Barossa Valley

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Barossa Valley

(bərô`sə), region of South Australia, S Australia. A major area of wine production 40 mi (64 km) NE of AdelaideAdelaide,
city (1991 pop. 957,480), capital and chief port of South Australia, S Australia, at the mouth of the Torrens River on Gulf St. Vincent. It has automotive, textile, and other industries. Grains, wool, dairy products, wine, and fruit are exported.
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, the valley was named by Colonel William Light for the British victory over the French in the Battle of Barossa (1811; now Barrosa), Spain, in which he fought.
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Voting is now open for the Barossa, Light and Lower North round of Fund My Idea.
Because among the cheering crowds in the Barossa Valley was former royal maid Clare Morrow, 48, who danced with Charles at a Balmoral ball in 1993.
perfect Barossa Valley Once back onboard we quickly adjust to the train's delightfully laidback routine: food, food and more food interspersed with easy chit-chat from fellow passengers and staff.
Once back perfect Barossa Valley onboard we quickly adjust to the train's delightfully laidback routine: food, food and more food interspersed with easy chit-chat from fellow passengers and staff.
perfect Barossa Valley Alas, with our baggage limited to what we can comfortably cart around, the most we can take from this Bacchanalian idyll is a rucksack of robust reds.
The Pullhams Bin 22 Barossa Valley Shiraz 2011, pictured, is packed with rich herby dark fruit aromas supported by a touch of vanilla.
It hails from shiraz's Barossa homeland and delivers juicy, cherry and plum flavours with chocolate and menthol notes - all nicely smoothed out by adept oak ageing.
the Barossa lies less than an easy houras drive from Adelaide.
It drives home the superiority of Barossa Valley as the heartland of Australian shiraz.
Zoe the dalmatian bonded with the spotted dorper-cross on the farm where they both live in Barossa Valley.