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“Fantastic value, well organised DELICIOUS tour!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Taste Bud Tours

Taste Bud Tours
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Small-Group Tour: Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail
Ranked #3 of 34 Food & Drink in Perth
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Owner description: 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, humane food, premium wines, preservative-free juices,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 am Wednesday and pm Friday, and am & pm daily Saturday and 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).
Perth, Australia
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“Fantastic value, well organised DELICIOUS tour!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

Well done to Loris who has put together a very thorough Swan Valley experience - from a querky and fun history lesson on the way to the Valley, to the variety of venues we visited - my partner and I cannot fault the tour! Everything had been thought of - from the enviro bags and water bottles to the timing of our arrival at venues. Speed grazing is an exciting way to see the Swan Valley and has definitely prompted us to return to the Valley again. You do not want to miss this tour if you visit Perth!

Visited December 2012
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“The best way to spend an afternoon in Perth.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

A very interesting tour of the Swan Valley in a small group so felt more personal than larger tours. Much more than just food and drink. Lots of information from Loris about the area and places we were visiting. The venues made us feel very welcome and provided us with lots of yummy tasters and were very knowledgeable on the products.. The best way to spend an afternoon! Would recommend to anyone who visits Perth.

Visited December 2012
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“Taste Bud tour of the Swan Valley”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

Peter and I enjoyed a great morning touring the Swan Valley. We live in Perth and have been to the valley many times however found there are so many attractions we were unaware of. Loris did a fabulous job with her commentary which was interesting, informative and entertaining. The tour encompasses a wide variety of interesting stops, many owned and run by families and we felt very welcome wherever we went. We would recommend the tour to both locals and visitors to Perth.

Visited December 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

I thought the tour was a brilliant idea - I was glad there was so much food tasting and such a variety as well as the wine, as wine tours are a dime a dozen. This is a tour with a difference! We all enjoyed the informative talk along the way as this was our first time to Perth and I will definitely be recommending the tour to anyone I know who is visiting Perth. I will also be back to discover more about the Swan Valley and it's produce.

Visited November 2012
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Loris G, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this review, December 11, 2012
Thanks Anne for your review. It's very heartening to know you appreciated the concept of "Variety" as opposed to repetitive wine tastings. There's a place for wine tours no doubt, however, this One-of-a-Kind Speed Grazing concept is blazing an exciting new trail through Perth's Valley of Taste with delicious results !! Look forward to you joining us again soon.
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“So much food!!!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

Had a great afternoon, went with my fiancé and 2 galfriends for my bday, more winerys would of been better and less food tasting, but overall great day :)))

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Loris G, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this review, December 9, 2012
Thanks Philomena for your review. Our specialised Grazing Tour concentrates on total variety with no duplications of tasting experiences so Jarrah Ridge Wines was a perfect choice offering premium still, sparkling and fortified wines as well as an impressive range of cheeses and marinated olives. Thanks for selecting our Speed Grazing tour to celebrate your birthday !!
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