Story has it that the Tscharke Family are one of the original settling families in the Barossa, arriving in the mid-1800s. The family quickly established a mixed farming business including producing grapes for on-selling.
Located in South Australia’s iconic Barossa Valley the Tscharke family vineyards were originally planted to the classic varietals of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mataro and Grenache. The vineyards are sited on the Barossa’s beautiful and gently rugged western ridge in the sub appellations of Seppeltsfield and Marananga.
Being a very proud 6th generation vigneron & viticulturist and a 1st generation winemaker Damien Tscharke has taken both the vineyards and winemaking to new levels. Being focused on sustainability from the soil up, the vineyards were further developed to include old European grape varietals new to Australian viticulture. The vision to explore and develop these varietals led to the establishment of Tscharke Emerging Wines in 2004 – a new tradition in Australian winemaking with contemporary wines based on alternative varietals.
Rest assured we’ve not forgotten the Barossa’s wine heritage; the original vineyards planted to regional classics are the fruit source for our very limited, single vineyard, single varietal estate wines.
Creating a unique space that’s sustainable and not only a reflection of your origin but also welcoming and enjoyable to be in takes time. Tscharke’s Place is the vision and creation of two very talented and hardworking people – Damien and Eva Tscharke. 2 years in the planning and 14 months to complete, Tscharke’s Place is home to our Estate Wines and Tscharke Barossa Pottery.
We’re passionate about what we do here; we’ll take you on a tasting journey where you’ll explore our Emerging Wines and Regional Classics, learning a little about our viticultural practices along the way.
Visit our pottery gallery upstairs, discover the pottery making process, take in the vineyard view from the picture window or perhaps just unwind in the garden.
Why not create your own experience…Tscharke Underground is our unique, purpose built, private tasting room. Explore and create your own experience with an Underground Bread and Wine tasting. Bookings essential, fees apply.
Thursday to Monday - 10am to 5pm
Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Christmas Day, New Years Day & Good Friday