The Elderton Wines Blog

Named in Top 3 SA Cellar Door Experiences!

by Jess Ruciack 11 November 2019 We are pleased to share that Cellar Door was named in the top 3 South Australian Cellar Door experiences as we were awarded the Bronze Medal – Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries at the 2019 South Australian Tourism Awards on Friday, 8 November 2019 at the Gala Dinner. Jodhi,… more info

2019 Elderton Tennis Classic

by Jess Ruciack 11 November 2019 Yesterday we had a fabulous day for the 2019 Elderton Tennis Classic. After a week of super windy weather, the event gods put on the most spectacular spring day for everyone attending. We enjoyed perfect tennis weather, strong competition and most importantly fun! Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone… more info

| NEW RELEASE | 2018 Western Ridge Grenache Carignan

7 November 2019 by Jess Ruciack You know how you’re not meant to have a favourite child. I feel like the same goes when you have the pleasure of working at a winery – and I don’t have a favourite Elderton wine – but I do have a very large soft spot for this wine,… more info

Out and About with Elderton – October 2019 Buzz edition!

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 us your snaps of Elderton out and about to                 

Our Wines

[view as pdf] Spring has seen the release of some of our 2019 wines, along with new vintages of some of our loyal supporters’ favourites. These new vintages sit alongside the wines we released on 1 March, so we thought we’d share a little more about each wine. We are excited to release, in our… more info

Women in Wine

[view story as pdf] In September the Australian Women in Wine Awards were celebrated at a gala ceremony in New York City. It was a grand affair, where the best Australian women in wine – from marketers, to winemakers to Cellar Door managers – were recognised. Our own Jodhi Thoms made it to the final… more info

In the Vineyard

[view as pdf] 2019 heralds a new beginning This is a very exciting time for our three estate vineyards covering the breadth of the magnificent Barossa. With new hirings, new technology, new equipment and a mindset to be the absolute best of the best, Elderton is embarking on a renewed sustainability production plan to ensure… more info

Jules and Brock Take Control in the Cellar

[view as pdf] At Elderton we love a good story. Neil and Lorraine Ashmead started this story nearly 40 years ago when they moved to the Barossa. They ambitiously started a fledgling winery against the odds, which over many decades of hard work and determination has evolved into one of one of the Barossa’s, and Australia’s,… more info

Finalist in the South Australian Tourism Awards!

We are excited to be named as a finalist in the 2019 South Australian Tourism Awards! Wish us luck as we hope to be named SA’s best Cellar Door experience. Congratulations also to the other Barossa businesses named as finalists in the Awards – Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, Seppeltsfield, Vasse Virgin, Seppeltsfield Road Distillers, Steinys Traditional Mettwurst and Kies Family Wines. What are… more info

Tips for visiting the Barossa in Spring

11 October 2019 by Jess Ruciack   The Barossa is a fantastic place to visit year-round, with each season having its own perks. If you are planning on visiting the Barossa this spring, we’ve put together some information that might be handy and some insider tips and thoughts on what to see and do while… more info