private barossa Valley wine tour – customised

Are you looking for a private Barossa Valley wine tour and experiencing option overload with all the tour operators and winery choices available? We get it – you’ve spent so much time researching and nothing seems to fit. With only a limited amount of time available however, you want to make sure the wineries you visit are the right ones for you.

Book your own personalised wine tour with Small Batch and let us do all the hard work for you! We’ll combine our years of experience and personal connections with any of your special requests to create the perfect day out just for you.

Big name winemakers? You got it. Off the beaten track hidden-gem wineries? No problem. A selection of wineries, gin distilleries, and foodie attactions? We’ve got you!

No matter what your persausion, you can trust our expertise and unparalleled insider knowledge to create the most memorable private Barossa Valley wine tour just for you.


> We’re flexible, so tell what you’d like and we’ll try to make it happen
> Access to boutique winemakers available only by special arrangement
> Behind the scenes, premium wine-flights, VIP access where appropriate
> Seasonal 3-course lunch included at FINO restaurant
> Fully private door-to-door luxury transport

how it works

When you place your booking you’ll be given the chance to leave us with your thoughts and any special requests. Along with a few themed options to choose from, this information helps guide us to create your special experience. While it helps us plan in advance, once we get to know you on tour we might figure out something even better so we might change plans on the day. For this reason we like to leave a little mystery and not divulge itineraries.


‘a mixed bag’ theme


1   off to the Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley Scenery

Your host will meet you at your city accommodation arpuind 09:15am where your journey will begin. All of our local guides are trained wine experts who will help you unlock the secrets of the Barossa Valley and better understand all things wine.
Your journey will take you North through the agricultiral belt, home to the farmers who supply Adelaide’s buzzing restaurant scene.


2   Yelland & Papps

Private Barossa Valley wine tour tasting #1

Trundling down a dirt road with prime vineyard just within arms reach of the car window, you spot an early settler cottage plonked among the vines. This the setting for your Barossa introduction at Yelland & Papps. Relaxing out on the lawns on a sunny day or embraced by the vintage chesterfield and cozied up to the fireplace on a winters day, they have the perfect setting no matter the season. Edgy wines that are easy to drink is the aim here, making for a nice soft landing into big-Shiraz country.


3   Chateau Tanunda – Old Vine Expressions

Iconic wineries on your private Barossa Valley wine tour

Perfectly manicured gardens and an old cobbled terrace lead the way to the impressive Chateau Tanunda. Their grand old estate the setting for your next wine tasting. In this Old Vine Experience, you’ll taste a selection of premium wines made from 50, 100, and 150-year-old vineyards. Without a doubt some of the oldest producing vines in the world, enjoy an impressive tasting only possible in the Barossa.


4   Lunch @ FINO

Private Barossa Valley Wine Tour Lunch at FINO

From the original 1900’s bottling hall, the dining area at FINO sprawls out into the palm-fringed gardens of picturesque Sepeltsfield estate. Using top quality sustainable produce sourced from local farmers, you’ll enjoy a 3-course meal matched with a selection of drinks. Relax and find out what makes this one of Australia’s most lauded restaurants (all dietaries catered for).


5   Torbreck

Wine tasting at premium Barossa Valley wineries

Big names in the Barossa don’t bet much bigger than Torbreck, and that’s because they produce some of the most highly prized wines in the region. Being personally guided by one of their wine ambassadors, you’ll taste their flagship selection. This includes rare and collectable wines like The Factor, The Descendant, and RunRig. Hold onto your socks!


6   Ballycroft Vineyard

Meet the winemaker in the Barossa Valley

One of many hidden-gem producers across the regions, Ballycroft Wines are planted, pruned, picked, produced, plunged, and presented by one-man-band Joe “Ballycroft”. Besides tending to his vineyards and making his own wines in the off-the-grid winery that he built himself, Joe hosts some of the most memorable wine tastings in the Barossa. Small winemaker, big wines.

After your full day of winetasting, we’ll have you safely back in Adelaide for around 5:30pm.


    star rating  Our small team of 3 were blown away with the quality experience provided by Matt of Small Batch. Matt was knowledgeable, patient and down to earth, ensuring a... read more

    Mel Ryan
    February 1, 2022