Day with The Dirtman, Gibson Wines Experiences

As a Baron of the Barossa and founder of Gibson Wines, Rob Gibson’s history in wine crosses four decades. As winemaker, viticulturalist and geologist, he has earned the title ‘The Dirtman’ for his passion and expertise in winegrowing, soils and in depth understanding of what lies beneath.

Day with The Dirtman is an opportunity to join Rob Gibson personally, for an expertly guided full-day immersion into the Barossa. The day blends deeper vineyard, soil and wine discovery, with insights on how to ‘live like a local’. You’ll discover some of the region’s passionate food artisans, get access to special vineyards and vistas normally off limits to public, all whilst being treated to down-to-earth Barossa hospitality.

  • A tailored day based on your wine interests or preferences
  • Collection and return from any Barossa accommodation
  • Coffee/tea from a local barista
  • Eden Valley vineyard tour, including Riesling tasting amongst the vines
  • Hearty lunch in Gibson’s 1850s Blacksmiths cottage, featuring local butcher products, providore and premium Gibson wines
  • Barrel tasting in Gibson’s oak cellar
  • Local cheese pairing with museum release wine tasting

This exclusive experience is only available during limited times of the year.

Bookings at Gibson Wines Experiences

Cancellation Policy

Day with The Dirtman: More than 14 days from booking date full refund. More than 7 days from booking date 50% refund. Less than 7 days from booking date no refund. Barossa Shiraz by Barrel: More than 7 days from booking date full refund. More than 3 days from booking date 50% refund. Less than 3 days from booking date no refund. Special circumstances will be taken into consideration. Please also refer to the Booking Agent Terms and Conditions for any other charges that may apply. Please consider travel insurance to protect against unexpected changes in travel plans.

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Acknowledgement of Country —

The Barossa is located on the traditional lands of the Ngadjuri, Peramangk and Kaurna people