The Elderton Wines Blog

Ever been dressed in full leather and been scared witless? I have…

by Cameron Ashmead If the headline got you and you are reading further….  Goodo! And welcome to Elderton’s light reading blog. I know it has been a while, but I am back! It has been months, maybe even years since the last instalment and again it has been extreme action stations at Elderton, but I’ll focus on the… more info

Elderton Tennis Classic – Game, Set and Match – IT IS BACK!!!

by Karli Currie On Sunday 12th November 2017 we held the innagural Elderton Tennis Classic, a fast4 event. 21 teams participated – splitting into the two categories of ‘Here to Win’ and ‘Here to Wine’. Starting the day at the Nuriootpa Tennis Courts for the first of the ‘round robin’ qualifying games – many laughs,… more info

Elderton Supporting Winemaking Students

by Jess Ruciack   Are you a winemaking student, or do you know someone studying winemaking? Do you love Barossa Shiraz, or the often underrated Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon? Then keep reading! Elderton Wines is a family owned and operated Barossa winery, and the Ashmead family has been committed to supporting our community for many years…. more info

Neil Ashmead – ahead of his time

The 2016 Neil Ashmead Grand Tourer Shiraz is a new vintage release Barossa Shiraz, now available for purchase from our online shop, and open for wine tasting in our Barossa Valley Cellar Door. First released from the 2008 vintage, the Grand Tourer Shiraz is named after and produced in honour of Elderton co-founder, Neil Ashmead…. more info

Finding the perfect wine for you

by Karli Currie I will quite simply introduce this piece by saying the right place to start looking for the perfect wine for you is in the Barossa, or perhaps more precisely at Elderton Wines. We are known for producing exceptional wines and have a range which suits a wide variety of palates and budgets, our… more info

Elderton’s Winemaker named 2018 Barossa Winemaker of the Year

  On Sunday, 18 February at the 2018 Declaration of Vintage, the Barons of Barossa named our winemaker Richard Langford 2018 Barossa Winemaker of the Year. The Declaration of Vintage is held on the third Sunday of February each year. For this occasion, the Barons of Barossa come together in Tanunda and celebrate the day with… more info

Sticky Anyone?

by Karli Currie If you hear the name “Elderton Wines” you think of our Barossa Shiraz right? Or perhaps our Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon and its significant win of the Jimmy Watson Trophy years ago comes to mind, either way I am pretty sure a sweet wine is not the first thing that appears in your… more info

So much to catch up on, including pointy caravans

by Cameron Ashmead BLOGTIME! It has been 4 months since my last light-hearted blog and soooo much as happened. In that time we have only opened our new stunning Cellar Door, had a major tennis tournament at said Cellar Door, even celebrated Christmas, had a well-earned summer break and even mourned (not literally luckily) losing… more info

The Christmas Season – Tis’ it Fun or Not??

We love Christmas time here at Elderton Wines. Time for fun, friends, family and most importantly good wine and food! We do however understand that it can also be a stressful time of the year, and we have a few ‘Elderton Help Aids’… Firstly, time… where does it go? Between the children finishing up at… more info