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Australia Winery and Vineyard Tour

March 30 – April 15, 2014

Melbourne / Tasmania / Great Ocean Road / Adelaide

Join Thomas Henick-Kling on this incredible vineyard and winery tour down under. We have insider tours and tastings planned with more than 20 winemakers. We’ll visit Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula, Tasmania, Coonawarra, Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley and McLaren-Vale.

March 30         Depart from U.S.
March 31         Day lost in flight

Tue April 1       Arrive Melbourne – Transfer to Hotel (D)
Meet and Greet

Transfer to hotel

Check in and free time

Note:  Check in is not until 2-3 pm

Evening: Welcome Dinner – Pure South, fine dining on Southbank

Overnight: Vibe Savoy Melbourne (4 nights)

 Wed April 2      Melbourne – Yarra Valley Wine Region (B,L)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Winery Visits:

Tarrawarra Estate

Innocent Bystander – includes Lunch

Dominique Portet

De Bortoli Wines

Overnight:         Vibe Savoy Melbourne

Dinner on your own

Thu April 3       Melbourne – Mornington Peninsula (B,L)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Winery Visits:

Paringa Estate

Port Phillip Estates

Lunch –  Max’s at Red Hill Estate

Overnight:         Vibe Savoy Melbourne

Dinner on your own

Fri April 4         Melbourne – Free Day (B)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Day at leisure, lunch on your own

Overnight: Vibe Savoy Melbourne

Dinner on your own

Sat April 5        Melbourne – Fly to Launceston,Tasmania (B,L)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Transfer hotel to airport

Direct flight to Launceston (included)

Meet coach at airport for Launceston winery visits:

Jansz Winery                

Dalrymple Vineyards

Lunch – The Wine Cafe

Overnight:  Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Dinner – on own

Sun April 6       Launceston to Wine Glass Bay (B,L)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Winery visits enroute:

Spring Vale Wines

Freycinet Vineyard

Lunch at Freycinet Lodge

Time to stroll on Wine Glass Bay

Overnight:  Diamond Island Resort, Bicheno

Dinner on own arrangements

Mon April 7       Bicheno – Hobart (B,L)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Short stop at the historic town of Richmond

Lunch – Frogmore Creek

Winery visit:
Morrilla Estate

Overnight:         Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart (1 night)
Dinner on your own

Tues April 8        Hobart flight to Melbourne – begin Great Ocean Road (B)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Transfer Hotel to airport

Arrive Melbourne and join coach to commence Great Ocean Road Touring

Stop for sightseeing enroute

Lunch on own

Overnight:         Port Campbell Great Ocean Road Motor Inn, Port Campbell

Dinner on your own

Wed April 9       Great Ocean Road – Coonawarra (B,D)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Port Campbell to Coonawarra

Morning stop for Twelve Apostles (photo stops)

Lunch stop in Mt. Gambier – on own

Afternoon Winery Visit:

Balnaves of Coonawarra

Overnight:         Chardonnay Lodge, Coonawarra (1 night)

Dinner Included – Chardonnay Lodge Restaurant

Thu  April 10      Coonawarra – Adelaide (B)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Winery Visits:

Wynn’s Coonawarra Estate

Patrick of Coonawarra

Lunch – Upstairs at Holicks winery

Overnight:         Crowne Plaza Hotel Adelaide (5 nights)

Dinner on your own

Fri  April 11       Adelaide – Adelaide Hills (B)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Winery Visits:

Petaluma

Penfold’s Grange

Shaw and Smith

Lunch at The Lane Winery

Overnight:         Crowne Plaza Hotel Adelaide

Dinner on your own

Sat  April 12      Adelaide – Barossa Valley (B)  

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Winery Visits:

Seppletsfield

Yalumba

 Henschke

Lunch at Vintners Retaurant

Overnight:         Crowne Plaza Hotel Adelaide

Dinner on your own

Sun  April 13     Adelaide – Free Day    

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Free Day in Adelaide

Overnight:         Crowne Plaza Hotel Adelaide              

Dinner on your own

Mon  April 14    Adelaide – McLaren Vale (B,D)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Winery Visits:

Paxton Wines

d’Arenberg (Includes lunch)

Wirrawirra

Evening:           Farewell Dinner

Overnight:         Crowne Plaza Hotel Adelaide

 

April 15             Depart to U.S (B)

Full Buffet Breakfast at hotel

Transfer Hotel to Airport

Depart Adelaide

 

TRIP INCLUDES:

14 nights lodging , including full buffet breakfast

Premium Coach service throughout trip

Three dinners – Welcome, Farewell and at Chardonnay Lodge, Coonawarra

10 lunches at winery restaurants, includes coffee and soft drink

Domestic round trip airfare from Melbourne to Tasmania

Entrance to Freycinet National Park

 

NOT INCLUDED:

International airfare to Australia

Dinners other than three as noted above

Lunches other than 10 as noted above

Alcoholic beverages at lunches and dinners

Tips/Gratuities

 

COST PER PERSON SHARE TWIN:

15 – 19 persons                                   USD  $4,640.00

20 – 24 persons                                   USD  $4,250.00

25 persons                                          USD  $4,000.00

Single Supplement                                USD $1,250.00

Please contact Theresa Beaver if you are interested in registering or if you have any questions, tbeaver@wsu.edu.

Deposit of $300/person due by Jan. 1, 2013 and balance due by Feb. 1, 2014.

Refund Policy:

Once final payment is made – if passenger cancels between 60-30 days the deposit of USD $300 per person will be retained, plus a USD $100 per person administration free.  All other monies will be refunded.

Within 30 days of travel – no refund applies.

 

 

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