The Barossa Valley is a wine-growing area and one of Australia’s top wine regions. Visitors can enjoy more than a hundred and fifty wineries and eighty cellar doors in the region. Thanks to the seven generations of grape growers and winemakers. Over the past hundred and sixty years, the outstanding vintages have been consistent. Many tourists flock to the region for its picturesque views. Some people visit to experience its world of gastronomic delight. There are many things to do and plenty of accommodations in the Barossa Valley for tourists. If you are in the area and have no idea what to do, here is a list you can follow.
Visit wineries and cellar doors
Penfolds, Wolf Blass, Henschke Cellars, and Jacob’s Creek. These are some of the world-renowned names in Australian wine, and you can find them in the Barossa Valley. One of the oldest Australian wineries is in the region. It is the only one to release a hundred-year-old single vintage wine each year. Seppeltsfield calls it the Para 100-Year-Old Vintage Tawny. Visitors should also take the Taste Your Birth Year tour to sip a fortified wine made on your birth year. You can try wine from more than twenty small producers at Château Tanunda. The Barossa Small Winemakers Centre is there.
Dine in the Barossa
Acclaimed restaurants are all across the Barossa Valley. Hermann’s Restaurant is among the many you should visit. It is in the historical mansion of Château Yaldara winery. Visitors can enjoy fine dining as they look at lovely views of the North Para River. Luxurious accommodations among the vineyards are also available at The Louise. Most restaurants in the region showcase seasonal produce grown in their kitchen garden. An exceptional wine list complements their menu.
Join the Balloon Adventures
The excitement of this activity is a must-experience for visitors. You can go up and away in a beautiful balloon in the calm of dawn. Floating over the picturesque villages and vineyards is very rewarding. You can then toast your return with fine sparkling wine at the Langmeil Winery. It would also be great to opt for a gourmet breakfast.
Hire a bike
The sublime scenery of the Barossa Valley is excellent for exercise. You can hire a bike and join a guided cycling tour or bike on your own. It would make you feel great to bike through sections of private vineyards. You can visit artisan coffee makers, boutique breweries, and wineries at the same time.
Go for festivals
There are many festivals held in the region, and they are all fascinating. You can visit in April to celebrate the end of the grape harvest and vintage. It is the largest and longest-running wine tourism event.