth Western Australia) to meet Duncan Harris. Award winning organic wines lovingly nurtured while caring for the environment. The range is extensive with some delicious surprises. Duncan established this property 15 years ago and has some great stories to share reflecting the history of this unique, highly recognised and awarded winery.
Windy Creek Estate Wines
Midweek our tour visits award winning Windy Creek Estate Wines owned and operated since 1937 by the Cobanov family. Ruth and Tony are passionate about their extensive range of quality wines and fortifieds, particularly their famous white port. Guests will also enjoy an extensive selection of Western Australian cheeses as well as an exciting range of home-made chutneys, spreads and jams.
Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery
Uncover Australia’s unique indigenous culture and history. Our morning tour includes an intriguing visit to Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery to explore genuine Australian Bush Tucker. Guests will taste from an extensive range of jams, sauces, chutneys which are all made with Australian native food plants. Of course this renowned gallery showcases works by some of Australia’s leading indigenous artists, and provides guests the opportunity to purchase hand crafted jewellery, glassware and artifacts. Weather permitting guests will also have the opportunity to feed inquisitive local Emus.
Oggie’s Ice-Cream Cafe
Continiung along the sweet treats trail, our tour visits well known Oggie’s Ice-cream Cafe & English Sweet Shop. Here you will have generous tastings of hand-crafted cool creations. Owner Steve can create over 200 different flavours of ice-cream including apple pie and lemon lime bitters.
The next stop of the tour is the Swan Valley’s famous Mondo Nougat for sampling. Here you will be able to look through the viewing window into the production of this authentic Italian style delight.
Explore unlimited free tasting of the delicious range of hand crafted confectionary, produced to a traditional family recipe. The perfect indulgence is created in their onsite kitchen by artisans, using only the finest Australian nuts, resulting in a natural confection FREE of Gluten, Lactose, Additives, Preservatives or Colouring agents.
Whistler’s Chocolate Company
Our tour would not be complete without visiting Western Australia’s oldest confectionary company Whistlers Chocolate Company. Here you can treat yourselves to the generous sampling of Fudge, Rocky Road, Coconut Rough, Peanut Clusters, Chocolate Licorice, Chocolate Pretzels and that’s just to whet the appetite. Chocaholics..rejoice!!
Michael Brothers Juice & FUNK Cider
Our tour includes a visit to Michael Brothers Juice for extensive tasting of pure unprocessed fruit juices. Our visit also includes a unique tasting experience – sample awarded pure fruit Funk Cider House (only cidery in Australia using “real fruit”).
Maison Saint-Honore Macaron & Cake Factory
The midweek morning tour will visit Maison Saint-Honore – the Swan Valley’s only Macaron & Cake Factory – to enjoy an insightful view of production as well as a delicious sampling of freshly baked macarons. Meet the passionate creator of this unique factory and share his passion to continue a family tradition established in France and now delivered in the Swan Valley.
Child (1-13yo) $49
Credit Card Payments attract 2.5% surcharge
8.15am Perth CBD- Tourist Bus Stand & Selected Hotels **
Located in front of the Perth Train Station on Wellington Street next to the Horseshoe Bridge*–
8.45am Swan Valley Visitor’s Centre, Guildford
1pm Swan Valley Visitor’s Centre, Guildford
1.30pm Perth Tourist Stand & Selected Hotels **
** Perth CBD Hotels (must be pre-booked)
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday – excluding Public Holidays. Wednesday morning Good Food Wine & Cider is now a special combination tour featuring lavender scones, jam and cream with lavender tea and wine.
“Loved the variety of the tastings and the chance to meet the real people of the Valley. Loris’s local knowledge was amazing. I’ll definitely be back”
Wendy Soames, Beckenham, WA
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