Local Barossa History – With compliments

  WORDS BY LUKE ROTHE   Local Barossa history Last century storekeepers were often challenged as to what complimentary gift to offer their customers at Christmas for another year of their loyalty.   Calendars were the most popular Christmas giveaway, a...

Local Barossa History – A Barossa package

WORDS BY LUKE ROTHE   Local Barossa history Spring signals the start of warmer weather and thoughts of spring cleaning. But be careful what you throw out! Vintage paper and cardboard packaging can disintegrate easily under poor storage conditions....

The Tischlermeister of Nuriootpa

WORDS BY LUKE ROTHE   Local Barossa history Our Barossa heritage is often overshadowed by our great wines and food, but I recently discovered a piece of old Barossa furniture with an interesting story.   Numerous German cabinetmakers settled in...

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