Weve been mapping the worlds wine regions for nearly a decade. Barossa is one of the six wineproducing zones of south australia, and arguably the most recognized name in the australian wine industry. The butcher, baker, winemaker trail offers a fabulous selfdrive meander through the barossas food and wine producers. Provides topical insights from australian winemakers, experts and others. The barossa zone encompasses the barossa valley and eden valley. Find out more about our multi awardwinning australian wines from barossa valley estate. With over 150 wineries and 90 cellar doors situated in the barossa valley, the choice can be overwhelming. Thats why we have categorised them by suburb to make your trip planning that much easier. The barossa region produces a great variety of wine, with the main styles being chardonnay, riesling, semillon, grenache, mourvedre, cabernet sauvignon and shiraz.
The zone which is enclosed by the mount lofty ranges zone on three sides and by the lower murray zone to its east, contains two wine regions which have received appellation as australian geographical indications agi. The butcher, baker, winemaker trail offers a fabulous selfdrive meander through the barossa s food and wine producers. The barossa may be home to more than 40 different grape varieties, but a small number of favourites make up 97 per cent of the regions plantings. The clare valley has more than 40 cellar doors, and the wineries all sit along a narrow 40km corridor between auburn and clare. A wine tasting day tour is a good way to see the 60 wineries on offer, or you can drive yourself via scenic. Gerri nelligan, wordsync angaston to nuriootpa angaston is one of the regions highest townships and home to a variety of cafes, a bike shop, cheesemaker, italian cooking school, wine bars, cellar doors. Chardonnay chardonnay is the dominant white variety in the barossa. Find out more about our great australian red wines. It doesnt know whats happening with it nor will it at the very least investigate whether the wine train is leaving the state. Barossa valley south australia guests touring guide not to scale, many features omitted suggestions, corrections and additions welcomed with more than 50 cellar doors, over 100 wineries and dozens of restaurants in the region, this guide provides only a representative sample of the available choices. If visiting from interstate wine regions, please clean your shoes and remove mud from your vehicle before coming to south australia. Wines labeled simply barossa may contain both barossa valley and higheraltitude, cooler eden valley fruit. Barossa gi maps south australian wine barossa wine maps. The barossa wine train not a biggy for bignell, or the state apparently its official the south australian government clearly doesnt give a toss about the barossa wine train.
Luckily, the barossa valley is a closeknit community. You can download the barossa wine region map to help you plan your visit. Clare valley produces some of the richest riesling in australia and eden valley is known for its very minerally and dry rieslings. Barossa valley is flanked by two famous regions for white wine. Map from clare valley to barossa valley wine region. This region primarily produces red wines from world renowned chateaux in the medoc subregion, saintemilion and pomerol. Depending on the vehicle you choose, you can also calculate the amount of co2 emissions from your vehicle and assess the environment impact. Shiraz barossa is the home of australian shiraz, so it should come as no surprise that this grape is a favourite of local winemakers. Located in south australia, the barossa valley is about 56 km 35 miles northeast of the city of adelaide. Jan 07, 20 barossa valley is flanked by two famous regions for white wine. Barossa zone is a wine zone located in central south australia west of the murray river and which occupies the barossa valley, the eden valley and some adjoining land. Encompassing both the barossa valley and eden valley regions, barossa is one of the largest highquality wine producing zones in australia. Map of barossa valley and travel information about barossa valley brought to you by lonely planet.
Of that count, more than 75 per cent are red wine varieties. Ultimately, the goal is to find and drink better wine. Some of the oldest vines in australia can be found here. Maps show us the location of vineyard areas and tell us where grapes grow best.
Only a short drive from adelaide will get you to one of australias most historic wine regions, the barossa valley. Bordeaux on the atlantic coast is among the most famous of wines. Take a short drive from adelaide and see world renowned australian wine produced, including yalumba, jacobs creek, penfolds, seppelts and eden valley reisling. Barossa wine region educator guides, presentation, tools and resources. Jan 17, 2014 a great way to explore wine is to look at a map. Visitor centre and numerous historic landscapes, kegel, wineries and vineyards and. Barossa valley satellite images barossa valley tourist coonawarra gps wine wines wineries vineyards maps new south wales queensland south australia tasmania victoria western australia return to main menu. To find the map for the driving distance from clare valley to barossa valley wine region, please enter the source and destination and then select the driving mode. The 20 best barossa wineries, wineries in barossa agfg. The barossa valley wine region is one of australias oldest and most premier wine regions. You can see famous regions as well neighboring wine spots that fly under the radar. Barossa semillon is known for its fullflavoured, toasty and honeyed notes that become apparent with age.
Many smaller vignerons are scattered throughout the area. Barossa wine maps barossa gi maps south australian wine. Barossa valley region the textual description is the legal definition. It was first planted in the 1960s and then again in the 1980s chardonnay boom. Barossa valley makes up the majority of the barossa zone, with 11,000 hectares under vine compared to eden valleys 2,000. The barossa grounds interactive, webbased map is a quick and easy tool to electronically layer the influences of barossa soil type, climate and topography on the wine styles of barossa shiraz. Check out the experts guide to south australia especially if you plan on going on a winecation. Tour the barossa and youll see well preserved 160yearold villages, chateaus and churches, gracious heritage towns, centuryold cellars and some of the worlds oldest shiraz. Amidst rolling hillsides, ancient vineyards, quaint country gardens and cellar door secrets are 60 boutique wineries to explore. With 28 events, including on our gourmet trail, barossa gourmet weekend showcases authentic regional food of provenance sourced from local producers and accompanied by quality worldclass wines.
Shop all wines from barossa valley join the barossa valley group with a rich history dating back to 1847, a profound and unique silesian german influence, the barossa valley is one of the most famous wine regions of south australia and, indeed, australia. Barossa valley geographical indication wine australia. The barossa heritage map is your comprehensive historical guide to the barossa. Barossa gourmet weekend wine, food and experiences. Barossa valley is the most famous wine region in australia. The barossa grounds project was established in 2008 to evaluate the variations of wine style across the barossa zone. The barossa valley is an extremely important wineproducing region within the barossa zone of south australia, particularly associated with powerful red wines from the red wine grape variety shiraz. Australian wine writer james halliday said, unlocking the secrets of the clare valley is a pastime open to all who visit this most beautiful part of australia. The socalled barossa zone, which incorporates two designated subregions the barossa valley and eden valley features some of the most picturesque countryside in australia, while its closeness to adelaide has made barossa valley wine tasting an incredibly popular pastime for visitors to south australia wine growing in the valley dates back to the first european immigrants in 1842. Your guide to barossa valleys historic cellar doors and tasting experiences. The vineyards of australia cover 170 000 hectares in different wine regions in new south wales, south australia, victoria, western australia, tasmania and a smaller area in queensland. Located in the heart of the barossa valley, we produce awardwinning shiraz, grenache shiraz mourvedre and cabernet sauvignon. Our interactive map will assist you in locating accommodation, shopping, wineries and more.
This barossa vineyard map includes barossa valley and eden valley region. Most notable on the map are penfolds, barossa shiraz, eden valley riesling, two hands and rockfords. Since that first story, we have had further information that the three barossa wine train carriages bluebird class are to be moved to goulburn in new south wales, made suitable to run on what is known as the. On behalf of over 550 wine grape growers and 170 wineries, bgwa is the beacon for collaborative investment and collective action, initiating and delivering projects for the benefit of the barossa wine industry. Barossa valley red wine is similar in varietal profile to that from the rhone valley in france, with shiraz dominating and supplemented by grenache, mourvedre, and more recently viogner, marsanne and roussane being introduced. Barossa valley estate australian wine from the barossa.
The town features historic buildings and churches, heritage trail, regional gallery, barossa museum, bike shop, a brewery, retail therapy and a. Dec 14, 2017 barossas regional website features an interactive barossa grounds map, where the user can toggle pdf layers on and off to see the different influences of soil type. The barossa valley is in south australia and is one of the best wineproducing regions on the australian mainland with a rapidlygrowing international reputation, around an hour from adelaide. Unlike most of australia whose wine industry was heavily influenced by the british, the wine industry of the barossa valley was founded by german settlers fleeing persecution from the prussian. Were pretty sure youll have heard of wolf blass and jacobs creek too. When the focus on the australian wine industry shifted in the mid20th century to production of premium, nonfortified wines, the barossa valley was regarded as an inferior wine region compared to cooler climate regions such as coonawarra and padthaway.
The best barossa wines are typically fullbodied red styles with rich chocolate and spice notes. You can also connect to free wifi at 60 locations across south australia from the adelaide hills to kangaroo island. We put the question to the minister in the light of continuing and persistent rumours to us that the barossa wine train is to be lost to south australia see our original story below. Feb 02, 2018 the barossa is home to the biggest names in australian wine, including two of the most prestigious penfolds grange and henschke cellars hill of grace. The main wine areas of the french wine region map are bordeaux, burgundy, languedoc, champagne, the loire valley, alsace, rhone, provence and corsica. Explore the barossas premium food, wine and rich heritage with this high quality sealed walking and cycling trails that extend 40 kilometres from angaston to gawler via the three main townships of nuriootpa, tanunda and lyndoch. Barossa wine region education program wine australia. Australia was the 7th biggest wine producing country in 2015 with around 1,200 million liters of wine produced source oiv. Tanunda is known as the heritage heart of the barossa and retains all the village charm and character of yesteryear.
Barossa wines have attracted more international awards than any other region in the country. You can also drop into the adelaide visitor information centre, 9 james place adelaide and browse through the extensive range of brochures and collect all you need for your south australian holiday. A prestigious and internationally renowned region, it is not only home to some of the oldest vineyards and wineries in australia but produces some of its most recognizable and soughtafter brands. They capture the distinctive elegance, finesse and vibrant fruit flavours of one of the worlds most celebrated wine regions. Small in size, the barossa valley is regarded as one of the most significant red wine regions on earth. The barossa is home to the biggest names in australian wine, including two of the most prestigious penfolds grange and henschke cellars hill of grace. Barossa valley estate wines are a contemporary expression of the wines that made the barossa valley great. The australian geographical indication barossa valley was entered in the register of protected names on 15 august 1997 in response to a direction received by the registrar from the presiding member of the geographical indications committee acting under section 40z of the wac act 1980. Barossa valley wine a guide to the wines of barossa valley. Barossa grape and wine gratefully acknowledge the assistance of. Today the town houses the barossa regional gallery, museum, barossa. Barossa wineries and cellar doors sa tourism commission. Barossa valley estate australian wine from the barossa valley.923 705 455 1049 495 1511 1211 290 1436 1496 494 527 578 68 321 1437 1396 566 89 291 839 1233 81 683 274 427 1527 613 745 1537 60 980 776 1564 131 123 1596 63 958 1049 1477 742 91 574 1338 1086