The Bellarine Taster truly tantalises the taste buds.
We will experience the truly outstanding Bellarine Peninsula’s food and beverage harvest trail on the Andy bus
This all inclusive trip is the definitive way to experience this amazing regions wineries, cider houses, restaurants and breweries – all with a designated driver in our beautiful Andy’s Trails 12 seater bus
Celebrating local produce, gourmet beverages and breathtaking scenery with an informative passionate guide (me – Andy) and designated driver whose passion for craft will take this experience to a whole new level
We will visit 5 to 6 spectacular food and beverage destinations including a grazing farmers lunch style meal showcasing the regions best meats, cheeses, breads and seafood.
Each stop guarantees more than ample tastings of the local produce – be it craft breweries, wineries, cider houses or award-winning dining.
Experience fresh seafood overlooking the bay in which it’s caught, freshly picked berries, virgin olive oil whilst surrounded by the olive trees, cafes surrounded by the very produce being consumed, sample wines surrounded by the vines, ciders and beers overlooking their brewing tanks all whilst soaking up the fresh ocean air and water views. This tour showcases the broad range of fresh local produce and beverages this spectacular region has on offer, so get ready to have all your senses stimulated.
The Bellarine Peninsula is the fastest growing produce region in Victoria – come with us and find out why
PLACES WE LIKE TO VISIT. EVERY TOUR IS DIFFERENT
Tuckerberry Hill is a family owned and run spray-free strawberry and blueberry farm where you can pick your own berries! They also have a small café showcasing their berries, including blueberry conserve, sauce and chutney to take home! Nothing compares to the sweetness of freshly picked berries, except maybe picking them yourself!
Lighthouse Olive Oil is the largest olive grove on the Bellarine Peninsula with over 11,000 trees with over 11 different varieties of olives. Sampling their range of extra virgin olive oils and three citrus oils will expand your understanding and appreciation for subtle and not so subtle differences in the different oils on offer.
Oakdene Vineyard When walking up to the cellar door at Oakdene you’d be excused for thinking you’ve fallen down the rabbit hole into Wonderland! Surrounded by eclectic art works and entering the “upside down house” you’ll be delighted by the range of wines on offer for tasting. Wander round the garden to Mr Grubbs café for an exiting menu of relaxed good food and indulge in another glass of wine
LITTLE MUSSEL CAFE Portarlington is famous around Australia for their mussels. Advance Mussel Supply is a family owned and run business that has been farming mussels in the bay for over 30 years. With the opening of their café we can sample the freshest mussels along with an array of other seafood delights. You’ll be blown away by all the different ways to eat mussels!
Basil’s Farm Overlooking Swan Bay Basil’s Farm is a delightful mix of vineyard and farm. Housing llamas (Basil and Manuel), babydoll sheep, indian runner ducks and chickens, all used as natural and sustainable approaches to improving the health of the vines in addition to providing fresh free range eggs to the café! Sample the unique wines created by biodynamic and organic methods whilst enjoying the ambiance of being surrounded by the vines, orchards and kitchen garden.
Flying Brick Cider Company is the Bellarine’s first and finest cider company- come see why this is one of the fastest growing boutique ciders in Australia with a cider tasting paddle. Still thirsty for a little more wine? Yes Said The Seal Winery is also located onsite, specialising limited release cool maritime climate wines.
Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill is located in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. A producer of premium cool maritime climate wines, Scotchmans Hill has been a leading local winery for over thirty years and is rated among James Halliday’s Top 100 Australian Wineries.
Designed to ignite your imagination and explore your curiosity White Rabbit Brewery is an experience in and of itself. The Barrel Hall is just the place to do this surrounded by the open fermenters and barrels filled with their range of craft beers. Leave all your preconceived ideas at the door as you explore their range of ales made with the perfect blend of tried and true techniques with new age thinking!
Little Creatures After their huge success in Fremantle, Little Creatures decided it was time for the east coast to experience all they had to offer. With the most efficient brewery in the Southern Hemisphere they’ve opened one of the most exciting and welcoming brewery bars you’ll find. Having built inside shipping containers and quirky landscaping and interior design, half the fun is getting to the bar! Whether you’re going on their brewery tour or enjoying Andy’s shout you’ll be putting this down as a place to visit again.
- We are more than happy to arrange a personalised itinerary
- Our Local Produce tours include alcoholic beverages, food tastings and lunch – no need for your wallet or your car key
- We can arrange pick up & drop off
- Numbers per trail: we have a limit of 11 people per trail.
- GROUP EVENT: Groups of 12 and over please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Venues may change due to availability.
- Please note: whilst lunch is included on this tour we are drinking quite a bit of alcohol so it is recommended to have a substantial meal prior to commencing the trail.
- ** We are eagerly awaiting the opening of The Whiskery to add to this trail.