Thursday 14 July 2011

Novotel and Penfolds Team Up for the Ultimate Barossa Blend

Penfolds 'Make Your Own Blend' tour and stay at Novotel from $249 per night

Novotel Barossa Valley Resort and Penfolds have blended together to indulge guests in the ultimate sensory experience this winter.

The 'Make Your Own Blend package'* allows frustrated vignerons to create their very own blend in the winemakers laboratory on the Penfolds Wines 'Make Your Own Blend' tour with overnight accommodation in a superb studio room at the Novotel Barossa Valley Resort including breakfast for two in Harry's Restaurant from just $249 per couple. *

For bookings contact the Novotel Barossa Valley Resort on toll free 1300 657 697 or 08 8524 0000 or visit

The first of its kind in the Barossa, the Penfolds Make Your Own Blend tour is a fun, interactive experience for anyone who has wanted to be a winemaker for a day. Following a walking tour of the winery and cellars, guests are taken through a structured tasting of a range of Penfolds wine styles and varietals, before donning lab coats and trying their hand at blending their own version of the Penfolds Bin 138 from Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre.

The Penfolds Make Your Own Blend tour is both an educational and enjoyable experience, blending to suit your own personal taste. Plus you can to take your wine with you in a personalised bottle to enjoy back at the Resort to accompany the delicious menu at Harry's Restaurant featuring all local produce including the superb Waechters Dux prepared in a traditional French style.

The Novotel's studio rooms provide a tranquil place to rest and relax, overlooking the spectacular surrounds of the Barossa. Enjoy a glass of wine on your balcony and listen to relaxing tunes from your Ipod through the newly installed docking stations. Or curl up in the evening with a bold Barossa Shiraz and enjoy a night in after a day of pampering at the on-site endota day spa.

This is the Barossa in winter…

* Subject to availability. Conditions apply. Rate is per night single, twin or double occupancy in a standard room.

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