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
  • 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 bones $$$ Grenache, Shiraz (Syrah), Mataro (Mourvèdre) 15% abv Barossa Valley, AUSTRALIA …

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

    … in three-tier’s formation, but it did discuss its beginnings in the late 19th century, which I didn’t know. And it did impressive work tying the cost of wine to the inefficiencies of the system. My only complaint: That it forecast the coming demise of three-tier, based on direct shipping, the Internet, and flash sites. It’s not that I don’t want three…

    The Wine Curmudgeon- 5 readers -
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