A celebrated South Australian wine region since the 1840s, Barossa has perfected wine and hospitality. With year-round events and festivals, it’s always a good time to visit this region. While Barossa is known for its wine, they’re also revered for their food. When European migrants first settled in the region, they brought their pickling and preserving traditions with them and kept them going. Now, there are plenty of spots to grab a delicious bite to eat.
With over a hundred wineries and around 80 cellar doors, it’s a challenge to work that list down. We’ve taken the guess work out of it for you and created a list of the best places to visit in the Barossa. While you’re there don’t forget to immerse yourself in the local history and visit some of this thriving region’s villages.
Awarded Wine of the Year at the 2019 London Wine Competition, Kellermeister’s Wild Witch Shiraz is a must-try for oenophiles. This family-owned winery is renowned for its stunning views from the mud-brick cellar door, award-winning Shiraz wines and locally sourced produce platters. Relish in this authentic Barossa experience today.
1561 Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch
08 8524 4303
With more than 20 different wine varieties, a gin and an Aussie Ale, Barossa’s RedHeads Wines has something for everyone. All drinks are made with the environment in mind and are vegan-friendly. Having been the recipient of numerous of awards for their green incentives, RedHeads Wines has a lot to celebrate.
258 Angaston Rd, Angaston SA 5353
08 8562 2888
Kies Family Wines
This behind-the-scenes tour of the barrel hall and winemaking facility at Kies is a must-do for any wine lover. The family-owned and operated Barossa winery offers an extensive one-hour tour of their facilities where you can immerse yourself in the winemaking process, all the way from grape to bottle.
1303 Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch
08 8524 4110
Positioned in a grand 1918 gentleman’s bungalow, Elderton Wines’ cellar door provides a unique wine tasting experience. Originally bought as a family home, this cellar door has maintained its homely feel. Enjoy a hosted wine tasting in one of the private rooms or look out onto the vineyard over a glass.
3-5 Tanunda Road, Nuriootpa
08 8568 7878
Enjoy hand crafted wines at the family-owned Rusden Wines cellar door. Take a seat next to the historical wood oven and enjoy a cheese platter along with your wine tasting. Placed among the vines, Rusden cellar door is a must-see destination in the Barossa.
221 Magnolia Road, Vine Vale
08 8563 2976
Australia’s oldest copper mining town Kapunda is centrally located between the Barossa and Clare Valley. Learn about the history of copper as you walk the trial around the mine. Take the short drive to the nature walks and old reservoir at The Pines Reserve on Clare Road.
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