Barossa Valley in South Australia only a 50-minute drive north east of Adelaide, the Barossa is an internationally renowned wine region that includes the towns of Tanunda, Angaston and Nuriootpa. From degusting the world’s official best wine to sipping a local drop that’s as old as you are or flying over some of the world’s oldest vines, explore it all in the Barossa. Wander through over 80 cellar doors, savour some of the world’s most award-winning wines and dive into sumptuous local produce. Take the Epicurean Way road trip through the best of Barossa, and beyond, for the ultimate foodie adventure. Visit winemakers, speak with enthusiastic staff, mingle with proud locals.
Things to do in Barossa Valley
Visit wineries and cellar doors: The Barossa is home to Australian wine’s biggest brands, including world-renowned Penfolds, Henschke Cellars, Wolf Blass and Jacob’s Creek, along with a host of new boutique and artisan wine producers making Australian wines for the next generation. Seppeltsfield, one of the oldest in the region, is the only winery in the world to annually release a single 100-year-old vintage wine: the Para 100 Year-old Vintage Tawny. You can drink a fortified wine made in the year you were born on the Taste Your Birth Year tour. Wine made during significant periods in history can also be tasted. More than 20 small producers are being sampled at the Barossa Small Winemakers Centre in Château Tanunda.
Butcher, Baker, Winemaker Trai: While Barossa is world-renowned for its fantastic wines, it is also renowned for its seasonal produce, artisan food producers and award-winning restaurants. For a day of exploring by car or bike, The Butcher, Baker, Winemaker Trail is great. At Barossa Visitor Information Centre, pick up a map and picnic hamper and add gourmet food stops along the trail to your basket. Find freshly baked bread at Apex Bakery, Barossa Valley Cheese Company homemade cheese, Schulz Butchers traditionally smoked sausages, and a Zimmy’s Barossa Valley Produce relish or two. Top it off with a wine bottle from one of the trail’s wineries, including Penfolds, Jacob’s Creek, and Seppeltsfield.
(Article by southaustralia.com)
Tours to Barossa
Barossa Valley Via Hahndorf food & Wine Includes Maggie Beers Farm Shop
Barossa Valley Food & Wine Inc Maggie Beers Farm Shop
Barossa Private Group 1-13 Tour to Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale from Adelaide
Barossa Private Group 14-24 Tour to Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale from Adelaide
Maggie Beer Farm – Barossa Valley Regional Tour
Barossa Valley Intimate Winery Tour via Adelaide Hills by Private Limo