Fit in a Classic Perth Wine Tour This Holiday
A wine connoisseur is so much more than a hobbyist. Connoisseurs are adventurous; boldly trying new and exciting drinks, while at the same time being aggressively selective with what they sample due to their vast and expansive knowledge.
Luckily for all you connoisseurs out there, you needn't travel to other countries this holiday or shell out thousands of dollars if you want to indulge in some of the finest wines the world has to offer. Perth can give you the wine-tasting experience of a lifetime right in your own backyard.
Swan Valley: The Wine Sniffer
You know what kind of wine you like, and what you don't, so little time is wasted getting down to business.
Swan Valley wineries are known for their diverse range of high end wines. The wine region is built on alluvial loam and clay loam soils, which combined with the warm, dry climate produces a range of stunning white wines. Visit WA's oldest wine growing region and taste a variety of beverages, including Verdelho, liqueur Shiraz and fortified wines.
For people who aren't into wine; the Swan Valley is home to some of the state's best craft breweries. It is also Australia's first humane food region, so you can enjoy your dishes knowing they were made ethically.
Make the most of your weekend by visiting some or all of the Swan Valley wineries today!
Chittering Valley: The Wine Loyalist
You take the time to research and seek out new wineries to experience. You rarely come home with the same brand and variety, opting to try a new wine each time.
One hour north of Perth, you will find a 76km looping passage that gives you access to several different wineries. You'll find yourself in awe of the breathtaking scenery, as you appreciate award-winning wines made using traditional family methods.
This rural Perth wine tour is bound to inspire you, with picturesque views of luscious hills and friendly locals willing to have a chat about their craft. The region is known especially for Verdelho, Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
Give the Chittering Valley a go and escape to a rural paradise.
Perth Hills and Bickley Valley: The Wine Experiencer
You don't just want a glass of wine you want a history. You love hearing the story behind things, wine included.
Find a collection of boutique wineries right in your backyard! Bickley Valley is only a half hour drive from the Perth CBD, giving you easy access to a fantastic Perth wine tour. The Perth Hills and Bickley Valley are made up of around 35 wineries, each with their own signature winemaking style. The rich history that lead to the creation of the Perth Hills region is represented in the wine you can sample at any winery. If you want to taste the local’s best, try any one of the Cabernet Sauvignon's available. The Perth Hills wine tour is the ideal way to experience Perth's outer suburbs in style.
Explore the Perth Hills and Bickley Valley and learn the story of the region this weekend.
Find your Perth Wine Tour
Now this is just a taste of the wine regions in the Perth and surrounds region, Why not get away for a weekend this summer period and enjoy the local produce for yourself? We're sure you'll return with a new outlook on what Perth can produce right in your own backyard.
Read on about other eating and drinking experiences in Perth.