The Elderton Wines Blog

Mad March

  Here is another installment of my monthly light hearted look at the happenings at Elderton. I reckon that I am probably preaching to the converted, but March in Adelaide has a very apt name –Mad March.  That is because it is simply crazy or as the youngies say ‘cray-cray’!  Who knows why, but as… more info

Barossa Vintage Festival – Nuriootpa’s Long Table Lunch

  The Barossa Vintage Festival is a fun time in our region. It is a celebration; a great combination of heritage-based events and new and exciting things to do throughout the Barossa over five days in April. The Barossa Vintage Festival program features around 90 events over the five days (19-23 April) and showcases food, wine and… more info

Shock, horror!

  2017 might be a vintage that may not ever arrive. This time last year the vintage crew were frothing at the mouth about to start processing fruit, but this year with the cold and the wet that we have had, vintage this year may be like the Coonawarra. For the record that is not… more info

A merry new year

An amazing Happy and Prosperous New Year to all of you blog readers. We’re back!  2017 is flying along – isn’t it? Little Louis is so keen with the start of the year, he is already waiting for the 2017 installment of Santa below. His concept of time still isn’t that great at 3⅓ years… more info

Be Consumed by the Barossa – visiting during summer

  The Barossa is a fantastic place to visit year-round, but as locals we particularly love having warmer, sunshiny days and particularly the warmer evenings so we can lounge outside and look at the stars. If you are planning a visit to the Barossa this summer, we’ve put together some information that might be handy… more info

Cameron’s blog time!

  Blog time people!  It comes around so fast – well it does for me in any case.  Our in-house PR person, Jess (amongst her many positive traits of being red haired, vegetarian and a cricket tragic), looked me in the eye on Tuesday and said you better have something good for the blog page… more info

Cellar Door receives Silver Medal!

We were very excited on Friday, 4 November 2016, to be at the South Australian Tourism Awards dinner to receive a Silver Medal for Cellar Door! Jodhi (Events & Concierge), Tush (Cellar Door Manager) and Jess (Marketing & Sales) enjoyed representing Elderton at the dinner. The category of Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries was strongly contested, with… more info

The Land of the Fried Pickle

I am currently in the land of the fried pickle*. For the record that is not our Viti: Peter Wild’s place.  I am loving it here and in all seriousness how can you not love the US.  It is my last major overseas expedition for the year and I admittedly am very much looking forward… more info

FAQs received in Cellar Door – part 3 – screwcap v cork

  We love having visitors in our Cellar Door from around the state, the country and the world. Each visitor has a different knowledge of wine, winemaking and viticulture. As such, we get some great questions from our visitors that allow us to provide insight into the influence that the environment and the vineyard can… more info