- Adelaide 19 – 26 January 2014
Stage 1 - Nuriootpa to Angaston
08:30 - Depart Adelaide for Nuriootpa
10:00 – Enjoy a morning tea or coffee on Murray Street, Nuriootpa and take up your positions for the excitement of the race start.
11:00 – Stage 1 Race Start
11:30 - Visit Maggie Beer's Farm Shop which is an absolute must whilst in the Barossa. Maggie Beer - cook, writer and founder of 'Maggie Beer Products', offers tastings and sales of her full product range including limited edition seasonal produce. You can browse amongst her personally selected regional specialty goods, purchase one of her signed books or simply sit back and take in the view.
Pop into Hentley Farm, a cellar door set among the rolling hills on the banks of Greenock Creek at Seppeltsfield. Hentley Farm is a boutique, single estate vineyard that produces distinctive wines reflective of the exceptional site. Hentley Farm specialise in producing premium quality single-estate and single-block wines solely from the vines grown on their Seppeltsfield property - an old 150 acre vineyard and mixed farming property on the banks of Greenock Creek.
12:00 – Depart for Wolf Blass Visitor Centre
12:20 - Take time to discover Wolf Blass wines at the Wolf Blass Visitor Centre in the famous Barossa wine region. This experience features interactive displays and provides the opportunity to learn about Wolf Blass the man, the wines, the winery and the vineyards. This centre offers an opportunity for a new generation of visitors to discover their own unique and memorable Wolf Blass Experience. We encourage you to unearth what yours will be.
13:00 – Depart for Angaston
13:30 – Gully Gardens offers an extensive range of premium dried fruit products. The colourful line-up includes all manner of dried fruit, sugar-free confectionery, chocolate and yoghurt dipped dried fruit and fruit logs. Gully Gardens also provides non-sulphured dried fruit for those with dietary concerns.
Barossa Valley Cheese Company is a multi-award winning manufacturer of artisan cheeses and is always seeking innovative ideas and refining traditional methods in cheese-making. Rapidly claiming its place in the region's celebrated wine and food culture, the range now includes 25 different styles of cheese.
14:00 – Take your places for the thrill of the race end.
14:25 – Stage 1 Race Finish
16:00 – As you return to Adelaide, discover the Whispering Wall, which is in fact the retaining wall of the Barossa Reservoir. Built between 1899 and 1903, the dam was a revolutionary engineering feat for its day and attracted attention from all over the world. But what draws visitors to the Whispering Wall is its unique acoustic effects: words whispered at one side can be clearly heard at the other, more than 100 metres away. Besides trying out the Whispering Wall, visitors can also learn about the history of the construction of the dam, take in the scenery of the water reserve and enjoy the colours and sounds of the peaceful bush setting.
17:30 – Arrive back in Adelaide
Roaring 40’s Café
30 Murray St Angaston SA 5353
(08) 8564 2901
1A Elizabeth Street, Tanunda SA 5352
(08) 8563 2483