South Australia’s Barossa Valley. Savor exceptional wines, cheeses, sweets, and meats amid scenic vineyards, groves, and orchards.
Indulge in cheeses, sweets, cured meats and world class drops among vines, groves and orchards – the perfect backdrop for your charcuterie platter with friends.
The renowned Barossa wine region, just a 50-minute drive northeast of Adelaide, includes Tanunda, Angaston, and Nuriootpa.
Explore over 80 cellar doors, taste award-winning wines, and indulge in local cuisine amidst ancient vineyards.
Embark on the Epicurean Way Road Trip to immerse yourself in a local food and wine journey to awaken all senses.
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PLAN YOUR TRIP
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CARAVAN & CAMPING STAYS
The Barossa Valley thrives during peak seasons, and most roads accommodate towing. You’ll find expansive caravan parks with water-play areas, tennis courts, and amenities.
Experience a back-to-basics camping adventure on an oval along the Heysen Trail.
For camping supplies, visit the large car park behind the Vine Inn, a short walk from Nuriootpa’s centre, or check out the Barossa Regional Art Gallery near Tanunda.
The Barossa Valley has over 150 wineries, each with its unique charm and offerings. Exploring multiple wineries during your visit is highly recommended to fully appreciate the region’s diversity.
- Penfolds: Known for producing some of Australia’s most iconic wines, Penfolds offers guided tastings and tours, allowing visitors to explore its historic cellars and vineyards.
- Seppeltsfield: This winery boasts a rich history and is famous for its Centennial Collection, a remarkable range of vintage tawny ports. The property also features a JamFactory gallery.
- Henschke: A family-owned winery with a legacy dating back generations, Henschke crafts exceptional single-vineyard wines. The Hill of Grace is one of their most acclaimed labels.
- Torbreck Vintners: Torbreck specializes in Rhône-style wines and has received international acclaim. Their cellar door offers tastings in a charming setting.
- Rockford: Rockford is renowned for its traditional winemaking techniques and commitment to preserving Barossa’s winemaking heritage. The cellar door offers a unique experience.
- Yalumba: Established in 1849, Yalumba is one of the Barossa’s oldest wineries. It’s known for its diverse portfolio of wines, including the iconic “The Signature.”
- Chateau Tanunda: This historic estate, often called the “Icon of the Barossa,” features a grand chateau and offers tours, tastings, and a chance to explore its heritage.
- Langmeil Winery: Langmeil is home to the “Freedom 1843” Shiraz, sourced from some of the world’s oldest Shiraz vines. The cellar door offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
- Peter Lehmann Wines: Known for its consistent quality, Peter Lehmann Wines offers a wide range of varietals and styles. The “Stonewell” Shiraz is a highlight.
Hospitality is king in this region. Foodie experiences and top notch service at some of the region’s star estates offering outdoor cooking classes and experiences to embrace the culinary culture.
Newcomers are widening the palate with a choice of whiskey experiences and award-winning plates.
Sweet treats, with lavender tea or scented ice-cream at a lavender farm or chocolatiers creating hand-made masterpieces in front of your very eyes, behind glass.
Barossa Valley’s brilliant hospitality foodie experiences extend beyond the cellar, restaurant or farm gate door.
Stock up your campsite larder with fresh produce at genuine farmers’ markets. Or hit the local co-op for conserves and a selection on cold cuts.
There are several classic butchers and bakers offering traditional German fare.
You’ll even find halloumi cooking demonstrations at a cheese cellar located in main street Angaston, a short stroll from a working blacksmith.
OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES – BAROSSA VALLEY
- Wine Tasting: Explore the renowned wineries and vineyards in the Barossa Valley, known for its exceptional Shiraz and other varietals.
- Cycling: Rent a bike or bring your own to tour the picturesque countryside along dedicated cycling trails.
- Hot Air Ballooning: Experience the breathtaking beauty of the valley from above with a hot air balloon ride at sunrise.
- Hiking and Bushwalking: Discover the Barossa’s natural beauty by hiking through scenic trails like Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park and Mengler Hill.
- Picnicking: Pack a picnic and enjoy a relaxing day at one of the many parks or reserves, such as Lyndoch Lavender Farm.
- Farmers’ Markets: Visit the Barossa Farmers’ Market to sample fresh, local produce and artisanal goods.
- Golf: Tee off at one of the picturesque golf courses in the region, like Tanunda Pines Golf Club.
- Horse Riding: Explore the valley on horseback with guided trail rides through the vineyards and countryside.
- Barbeque and Barossa Gourmet: Utilise the public barbeque facilities at local parks, or indulge in gourmet food and wine experiences.
- Wildlife Encounters: Visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop to spot birdlife or take a drive to Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park for kangaroo sightings.
- Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop: Pop in for coffee and cake or a glass of wine with cheese, with views over the lake. Taste and shop for iconic Maggie Beer produce and Colin Beer’s wines and ciders.
- JamFactory: On the Seppeltsfield Estate meet and support artists-in-residence at the JamFactory.
- Seppeltsfield Road: Home to 18 wineries, famous restaurants and 30 historic buildings including a smokehouse and distillery.
Immerse yourself in the region’s nature on a walking trail – there’s something for all experience levels.
Visit Walking SA for more walking trails in the Barossa Valley