Barossa Zone

The Barossa is probably the most well-known Aussie wine region. In other words, it’s the Napa Valley of Australia. Nestled about a two-hour drive north-east of Adelaide, it is actually an amalgam of two sub-regions: Barossa Valley and the more altitudinous Eden Valley. The area is a mix of German and English history which you …

McLaren Vale

South of Adelaide lies the coastal McLaren Vale. Halliday calls it “the spiritual home of the small winery in Australia”, though other regions boast a proliferation of boutique wineries today. Over three quarters of wines are red (Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache), with the main white varietals being Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. If you’re yearning …