Sunshine Coast Scenic Food and Wine Tour
This Hinterland Scenic Food & Wine tour includes local cheese tasting in Maleny, a fabulous lunch in a Queenslander style building, Wine Tasting in the quaint Hinterland village of Montville followed by a touch of luxury with a platter of handmade Belgian Chocolate.
McCarthy's Lookout – 15 Minutes
Your first stop is McCarthy’s Lookout which is in Maleny, on the aptly named Mountain View Rd. It looks east off the Blackall Range towards the coast where you will enjoy the gorgeous National heritage Listed Glass House Mountains.
Dairy town of Maleny – 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Our next stop is Maleny a picture-postcard dairy country town. Located 436 m above sea-level on the southern edge of the Blackall Range Maleny attracts painters, craftspeople and potters. During this time, you will enjoy cheese tasting and explore the town at your leisure.
Maleny Food Co
Enjoy a true cheese experience while you sample the finest Australian and international cheeses made by artisan cheesemakers. You will be provided with a cheese tasting board which would include a selection of cheese plus condiments to include quince jam, baby pickles figs, muscatels on the vine, dried fruit and crusty sourdough. Maleny Food co has a reputation as one of the premier cheese shops in Australia with a selection of more than 250 cheeses.
Lunch at the Orangery – 1 Hour
Lunch which is included is in a traditional Queenslander style building, where breezy verandas and big open spaces create a feeling of lightness in a relaxed setting. The Lunch menu is prepared with good quality food using local produce and consists of Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches & Wraps.
Montville Village – 1 Hour 30 Minutes
When we arrive at the Hinterland Village of Montville and following wine & chocolate tasting, you can spend free time checking out the delightful shops and boutiques, enjoying this picture-postcard village and its fresh mountain air.
Our first stop in Montville is Mason Wines, a Cellar Door offering wine tasting of local award-winning wines. Here you’ll smell and taste local wines whilst identifying the different aromas while being educated on the different grapes grown in our region.
Chocolate Country has been specialising in making and serving handmade chocolate to locals and visitors alike since 1993. Here you will experience a luxury handmade sampler box (one per couple) of four chocolates which you can take with you to enjoy in your accommodation.
It’s late afternoon and you’ve bought yourself a couple of bottles of local wine to take home and now it’s time to head back down to sea level where you will arrive back to your accommodation in time for a rest before dinner.
The best day tour opportunity for a food & wine experience
Travel through the stunning Sunshine Coast Hinterland region for an unforgettable day
Sample a selection of award-winning local & international cheeses
Try a critically acclaimed signature gelato and sorbet (optional)
Visit a local cellar door to sample great wines while being educated
Enjoy free time in Montville Village to discover locally produced products
Visit Scenic lookout for amazing Glass House Mountain views
Lunch in a Queenslander Style Building
Free time to explore Montville Village
Stunning Views of the Glass House Mountains
Cellar Door Wine Tasting
Sample of Handmade Belgian Chocolate
Sample a selection of Local & International Cheese
Meals - (GFA) Gluten-free available (VA) Vegetarian available (VGA) Vegan Available *Other dietary options available
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