Visit Barossa Valley: Adelaide’s World-Renowned Wine Region
If you’re planning to visit Adelaide sometime soon, a visit to the Barossa area is definitely something that all visitors should try to make time for. There’s something pretty special about Adelaide’s Barossa region – a gorgeous destination with farms, villages and of course the famous vineyards creating a patchwork across the landscape. Barossan people are famous for their generous levels of hospitality, passion for local food and wine, and of course their love of inviting anybody to share their table. When it comes to things to do in Barossa, anybody who loves festivals, music, food and wine will be in their perfect destination.
Food for Foodies
If you love food and are always trying to get your hands on the next dish that you’re tasting for the first time, Barossa has plenty of new experiences and tastes to offer you. With a range of premium local food producers, not only will you be able to experience dining in true Barossa style, you’ll also be able to visit speciality food shops, butchers, bakers and more to make sure that you have a rounded experience of all the different cuisines that there is on offer. Many Adelaide tours, which you can book here, will offer the chance to take a food tour of Barossa.
One of the main reasons why many tourists to Barossa visit this destination is to sample some of the amazing wines on offer. And, with over 150 different wineries in the area, if you’re hoping to sample some fine wines you are definitely in the right place. When it comes to wine tasting in Barossa, there are plenty of different experiences to be had, from ultra-modern tasting rooms to traditional vineyards and quaint, stone houses and cottages. Many of the wineries in the area will offer a fully interactive experience, giving visitors the option to take tours, blend your own wines, premium tasting experiences, meals and private tastings, and even wine flights. If you’re a wine lover, you will never want to come home.
Throughout the year, there are plenty of different events held in Barossa, most of which are centred around food, wine and hospitality. Farmer’s markets are held regularly, and these are excellent events for tourists to attend as they will help you to learn more about the local produce and the kind of foods which are being produced and sold by local farmers and other tradespeople in the area. Along with that, festivals are a regular occurrence in Barossa – not only the musical kind, but food and wine festivals are also held on a regular basis, too. From gourmet food weekends to wine tasting festivals or events that offer a little bit of everything, there’s always something great to do when you visit Barossa.
Have you visited Barossa, or do you plan to soon? If you’d like to share your experiences with us or simply want to tell us your plans for visiting this area, we’d love to hear from you in the comments!