Is there a better combination in the world than travel and wine? OK, how about travel and food and wine? Or how about travel and food and wine and beautiful scenery? Or how about travel and food and wine and beautiful scenery and art and exercise and history and helicopter rides? That sounds pretty good, right?
And this is what you get when you visit wine country in Australia. Whether you choose the Barossa or Margaret River, the Yarra Valley or the Hunter Valley, Adelaide Hills or the Mornington Peninsula – or a region far lesser-known and boutique – you are in for something special. You're in for excellent food, high-quality wine-tasting experiences, and a whole range of other activities that fit perfectly with the relaxed but sophisticated vibe of Australia's viticultural hubs.
But which regions are best? And what should you do when you get there?
On this episode of Flight of Fancy, the Traveller.com.au podcast, I'm joined by fellow travel writer Ute Junker, and Ultimate Winery Experiences executive officer Kate Shilling to talk wine – and more specifically, about the parts of Australia in which it's produced, and the things you can do when you get there. Because a visit to wine country is not just about the stuff you drink. It's about a whole universe of experiences that match it like, well, food with wine.
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