Wineries

There are many wineries in the Barossa Valley, and Seppeltsfield Road Palm Avenue is the place to start your Barossa, and Australia wine discovery!

With more than 15 boutique and historic Barossa wineries dotted along this beautiful 10km long scenic road, visitors can taste a wide range of top quality wines and learn about this highly regarded Western Barossa region.

Here’s the pick of our favourite cellar doors along Palm avenue, however, for the complete list of all wineries along Seppeltsfield Road visit the Seppeltsfield Road website!

If you want to travel more broadly around the Barossa wineries, then please visit the official tourism website for the Barossa.

Seppeltsfield Estate

Seppeltsfield Estate

One of the Barossa’s oldest and well-known wineries, established in 1851, Seppeltsfield Estate is a heritage listed South Australian icon, a must for every visitor to the Barossa. The Seppelt property is an expansive complex of historic winery buildings and homes built for winery staff in the early days and now acts as a housing for barrels of Australia’s oldest wines, including the famous Seppelt Para Liqueur 100 year-old Tawny.

Over the past few years, Seppeltsfield Estate has been going through a spectacular transformation. Together with it’s picturesque grounds and beautiful historic buildings, it has been revitalized to offer a vibrant and exciting village for wine, food, art, craft and historical experiences.

In November 2013, Seppeltsfield welcomed the official opening of Jam Factory to the Barossa estate, a contemporary craft and design studio, gallery and shop housed within an historic 1850s stables building.

Fino Restaurant and Food bar, opened at Seppeltsfield in November 2014 and is the newest addition in the redevelopment of the c1900 National Trust Cellar Door. The stunning cellar door space, designed by renowned architect, Max Pritchard, now incorporates an outstanding provincial restaurant with open plan dining inside and outdoor courtyard dining under the palms. The cellar door features tasting pods designed for visitors to enjoy a tasting with a personal staff member to guide them through the selection of limited release table wines and some of the most popular fortified wines. There are also a range of informative daily historic winery tours available.

Surrounding the stone buildings are beautifully maintained gardens with perfect spots for a picnic and BBQ facilities are available. There’s also Benno’s Kiosk where you can purchase light meals, local beer, cider and Seppeltsfield wines, drinks and coffee.

Cellar Door Open:
7 Days 10.30am—5pm
Closed New Years Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Benno’s Kiosk Open:
Monday-Friday, 10.30am – 5pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 11am – 4.30pm

Fino Open:
Open Lunch 7 days a week 12pm – 3pm
Bar food available daily
Dinner Fri & Sat 6pm – 8.30pm

Jam Factory Open:
7 Days 11am to 5pm.

Seppeltsfield Estate
730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield
P 08 8568 6217
W www.seppeltsfield.com.au

Hentley Farm

Hentley Farm

Set on the banks of Greenock Creek at Seppeltsfield, Hentley Farm specializes in producing premium quality single-estate and single-block wines solely from the vines grown on their Seppeltsfield property. The beautiful cellar door is housed in the property’s original 1840’s cottage, which has been painstakingly restored to retain its original charm. It provides the perfect environment for an exceptional and informative boutique wine experience. In May 2012, Hentley Farm Restaurant opened in the elegantly restored stables, an absolute ‘must do’ for a long decadent lunch.

Cellar Door Open: Daily 10am – 5pm
Corner of Gerald Roberts Rd and Jenke Rd, Seppeltsfield
P o8 8562 8427
W www.hentleyfarm.com.au

Torbreck Wines

Torbreck Wines

For those passionate about trying some seriously outstanding wines, a visit to Torbreck is highly recommended! The cellar door, a beautifully restored stone cottage, oozes charm and character. Dave Powell founded Torbreck in 1994. Low yielding, old and dry grown Barossa Valley vines are the cornerstone of his wines, where traditional, manual wine making methods and minimal intervention are combined to produce a variety of wines each year. This winery is truly a rarity, where all the wines, from the Woodcutters Shiraz right through to the flagship wine RunRig, are outstanding.

Cellar Door Open : Daily 10am – 6pm
Roennfeldt Road, Marananga
P 08 8562 4155
www.torbrek.com

Whistler Wines

Whistler Wines

The beautiful and secluded bush land setting of this boutique, family owned winery is worth a visit in itself! Relax on the front lawn as you sample the wines crafted from the grapes grown only on their “Heysen Estate” vineyard. Say hello to the kangaroos that reside in a beautiful enclosure surrounded by gums – animals that have been nurtured back to health as part of a fauna rescue program. Martin, Sally and the Whistler team enjoy hosting frequent events, which always include great food by local chefs with live entertainment. Check Whistler Wines website for upcoming events and promotions.

Cellar Door Open: Daily 10.30am – 5pm
Seppeltsfield Road, Marananga
P 08 8562 4942
W www.whistlerwines.com

Tscharke’s Place

Tscharke’s Place

Recognized as a leader amongst the new generation of Barossa Winemakers, Damien Tscharke is the name behind Glaymond and Tscharke Wines, two premium estate grown and produced wine ranges that encompass the traditional and emerging strength of the Barossa. Visit their stunning, traditionally built German cellar door building, where you can also see some of the beautiful hand pottery work of German born Eva Tscharke. Damien specializes in what’s often referred to as ‘alternative varieties’. This is the place to go if you are interested in trying something other than Shiraz – Spanish and Italian varieties such as Savagnin, Tempranillo, Montepulciano, Zinfandel. This is the place to broaden your wine knowledge and excite your palate! You’ll find Damien is wonderfully passionate about the outstanding wines he’s producing.

Cellar Door Open Open: 10am – 5pm, Closed Tues & Wed
Seppeltsfield Rd, Marananga
P   08 8562 4922
W www.tscharke.com.au 

Two Hands Wines

Two Hands Wines

On the edge of the sleepy village of Marananga, you’ll find Two Hand’s cellar door, a beautifully restored 19th century cottage with a modern and stylish twist. Two Hands Wines is a premium producer specialising in Shiraz and is a great place to go to try some ‘big reds’ from the Barossa and other South Australian wine regions such as the McLaren Vale, Coonawarra, Clare and Langhorne Creek. The winery showcases the regional diversity of Australian Shiraz with the Garden Series wines, including the renowned Bella’s Garden. Informative and personalised structured tastings are available, where you can compare and contrast the wines made from the different regions. Wood oven pizzas and gourmet platters are also available.

Cellar Door Open: Mon-Fri 11am-5pm Sat, Sun, Public Hols 10am-5pm. Bookings necessary for Structured and Private tastings

Neldner Road, Marananga
P 08 8562 4566
W www.twohandswines.com

 

Barossa Valley Estate

Barossa Valley Estate

Located on an 80-hectare site, this striking modern cellar door has great views of the vineyards surrounding and the picturesque Barossa ranges beyond. Barossa Valley Estate stems from the persistence and vision of eighty 3rd and 4th generation Barossa Valley grape growers. The wines are a true expression of the richness and character of this celebrated region. The stone used for the building was quarried from our own property, the same stone used for Cupid’s Cottage.  Coffee, local cakes and light lunches are served daily, including delicious Barossa gourmet platters.

Cellar Door Open: Daily 10am-4.30pm
Seppeltsfield Road, Marananga

P 08 8562 3599
W www.bve.com.au 

   
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