BAROSSA WINERY REGION
North-east of the Adelaide CBD and just over an hour’s drive away, the Barossa winery region covers some of South Australia’s most well-known winery destinations such as the Barossa Valley, which enjoys a warmer climate and is best known for its shiraz. With an abundance of wineries across the valley, some of which are the most famous in Australia, a visit to this part of the country is a must.
The Barossa Valley is renowned for the high-quality wines that are produced in the region. It is home to a diverse collection of boutique wine producers, artisan winemakers and internationally recognised brands. With a rich tradition of grape growing and winemaking that spans more than 170 years, a visit to the Barossa Valley is a must for any wine enthusiast.
In addition to wine, the Barossa Valley has a stunning landscape with a rich patchwork of vineyards, grazing and farmland, close-knit communities, tiny hamlets and historic settlements. Wine, however, truly is the lifeblood of this region, as it is seamlessly integrated into the fabric of everyday life.
There is also a host of artisan specialties on offer such as cheeses, bread, cured meats, pickles and jams that have been proudly preserved from their European heritage. This is a community united by the fruits of the vine, as well as a place of belonging. Barossa Valley offers friendship and warmth, idyllic landscapes and handcrafted wines. It is a place of family, friends, tradition and laughter, and you are welcome to share its story.
The high country of Eden Valley is one of Australia’s premier cool climate wine regions, characterised by its rugged beauty and varied topography, with vineyards scattered across rolling hills, sharing the terrain with grazing land, rocky outcrops and ancient gums.
Eden Valley is the Barossa’s Garden of Eden. Defined by the cool climate, ancient soils and later ripening, Eden Valley wines are distinctive in their character, displaying wonderful aromatics, elegance, complexity and finesse. Most famous for its Riesling, Eden Valley also produces world class Shiraz and a range of traditional and emerging varieties.
This is cool climate Barossa. With a wine making history dating back to 1847, Eden Valley is home to some of the world’s oldest Shiraz and Riesling vineyards. Traditional grape growing continues with a focus on sustainability and authenticity, with fifth and sixth generations of the original settlers continuing to apply their craft.