Perfect Barossa Accomodation

As we pick up guests for our tours, we see a lot of accomodation options in our wine regions. Every now and then one of these options really stands out and we are happy to recommend it with confidence. Situated in the centre of the Barossa Valley, the Cirillo Guest House sits opposite a very historic vineyard and is owned by the Marco & Annika Cirillo. Marco and Annika are great hosts and the reviews are excellent. The generous and well appointed kitchen Recently renovated f

The Best Pub in Adelaide

I am often asked by our guests, "where can we get a good Pub meal in Adelaide?" The Strathmore Hotel is a pub but it offers so much more, with multiple dining areas, great service and is right in the heart of the city so you can usually walk from your CBD accomodation. It is the perfect location to enjoy dinner after a day in the wineries. After a 12 month, total renovation, the family owned Strathmore Hotel has been rejuvenated into a stunning addition to Adelaide’s food

Welcome Back New South Wales

Glass Half Full Tours can't wait to welcome back our Sydney and greater New South Wales friends. Our borders have finally re-opened and our Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale cellar doors are ready to showcase their fantastic food and wine. Just an hour or so from Adelaide, all of our wine regions are easily accessed for a day trip or an overnight stay if you really want to relax. Our private tours can be totally personalised and we love making sure that your day

Love is in the Barossa Air

Sure the Barossa Valley is a great region to visit for quality wine and food but just this week it became the back drop for a marriage proposal ! Ellie booked a tour with me for her and her partner Alex. A few days later Alex contacted me on the quiet and filled me in on his intention to propose on the day. We hatched a great plan to make use of the amazing location of Gibson Wines and the outstanding Vintners Bar and Grill Restaurant. Needless to say the romantic locatio

Welcome Back !

Over the June long weekend we restarted our tours after a 12 week hibernation. As we sat in the sun overlooking the beautiful Barossa vineyards loaded with autumn colour, it reminded us of why we love delivering our guests to the wine regions near Adelaide. After private tastings at Cirillo Estate, Ballycroft and Hart of the Barossa, plus a lunch at the amazing Casa Carboni, it was time for a coffee and donut break before deciding on our last stop for the day. I must say that