Brisbane: Wine Tasting
Sub Tropical Paradise
The warm climate and the lack of wind makes Brisbane a fairly decent setting for wine production. A wine tasting holiday in Brisbane is good option for vine lovers looking to include this as part of their holiday, and they should head to nearby Stanthorpe as soon as possible. A short drive from Brisbane, guided wine tours are operated by several companies and it is easy to book such wine tasting breaks online. Most tours include a stroll around the beautiful vineyards and orchards, a chance to see how wine is produced and also tasting sessions. Further afield, the nearby Atherton tablelands and Sunshine Coast, as well as Kingaroy and Bunderburg. Brisbane’s Fine Wine Festival in June is also a fantastic event for those looking for a wine tasting holiday, held in the City's Mercure Hotel. With a magnificent line up of presenters and 16 spectacular Masterclasses to be held at Quay's Restaurant on the 2nd Floor, there are over 7000 wines on offer. Overall, Brisbane’s remarkable blend of fine vineyards makes it an good destination for any wine tasting holiday.