Our people are our region.

Their personal stories are woven into the fabric of Barossa, shaping it into the rich and diverse community it is today.

Wherever you look in Barossa there is another story waiting to be told. Here are just a few.

Nicole Durdin, Seppeltsfield Road Distillers

Musically minded, gin mastermind

Strong Barossa lineage and a desire to create a new Barossa history for herself, led Seppeltsfield Road Distillers’ Nicole Durdin back to the Barossa after two years abroad.

As owners of Barossa’s first commercial gin distillery, Nicole reflects on the all-important blend of history and innovation for the Barossa.

“My husband, Jon, and I always had a plan to come home. Barossa is in my heart and I’ve always felt a strong connection.  (the Barossa) is part of me as much as I am a part of it,” said Nicole.

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Acknowledgement of Country —

The Barossa is located on the traditional lands of the Ngadjuri, Peramangk and Kaurna people