Meet the Driver: John Murphy

In our last ‘Meet the Driver’ post we caught up with long-term tourism expert and part-time wine tour guide, John O’Donnell, and this month, we’ll be introducing our other resident John, John Murphy. Following in his family’s footsteps, John, AKA Spud, grew up surrounded

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Escape the City Over the Easter Long Weekend

We might be in denial about just how much cash we splash over the Easter long weekend, but the fact remains – Australians are big Easter spenders! But what is it that we spend all of our money on? Each year, Aussies part with

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Meet the Driver: John O’Donnell

At the heart of any great experience is the people, and here at Australian Wine Tour Company, we take great pride in our dedicated team that helps to make each and every tour not just successful, but also enjoyable and educational. Over the coming

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Romantic Winery Escapes

In the name of St. Valentine, February 14 is a day to shower your loved one with love and affection. This much talked about patron saint might be shrouded in mystery, but in all of the stories, there’s one constant – love.   In

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Australian Wine Tour Co. – As Reviewed by a Customer

We were lucky enough to have a travel agent, Robert Ratcliffe, join us on one of our Yarra Valley wine tours recently. He was also kind enough to put together a lovely review for us, which we share below.   The Itinerary   Punt

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Give the Gift of Wine – or a Wine Tour – This Christmas

Temecula Valley Vineyard covered in fairy lights

Christmas is almost upon us, which means it’s time to hit the shops and start scouring the shelves in search of the perfect present for your loved ones.   Or is it? Research has shown that more and more Australians are choosing to put

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Champagne, Fashion, and Racing: Melbourne Cup in a Nutshell

The spring racing carnival is all about the glitz, the fashion and the alcohol. The horse race is important too, but if we’re being completely honest, most people head to the races to get dressed up and sip – or in some people’s cases

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