Category Archives: Aust Wine Tour Co news

AWT Select; Old Vs. New World Winemaking

Old vs. New World   As the old adage goes: no two wines are the same.   Much can be said for different wine varieties and winemaking techniques, but what of the old and new world?   Winemaking methods in some parts of the

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Explore the Yarra Valley with Global Ballooning Australia!

Want a truly spectacular way to see the best of the Yarra Valley with Victoria’s leading hot air balloon company? Then you needn’t look any further than our beautiful partners, Global Ballooning Australia– Our Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour Package is the

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Winery Spotlight: Steel’s Gate Wines

  Tucked away in one of the most beautiful, misty and serene parts of one of Victoria’s most famous wine regions, the Yarra Valley, is Steel’s Gate. A boutique vineyard housing decades-old chardonnay, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir grapevines in the still, idyllic

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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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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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Wine, Beer or Soft Drink? – Cider, Please!

Cider – not exactly the forgotten drink, but much overlooked – has been asserting itself of late. In fact one of the most popular visits on our new Bellarine Peninsula tour is to a house devoted to the making of fine cider. Flying Brick

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