Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley - South Australia

Uncover an epicurean experience in the heart of the Barossa region with historic towns including Tanunda, Nuriootpa, Lyndoch, Gawler and Angaston flaunting fabulous cafes, eateries and cheerful bars. You wouldn't be in wine country unless you could sense the abundance of flourishing vines surrounding you and the good news is, the Barossa shiraz vines date back to the towns proud origins.

Jump on the bandwagon and savour the treats that this picturesque region has to offer. A fabulous way to experience this world renowned wine region is with a visit to the lovingly restored Chateau Tanunda, this modern function centre is home to the Barossa Small Winemakers Centre. It is here that visitors can indulge in the uniquely handmade range of smaller producers in the Barossa.

Prolific vineyards represent the perfect setting for the town of Nuriootpa, the business centre of the Barossa and the ideal base to explore this magnificent wine region. Join the festivities of the Barossa Vintage Festival on odd numbered years in April. Discover some sweet solitude and breathe in the crisp air whilst picnicking on wholesome local produce at Coulthard or Tolley Reserve. Even better than that, head to Maggie Beer's Farm Shop and select some gourmet goodies to take home.

Treat yourself to a sampling of fine wines at Jacobs Creek, a time honoured winery having produced its first wine in 1850 and if that's not enough, Yaldara cellar door and Kies Winery featuring the Monkey Nut Cafe and Tea Rooms will have you pleasantly distracted. Capture the sweet scent in the air as you wander around rows and rows of prolific lavender plants at the Lyndoch Lavender Farm.

Step into The South Australian Company Store for an amazing selection of Food Barossa products and spoil yourself with the gourmet delights courtesy of local chef Chris Wilksch, with an unforgettable dining experience. Take advantage of the wholesome goodness of locally grown fresh produce at the Barossa Farmers Markets, each Saturday morning.

Serious foodies might just want to mark it in their calendar to make a beeline for the town in August for the Barossa Gourmet Weekend.

Barossa Valley Towns