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The Elderton Wines Blog

Elderton Cellar Door over the festive season

  If you’re planning your Barossa visit over the festive season, we are closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. We also have some changed hours over the Christmas period. Here we provide our opening times for Cellar Door to help you plan: ELDERTON CELLAR DOOR OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS As this is a… more info

Does serving temperature of your wine matter?

by Jess Ruciack What’s the best temperature to serve my wine? Does it matter if it’s a really hot day and I’ve just grabbed a bottle of Shiraz off my wine rack? Should I be drinking my Riesling icy cold? These, and many more variations, are questions we get asked a lot in Cellar Door,… more info

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!)… more info

South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Award

by Jess Ruciack We were thrilled on Friday night to be announced as the winner of Wine Tourism Services at the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards at the Great Wine Capitals Awards in Adelaide. Nick Ryan, one of the judges, commented, “In what is always a hotly contested field, this year’s winner prevailed… more info

2019 Helbig 1915 Shiraz release

by Allister Ashmead [view story as a PDF] It is with great excitement that we now bring you the release of our sixth vintage of the Helbig 1915 Shiraz! Previously just known as Fifteen, this is a wine sourced from a small single vineyard of truly remarkable Shiraz up on the Western ridge of the… more info

Winery and vineyard update – October 2021

  [view the story as a PDF] Jules and Brock checking budburst in the 1894 Command block Vintage 2021 wrap-up What a treat was the vintage of 2021! After a mix of tricky spring conditions and dry heat put our vines under stress for both V19 and V20, it was a relief to have some… more info

Elderton Cellar Door

  [view the story as a PDF] Barossa Cellar Door Cellar Door visitation from our interstate and overseas Commanders and Eldertonians has certainly been hampered this year and our planned celebrations for 40 vintages have had to be postponed. However, we are looking to celerate 40+1 next year, so keep your eyes peeled for those… more info


by Allister Ashmead [view the story as a PDF] One thing that Covid has allowed Cameron and I to do, as we’re not travelling to visit interstate and international distributors, is sit down in the same room and think deeply about the winery that we want Elderton to be. We have always cast an unwavering… more info

Elderton’s Wine Range – October 2021

  [view story as a PDF] We are excited to be releasing the 2019 Helbig 1915 Shiraz in this edition of the Buzz. This is alongside recent new vintage releases that we’ve shared by email or in Cellar Door including the 2021 Barossa Semillon, 2020 Eden Valley Chardonnay and 2020 Bullet Shiraz. And as we’ve… more info

Out and about with Elderton – October 2021

  [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                  [view story as a… more info