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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Relishes and chutneys add interest to salads, cheeses and charcuterie, but what about wild lime and native mint chutney hand-made in the Barossa valley and beautiful, smoky stuff, punchy red capsicum onion marmalade, or tathra eggplant onion marmalade.
The division will concentrate on specific brands Houghton (Western Australia), Leasingham (Clare Valley), Chateau Reynella (McLaren Vale), Barossa Valley Estates, Stonehaven (Limestone Coast) and Yarra Burn (Yarra Valley).
From Australia's Barossa Valley, this blend of semillon/chardonnay is a bright lime gold and has a lime/grapefruit edge.
The initial release of Kono Baru wines will feature six varietals (Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Malbec and Shiraz) grown in noteworthy appellations such as Mendoza (Argentina), Casablanca (Chile) and the Barossa Valley (Australia).
Five Barossa Valley wineries have been granted almost $140,000 in funding to help them market their premium wines to overseas clients.
Five generations of the family have been plying their trade in the Barossa Valley since 1855 and renowned for care and quality.
In South Australia alone you've got Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale, Coonawarra, Adelaide Hills etc etc and they are distinct vine growing areas.
Later, the visiting royal went on a wine and roses tour of South Australia's Barossa Valley where she sipped "champagne" and planted a rose named after her.
Riesling was transported to Australia in the 19th century by German immigrants and originally thrived in the Barossa Valley.
First off the blocks are a shiraz/cabernet and a Barossa Valley chardonnay.
Barossa Valley Estate releases the newest vintage of one of Australia's most renowned wines -- the 2003 E&E Black Pepper Shiraz.
South Australia's answer to California's Napa Valley is the purveyor of fine wines, the Barossa Valley.