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The Elderton Wines Blog

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 jess@eldertonwines.com.au                 

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

We love to study (wine)!

by Cameron Ashmead The Ashmeads love wine and hopefully that shows through with the Elderton range. We work, study and when all the work is done we play wine. We love travelling to far flung regions around the globe to study how other wineries ply their craft. In what is now a five year tradition,… more info

Award season – we’re in the running

by Jess Ruciack The latter half of the year is award season for the wine industry. And whilst the general public is more aware that the Brownlow or Dally M are nearly upon us, we are looking forward to awards nights for the following, in which we are finalists: Great Wine Capitals – Best of… more info

Meet Elderton’s new Winemaker – Brock Harrison

by Allister Ashmead 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… more info

New release – 2017 Barossa Shiraz

by Jess Ruciack Barossa Shiraz. A wine category known world-wide. It’s what our region is most famous for. And the great thing is that Barossa Shiraz is not just one wine, or one style. It can be made in so many ways. We love our Barossa Shiraz. And we’re excited to let you know that… more info