Terroir of the McLaren Vale Wine Region Study Tour
9 December 2017
Tour Leader: Tom Mayer
We will travel to four wineries in the McLaren Vale Region to study aspects of the terroir of the various vineyards. We will be talking to the winemakers at each location to discuss the important contributors to terroir: geology, regolith, soil, altitude and microclimate, sun aspect, vine selection, trellising and pruning practices, picking parameters (baumé, acidity), picking technique and oenological practices.
Visiting: Hugo Wines, Oliver's Taranga Wines, Kay Brothers Amery Vineyard and Graham Stevens Wines
The purpose of the tour is:
The tour includes a two course gourmet lunch at The Current Shed Restaurant in McLaren Flat, with wine included.
Bus departs from Regal Park Motor Inn, 44 Barton Tce East, North Adelaide.
Free all day parking is available in Barton Tce.
The bus departs at 8:45am and will return to the Regal Park Motor Inn by about 5:30pm.
Please be ready to board the bus at 8:30am.
The tour is limited to a maximum of 34 participants due to lunch venue restrictions.
Costs: AIG Members and Partners: $140.00
Non AIG members: $170.00
To Register : Visit AIG’s Bookings and Registration Site:
For further information contact: Tom Mayer: firstname.lastname@example.org