Sunshine Coast Scenic Food & Wine Tour Inc. Lunch

This Hinterland Scenic Food & Wine tour includes local cheese tasting in Maleny, a fabulous lunch in a Queenslander building, Wine Tasting in the quaint Hinterland village of Montville followed by a touch a platter of handmade chocolate.

Availability

Tour Information PJ9YNK

Min 2 Adults for the Tour to Operate

Private Tour Available

Highlights

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 

 

Price Includes

Lunch in a Queenslander Style Building

Free time to explore Montville Village

Stunning Views of the Glass House Mountains

Cellar Door Wine Tasting

Sample a selection of Local & International Cheese

Sample of Handmade Belgian Chocolate.

All transportation 

Meals - (GFA) Gluten-free available (VA) Vegetarian available (VGA) Vegan Available *Other dietary options available

  

Itinerary

Glass House Mountains Lookout – 15 Minutes

Your first stop is Mary Cairncross 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.

 

Clouds Vineyard The Barrel 

Our next stop is Clouds Vineyard cellar door offering wine tasting of local award-winning wines. Here you’ll smell and taste local wines whilst identifying the different aromas while learning the different grapes grown in our region.

 

Gerrard’s Lookout – 15 Minutes

One of two scenic lookouts we stop at will be Gerrard’s Lookout, high on the hill land this lookout offers coastline views to Coolum, Maroochydore, Caloundra and Bribie Island. Nearby 

 

Lunch at Secrets on the Lake or The Edge Restaurant – 1 Hour

Depending on availability, your gourmet lunch will be at either “Secrets on the Lake” which is set in the rainforest on the side of Lake Baroon. a popular foodie destination near Montville enjoying panoramic views of Lake Baroon, or “The Edge Café Bar and Restaurant” in Montville which is perched on the edge of the escarpment & offers panoramic views of the Sunshine coastline. Regardless of the lunch venue, you’ll enjoy a delicious 2-course meal included in the tour.

 

Montville Village – 30 mins

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.

 

Chocolate Country – 15 mins

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.

 

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