Tours at Sandalford
Taste exceptional wines from our extensive collection including our 1840 Swan Valley, Margaret River, Estate Reserve and flagship Prendiville Reserve ranges. Additionally to our stunning dry wines, our delicious sweet wine offerings includes our exclusive liquid gold, Sandalera, which is only available from our cellar door.
Restaurant guests with bookings are invited to a complimentary tasting of 4 wines prior to lunch to assist in deciding what wines to order with their meals. Larger restaurant groups of 10 people or more requiring wine tasting attracts a $5 per person charge. This tasting includes 6 wines. Please arrive 30 minutes in advance of your restaurant booking to fully enjoy your tasting experience.
The ‘Ultimate’ Sandalford winemaking experience includes a short film about Sandalford’s unique history followed by a ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the winery. Giving our guests a glimpse into the winemaking process and an immersive experience in the day of a winemaker!
Next, an opportunity to blend your own wine followed by an extensive wine tasting of our collections plus a three-course meal including a glass of wine in our multi award-winning restaurant.
This seasonal tasting experience at Sandalford consists of 5 canapés crafted by our talented chefs, seamlessly matched with 5 current release Sandalford wines.
Cellar Door staff will guide you through the synergies that can be made when matching wine and food.
A perfect pairing is far more than just white wine and white meat: it should amplify the flavor profiles of both the food and the wine.
Although this is not a lunch, you will leave with a much greater appreciation of food, and its place alongside wine.
This 30-minute experience is priced at $35 per person (minimum 2 person).
Advance bookings are essential.
A fabulous group activity or team-building experience for your staff, corporate or social groups. Create your own wine blend with the guidance of our experienced Cellar Door specialists.
A short film will give an overview of Sandalford’s history and vineyards, followed by a ‘behind the scenes’ tour from the suspended walkways and platforms of the operational winery. You will learn about the wine making process and the reasons for blending between different varieties and regions.
Following the winery tour, guests put your new knowledge to the test, individually creating your own original blend of wine, to be judged by our experienced Cellar Door Staff.
A bottle of wine will be awarded to the winning wine blend!
Advance booking is essential with a minimum of 2 persons required.
This 1.5 hours experience is priced at $75 per person and only available at 10:30am on Saturdays.
Interested in learning more about how wine is made?
Guided by knowledgeable cellar door staff, winery tour guests experience a ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the working winery, including red and white red fermentation areas and the barrel room.
In an experience unique to Sandalford, tour Sandalford's Swan Valley winery from overhead suspended walkways and platforms.
Following your tour, a comprehensive wine appreciation session will take you step by step through evaluating and enjoying wine.
Alternatively, join the winery tour segment of the Captain Cook Gourmet Wine Cruise at 12pm on a Friday and weekend and pay $25 per person.
Captain Cook Cruises’ Gourmet Wine Cruise was the only Western Australian experience included in TripAdvisor’s inaugural Top 10 Australia list, and here’s why:
From Barrack Street Jetty, guests cruise up the river sampling fine Swan Valley wines and enjoying iconic Perth vistas such as Optus Stadium and Matagarup Bridge.
A live commentary backgrounds historic sites and introduces river wildlife as the picturesque upper reaches of the Swan Valley unfold before you.
Here, you’ll disembark at Sandalford Estate’s private jetty to an exclusive behind-the-scenes vineyard tour and Flight of Wines wine tasting.
Next, Sandalford presents a gourmet two course lunch in the beautiful surroundings of our heritage estate. Afterwards there’s time to explore Cellar Door and taste fabulous dessert wines (with a 20% discount for cruise guests) before a dessert buffet and afternoon tea is served back on board Captain Cook Cruises’ vessel.
Live entertainment is the perfect way to end this memorable day as you take in the river scenery and enjoy complimentary quality wines on the return cruise to Perth.
Even if you’ve done this before, it’s time to revisit Perth’s one and only original Gourmet Wine Cruise to Sandalford Estate Swan Valley!