The Barossa is widely regarded by international wine writers, judges, retailers and consumers as Australia’s most famous wine region. Why? It has the longest unbroken lineage of winemaking and grape growing families in the country, some entering their seventh generation. It has been the headquarters of innovation and production since the early 1900s.
It is home to Australia’s most unique varietal style – Barossa Shiraz – and its most premium and sought-after embodiments: among them Penfolds Grange and Henschke Hill of Grace. But most importantly, Barossa has a 175 year old culture based on European traditions of food growing and preservation, mixed farming, music, art, craft and of course wine. It is uniquely an old New World wine region.