Just a short drive north east of Adelaide you will find the wineries of the Barossa Valley, where there are more than 50 wineries for you to enjoy. Here you can taste many of the finer and award winning wines of Australia at all of the cellar doors as they are open to the public all year round. Just a short two hour drive from the city of Adelaide will have you on the doorstep of one of Australia’s biggest wineries regions. With wines such as Wolf Blass, Seppelts, Penfolds, Kaiser-Stuhl, Saltram, Hardy’s, Leo Burning, Orlando, Chateau Yaldarra, Yalumba and so many more can all be tasted and bought right here in the Barossa Valley.
The Barossa Valley is one of the most famous wines regions of the country where you can not only enjoy countless wineries and vineyards but there is stunning scenery and landscapes, forests and National Parks that surround the wineries that you can also explore. You never really have far to travel to get from one winery to the next as many of them are all closely located next to one and other so whether you wish to self drive or jump on a food and wine tour of the Barossa Valley you can experience a number of wineries all in one day.
Some of the more well known wineries such as Eden Valley Riesling, Rockfords, Barossa Shiraz and Penfolds can be tried at the boutique wineries cellar doors and after taste testing why not choose a bottle to accompany your al fresco lunch or dinner that you can sit down to at one of the vineyards restaurants. With sumptuous foods and mouth watering wines you surely will be in for a treat! Wine tours run throughout the year for all to come on board with that will take you to many of the wineries and vineyards along the way as well as let you see some beautiful scenery and take scenic drives along the way as well as sample cheese at the local cheese factory, see the art of wine making, take a master class and explore other main attractions.
The Barossa Valley wine region has perfected the art of wine making over the last 160 years and over this time it has produced world renowned wines such as the Barossa Valley Estate Black Pepper Shiraz, Yalumba and Jacobs Creek as well as sought after wines like Penfold’s Grange. Along with wines you can also sample classic dry reds, white port, chutneys and jams that they wineries produce and make all on site.
The Barossa Valley wineries are a beautiful destination that holds many sights and delights on top of its boutique wineries. With annual events and festivals being held here during the year the natural surrounds creates the perfect setting for a day in the hills, with the summer sun and clear skies you will have an exceptional day. There are also classes of wine making held at the wineries, food tasting and markets that show case the produce as well as being able to get your feet dirty with some grape crushing along the way. The Barossa Valley is a stunning area with so much to offer, so once you have explored the many wineries and all they have to offer, see what other attractions and activities this tourist destination has install for you.