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McLaren Vale Masterclass

Get right to the heart of the big red country on this immersive tour of McLaren Vale. Delight in premium tastings, an in-depth guided cellar-door tour and incredible accommodation as you explore wine country at its finest.

4 Days
3 Experiences
1 Country
5 Inclusions
3 Room options

About This Trip

McLaren Vale is home to the blockbuster reds. Don’t get us wrong, there are plenty of great whites on show too, but McLaren Vale is where to come if you want to sip on the inkiest reds, laden with texture and layers of flavour. 

 

We don’t want you to just visit McLaren Vale, we want you to be immersed in it, the incredible way of life, the passion that every winemaker puts into their craft. Whether amateur or expert, you will be taken through several ranges of wines from renowned winemakers such as the iconic D’Arenberg and the elegant Chalk Hill. 

 

Your accommodation is situated right on the award-winning cellar door of Serafino Wines. Staying in their secluded four-star rooms, surrounded by 200-year-old gum trees set in stunning gardens. This also means you won’t have far to stagger back after indulging in their premium wine tasting, discovering new flavours and new favourites to take back home.


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What To Expect

Trip Itinerary

Where You'll Stay
Included
Resort Room

Spacious resort room with King bed and ensuite facilities. The room is equipped with television, bar size refrigerator, reverse cycle air-conditioner and tea/coffee making facilities. 

Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 adult people
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble - King Bed
Optional:$25
King Spa Room

Spacious spa room with King bed and ensuite facilities with a separate shower and 2-person corner spa bath. The room is equipped with television, bar size refrigerator, reverse cycle air-conditioner and tea/coffee making facilities.

Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 adult people
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble - King Bed
Optional:$65
The Unit

Spacious self-contained unit with kitchen, lounge, Queen bed and ensuite facilities (double shower). The Unit is equipped with television, bar size refrigerator, reverse cycle air-conditioner and tea/coffee making facilities

Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 adult people
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble - King Bed
highlights

We wanted to create something that was more than just a wine tour for this trip. McLaren Vale is so beautiful and the way of life, fueled by the passion for wine and food, is so vivacious that we wanted to immerse you right in this. We want you to feel like you have been away for a week even though you are only on a short break. 

 

We looked for the best accommodation we could find that offered the balance of incredible wine, award-winning food, but a real retreat, a spot so peaceful and relaxing that you feel a million miles from anywhere. We wanted to make sure your hosts were filled with that passion and none are more so than the team from Serafino. 

 

We also wanted you to experience McLaren vale with an expert guide, someone who would take you to some of the big blockbuster wineries, but also have enough local knowledge to suggest a few unique cellar doors that you might have otherwise missed.


location

McLaren Vale is situated about 40 minutes outside of Adelaide. Once you fly in here, you will be collected and driven out to your exclusive accommodation where you will spend the next three nights. Right in the heart of McLaren Vale, you will have time to relax and visit local wineries, when your guide is not whisking you off to phenomenal cellar doors. At the end of the trip we will transport you back to Adelaide Airport to meet your outgoing flight.


accommodation

The rooms at Serafino are simply outstanding. Surrounded by tranquil gardens and filled with local wildlife, the team here have gone above and beyond to create a peaceful escape, right at their cellar door. With a pool and a two Chef Hat awarded restaurant, it is not difficult to relax into the Serafina way of life. 

 

  • Deal occupancy - two people
  • Bedding configuration - king or twin bed
  • Max occupancy - two people

facilities

Despite Serafino being a ‘working winery’, they have created a vale of tranquillity for their guests. Every room is in a self-contained ground floor room leading out to the extensive gardens. Just around the corner is Alberto Occhipinti’s award-winning Serafino Restaurant, overlooking McLaren Vale.

 

  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air conditioning
  • Outdoor swimming pool

important info

Exclusions

  • Return flights
  • Visas
  • Optional activities/tours, personal expenses/transfers not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities

Age restrictions

  • This tour is restricted to guests aged 18 years or older

Occupancy

  • Minimum number for this trip to operate is two people
  • Double or twin share basis

Passport & visa requirements

  • All visitors require a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond your return travel date is required for all passengers (including children and infants)
  • Visitors may require a visa to enter
  • It is the visitor’s responsibility to ensure they are holding the correct and current visa for the countries they are visiting
  • If the visitor is a non-Australian passport holder, a valid re-entry visa may be required.
  • Important: Please start arranging your visa at least 6-8 weeks prior to departure to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours and processing times

Travel insurance

  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package

Health & vaccination

  • Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective
  • We do recommend wearing mosquito repellant and sunscreens
  • It is advised that you ensure you have adequate health insurance cover as part of your travel insurance

Porterage

  • Porterage is available throughout the trip, although a tip is recommended

Tipping

  • Tipping and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion

Fitness requirements

  • Travellers should have a good level of physical fitness and mobility. They must be able to negotiate uneven surfaces and in some cases climb stairs

Dietary requirements

  • Any dietary requirements must be received by DealsAway at least 30 days prior to your scheduled departure date. Failure to provide these details by this date may result in an inability to cater for your requirements
  • In most cases DealsAway can cater for special dietary requirements but please note that on occasion, this may not be possible due to location, lack of availability of ingredients, and other extenuating circumstances. It is always advised to carry supplies with you

Transfers

  • All transfers are included on this trip

Documentation

  • Any applicable pre-trip or tour documentation will be emailed to you prior to travelling. Should you have any queries regarding this please feel free to contact us directly via email at support@dealsaway.com

DealsAway savings

  • The value and comparative savings have been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving

Itinerary amendments & changes

  • Occasionally our itineraries are updated prior to departure to incorporate improvements stemming from past travellers’ feedback as well as updates from our ground operators. Please note that while we operate successful tours in this region throughout the year, some changes may be necessary due to inclement weather, public holidays, common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes, and unforeseen circumstances. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities may also vary from time to time

Availability

  • All DealsAway trips are available on a request only basis and are subject to availability. Once booked you should receive a payment confirmation and receipt via email, followed by a booking confirmation normally within 72hrs of making a booking, sometimes this can take a little longer subject to supplier delay
  • If you have not received your confirmation within 5 business days of payment confirmation please contact us immediately by email at support@dealsaway.com 
  • In the event that your trip is unavailable for the dates you have chosen we will contact you by telephone to advise the next available dates

Surcharges

  • Any prices quoted exclude specific costs/measures which may be introduced at a later stage as a result of Government changes due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. DealsAway will inform its guests of these changes as soon as possible, these additional charges will be passed on by DealsAway to the guest

 

AMENDMENTS & CHANGES

Name change or corrections

  • Name corrections may incur a fee
  • Name changes are not permitted

Date changes

  • Date changes are not permitted

Refunds

  • Please refer to our Booking Conditions for all information on refunds

Special requests

  • If you or any members of your travelling party have any special requests (for example a dietary requirement, specific room location etc), please let DealsAway know at the time of booking and we will endeavour to assist you with your request

 

Behaviour

  • Please be aware that the booking conditions state that your holiday can be terminated, with no refund, if the behaviour of you or any members of your travelling party does not meet an acceptable standard. You will also often be required to pay for any damages you or members of your travelling party cause to accommodation, coach, train or cruise ship

Holiday Extras

  • If you wish to purchase any extras or upgrades please contact us at support@dealsaway.com for information on our optional extras

 

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