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Address: Perth Train Station on Wellington Street next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Phone Number: +61 412 244 201
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Description: GOLD Medal Winner W. Australian Tourism Awards 2014 - "SPEED GRAZING...
GOLD Medal Winner W. Australian Tourism Awards 2014 - "SPEED GRAZING" through Perth's Valley of Taste (Swan Valley) visiting 10 of the region's most delicious locations and enjoying 25+ different tasting opportunities packed into an exciting and fun-filled half day tour. Small personalised groups of 6-16 guests explore the award winning "Swan Valley Food & Wine Trail". Tours feature fresh seasonal produce, exotic coffees, lavender scones jam & cream, lavender tea, unique lavender wine, nougat, honey, cheeses, olives, roasted nuts, oils & dukkahs, ice-cream, chocolate, genuine Australian "bush tucker" foods, vegetarian, raw cakes & treats, premium wines, and internationally awarded beers, alcoholic and non-alcoholic ginger beers and cider. Explore behind the scenes, meet the people, savour freshness, like sampling fresh produce from the patch, and many more amazing experiences. Tours operate twice daily Wednesday to Sunday departing from the Tourist Bus Stand in front of Perth Train Station, on Wellington Street next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth as well as major central Perth hotels (by arrangement).
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Loris was great and we had a fun time. If you want to see more than just vineyards, this is the tour. They don't call it speed grazing for nothing, though. You're in and out of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Loris was great and we had a fun time. If you want to see more than just vineyards, this is the tour. They don't call it speed grazing for nothing, though. You're in and out of each place in 20 minutes. But, she covered a lot in a short period of time and we really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

It was a great experience with such an excellent guide like Loris. Wonderful commentary. We truly enjoyed the tour & would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Swan Valley.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I moved from Sydney to Perth nearly 7 years ago, and have visited one or two venues in the Swan Valley in that time. I always intended to go back on a "guided tour" to find out about the history of the area and could not have chosen a better tour than Taste Bud Tours!! Loris, the owner-operator, was brilliant!.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The tour is excellent and the tour guide even better. Loris is informative and passionate so no wonder this tour is number 1. We are from Perth and learnt a lot about our own backyard we never new. Amazing experience meeting other people, food tasting and learning about places to come back to. Great present idea for someone to. Liked... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Loris was a very knowledgeable and organized guide with a very positive attitude. We managed to visit ten different places while sticking to the schedule. We did visit one winery, which provided ample tastings, but the emphasis of this tour is decidedly on food--honey, chocolate, nougat, nuts, coffee, and more. While the visits were brief, each included some information from... More 

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Prum, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Taste Bud Tours is by far the best Wine Tour I have done in Australia, and I have done several. Why? Loris is the most entertaining tour guide who has established a brilliant mixture of food, wine and beer tasting along the Swan Valley. So much more interesting than just going form Winery to Winery! Thumbs up!! Absolute MUST DO... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This tour is well worth taking as Loris is an amazing guide. Even though we are from Perth we were impressed as we learnt new things about the region that we did not know and visiting the different venues picked out were great. We especially liked Yahava, Cape Lavender (amazing scones) and the House of Honey. So different. Thanks for... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Friendly, lots of laughs and fantastic atmosphere. Loris looked after her crew brilliantly. Very informative

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Definitely recommend this tour, there is something for everyone! We went on the afternoon speed grazing and had a great time. We will booking again soon to do the morning tour with some of the family. Loris was a great tour guide, very informative and friendly. Every place we went was very welcoming and provides guests with some great deals!!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had a lovely time visiting coffee, wine, chocolate, lilac where we had lilac scones & tea & pizza at the Ironbark Brewary Loris made the afternoon lovely with her knowledge of the Swan Valley

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Address: Address: Perth Train Station on Wellington Street next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Phone Number: +61 412 244 201
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:15 pm - 6:30 pm  8:15 am - 1:15 pm
Wednesday 8:15 am - 1:15 pm
Thursday 1:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Friday 1:15 pm - 6:30 pm  8:15 am - 1:15 pm
Saturday 1:15 pm - 6:30 pm  8:15 am - 1:15 pm

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