Tastings & Experiences
Open Monday – Saturday 10am-4pm
Immerse yourself with a private tasting of our Rieslingfreak collection.
Bookings preferred but not essential, a $15 tasting fee per person applies. Please allow up to an hour for tastings, and more for Freak Experiences
Everyday Freak Experience
You are invited to come and share our unique passion for Riesling.
Please allow up to an hour as we take you through a structured tasting, looking at regions we source our fruit and the different styles we create.
This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in all things Riesling.
Availability: Monday – Saturday
Hours: 10am – 4pm
The Freak Experiences
Immerse yourselves at the Home of Rieslingfreak where we will take through a tasting of current release and selected back vintage Rieslingfreak, also looking at some of the great Riesling producers from around the world. Then as all good winemakers do after a serious tasting, join us for lunch at fermentAsian taking bottles selected from our personal cellar, sharing a few more stories whilst enjoying Tuoi’s Chef’s menu and become a Super Freak.
Minimum 4 persons / $280 per person
Availability: Thursday / Friday
Hours: 11:00am > 4:00pm
Long & Winding Road
An invitation to join us for lunch at fermentAsian and share our passion for Riesling.
Enjoy a Chef’s menu prepared by Tuoi at fermentAsian matched with Rieslingfreak, what better way to spend an afternoon in the Barossa!
Minimum: 4 persons / $180 per person
Availability: Thursday / Friday
Hours: 12:30pm > 4:00pm
Lead Me to Your Door
An invitation to join us for a tasting of our current release Rieslings along with a couple of back vintages to look at how the wines change over time, whilst enjoying a tasting plate of local produce.
Minimum: 4 persons / $45 per person
Availability: Most days
Hours: From 10am, allow at least 1 hour
The Vertical Freak Experience gives you the opportunity to better explore the evolution of a specific wine over time as well as better understand the effect of growing conditions and see the consistency in the wine from vintage to vintage.
Join us for a tasting of the current release Rieslingfreak Collection then follow on with a vertical tasting looking at 5-6 vintages of your favourite Rieslingfreak whilst enjoying a locally sourced tasting plate.
All you have to do is choose your favourite Rieslingfreak from the following Rieslings:
Rieslingfreak No.2 Polish Hill River
Rieslingfreak No.3 Clare Valley
Rieslingfreak No.4 Eden Valley
Rieslingfreak No.5 Clare Valley Off-Dry
Rieslingfreak No.8 Polish Hill River Schatzkammer
Our cellar contains back vintages going back to when we started up in 2009. This experience allows you to dive into our museum stock, tasting array of verticals. We will guide you through the vintages, highlighting how each year has its own unique differences.
Minimum: 4 persons / $110 per person
Availability: Most Days
Hours: Start from 10am > Finish by 4pm
Friday Long Lunch with John
An opportunity for a ‘up close and personal’ with John Hughes (AKA The Freak).
Starting with a current release tasting of Rieslingfreak at our Tasting Room in Tanunda followed by a Barossan Long Lunch at one of John’s favourite haunts. You get to choose from one of John’s favourite Restaurants from the Barossa. Is it Vintners Bar & Grill, fermentAsian, Char Barossa or Otherness? John brings the Rieslings selected from his cellar and the afternoon is created.
Minimum: 4 persons / $320 per person
Availability: Thursday / Friday – July to November
Hours: Starts from 11:00am > Finish by 4:00pm