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A sweet and fulfilling life

WORDS BY TODD KUCHEL PHOTOGRAPHY BY SAM KROEPSCH   Chocolate, the undeniable temptation for us all; once an indulgence for the wealthy, the tasty treat derived from...

ASHER PUTS LIFE INTO LEARNING

WORDS BY HEIDI HELBIG PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN KRÜGER   Asher Rohde’s holistic approach to teaching is getting results, inside the classroom and out.   Walking among a throng of Nuriootpa High...

Putting the fun in fund-raising

WORDS BY ALICIA LÜDI-SCHUTZ PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN KRÜGER   A selfless group of big hearted Barossans are proving the old cliché of putting “fun” into fundraising is a...

Joel finds purpose in repurposed artwork

WORDS BY HEIDI HELBIG PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETE THORNTON   The tools of Joel Zimmermann’s trade are not his arc welder and recycled scrap metal, but a childlike imagination...

Honourable undertaking

WORDS BY ALICIA LUDI-SCHUTZ PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETE THORNTON   It is said there are only two certainties in life. Tanunda’s Clayton Scott pays his taxes like any law abiding...

A Barossa Soirée

Some of the best laid plans are forged between midnight and 4am... Well, at least according to Tyson Stelzer and Stuart Oldfield. There’s something...

Michaela’s Music

WORDS BY HEIDI HELBIG PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETE THORNTON   It’s been a meteoric rise for country music sensation Michaela Jenke, but she remains as grounded as the musical...

Paint, rust, wine and rock’n’ roll

WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALICIA LÜDI-SCHUTZ   An artist for all senses.   From performing on hit TV show Count Down, to being the first Australian artist commissioned to design one...

Nourishing Traditions… Busy bees, even busier life

WORDS BY ALICIA LÜDI-SCHUTZ PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETE THORNTON   “I’m allergic to bees”. They’re not the words you would expect to hear from an apiarist and Mark Rosenzweig chuckles...
  WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETE THORNTON   A ‘mostly’ portrait and ‘brief’ interview series by professional photographer Pete Thornton exploring the idea that one image has the power to tell the whole story. Each ‘sitter’ suggests the next person to be photographed in this...

  HAYES FAMILY WINES VINEYARD SERIES EBENEZER SHIRAZ 2016 94 POINTS // $60 The power and might of this single block high in the hills of Ebenezer in the northern Barossa effortlessly swallows up 20 months in a new French...

Weddings

  JESSICA O'CALLAGHAN & JAY NASH MARRIED AT THE RESERVE, SEPPELTSFIELD ROAD DECEMBER 16, 2017   The Napa Valley will always be a special place for Jess and Jay. In September last year the couple were holidaying in the U.S. when after a day of...
  LUCY SUMMERTON & JAMES FECHNER MARRIED AT BROOKLYN FARM, MYPONGA BEACH DECEMBER 9, 2017   A family dinner for Lucy’s birthday at her mum’s house turned into a double celebration  when James took her into the garden, held her hands and surprised her...