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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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Ellen Chatterton

Ellen has embarked on a unique venture and created a nice niche for herself in the sheep dairy market. These sheep are not what you may be used to in the Australian landscape, like Merino. Ellen is building a flock mixed with East Friesian and Awassi breeds (from the middle east) renowned for their milking ability, calm nature and consistent output.

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Council Update

Sarah & Joshua’s Wedding

It was a memorable day for high school sweethearts, Sarah Pain and Joshua Harris as they walked down the aisle at Chateau Yaldara lawns to tie the knot in October, last year.

Donna & Jason’s Wedding

Donna and Jason were introduced to each other by a mutual friend. Spending four years getting to know each other, falling in love became easy as they shared many wonderful times together.

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Time spent now is quality life later.

As we all grow older, the benefits of exercise become more and more important. You’ve heard it time and time again I’m sure. Physical activity and exercise are good for us and where possible, we should aim to make them part of our lives.

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Linen, layers and luxury.

There is no one size fits all when it comes to bedding, says Donna O’Neil from Barossa Homewares, Nuriootpa.
To begin with the basics, it simply starts with a theme and you can work from there.

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What’s all the fuss about ticks?

Our eastern state family and friends are (hopefully) well versed in the dangers that ticks can present to our domestic pets as the deadly paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus) can be found along the eastern seaboard.

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