The majestic hills and the breathtaking views of the countryside will leave anyone speechless who gets a chance to visit the little piece of Heaven known as the Barossa Valley. When the first British and German settlers came to this Australian gem in the 1840s, they knew there was something unique and special about this broad valley.
Although the Barossa wine region is world wide known for its amazing wine varietals, the real Barossa Valley has remained mysterious and slightly hidden. However, since greatness cannot be suppressed, the magnificence of this valley is becoming more and more obvious to people all over the globe. The amazing advertising campaign designed to raise the awareness of people of the existence of this beautiful part of Australia, has won numerous awards around the world. It has also helped unveil Barossa’s best-kept sweet secrets, revealing the strong farming heritage of the region, its rich produce, rich cultural traditions and stunning natural beauty.
From historic wineries to hot-air ballooning and farmers markets to exquisite wines, Barossa wine region offers something for everyone, regardless of age or interests.
The impressive Barossa wine region ranks among the best ones in the world, including Napa, Tuscany and Bordeaux. It is the home of Australia’s most unique wine varietal, Barossa Shiraz and of more than 750 grape growing families who supply quality grapes to over 170 wine companies. In spite of the fact that Barossa’s wine-making tradition stretches back to 1840s, every new generation incorporates some new experiments and pushes the boundaries with unique styles, making it even harder for any other wine region to come near Barossa wine region’s success. Sometimes, winemakers even return to some old styles and forgotten techniques which they blend with the new ones. This only adds up to an unforgettable, rich wine tasting for visitors.
Make your own blend
The extraordinary Barossa valley gives you the chance to become a winemaker for a day at the Penfolds cellar door where you can blend your own wine to take home. So, let your inner winemaker do the magic and be creative while blending varieties of Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre to make your perfect wine.
If you plan to visit this ideal getaway destination, make sure to plan ahead so you can get the most out of your time while there. You will surely not regret going to Barossa wine region because it will fill you up with positive vibes and will give you an unforgettable experience to keep your heart warm for a lifetime.