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Ultimate 5-Day McLaren Vale Wine and Dine Adventure Itinerary

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day 1

Vineyard Vistas and Biodynamic Beginnings

McLaren Vale Itinerary - February 27

Morning. Begin your McLaren Vale adventure with a delightful breakfast at The Elbow Room Cafe and Bar. Energize yourself for the day ahead with their locally sourced menu and a cup of freshly brewed coffee.
Afternoon. Savor the flavors of McLaren Vale with a private biodynamic winery tour at McLaren Vale Private Gemtree Wines Biodynamic Winery Tour. Learn about sustainable winemaking practices and enjoy a tasting of their exceptional wines. Afterward, indulge in a sumptuous lunch at The Currant Shed, known for its seasonal dishes and picturesque vineyard views.
Evening. As the sun sets, experience the innovative "Tasting in the Dark" at Hardys Tasting in the Dark - A Wine Sensory Experience [469574]. Engage your senses in a guided wine tasting where the sense of sight is removed, allowing you to focus on the aromas and flavors of the wines in a unique way.
day 2

Biking the Vines and Shiraz Soiree

McLaren Vale Itinerary - February 28

Morning. Start your day with a scenic e-bike ride through the vineyards with McLaren Vale E-Bike Rental to Explore the Vineyards. Enjoy the freedom to explore the stunning wine region at your own pace, with the option to visit wineries such as Wirra Wirra Vineyards or Alpha Box & Dice Winery.
Afternoon. After working up an appetite, take a break and enjoy a casual lunch at Oxenberry Farm Wines. Their menu features local produce and gourmet pies, perfect for a vineyard picnic. Follow this with a visit to d'Arenberg The Blending Bench Experience, where you'll create your own personalized bottle of wine to take home.
Evening. For dinner, indulge in a gastronomic journey with a biodynamic wine tasting and degustation lunch at McLaren Vale Biodynamic Wine Tasting and Degustation Lunch. This exclusive experience will introduce you to the principles of biodynamic farming while you enjoy a menu designed to complement the wines.
day 3

Artisanal Trails and Coastal Twilight

McLaren Vale Itinerary - February 29

Morning. Wake up to the aroma of freshly baked goods at Red Poles Restaurant & Gallery. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast surrounded by local art before setting out for a day of exploration.
Afternoon. Embark on the "Hills to the Seaside" full-day tour, visiting the charming village of Hahndorf and the coastal town of Victor Harbor. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes and a visit to Serafino McLaren Vale for a delightful lunch and wine tasting. Conclude the tour with a relaxing twilight catamaran cruise at Adelaide Glenelg Twilight Catamaran Cruise with Drink.
Evening. Return to McLaren Vale and dine at The Salopian Inn, where you'll experience a blend of contemporary Australian cuisine with international influences. The restaurant's warm and eclectic atmosphere sets the stage for an evening of culinary delights.
day 4

Historic Hahndorf and Hidden Gems

McLaren Vale Itinerary - March 1

Morning. Begin with a hearty breakfast at The Victory Hotel, known for its stunning views of the coast. Fuel up with a traditional Australian breakfast before heading out for a day of discovery.
Afternoon. Join the "Hahndorf Hidden Gems Full-Day Adventure [439814]," where you'll explore the hidden corners of Australia's oldest surviving German village. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at Maxwell Wines, set in a historic limestone building, and taste their handcrafted wines.
Evening. As the day winds down, enjoy a relaxed dinner at Pizzateca, a family-owned pizzeria known for its wood oven pizzas and rustic Italian dishes. Unwind and reflect on the day's adventures in a cozy, casual setting.
day 5

Barossa Valley Bound and Farewell Feast

McLaren Vale Itinerary - March 2

Morning. It's time to bid McLaren Vale adieu with a final breakfast at Coriole Vineyards. Enjoy a selection of their artisanal breads and local preserves while taking in the panoramic views of the vineyards.
Afternoon. Depart for the Barossa Valley on the "From Adelaide Barossa Valley Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour [447249]." Explore this renowned wine region, visiting acclaimed wineries and savoring a delicious lunch with a glass of Barossa wine.
Evening. Return to McLaren Vale and conclude your journey with an unforgettable dinner at d'Arry's Verandah Restaurant. The iconic restaurant offers a multi-award-winning menu paired with the finest wines, providing a fitting finale to your epicurean adventure.
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