Taste the best premium wine in the world during a Sydney excursion in Australia

Posted by on August 11, 2012

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When it comes to Australian wine, just buying some is not enough. The best way to know about this great wine is to visit Hunter valley in Sydney. This part of Australia has a long history. Scottish planted vines during the 18th century and since then it has become the best wine producing area in the country. The place has over seventy wineries. The best part about this is that they have tasting rooms so visitors can have a sip of wine before purchasing a bottle. There are some wineries that have expanded their tasting areas because there are growing numbers of tourist who visit the place on Sydney excursions. Not only that, you can also learn how to produce wines. There are also wine making museums that will let you learn about developing wines as early as 19th century. The tours will let you know how grapes turn into wine. This is very interesting.

Glass of wine

Glass of wine, last drop

Hunter Valley, Sydney

Hunter Valley, Sydney

Tasting wine in a Sydney winerie

Tasting wine in a Sydney winerie

If you want to know more, you can also enroll in a two hour course about wine that includes history, styles and other aspects of this drink. You can also get a comprehensive tour of wineries. Do you want to taste the local delicacies? You will never go hungry when visiting the area. You can find several restaurants that offer fine dining and great cuisines.  There is also the award winning wine making center where you will have many choices of wine and cheese. The place will let you try various cheeses and complement it with the wine of your choice.

Wine and cheese

Wine and cheese

Aside from eating and drinking during Sydney excursions, there are also other things to do. One of them is joining the Bicycle and Walking Tours that has stopovers to several wineries. You can even see the whole region through a different vantage point by riding a hot air balloon. If you want an adrenaline rush, you can sky dive from a plane. For golfers, there are a lot of courses with great view. Go from one winery to another by riding a carriage drawn by pure bred horses.

Baloons in Sydney

Baloons in Sydney

Sky diving in Sydney

Sky diving in Sydney

Premium Australian wines made from authentic grapes have inspired festivals and events that happen all throughout the year. Normally they happen between the months of February until April. The most famous is the Harvest festival. During the month of October, you can check out Jazz in the Vines that catch the attention of thousands of visitors especially those who love music. There are also several accommodations within the area that varies pricing and features. Before taking the excursion, you might want to read a travel guide that will give you information on several aspects of the trip. According to statistics, there is an increase in the number of visitors in the region.

Harvest Festival, Sydney

Harvest Festival, Sydney

 

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