Chateau Dorrien offers an experience not to be missed when you visit the Barossa Valley. Walk through an almost 100-year-old building that still has original concrete wine vats in tact, craft section and Heritage Gallery. A local Barossa Valley artist has lovingly painted in mural form the Settlement of the Barossa Valley and the winemaking technique from the beginning to the present day on seven vats, it is a delight for historians, school groups and general tourists.
Chateau Tanunda, built in 1890 from bluestone quarried at nearby Bethany, is steeped in history. It's an awe-inspiring place to visit, combining historic winery buildings and a stunning cellar door. The building is surrounded by vineyards and beautifully landscaped gardens, a great place to stop and relax while in the valley.
Domain Day is a family owned winery nestled in the most southeastern corner of the Barossa Valley. The cellar door, originally the Williamstown Institute, is one of the oldest historic buildings in Williamstown and offers visitors a unique tasting experience.
Gibson's Wines is a small family owned winery nestled at the high northern end of the Barossa Valley in South Australia. A specialist producer of limited quantities of premium table wines, it is fast garnering a reputation as a reliable producer of richly flavoured and complex wine.
Gomersal Wines Cellar Door is pure Australiana. Views of eucalypts, rolling pastures, vineyards and the reedy line of Gomersal Creek can be seen from the huge verandah that wraps around the tasting room. Inside, magnificent red gum tables compliment the room, while the walls are spectacularly hung with vibrant portraits of Flinders Ranges characters by local artist George Aldridge.
Barossa Vines Cellar Door and Cafe at Krondorf offers fine wines, great coffee, casual dining in a smart cafe environment and beautiful Barossa Valley views. Purchase a glass of wine, a light meal and laze in the sun as the vineyards stretch out before you. You may never want to leave.