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A new chapter ignites for iconic smokehouse

After purchasing the very butcher shop he began his profession 39 years ago, Peter Barratt’s career has come full circle.
Now, with his daughter, Teagan at his side, he is delighted to share his life work and pass on his knowledge in a trade typically dominated by males.

A Barossa botanical dream

Husband-and-wife team, Jon and Nicole Durdin agree that in one of the premium wine regions of the world, it probably didn’t make sense to gamble everything on a whim for gin.

Krondorf – a destination of discovery

The heritage of Krondorf shines a light on how the residents of the village live and work today.
With strong cultural traditions of collaboration and community involvement, it comes as no surprise that the seven cellar doors who call Krondorf home host one another for regular famils and meetings, to share information, offer advice and support, and of course enjoy a glass of wine or two!

Happy pigs – happy life

Shaun Blenkiron isn’t afraid of hard yacka – in fact you might even say it makes him as happy as a pig in mud.

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Forty vintages for Elderton

Elderton Wines will celebrate its 40th vintage in 2021, and whilst heartbreak and adversity has stood in the path of the Ashmead family – the family behind the highly successful label – strength of character and unyielding determination to produce premium wine has prevailed.

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Bob Modra – The Sunflower man

Bob Modra is well known around the Barossa for his caring, quiet nature and for being a passionate advocate for mental health – having committed his working life to Child and Adolescent mental health.

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Council Update

Chocolate & Hazelnut Crostata

Send your guests ‘nutty’ with this delicious chocolate and hazelnut crostata that packs a sneaky boozy punch!

The rich combination of maple syrup, Nutella and Frangelico encased in dark chocolate shortcrust pastry is absolute heaven on a plate.

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Old Miss Figgins

The word ‘cocktail’ was first defined in print in a New York newspaper in 1806. It was described as a mix of spirit, water, sugar and bitters. These four ingredients now commonly referred to as an ‘Old Fashioned’ are adaptable to many flavour pairings and are the perfect base for creativity.

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Goodbye Neighbours

Do you get on well with your neighbours? Or maybe not so much? Whatever the case, sometimes it’s nice to have a little privacy in your yard. Of course fences are great for this, however, I’d much prefer a ‘green wall’ to look at.

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Pet friendly gardens

Many of us have beloved fur babies (dogs or cats) that are part of the family and share our homes and gardens with us.
When living with a pet it is important to check for dangers in the home which may cause harm.

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Showcasing Barossa Talent

Firmly embedded in the tradition of the Barossa Vintage Festival, the much-loved Barossa Vintage Festival Art Prize is a group exhibition presented by the Barossa Regional Gallery and The Barossa Council featuring artists from the Barossa, South Australia and beyond.

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