Barossa Valley Wine Tour
Trip Start Aug 16, 2004
133Trip End Aug 13, 2005
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After that it was to our first winery, which just happened to be Jacobs Creek. Marvellous! We tasted about 10 wines and then it was on to the next place - Richmond Grove. Unfortunately, all their wines are only available in Australia, which was a shame as they did a nice Riesling.
Lunch was also at Richmond Grove. Matt cooked a very tasty BBQ, with sausages, steaks and lamb chops. He also cooked some kangaroo marinated in herbs and spices, which I have to say was delicious
After lunch was a visit to 2 more wineries - Cockatoo Ridge and then Bethany. Bethany was a strange one because instead of being a structured tasting, you had to select your wine from a list to taste.
After the last winery we stopped in a town to do a bit of shopping and buy some alcohol because the bus had a liquor licence, which meant that the journey home was a bit more raucous than the morning jouney!
The drinking session continued at a pub near the hostel for about 4 more hours, until we stumbled back to the hostel and passed out!