A Thrilling Trail

There’s something about the combination of bicycles and dirt that never fails to capture the imagination of young men. The simple satisfaction of pursuing nothing more than to conquer the next jump or trail for which the greatest reward is attaining that ability. There’s just nothing better.

A life well lived

As she takes a seat in the meeting room of Barossa Nursery, Erica Bartsch is ruefully lamenting the dirt under her fingernails – but the satisfied look on her face tells a different story.

Baking the world a better place

There’s something truly exhilarating about a bakery in the morning; the enticing smell of warm, fresh bread, the aroma of coffee and the overwhelming variety of mouth-watering sweets.

By luck or design

Every line Jamie Gladigau draws has its reason. Generations will look back and see the mark he has made.

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25 years of premium experiences

Well known for quality customer service and world class food from travellers interstate, internationally and locally, the team at Vintners strive to create an atmosphere that keeps customers coming back for more.

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Mel Kaye

A ‘mostly’ portrait and ‘brief’ interview series
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 series, and thus ensues an interesting and unknown trail of Barossa
identities to come.

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Council Update

Salt & pepper tofu with chilli eggplant salad

A summer dish that begs for a quiet afternoon in the sun with friends. Summer is all about warmth but don’t be scared off by the chilli heat. It’s bold but balanced and adds complexity to compliment this light and delicious dish. Match with a generous glass of Tin Shed All Day Rosé and you’re good to go.

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Moroccan lamb puffs

With flaky, pastry-encased spiced lamb complemented by the tang of lemon, yoghurt and parsley, this divine North African-inspired canapé is sure to create a new spin on your Christmas entrée course.

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French 75

This traditional cocktail has undergone many changes throughout it’s time – much like us all – and with an air of grace and elegance about it, it’s the perfect cocktail to toast the new year and share with your nearest and dearest.

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Kiara & Steve’s Wedding

High school sweethearts Kiara Pudney and Steve Rusca first met in year 8 through mutual friends when they started Nuriootpa High, but it wasn’t until year 9 they began dating.

Adele & Ryan’s Wedding

A carefully devised plan by family members and “the rest was history” for Adele Laubsch and Ryan Grieger. When Adele’s brother, Matthew, and Ryan’s brother-in-law, Leighton, learned about each other’s single siblings with a lot in common, they organised for them to meet at their local church service in Kapunda.

Top photography locations for your Barossa wedding

The Barossa Valley is one of the most unique regions, the possibilities are endless for how you want your wedding day to look. Whether it’s magical gardens or historical buildings nestled amongst the vines there is somewhere to suit any taste and every budget.

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Local Beer

Meet the locals

As the nights get colder and colder our minds wander to hearty nourishing comfort food. It’s similar with beers.
Ideal winter beers are local and fresh of course, but also malt driven, with more body than thin summer lagers.

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The Last of the Apple Blossom

On February 7, 1967, a bushfire ravaged much of Tasmania to ash; a dreadful disaster that is now remembered as Black Tuesday.
The Last of the Apple Blossoms is the debut novel by Mary-Lou Stephens, told through the perspectives of both Catherine Turner, and Annie Pearson who endure the tortures of that day and beyond.

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Tropical paradise

So you’re in love with all things tropical and would like to bring that feeling to your own garden in the Barossa. Can it be done?
With careful plant selection you can create your own tropical paradise right here in the Barossa, cold winters and all!

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Toilet trouble?

Cats are particularly sensitive beings when it comes to their litter tray, with conditions that can affect their ability to urinate normally.
There are a variety of reasons for this, but the main ones are poorly formulated dry biscuits and stress.

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