Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley is a major wine-producing region and tourist destination of South Australia, located 60 km northeast of Adelaide. It is the valley formed by the North Para River, and the Barossa Valley Way is the main road through the valley, connecting the main towns on the valley floor of Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Rowland Flat and Lyndoch.
Posts about Barossa Valley
    • Six more superb wines, all with Indian-food-matching skills

      Six more superb wines which all have Indian-food-matching skills in their repertoires. 2013 Cheverny, Domaine du Salvard, Loire, France (£10.75, Oddbins). A clever amalgam between citrusy, classic Loire Sauvignon Blanc and a dash of silky-smooth Chardonnay, Cheverny is a cultured, mouth-watering white with immense appeal and considerable élan.

      Matthew Jukesin Sauvignon Blanc- 3 readers -
    • Thorn-Clarke wines, South Australia

      Thorn-Clarke Wines With the 2015 Vancouver International Wine Festival just around the corner my mind has started leaping ahead to the star-studded line-up of world-class winemakers who will be jetting in. Over 1,700 wines from 170 wineries will be poured and some of the most exciting, to me, are from this sixth-generation producer from the Barossa valley.

      a chef's journey to learn winein Merlot- 5 readers -
  • 2011 Torbreck The Struie Shiraz That’s a nice nose on this...

    … 2011 Torbreck The Struie Shiraz That’s a nice nose on this one. Ripe red fruit, macerated berries, fruit leather, and earth. Red and ripe on the palate with some forest and wood notes. Bright, earthy, and savory with high acidity to keep it sharp. 3/5 bones $$$ Shiraz 15% abv Barossa Valley, AUSTRALIA…

    Shiba Sommelier- 2 readers -
  • 2010 Torbreck The Steading I love Torbreck wines and their cool...

    … 2010 Torbreck The Steading I love Torbreck wines and their cool Aussie vibe. This one’s a GSM (Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre) that’s all sorts of delicious. Smoky red fruit, purple flowers, and clove on the nose. Ripe and full red/purple fruit and fruit leather on the palate along with baking spices. Alcohol and acidity really carry this wine. 4/5…

    Shiba Sommelier- 6 readers -
  • Winebits 350: Three-tier, wine prices, wine marketing

    … • No love for three-tier: The Wine Curmudgeon has much respect for the Wine Folly website, which does great work educating wine drinkers. Its recent post on the dreaded three-tier system was no exception, detailing what it was and how it worked with quality graphics and clear writing. I don’t know that it gave enough credit to Prohibition…

    The Wine Curmudgeon- 5 readers -
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