Yalumba announces the next Signatory

2020-05-15T16:52:14+09:30May 15th, 2020|Barossa, Barossa Tales|

Fifth-generation proprietor Robert Hill-Smith and Managing Director Nick Waterman announced Yalumba’s 2016 Signatory last night in a virtual meeting with staff and friends of Yalumba, bestowing the honour of The Signature 2016 to Head of Winemaking Louisa Rose. Since its inaugural release, every vintage of [...]

Barossa 2020 vintage report – high quality, limited supply 

2020-05-13T15:46:24+09:30May 13th, 2020|Barossa|

The Barossa wine industry has faced another challenging vintage in 2020, with yields at least 50% below the 10-year average. The positive news is quality is high, and Barossa’s in-short-supply wines will remain in strong demand on the domestic and international wine scene. Barossa’s reduced [...]

New six-star luxury hotel for Barossa

2020-04-06T17:02:54+09:30April 6th, 2020|Barossa|

A new $50 million six-star luxury hotel and day spa at Seppeltsfield is set to become an iconic landmark for the Barossa and tourism in Australia from 2022. Oscar Seppeltsfield will be located in the Barossa region of South Australia, with the new accommodation [...]

Support local. Love Barossa

2020-06-05T15:02:36+09:30March 19th, 2020|Barossa|

In times like these, let’s support local! Now more than ever the Barossa community needs your support.⁠ ⁠ We’re seeing a lot of creativity as Barossa businesses adapt so they can still share a slice of the Barossa with you at home. ⁠ Let’s [...]

2020 Barossa Viticulturists of the Year, Fiona and Daniel Habermann

2020-02-18T12:02:50+10:30February 18th, 2020|Barossa|

Fiona and Daniel Habermann are sixth generation Barossa grape growers. Highly respected by their peers, they epitomise this region’s generational focus on sustainability and resilience.   Strong advocates of modern vineyard management techniques, they are both graduates of Barossa Grape & Wine’s Next Crop leadership [...]

2020 Barossa Grower Services Award: Adrian Hoffmann

2020-02-17T10:47:32+10:30February 17th, 2020|Barossa|

The BGWA’s “Services to Industry” award was initiated by the Grape Barossa committee 10 years ago. Nominations are made by their peers when candidates demonstrate values of dedication, leadership and a sustained period of voluntary service to the Barossa grape growing community. BGWA is very [...]

2020 Barossa Winemaker of the Year, Stuart Bourne

2020-02-17T14:46:53+10:30February 17th, 2020|Barossa|

With an Agricultural Science Degree in Oenology and Viticulture, Stuart Bourne landed in the Barossa in 2002, taking the position of winemaker at Barossa Valley Estate.   As well as making award winning red wines, he travelled extensively in both domestic and overseas markets, soon [...]