Taste of South Australia - Adelaide

A local company with world-class expertise in wine and luxury travel, who combine over 30 years of experience and insider connections with a customised itinerary designed around your travel desires and needs. From best-kept secret spots to exclusive tastings, iconic Australian encounters, and authentic experiences, they will arrange the tour of your dreams.

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I’m Mary Anne Kennedy, and it’s such a pleasure to share my passions and insights with you. I have a lifetime of experience in touring, hospitality, hotels and the wine business, along with extensive insider knowledge to offer visitors a taste of something truly special … the fine wines, food, and lifestyle of my home. Cheers to the journey, my friends!

 

Mary Anne weaves her incredible travel savvy, creativity, and boundless passion into ensuring every personalized itinerary is paired with a top-class, hand-selected local guide, and a carefully curated selection of the region’s premier wineries—so you sample only what enhances your custom experience. A warm welcome to the Taste of South Australia!

Pairing wine with your tailor-made itinerary. It’s what we do, like no other…

Taste of South Australia pairs delectable wines and mouth-watering gastronomy with hand-crafted itineraries for the unrivalled luxury travel experience. You’ll be able to dip into Mary Anne's vast network of connections and insights to find hidden entrances, the chic and boutique, the lesser known cult wineries, and undiscovered local gems.

 

You’ll have access to award-winning vineyards, world-class restaurants, artisan winemakers, insanely talented chefs, sought-after cooking schools, extravagant spas, roads less traveled, and excursions that take you beyond where you imagined you could go…

One Day Wine Tours 

Small Group and Private

Multi Day Tours 

Private

Jacobs Creek Barossa Valley
Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills Cellar Doors

Taste of South Australia offer a wide range of half day and full day tours to the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale. Whether it be travelling with a small group or privately, all of their tours offer a personal approach and can be adapted to your individual tastes and needs.

The focus of these tours are on small boutique family run wine producers however visits to some of the bigger names is also an option. There will be time for sightseeing and shopping at local made crafts. Where lunch is included you can assured it will be a gourmet treat.

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With an extensive range of 2 and 3 day tours available, Taste of South Australia are able to cover many corners of this diverse state. From the outback of the Flinders Ranges to the stunning beaches, beautiful coastline and exquisite food and wine of the Limestone Coast.

With names like "Wine, Wellness & Spa", "Collect, Create Cook", "Taste of the Outback & Wine", "Golf, Gourmet & Celebrity" plus many more you are sure to be surprised by what South Australia has to offer.

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Adelaide Central Market

Adelaide City & Surrounds 

Small Group and Private

Adelaide has undergone a rapid transformation with a thriving small-bar scene, world-class art and music, and a festival calendar to rival that of any other Australian city. Discover its laneway secrets, visit the Adelaide Central Markets which features unknown local highlights such as hidden tunnels and cheesery and if wine is your thing we will through in an education on wine to boot.

Taste of South Australia also offer guided walking tours taking in the city sights, culture and heritage, as well as the unique pubs of culture in the East end.

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Nature & Wildlife

Small Group and Private

Kangaroo in Vineyard

South Australia's wildlife is prolific and the Fleurieu Peninsula offers something truly unique. 

After a morning visiting the boutique wine region of McLaren Vale you will travel further south into the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula and the coastal town of Goolwa where you will enjoy lunch overlooking the sea. In the afternoon visit Victor Harbor and ride on Australia's only horse-drawn tram to see the fascinating Blue Penguins on Granite Island.

Overnight tours specialising in wildlife are also available to the Flinders Ranges

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Culinary Experiences  

Private

Food and Wine

South Australia's wine regions offer an exceptional marriage between Food and Wine. Join a small group day tour to experience the very best the regions have to offer.

For a more comprehensive experience join the Collect, Create Cook Tour. This special two day tour includes the Adelaide Central Markets and a cooking school ate either the fabulous Chapel Hill Cooking school and/or Thornpark Country House. You will meet the wine makers and preparing and eating delicious regional cuisine. 

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Culture & Heritage 

Small Group and Private

Adelaide Heritage

Explore the Cultural Boulevard, walking amongst the statuesque Government and University buildings. Visit the famous Art Gallery with Rodin Sculptures and Museum with its unique desert garden, all the buildings have stories to tell. Enjoy visits of little streets & lanes whilst indulging in a taste of fine chocolate from our famous icon producer Haighs.

Adelaide is not only about food and wine,  and you can visit the famous Jam Factory to see leading crafts.

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Wellness Tours

Private

Bushwalk in Adelaide Hills

This exciting new tour experience encompasses Wine & Wellness. Start the day with a morning bush walk through the picturesque Adelaide Hills followed by a simple yet healthy gourmet breakfast.  An ideal retreat for rest and rejuvenation.

Offering naturopathic consultations, health and beauty treatments, gentle exercise, relaxation and excellent food. Be pampered by adding any of the spa treatments to the wellness centre visit. Find peace in the relaxing garden, wander into the cafe and enjoy lunch and dinner lovingly prepared with the freshest local produce.

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Active Tours 

Small Group and Private

Cycling through the vineyards Barossa Valley

Whether it be exploring Adelaide city by foot or cycling through the vineyards, Taste of South Australia can keep you active in between indulging the taste buds.

Tailored to levels of fitness and experience, the gourmet cycle tours can be from one to several days and incorporate regions such as "The Riesling Trail" through the beautiful Clare Valley or cycling through the Eden Valley near the Barossa. 

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