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“Coonawarra experience wine tour”

Coonawarra Experiences
Ranked #1 of 22 Food & Drink in Coonawarra
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: COONAWARRA EXPERIENCES offers you the premier boutique wine touring service in Coonawarra with intimate and unique experiences for all who visit Coonawarra. Highly customised tours revolve around you and what you wish to achieve during your stay in this world famous and historic region. Our tours cater for groups of all sizes in comfort and style including corporate reward packages and team building options. You enjoy the day whilst we look after the driving. The Coonawarra wine region is certainly world famous for Cabernet Sauvignon but also offers a tremendous range of other varietals such as Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Merlot just to name a few. Many visitors to Coonawarra are knocked out by the choices on offer at the various cellar doors. Most of the cellar doors are open seven days a week which provides plenty of options. There are also a number that are by appointment only and this is where COONAWARRA EXPERIENCES can assist in arranging access for you.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Simon was a superb host for the tour. His knowledge of the wine area as well as the individual winery owners was immense. He was instrumental in making us feel welcome at each winery. We can definitely recommend him to give you a fantastic experience. Make sure that you have a lot of room in your car for wine!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Simon M, Owner at Coonawarra Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review guys. We loved taking you around the Coonawarra region and we're really looking forward to you coming back through again. We'll dig deep and show you even more of this fantastic area.

Cheers Simon

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Our day out with Simon was faultless.

Great communication prior
Great itinerary with some flexibility
Spotless and comfortable van
Above and beyond service

Options were provided for lunch and the planned itinerary was communicated early so we could stop by other cellar doors the day before/after.

Obviously well respected by the community here.
Worth every dollar.

Thanks Simon and Kerry!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Simon M, Owner at Coonawarra Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Hi Helen,

Thanks again for coming out touring with us this weekend. We're so pleased you had a great time and thank you for the very kind words. Please do come back and see us again and we'll set up something super special for you.

Safe travels!

Simon

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Fantastic customer service from Simon and Kerry during our recent trip to Coonawarra. The tour was fantastic, and the organisation of a special 5 star dinner prepared by Chef Kirby in our accommodation was absolutely delicious and a sensational birthday surprise. Simon went above and beyond to make our stay so memorable.This all made for great experience and a perfect break for the two of us. Our friends were envious and are keen to find out for themselves. We look forward to coming back next year and utilising your services once more.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Thank BarbKW
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Simon M, Owner at Coonawarra Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Barb,

Thanks so much for taking the time to provide us with some lovely feedback. We really enjoyed your company and are so pleased you loved Chef Kirby's cooking. (We think he does great work as well!)

We look forward to seeing you again soon and making sure the next trip is even more memorable.

Cheers Simon

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My husband surprised with a day tour with Simon & Kerry to celebrate our 5th Wedding Anniversary - what a treat!
We were treated like gold from beginning to end. Visiting classic cellar door names like Redmans & Brands, then a degustation lunch specifically prepared for us at Ottelia - Paul the chef is hands down the best chef in the region! Then onto Whistle Post and Raidis.
And it wouldn't be a trip to Coonawarra without a visit to the Coonawarra Siding.
it was the prefect day and one that will be treasured, thanks to the team at Coonawarra Experiences.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Biddie22
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Simon M, Owner at Coonawarra Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Biddie,

It was an absolute pleasure to look after you both on such a special occasion. We're incredibly pleased you guys were able to go away with some happy memories of the day.

Cheers Simon

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

We visited eight wineries selected by Simon who has great knowledge and shared his passion for this area. A very enjoyable small group trip which we thoroughly enjoyed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lynda H
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Simon M, Owner at Coonawarra Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Lynda,

Thanks very much for your kind review. We're so pleased you enjoyed the day and given it's a special birthday week celebration!

Safe travels and please come back and see us again soon.

Cheers

Simon

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