Experience the very best the Swan Valley has to offer.
With guaranteed small groups (max. 10 guests) and an absolute focus on providing the best experience possible, the VIP Swan Valley Wine Tour is without question the finest quality tour on offer in the Swan Valley. Spend the day with like-minded individuals visiting the most respected wineries in the Swan Valley, enjoy high quality food & dining experiences and appreciate the professionalism that comes with an internationally experienced, accredited Tour Guide in history and wine.
Exclusive to Best of Perth Tours, this all-inclusive tour features a behind-the-scenes winery tour to learn all about wine making, private wine tasting at the region's most reputable wineries, locally made produce including artisanal cheeses, gourmet food sampling and a choice of delicious main course lunch options.
Behind The Scenes Winery Tour
We start the day with a very special behind-the-scenes tour of a winery to learn about the wine making process and discover the year long journey it take to make wine from the vine to the bottle as well as the factors that can influence every vintage. Whether you are a novice or expert, the tour provides a terrific insight into the region as well as an understanding of what factors make the Swan Valley region so unique. As we stroll through the vines, through the production area and into the barrel ageing room you will truly gain an insight into the craft of winemaking and the attention to detail, effort and commitment required to create that great bottle of wine.
Artisan Cheeseboard Morning Tea
As a part of your first private cellar door experience for the tour a delicious artisan cheeseboard is prepared to accompany your wine tasting for morning tea. The 'Best of the West' cheeseboard comprises of a range of Western Australian produces cheeses including a beautifully light goat's cheese, delicious creamy brie, robust raclette style cheese and a rich blue cheese. The range of cheeses showcases some ofthe very best producers of the region and are chosen to perfectly compliment the wine tasting experience.
Premium Wine Tasting Experience
After sampling wines from every vineyard in the Swan Valley we have hand selected a range of the very best wine tasting experiences for the tour with exclusive private wine tastings at each venue. Each winery provides their own unique selection of wines with a variety of expressions and styles to ensure you maximise your tasting experience on the day. From Swan Valley's classic wine varieties to new blends and styles being developed by winemakers in this ever evolving region, each winery will broaden your horizon and help you discover wines you truly love.
Gourmet Main Course Lunch
Great wine should go with great food and unlike other winery tours who provide shared platters, you will be treated to a gourmet main course meal with a variety options that cater to every taste. Delicious seasonal lunch menu options are prepared by an amazing Swan Valley chef and accompanied with a complimentary glass of wine of your choosing from a private cellar door tasting. With suggested pairings to compliment your meal, your lunch experience will be something for you to savour and enjoy.
Chocolate & Gourmet Food Tasting
A day of indulgence wouldn’t be complete without dessert. We make a final stop at one of “Australia’s Top 100 Gourmet Experiences” to sample a variety of chocolates as well as gourmet jams, chutneys and vinaigrettes to accompany your wine purchases from the day.
Tour Guide Commentary
To learn about wine is to learn about the region and its history. The Swan Valley’s history dates back to the original British settlers with some of the oldest vineyards in all of Australia. Your Tour Guide will provide you with an insight into the region and its history whilst you relax and enjoy your day.
Our Latest Reviews
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We had a great day with Tim, and appreciated his knwledge and choices of vineyards. I could have done without the rather tacky chocolate shop at the last stop, but that's just my taste. A very enjoyable day with some interesting wines.
Would highly recommend. My best friend and I were looking for a wine tour close to Perth, which involved a smaller group, high quality lunch options and access to the cellar doors of more boutique winemakers. This tour delivers all those things, and more. The wineries we visited offered a variety of experiences, lunch was gourmet in a gorgeous setting and transport comfortable. Tim is the ultimate professional: very knowledgeable about the area and the wineries we visited, but at the same time, down to earth and super friendly. He was flexible in terms of logistics, well prepared with water, a cooler for the wine and bubble wrap to protect the precious cargo we all brought home, and a true gent from start to finish. I would not hesitate to recommend this tour to others. Thanks again for the best day!
What a great tour! Our host Tim has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to wine, food and the local region. The stories and history he tells is so interesting and adds such depth beyond other ordinary tours. The intimate group setting makes for some great dynamics and shared conversations that everyone can enjoy. The selection of venues were brilliant and he accommodated some changes in the itinerary for our group as well. What a great time! Thanks, Tim!
Having been to Swan Valley several times previously I had never been fully aware of the history of the region and the work that goes into making the wine until experiencing the VIP tour. Tim's knowledge, passion, and personality made for a wonderful experience. Highly recommend.
First of all, I teach wine and travel the world visiting wineries so I have pretty high expectations for wine tours. Tim Stone, the owner of Best of Perth Tours is a knowledgeable wine guy with credentials to back it up. The wineries we visited each had something different to offer and ranged from very small to large. Tim saw that we got personalized attention at all of them and we had plenty of wines to taste. The cheese plate and lunch were both good. I can't say enough good things about Tim and this tour. Go!!!! You won't be disappointed!
My guests were very pleased with Tim’s tour and service. Will definitely engage him for future tours. Keep it up, Tim
Had an absolute great time with Tim (our guide) on the swan valley wine tour. I Have done a few other swan valley wine tours - this one is easily the best. Look no further - this tour is well worth it and you won’t be dissapointed.
My husband and I recently spent a long weekend in Perth and the absolute highlight was the day we spent wine tasting in the lovely Swan Valley with Tim’s Best of Perth Tour! Tim is very personable, knowledgeable about the Valley and it’s offerings, passionate about his business and fun loving! He kindly tailored the tour to our preferences as we were lucky enough to have him to ourselves that day and happily played photographer! Everything was perfect, from the behind the scenes wine making experience, to the delectable cheese board for morning tea and wonderful lunch at Houghton Winery, to a picturesque final tasting and delicious glass of tempranillo at Pandemonium Estate! We cannot recommend Tim’s Best of Perth Tour enough. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in Perth, you can’t go wrong with a tour with Tim. Thanks for a fab day, Tim! -Josie and Luke xx
I went on a tour of the Swan Valley with my brother and a mate and I cannot recommend Tim, our tour guide (and designated driver!), enough. He went above and beyond in every possible way. Any questions we asked about any part of the fermentation process or wine in general, he was able to answer, and when he wasn’t, he went and grabbed the OWNER of the winery to personally answer it for us. Tim is friends with workers and owners all around the wineries so you know you are getting the best of the best. He had a fantastic palate and was able to recommend both fantastic wineries and exquisite wines. I am counting down the days until I can book another tour with Tim and Best of Perth Tours. Do yourself a favour and give him a call.
We had done a few Swan Valley tours before but this one definitely stands out. Tim was so knowledgeable on the region, his passion for the history of Swan Valley made the tour really special. We got tours of the wine making process and got to see the best of Swan Valley. We had a great day and definitely recommend this tour.
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Pricing & Tour Details
$ 140 AUD (p/p)
Ages 18+ years
All-inclusive tour experience
$ 70 AUD (p/p)
Ages 4–17 years
Specia kids menu included
$ 50 AUD (p/p)
Ages 0–3 years
Baby seat provided
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