Relish Southern Queensland Country's most memorable culinary experiences with a collection of specially curated travel notes.
Set to inspire, excite and delight, feast on these richer, deeper experiences where you will be immersed in the flavours of the region and learn from those who love it best. Discover the ultimate, out of the ordinary tasting adventures from days trips with a difference, history trails, stays delivering authentic experiences, or country drive itineraries, there is a travel note to satisfy everyone's cravings.
The only thing missing from these epic savour sensations is the special ingredient - YOU!
Savour the best of Southern Queensland Country’s Tasting Trails with this epic picnic hamper fully stocked with all the flavours of the region.
Everything always tastes better when picked, plucked, made or baked at the season's peak.
What better way to learn than from the people who do it every day right where they make it. That’s what you’ll find at these premium Southern Queensland Country classes and workshops.
Southern Queensland Country has a festival for every food lover that brings regional country goodness together in one easy place over one or more tasty days.
So close to Brisbane, a day in the Lockyer Valley can reveal multiple delights for food lovers. For even more fun, make it into a sleepover.
Enjoy a taste of the Outback without leaving Southern Queensland Country with food experiences and events at Millmerran, Dalby, Chinchilla and Inglewood.
It’s all about food and wine on the Granite Belt, with festivals that showcase the region’s seasonal bounty and workshops that show you how to make your own.
A little further west in Southern Queensland Country and the food lovers’ harvests include everything from edible lavender and luscious olives to premium meat and farmed fish.
It’s one of Australia’s most prolific food bowls and feeds the nation in peak season. Where can you find all this premium Lockyer Valley goodness?
The Granite Belt is a mecca for food lovers with a wonderful array of premium produce.
It’s the easiest way to buy direct from the farm produce, but how do you find the real deal when it comes to Farmers Markets?
Can you remember the taste of a freshly picked strawberry or an apple that has just been plucked from the tree?
It doesn’t get any more direct from the farmer to you than when you buy at the farm gate.
Sometimes a visit is not enough, and you want to linger longer to enjoy the views and atmosphere at your favourite winery.
Wine and food are natural companions, so it makes sense that some wineries offer a delicious dining experience to enjoy with their wines.
Would you like to know more about your favourite wines, or do you want to be the person who can guess the varietal at dinner parties?
Touring a winery is one of the best ways to learn more about wines and develop an appreciation for them.
South to Ballandean and the border
You might think that Southern Queensland Country cellar door experiences would only be found in the Granite Belt.
Find your perfect spot beside a lake, behind a massive granite boulder or with a hilltop view and enjoy picnicking Granite Belt style.
It’s no surprise that picnic platter and hamper options around the Lockyer Valley often focus on the beautiful local fruit and vegetables grown in the thick, dark loam.
Fancy a day under the bright blue sky and the cool, clean air of the Bunya Mountains?
You know the Granite Belt has a great selection of wineries, but all that delicious locally grown produce also makes great beer and spirits.
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