Cowra Visitor Information Centre
Phone: (02) 6342 4333
Tour Time: 10am to 2:30pm (Please enquire for times if you are a tour group)
4.5 hour tour within the Cowra Wine Region
$80.00 Tour Ticket Per Person
Complimentary wine tastings, light lunch and information session with wine growers and producers.
La Barre Olives
La Barre produces olives on two farms with very different climates and growing conditions. (Yass and Billimari in the Cowra shire) The different locations produce olives with a great variety of attributes allowing La Barre the opportunity to produce Australian olive oils with specific qualities and flavours
The world famous Professor Giuseppe Fontanaza of Italian Institute of Olive Production identified Billimari as being very similar to central Sicily an area famous throughout history for making some of the best oils in the world. Oils from Billimari tend to be sweeter with intense fresh fragrances.
Rosnay Organic Farm & Vineyard
Rosnay was created by the Statham family in 1997, and produces certified organic wines, olives, and figs. Rosnay is an organic farm that was planned and created by the Statham family in 1995-1997, and which is now a part of Rivers Road Organic Farms.
Wallington’s wines are made on site in the unusual and handsome Straw Bale Winery. Wallington Wines focus on producing small batches of carefully blended handpicked wines such as Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvedre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Semillon and Chardonnay with a touch of Viognier. These wines are carefully crafted with the winemaker embracing the principals of organic and biodynamic agriculture.
Explore the vineyards and surrounding farms whilst learning how wines are produced at the estate, followed by a delicious wine tasting. Sample more than 10 different wines and swap notes on their flavours and other characteristics with your wine host. Your trip then ends with a drop-off back at the Cowra Visitor Information Centre.
WHY DRIVE? RELAX AND ENJOY THE DAY
Enjoy the experience that Cowra & Canowindra has to offer — scenery, wines, produce and history.
Are you a self-proclaimed food addict? Do you want to sample some of the yummiest eats in Cowra? Or you may simply want to enjoy a few glasses of great wine without the hassle of finding a driver who knows how to navigate through the Cowra Wine Region.
As you travel through the scenic wine region, stop at local wineries, producers and sample more than 25 tastings ranging from olives, figs, cheese to, of course, wine. This small-group tour is limited to 24 people to provide a more personalised experience.
The tour will depart from the Cowra Visitor Information Centre and travel to La Barre Olives. Travel from Cowra to La Barre Olives will take 30 minutes on the North Logan road to Billamari/La Barre Olives.
Tour of La Barre Olives for 1 hour – visit the olive processing plant learn about olive processing, enjoy a product demonstration followed by a tasting of the La Barre range. .
Tour of Rosnay Organic Winery for 1 hour – tour of the farm learning about organic products and produce at Rosnay (wines, olives & figs). Enjoy a tasting of olives, olive paste, olive oil, figs in syrup, figs preserve, dried figs, glace figs, fig syrup, fig vinegar whilst sampling Ronsay Preservative Free wines and the Garage wines including a barrel tasting of Grenache, Mourvedre and Shiraz.
Tour of Wallington Winery for 1 hour – tour of the winery with the winemaker, learn about the produce grown on the farm. Tastings of wine & produce.