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Tour Down Under Stage 1

Nuriootpa to Angaston – Taste Your Way Through the Barossa During the 2nd Leg!

Oh Maggie Beer, what I wouldn’t do for some of your homegrown produce.

As you follow the cyclists on their quest for glory, why not sidestep and sample the delights of one of Australia’s iconic produce growers? Indulge in world famous pates, homegrown olive oils and wood-oven breads in the farm shop, accompanied by a glass of wine to match. If you’re afraid of missing all the cycling action, fear not – simply purchase a Maggie Beer hamper to take with you on the road (or bike if you’re so inclined)! This way, you get the best of both worlds, and you definitely won’t regret having all these delicious treats to savour later.

Maggie Beer Produce
The inimitable Maggie Beer

Maggie Bear Farm Shop 50 Pheasant Farm Road, Nuriootpa South Australia 5355
Ph: (08) 8536 0204

Take a hot air balloon ride and see all the cycling action from the air above.

There’s no doubt that the greatest view of all is from the air. If you want to see the vineyards, the Barossa and all the action of this first stage of the race, why not undertake a thrilling balloon adventure? From this vantage point, you’ll have some amazing photo opportunities, all the while enjoying the ride of your life. If this sounds appealing, then take our advice: be sure to book in advance and beat the crowds. Sailing silently across the sky is about the best experience you could have – if you don’t believe us, try it for yourself! What’s more; it’s a great way to see Adelaide at its seasonal best. This experience is truly one you do not want to miss, as it offers you and your family hours of fun.

hot air balloon over Adelaide
Hot air ballooning over Adelaide – a birds eye view

Balloon Adventure, 59 Stonewell Road, Nuriootpa SA 5355
Contact by phone on (08) 8389 3195

If hot air ballooning is not your thing… then surely cheese is a winner!

Whether you’re a fan of brie, blue cheese or good old cheddar, this trip is bound to be an absolute thrill for all cheese-lovers. There’s nothing quite like pedaling your way up to an award-winning cheese-maker who is passionate about all things cheese, and only too eager to open their doors to share their craft. If we didn’t already have you at ‘cheese’, think about this: the Barossa Valley Cheese Co lovingly crafts their award-winning produce with local ingredients, guaranteeing a premium product every time. There’s a huge selection of mouth-watering cheeses on offer, and this little gem is sure to be a hit with any cheese connoisseur. Pack yourself a picnic basket, position yourself roadside and indulge in a cheese platter that will make any cyclist stop in their tracks for a taste.

Barossa Valley Cheese
Barossa Valley Cheese is the best among the world

The Barossa Valley Cheese Co 67b Murray Street, Angaston South Australia 5353
Ph: (08) 8564 3636



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