One of Australia’s oldest wine regions and one of the best at producing shiraz.
If you’re in Adelaide and love wine, you should be making a day trip out to Barossa Valley. You can spend a day on a wine tour going through some of the many wineries in the Barossa.
But even if you’re not the biggest wine person, visiting the Barossa Valley is certainly worth your time. The area is one of the most beautiful places to visit in South Australia.
What wineries are there?
There are over 150 wineries in the Barossa Valley. With an overwhelming choice, let’s talk about a few of our favourites.
Wolf Blass is one of the most successful wineries since it opened in 1966. Wolf Blass sources the finest grapes from seven different wine regions.
At Wolf Blass, there is a range of wines from red, white, sparking, rosè, and fortified wines. If you’re here, make sure to enjoy a wine tasting which you can do at the cellar door.
Seppeltsfield Winery has a selection of wine tastings and tours. At Seppeltsfield, you can try many delicious wines from white, red, sparkling, and fortified.
Enjoy an incredible view over the vineyards when doing one of the wine tastings at Penfolds Wine. With a huge selection of red wines, Penfolds also offer fortified, rosè, white, and sparkling.
You can also get a tour of the winery to learn more about its history and how Penfolds make its wines.
What else can I do in the Barossa Valley?
But of course, there’s more to do in the Barossa Valley that isn’t just wineries.
Hot air balloon over the valley
If you’re an early riser, going on a hot air balloon at sunrise is a great activity to start the day. Watch from above as the sunlight touches down across the green valley.
Cycle through the Barossa
There are many shops where you can hire a bike in the Barossa. It’s peaceful to ride your way through the beautiful region.
1837 Barossa Art Trail
The incredible 1837 Barossa winery has its own art trail. As you follow the trail, there are many modern art sculptures you can stop to look at. The commissioned sculptures come from a range of different international artists.
With the Barossa Valley only an hour away from Adelaide CBD, you can make your way to the Barossa for a day trip and explore the region. Or if you want to fully embrace the Barossa Valley, you can stay two to three days.