Picture perfect retirement

After a broad career in teaching spanning five decades, Catherine Hull is demonstrating that her talents lie far beyond the academic.

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.

Barossa Contemporary announces Inaugural Programme

The Barossa will be in full bloom this spring as new major festival Barossa Contemporary: Festival for the Curious will bring the region to life with exclusive music, art, food, and wine experiences in five spectacular locations.

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.

Local Updates

Spring entertainment at the Gawler Civic Centre

The Town of Gawler’s Civic Centre is a true community facility, developed and driven by the local community, creating the pre-eminent social, cultural, heritage and business innovation centre for the region.

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.

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.

Mexican Bean Salad

Super simple and nutritionally complete as a vegetarian meal, a tasty addition to tacos or a colourful side dish.

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.

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.

Suzannah and Richard’s Wedding

A chance meeting at a Queenstown pub while on separate family holidays in New Zealand, sealed the fate of Suzannah Smart and Richard Kruger.

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Local Beer

Kroshel’s Mobile Store

The concept of home delivery was fairly common in the 1900’s with bakers, grocers and butchers each delivering goods to your doorstep.
However, Barossa local, Collin Kroshel (1921 – 2017), took this idea to another level with his dream of creating a mobile store to serve the needs of the local community.

Styles of the social season

From office Christmas parties to dinners with friends as well as the big day, the time is now for your warm weather party wardrobe to shine!

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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