Barossa Visitor Guide : 2017-2018 Barossa Visitor Guide
three days in the barossa barossa.com 15 14 barossa.com 24 hours in the barossa 6am – Take to the skies There’s no better way to start your Barossa experience than soaring majestically above the Barossa in a hot-air balloon. The bird’s-eye view of sprawling patchwork vineyards and beautiful historic buildings will inspire the rest of your day. 8:15am – Choose your caffeine fix You never have to go far in the Barossa for a great coffee. Nuriootpa boasts Barista Sista Beanery, Fleur Social and Bean Addiction, Angaston locals flock to Casa Carboni for Italian style and local produce, or Blond Coffee for great breakfasts, and in Tanunda you’re spoilt for choice. Choose between Keils Fine Food & Coffee, Darlings Food with Passion Café or Red Door Espresso. You can’t go wrong! The Table Café in Lyndoch is a great place to drop in to if you’re travelling to the Barossa from Gawler. 9:15am – Window shopping in Tanunda or Angaston The Barossa has established itself as a serious regional retail destination – a view that’s confirmed by an easy stroll through the main streets of Angaston or Tanunda. With beautiful and ethical fashion stores, high quality homewares, delights for children young and old and much more, you’re sure to find a treasure to take home with you. 10:30am – Wine tasting Of course, no trip to the Barossa is complete without exploring why this is one of the most recognised wine regions in the world. For a wonderful introduction to a range of wine styles and varieties, head to Krondorf Road, just outside Tanunda. Grant Burge Wines, Tanunda Home to St Hallett, Rockford Wines, Charles Melton and Grant Burge Wines, you can explore the wines while taking in the beauty of the area. Grant Burge Wines’ front lawns in particular offer a stunning view over the historic village of Krondorf. Another option for a genuine Barossa experience is Peter Lehmann Wines. Sample a cross-section of the Barossa’s finest in their welcoming cellar door, browse the diverse art collection, or enjoy a famous Weighbridge Platter in the beautiful picnic grounds on the banks of the North Para River. 1pm – Lunch All great days in the Barossa include a leisurely lunch, preferably overlooking a beautiful vineyard! Salters Kitchen at Saltram Wines boasts a regionally- inspired à la carte menu in addition to their famous wood-fired pizzas. The unmistakable smell of the traditional wood oven is hard to miss as you wander onto the picturesque verandah. Complemented by a range of wines showcasing over 150 years of winemaking in the Barossa, it’s a great place to while away an afternoon. 2:30pm – A stroll through Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park Making a perfect end to a long lunch, your efforts will be rewarded with panoramic views, a range of native plants and animals, and a sense of the great timelessness of the Australian bush. For lovers of European-style gardens, the David Austin rose garden at Moorooroo Park Vineyards is an extraordinary experience. You’ll be tempted to linger for hours amongst the delicately fragrant blooms and exquisitely designed landscape. 6pm – Palate cleanser Refresh your palate in time for dinner with a stop at one of the Barossa’s breweries. Stein’s Taphouse in Nuriootpa is the new kid on the block, with a range of local and national craft brews on tap, bolstered by a classic Americana menu. Greenock Brewers is a little gem housed in a beautiful old grain store in – you guessed it – Greenock, while Barossa Valley Brewing offers a beautiful outdoor beer garden with a lively shared seating area. 7:30pm – Dinner 1918 in Tanunda is a firm local favourite for good reason. A roaring open fire in winter; fragrant, picturesque garden dining in summer and a menu that proudly supports the best of the region’s produce. Their Taste of the Barossa menu is a great way to sample artisan food producers, paired with a carefully curated local wine list. A relative newcomer to the Barossa, FINO at Seppetltsfield Estate Winery pairs legendary hospitality with a serious commitment to regional dining. Their menu of shared plates lends itself perfectly to leisurely, convivial dining and the wine list is delivered with aplomb by host extraordinaire, Sharon Romeo. 9:30pm – Live music Finish your day in the Barossa with a good helping of live music. The Vine Inn in Nuriootpa, Tanunda Clubhouse, Wanera Wine Bar in Angaston and Lambert Estate all host regular live music and open mic nights. Check out the Event Calendar on www.barossa.com for the most up-to-date information. 24 Hours IN THE BAROSSA THE BAROSSA IS A PLAYGROUND FOR YOUR SENSES. HERE’S A SUGGESTED 24 HOUR ITINERARY TO SOAK IT ALL IN!