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The Elderton Wines Blog

RECIPE | Food and wine match: BBQ Pork Ribs with Ode to Lorraine

by Elderton Wines collaborating with Relish the Barossa Friday of the June long weekend is the day we always host our Ribs & Red long lunch in the barrel hall here at Elderton – sharing great food and wine and having a fun afternoon in the barrel hall! If you would like to hold your…

Ode to Lorraine – the story behind the wine

  We always like to say thanks to our mum, Lorraine, for everything she achieved whilst at the helm of the family company – for her passion, dedication, hard work and prudent decisions, as well as everything she has done for us as our mother and grandmother.  Our thanks to mum became something to share…

Tips for visiting the Barossa in Autumn

by Jess Ruciack The Barossa is a fantastic place to visit year-round, with each season having its own perks. If you are planning a visit to the Barossa this Autumn, we’ve put together some information that might be handy and some insider tips and thoughts on what to see and do while you’re here enjoying…

Elderton Buzz Newsletter – Glass Half Full

by Allister Ashmead [view the story as a PDF] As many Commanders and Eldertonians would be aware, I often start my tastings and wine dinners with the phrase, “If anyone here is still drinking Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc… then STOP IT!” It usually gets a laugh, but elicits a majority response of, “We stopped doing that…

Introducing Ashmead Family Vintners

by Allister Ashmead [view the story as a PDF] We are now in the midst of our 43rd vintage at Elderton. We also are into our fourth vintage of Small Victories Wine Co. How time flies! Whilst we have many years to draw on when telling the story of Elderton, the evolution of Small Victories…

Our Wines – March 2024 update

  [view the story as a PDF] If you have any questions about our wines, please contact our Cellar Door team on 08 8568 7878 or by email.   2020 COMMAND SHIRAZ     Command is truly an expression of place, and we are proud to be the current custodians of a rare piece of Barossa Valley…

A guide to the best places to eat in the Barossa

by Jess Ruciack and Jodhi Thoms We’re often asked for recommendations on where to eat in the Barossa. We are lucky, in that we are spoilt for choice in our region. The Barossa has a proud food culture spanning generations, and a history of sharing generous meals with great company (and great wine of course!)…

Out and About with Elderton – March 2024

  [view story as a PDF] See where Elderton has been out and about over the last few months, as we share our photos along with those sent in by Commanders and Eldertonians! Send Jess your snaps of Elderton out and about to jess@eldertonwines.com.au    Allister with Martin Liu during Allister’s Hong Kong visit in November…

Open That Bottle Night 2024

  Saturday, 24 February, is Open That Bottle Night. Celebrated on the last Saturday in February each year, the point of this wine movement around the world is that we shouldn’t save our ‘good’ wines for a special occasion – that we should enjoy them when they’re still drinking well. How many times have we…

Christmas Degustation Menu

by Jess Ruciack Christmas, and its lead up, is one of my favourite times of year. It certainly is festive for me! We get to decorate with Christmas cheer, my house flashes on the outside with happy lights, we eat, drink and be merry with friends and family. Here at Elderton we celebrate our year…