South Australian Iconic Luxury Experience
23-25 OCTOBER 2020
EXCLUSIVITY / LUXURY / UNIQUE ACCESS
Experience South Australia in Luxury
Sip on some of Australia’s finest wines and indulge yourself in the region’s finest produce, prepared by some of the world’s most decorated chefs.
Visit some of the area’s most exclusive and finest wineries for bespoke and tailored tastings, and experience the stunning scenery of South Australia by helicopter before retiring to the most premium and boutique accommodation at Sequoia Lodge.
This experience is exclusively limited to 12 like minded couples.
All inclusive experience tailored to exceed the most discerning travellers
The Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills, home of some of Australia's most iconic wineries and culinary experiences.
October 23-25 2020
An exclusive limited experience hosted by Australian cricket legend Glenn McGrath.
- 2 Nights Accommodation
- Local Transfers
- Exclusive Experiences
A Once in a Lifetime Experience With Access To The Most Iconic Places, People & Moments
Arrival & Iconic Welcome
On your arrival to Adelaide you will be escorted by private transfer to meet your host, Australian cricket legend and Co-Founder and President of the McGrath Foundation, Glenn McGrath.
You’ll be taken on an exclusive tour of the iconic leather goods factory, R.M.Williams, exploring the 88 year old legend and departing with your own fitted piece of quality craftsmanship. From here you’ll be transferred to your luxurious 5 star suite at Sequoia Lodge by private car in preparation for dinner.
Revel in the beauty of local produce at the 3 hatted, Hardy’s Verandah with a degustation style menu created by head chef Jin Choi. Retire to your luxury accommodation for a restful night’s sleep in your elegant sanctuary at Sequoia Lodge.
Luxurious Lifestyle Living
Enjoy your morning, your way. Take a walk, visit the hotel spa or explore the Adelaide Hills from the inside of a luxury sports vehicle by taking part in our luxury car experience from one of the world’s most renowned brands.
Be granted exclusive access to the region's most iconic winemakers and vineyards as you take a helicopter from Mount Lofty to land at prestigious wineries for a day of wine tasting, education and ultimate luxury.
Enjoy a bespoke private tour of Kilikanoon and Grosset Wineries and indulge in a locally sourced, biodynamic lunch, before embarking on an intimate tasting journey of Penfolds’ most awarded wines, before an exclusive 6 course dinner. After dinner you will be transferred back to your suite at Sequoia Lodge in private luxury vehicles.
Wine Beyond Measure & Departure
After a restful morning, take to the sky via helicopter and enter the heart of the Barrosa.
Experience one of Australia’s most prestigious wine brands, St Hugo, from behind closed doors, as we take over the estate to provide you with an all access, once in a lifetime experience.
For the first time, Dan Swincer, Chief Winemaker of Pernod Ricard Winemakers Australia, and his team will join together and share their knowledge and love of wine in an exclusively rare educational morning. Experience a bespoke lunch menu paired with some of Australia’s most rare and envied wines from the cellars acquired by the Pernod Ricard organisation.
Once your time at St Hugo has concluded, you will be flown by helicopter directly from the vineyard to Adelaide airport to meet your connecting flights home.
Experience a new level of luxury, exclusivity and tranquility.
Afoot the glorious Adelaide Hills, immerse yourself in breathtaking, uninterrupted views of the Piccadilly Valley. Retire to your luxury suite at Sequoia Lodge and unwind in front of the gas fireplace or celebrate with a bottle of Mount Lofty House Estate Sparkling. Return back to nature and experience the valley and night sky from the comfort of your king sized bed.Your 75m2 open-plan suite will include: 180o valley views, sunken lounge room with gas fireplace, a king sized bed with views over the valley and night sky, light-filled bathroom with valley views, east facing cantilevered balconies with daybed, state-of-the-art smart home control system.
Indulge In The Details
Unlock exclusive access to the craftsmen behind this legendary brand.
Explore the iconic R.M.Williams luxury leather goods factory, alongside your host Glenn McGrath who has been on their Board of Directors since 2015. Your 2 hour private excursion through the workshop will guide you through the clothing, leather goods and boot room and teach you about this legendary Australian staple and the dedication and care from 80 pairs of hands that craft these iconic boots.
Conclude the experience in the R.M.Williams Percy Street Store where you’ll experience a personalised fitting and walk away with your own handcrafted pair of leather boots.
Enjoy the finer things in life.
Enter the world of Arthur Hardy, the determined & visionary young English man, who loved the finer things in life.
Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant at Mount Lofty. Experience a degustation menu from the 3 Chef’s hatted restaurant renowned for its spectacularly curated wine list. Each bottle stored in the original stone cellar is chosen and poured to perfect any meal pairing.
LUXURY CAR EXPERIENCE
Roam the countryside from inside a luxury vehicle.
Join a small group of luxury high performance cars from one of the world's leading manufacturers on a drive along back mountain roads through Piccadilly and Mount George, ending at Hahndorf, a small historical town known for its original German-style architecture and artisanal food.
Enjoy a fresh coffee and small pit stop before seeing the cars run free on the Mount Barker Road back to Mount Lofty House.
Explore the iconic Clare Valley and visit some of the most premium wineries in the area.
We’ll take you on a tour of Grosset Winery, hosted by Jeffrey Grosset himself. Taste pure, persistent, delicious wines that reflect balanced, low yielding organic vineyards, consistent in quality, and expressive of vintage.
Visit Kilikanoon Winery in Clare Valley where a symphony of diverse and unique microclimates create impeccable quality and style. Indulge in a 6 Course Degustation Lunch catered by Nicola Palmer, Executive Chef of Watervale Hotel, using locally grown produce from biodynamic and organic Penobscot Farm.
Uncover the hidden secrets of Penfolds Magill Estate.
Explore the original home of Dr Christopher and Mary Penfold where you will venture deep into the vintage cellar and discover the gems hidden within.
Walk in the footsteps of winemaking legends and learn about their craftsmanship and enduring winemaking philosophy.
Your dinner will be hosted by Scott Huggins and his team who are clearing the underground tunnels to roll out a dining experience that you will be talking about for years, as a further 6 course degustation menu is built to showcase Penfolds’ most iconic wines, naturally culminating in a limited release of their Grange.
View the spectacular Adelaide Hills region from the vantage point of the air.
Travel in style as you tour across the Adelaide Hills departing from your accommodation and visiting local wineries in your own private helicopter.
Fly over the iconic Barossa Valley, experiencing panoramic views of this unforgettable landscape. Experience an unforgettable aerial tour of Clare Valley, taking in the breathtaking scenery and discovering the region’s unique combination of geography, geology and climate resulting in the most stunning terroir.
St Hugo Wine Experience
Experience the Barossa’s most iconic vineyard as we take over the estate, closing it to the public.
You will join Dan Swincer, Chief Winemaker for Pernod Ricard and his team for a unique tour of the St Hugo estate, closed to the public for your privacy.
Whilst on site you will be personally hosted by Peter Munro one of Australia’s most renowned winemakers and Trina Smith, Head of White and Sparkling Wines teaching you the methods of winemaking which have shaped St Hugo as one of Australia’s most premium wine brands.
St Hugo’s award winning Chef Mark McNamara, has created a unique degustation lunch menu to compliment a back vintage of wines that are not available anywhere else on earth; including access to one of Australia’s most rare and envied wines, an extremely scarce 1925 Tawny from the private reserve cellars.
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Limited numbers available. Book now to secure your place in this exclusive South Australian experience
Extend Your Stay
Make the most of your luxurious South Australian escape and lengthen your stay. Indulge in a private retreat for two, tailored to cater to your personal requirements.
Package 1 : River Rejuvenation
Rejuvenate and relax at The Frames, a secluded luxury retreat set on the cliff tops overlooking the River Murray.
The ideal escape for romantic getaways and special celebrations. Spend time together on a romantic sunset cruise down the river on the retreat’s very own restored Gondola, take a wine tasting tour at one of the nearby wineries, or visit historic places such as Wilkadene Brewery and Ruston’s Rose Garden, the largest in Australia. View More
Package 2: Kangaroo Island
Tucked away amid the rugged and dramatic landscape of South Australia’s iconic Kangaroo Island sits Stowaway, the ultimate luxury destination to connect with nature and each other.
Nestled beside Lathami Conservation Park, home to the rare Glossy Black Cockatoo and an abundance of other native Australian flora and fauna.
With uninterrupted panoramic views to the ocean and headland across native bushland and rolling hills, Stowaway is ideally situated in a central location to explore Kangaroo Island’s spectacular natural attractions and indulge in memorable epicurean experiences. View More
Package 3: Thorngrove Manor
The award winning Thorngrove, is one of the world’s outstanding, romantic and artistic boutique hotels.
It’s unique chambers feature French tapestries with luxurious French silk tassels and decorated vaulted ceilings.
A fusion of architecture, boutique accommodation and the decorative arts, Thorngrove is a place of uniqueness and originality, that transcends time.
With exclusive and exceptionally limited accommodation, Thorngrove offers absolute privacy.
SECURE YOUR PLACE
Limited numbers available. Book now to secure your place in this exclusive South Australian experience