Discover a little more Barossa this August across a series of enticing events
Barossa Farmers Market: Introduction to native foods workshop
Rescheduled to 11 September
Curious about incorporating native foods in your everyday cooking? Join a masterclass with Rebecca Sullivan from Warndu to learn about the important of native ingredients, how they taste and how to use them at home. Tix $60pp
Burgundy to Barossa with Michael Hall Wines
August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27
Take Michael’s path as an itinerant winemaker through the grand traditions of Burgundy and the Rhone Valley to the unfettered innovations of the Barossa and Adelaide Hills. A tasting journey of revered bottlings from four iconic French producers alongside the exquisite wines they helped inspire. Tix $310pp
Calabria Signature Barossa Flavours Experience
August 1 - August 31
Be guided through the Calabria family's premium wine portfolio in a private tasting room as you enjoy a regional Barossa platter filled with handmade vintage cheese, quince paste by Maggie Beer, local almonds, olives and Barossa Bark crackers. Tix $55pp
Churrasco at Char
August 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
Wednesday & Thursday night specials for “Churrasco at Char” where you can create your own chargrill experience! Inspired by the traditional South American “Churrasco” dining experience, we have put a tapas spin on the concept, plating smaller portions of chargrilled meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes. Prices vary.
Comfort Tasting at Elderton Wines
August 1 - August 31
Join us as we give in to temptation, indulge our guilty pleasures and treat ourselves to some of our favourite comfort foods with a distinctly Barossa flavour. The Barossa Comfort Tasting combines four premium Elderton wines with four decadent locally inspired toasties that are guaranteed to leave you feeling warm and satisfied. Tix $59
SOLD OUT: Fino x Breaking Bread Sourdough Masterclass
August 9 - August 30
Fino Seppeltsfield, Executive chef Sam Smith X Head Baker Sarah Voight, Breaking Bread deliver a sourdough masterclass and bread making experience with coffee, Fino lunch and of course a loaf of bread for you to take home and enjoy.
Jam Factory Fortified Exhibition
July 17 - October 3
A robust blending of South Australian talent, Fortified combines the new guard of JamFactory artists and designers with the next generation of producers evolving from and challenging the Barossa Valley’s long-held identity. Dedicated to the reinvention of craft, Fortified is the collaborative pairing of 12 craft-based practitioners and producers.
SOLD OUT! G25: Gibson's 25 anniversary celebration long lunch
A celebratory dining experience with The Gibson family; including the Darling, the Duke and the Dirtman himself. Enjoy open fires, fire roasted meats, live music and special vintage release wines poured by Barossa's own Dirtman, Rob Gibson. Tix $175pp
Give A Little More Barossa Community Soup Kitchen
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Warm up every Tuesday and enjoy a cup of soup for good in this heart-warming initiative inspired by chefs of the Barossa. Purchase a cup of soup every Tuesday from the Give A Little More Barossa Community Soup Kitchen at the Barossa Co-op and you will be helping Foundation Barossa’s ‘Homburg Homeless Prevention Fund’ with proceeds from sales supporting a longer term sustainable solution for youth homelessness.
Meet the Makers at Seppeltsfield
August 6, 13, 20, 27
The iconic Seppeltsfield village – invites you join them on Friday’s throughout August, with a series of ‘Meet the Maker’ experiences on offer including food and wine matching, olive oil masterclass, luxury red wine collection masterclass and segway sensations tours. Prices vary
Ngadjuri Culture Tour & Tasting
August 4, 11, 18, 25
A little more Barossa with a cultural heritage which far exceeds fine wine, food and European settlement ... welcome to the land of the Ngadjuri. Experience a much older Barossa, a time of abundance and peace with a guided tour (and tasting) with a Ngadjuri elder sharing stories of the land before tasting native food. Tix $39pp (tour and tasting plate) or $75pp (extended dining experience).
SOLD OUT: Seed, Soil & Soul Workshop
Be restored, nourished and inspired as you discover the world of Ayruveda, and become a seasonal self-healer through food, movement and mindfulness. Your experience starts with yoga, an Ayruveda cooking class and long table lunch filled with with remedies and recipes for the season. Tix $150pp
Shiraz Sensations at Kies Family Wines
Shiraz Sensations is an exploration experience that celebrates the diversity of the Shiraz grape variety. Taste four different Kies Family Shiraz wines paired with Japanese tasting plates, expertly matched to enhance and highlight the nuances of each wine. Tix $45pp
Spoilt Like a Barossan
August 1 to August 31
Indulge and be spoilt like a Barossan with the opportunity to taste the award-winning Single Vigneron series by winemaker, Janelle Zerk. These rare wines are exclusively soured from old vine, survivor vine and ancestors vines and are delicately paired with the region's finest smoked meat, local cheese and condiments. $75 tasting plank
Torbreck The Steading Blend
August 2 to August 31
In ‘The Steading Blend’ you will the the opportunity to taste current vintage Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro wines. Then you will undertake your own GSM blending trial, and gain a greater understanding of the blending process, and learn how slight changes in each variety affects the final blend. ‘The Steading Blend’ includes a current vintage bottle of The Steading to take home. Tix $95pp
Travel with Gomersal's Cheese & Wine Flight
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August.
Flights have change a lot in recent times but that doesn't mean you can't reward your sense of adventure. Sit back and discover a flight of a different kind with Gomersal's Wine & Cheese flight. Tix $25pp
SOLD OUT: Yalumba The Signature Supper Club
August 6, 13, 20, 27
This August, see our Yalumba Wine Room transform into a cozy restaurant! Each Friday night in August, enjoy a three course dinner created by some of South Australia’s leading Chefs and complimented with stunning Yalumba wines. Each Chef will design the menu to include a ‘Signature Pie’ which will also go on to be served in our wine room for the following week. Featuring chefs, Kyle Johns (Appellation at The Louise), Callum Hann, (Sprout Cooking School), Simon Bryant, (Tasting Australia) and Paul Baker, (Chefs on Wheels). Tix $135pp
Until next time .....
Camembert Cheesemaking Workshop
Join professional cheesemaker, Erin Jones from Cultured Cheese School for a fun and relaxed morning amongst the barrels learning how to make camembert cheese from start to finish. You will take home everything you make including notes and recipes and enjoy an around the world cheese platter and tasting of Atze’s Corner Wines. Tix $176pp
Join professional cheesemaker, Erin Jones from Cultured Cheese School for a fun and relaxed morning amongst the barrels learning how to make haloumi cheese from start to finish. You will take home everything you make including notes and recipes and enjoy an around the world cheese platter and tasting of Atze’s Corner Wines. Tix $176pp
Feta Cheesemaking Workshop
Join professional cheesemaker, Erin Jones from Cultured Cheese School for a fun and relaxed morning amongst the barrels learning how to make feta cheese from start to finish. You will take home everything you make including notes and recipes and enjoy an around the world cheese platter and tasting of Atze’s Corner Wines. Tix $176pp
Beer & Bacon Bonanza at Rehn Bier
Celebrate the Barossa's love of traditional smoked smallgoods together with premium Barossa hand-crafted beers by Rehn Bier and you have all the necessary ingredients for a Beer & Bacon bonanza.
Fireside Friday ft. Liam Halford
A relaxed evening of music by Liam Halford. As always, a great night of amazing music, delicious food and your favourite wines!
Redheads Studio Session
RedHeads have long been known for their edgy, individual wine labels adorning their bottles and here, you will be able to watch a local graffiti artist complete a 3m x 5m meter wall mural while sipping RedHeads’ wines, gin or Ale!
Barossa Grapevine Charcoal Workshop
Join 100 Barossa Artists for an afternoon of grapevine charcoal burning, mark-making, drawing, bienenstich, stout and shiraz. Immerse yourself in creativity with fellow artists. Make, create and play with Barossa Grapevine Charcoal, where the old shiraz charcoal is sourced in the vineyard. This a hands on workshop exploring charcoal as a natural art product and renowned artists Roland Weight and Renee de Saxe will be on hand to guide your charcoal mark making and drawing, as we talk art, and enjoy beinenstich, stout and shiraz around the fire. Tix $125pp
Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy
Drop your kids off to Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy cooking school while you do your Barossa Farmers Market shop! The kids will make learn how to make delicious, healthy cold rolls to take home with them. Tix $10pp
Hart of Barossa Pruner's Lunch
Pairing Hart-family organically grown, handcrafted wine with a bountiful harvest of local produce curated by renowned Barossa Chef Stuart Oldfield, our Long Lunch celebrates the ‘Fine H-Art’ of breaking bread together, our ancestors’ dedication to the land and their historic 50 miles by barrow monthly journeys. Tix $150pptyping here
Seabrook Street Eats & Shiraz
The team at Seabrook have teamed up with The Bearded Cook to deliver a new spin on Barossa’s food scene with an array of delicious Middle Eastern Street Food with a focus on plant based, organic, and fresh local food.
Spice up your life with Turkey Flat Vineyards
Bid good riddance to a cold Friday afternoon as you settle in to be enveloped by the warmth of Turkey Flat rustic cellar door. Enjoy a heart-warming curry and accompaniments matched with a selection of newly released Turkey Flat wines.
The Whole Chook and Nothing But The Chook
Master the art of poultry and learn to be a better cook at home with this much-loved bird and kitchen staple. A workshop with cooking legends Mark McNamara - Food Luddite and Jamie Wall - Harvest Kitchen and winemaker Alex MacClelland - Bethany Wines at The Barossa Cellar.
Winter Warmer Kies Family Experience
Enjoy an incredible experience with the Kies Family as you meet the cousins, hear their stories and passions of their products. Your experience includes a helicopter scenic flight to a private location, tour at Kies Family Wines, a delicious product platter and more!
High Tea with Classical Notes at the Chateau
A little more Barossa...bubbles...art & antiques... classical music...and of course Barossa's Chateau's famous high tea.
Locals night at Lou's Place
Relish getting to know the locals? Love chatting with new people and find out a little more about the local places to visit? Meet new friends, share a glass of wine and celebrate good times with Lou's Place Feed me Quick menu.
American BBQ Dinner
A sensational night of finger licking American BBQ eats with Kellermeister's award winning wines and cider.
Discover the Flavours of Peru
Discover the thrilling flavours of Peru in a long lunch at Lambert Estate Wines that celebrates some of Peru's unique and tasty ingredients grown on site in Lambert's very own kitchen garden. Many unlike anything you may have tried before, and we are very excited to share them with you all! A feast like no other, with new flavours and tastes for your to explore. An unforgettable culinary journey…no airplane required! Perú en Barossa! Love the discovery
Hayes Winter Feast
Warm up with a winter feast featuring seasonal bounty and local venison cooked over the open fire, perfectly paired with certified organic estate wines from the Hayes Family Wines collection. This collaborative dining experience sees renowned local chef, Mark McNamara team up with the Hayes Family Wines team to deliver a wholesome long lunch in the heart of the winery, nestled amongst the vineyards in Stone Well.
Pindarie: An Evening in the Stables
Fire, warmth and flame grilled cuisine for a winter evening in the historic Pindarie stables will take you on a journey of discovery with Mediterranean style flavours.
Lou's Place Porchetta Party
Discover A Little More Mediterranean in the Barossa at Lou's Place 'Porchetta Party' with a Sunday BBQ on the lawns, Mediterranean style!
Roses On Sunday: The Winter Edit
Cosy up in Thorn-Clarke’s Cellar Door every second Sunday in August with live music and great wine! Featuring talented local musicians including Erin Jae and O'ne Music. Enjoy a Barossa produce platter and a glass (or two) of wine, while taking in gorgeous views of our Eden Valley vineyards through floor to ceiling windows.
Three Little Pigs: SOLD OUT
Join the masters of porky bits for an interactive workshop and wine-paired lunch all about the pig at The Barossa Cellar. A workshop with chefs Mark McNamara (Food Luddite), Ryan Edwards (Vino Lokal) and Kyle Johns (Appellation) followed by a delicious Gumshire pork lunch. Tix $210pp including lunch & wines
Turkey Flat New Release Vertical Tasting
Enjoy three pairings of handcrafted wines in a vertical tasting designed to highlight the differences between the vintages of Turkey Flat wines.
Forage, Flavour & Feast
Join Hentley Farm’s Executive Chef Clare Falzon, as she guides you through a masterclass highlighting the exceptional natural flavours of the locally grown and foraged produce she has the privilege of working with. An intimate, hands on session where you will explore the amazing flavour characteristics of the produce she has foraged before enjoying a tantalising four course menu with wine pairings.
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