Izway Wines Harvest Discovery

Mar 11, 2018

It’s no surprise that many of The Louise guests visit the Barossa Valley to taste world class wines. What may be lesser known is the real, hands-on trail of winemaking from the soil to the bottle.

Izway wines are offering The Louise guests the exclusive opportunity of a back-stage pass to a genuine Barossa vintage.  Winemaker and label owner, Craig Isbel, known for his impeccable palate and years at the helm of Torbreck wines, likes to describe his approach as ‘bucket chemistry’. Craig speaks clearly of his earnest respect for handcrafting artisanal wines from exceptional vineyards – which is exactly where the Harvest Discovery begins, on a personal tour of some of the valley’s most hidden vineyard sites.

Returning to the Isbel’s home you will witness a winery in the throes of a live vintage. The season will have determined what is taking place that day and the energy of harvest is sure to be present. 

A private tasting of Izway’s wines will mirror a food philosophy that runs deep through this region; seasonal, simple, fresh and ripe. The tasting will conclude with lunch at local dining institution, Vintner’s Bar and Grill, where the global wine and food region’s story will come full circle. A bottle of Izway’s finest and three courses of some of Barossa best cuisine is the way all winemakers wish they could finish a hard-working day over vintage.

When: Bookings are available from 1st March through to 30th of April on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays each week. This experience will run from 10am until approximately 2.30pm. Due to the demanding nature of the harvest season and the boutique nature of this experience, bookings are strictly limited to a maximum of 4 people.

Essentials: Guests should wear closed toe, non-slip shoes suitable for walking in a vineyard and working winery. Sun protective clothing and caps are also recommended.

Cost: $560 per couple (including full guided experience, lunch and all transfers).

For further information or to book, contact The Louise directly on +61 8 8562 2722 or email stay@thelouise.com.au.


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