Australia is no stranger to beautiful wineries and thriving wine regions that produce world-class wines of all varieties. Wine regions need to have very particular climates that are well-regulated to ensure the grapes grow under the perfect conditions. This means that the wine regions of Australia are dotted across the country, always in the most bountiful of locations, ensuring you are never too far from your next wine tasting experience.
Barossa Valley in South Australia is one of the country’s most famous wine regions for several reasons. Not only is it one of the very oldest, dating back to almost 150 years of age, but it is also one of the most fruitful of all the country’s wine regions. It was founded by a German settler by the name of Johann Gramm in 1874. This is uncommon because most of Australia’s wine regions were founded by the British. With its rich history in winemaking, Barossa Valley has become the number one destination for many wine connoisseurs around the world.
With around 50 wineries to choose from, Barossa Valley certainly spoils you for choice. This being said, one of the very best wineries in this region is known as Jacobs Creek Winery. Jacobs Creek is one of the country’s leading wine brands, exporting to over 60 countries worldwide. While the brand may have first been launched in 1976, it boasts some of the oldest Shiraz vineyard soils in the world. You will be offered premium quality, Australian style wines with excellent pairings of gourmet lunches. Not only will this visit give you the chance to taste these fantastic couplings, if you book the Jacob’s Creek food and wine sensory experience, you will enhance your own knowledge of food and wine matching to ensure that you always have the perfect pairing with any dish.
From gourmet picnics to vineyard tours and wine tasting, it's no wonder Jacob’s Creek Winery has a number of prestigious awards to its name. Winning the Best Tourism Restaurant, Best Tourism Winery and the Australian Tourism Awards in 2011, this fantastic winery certainly knows how to cater to its guests. It was also awarded the Best Major Tourist Attraction Award for 3 consecutive years in the South Australian Tourism Hall of Fame. During your visit, you will have the chance to choose from a range of different wines, including their excellent Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon to name but a few. You will also be able to indulge in a number of the cellar door exclusives that can be enjoyed in a casual, or structured wine tasting, it’s entirely up to you.
Romance and luxury seep out of every hill and valley of this splendid winery. With beautiful sweeping lawns and the fantastic backdrop of the Barossa Mountain Range, this winery is the perfect place for any event. Whether you’re looking to pop the question or celebrate together on your wedding day, Jacob’s Creek is the perfect destination for you.