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 (2016 pop. 22,063, Greater Adelaide 2016 pop. 1,295,714), 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.
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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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Australia's De Bortoli winery produces some excellent port-style drinks thanks to some parcels of very oldwines from the Barossa Valley and Rutherglen.
One of the top awards for an Australia wine went to Ben Glaetzer's Anaperenna, pictured, from Barossa Valley.
NOT a lot of people know that the Barossa Valley, the historic centre of Australia's wine industry, was born of a spelling mistake.
It's a lovely, intensely f lavoursome wine made - in a collaboration with the well-known McGuigan winemakers and Tesco's own master of wine Phil Reedman - from 'mature' vines in Australia's Barossa Valley.
It's approximately an hour's drive to the Barossa Valley from Adelaide home to the infamous Jacobs Creek!
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.
From Australia's Barossa Valley, this blend of semillon/chardonnay is a bright lime gold and has a lime/grapefruit edge.
Moving to the Barossa Valley in Australia, a region that prides itself on its Rhone style of wines, the LANGMEIL THREE GARDENS SHIRAZ GRENACHE MOURVEDRE 2006 (RRP pounds 12.99, www.everywine.co.uk) is just that.
FOR pounds 6.99, Sainsbury's carries St Hallett, Gamekeeper's Reserve, Barossa Valley, South Australia, 2007.
I'M fascinated and often amazed by some of the flavours that people claim to detect in wine.Tash Mooney thinks that her Fox Gordon 2006 'Eight Uncles' Shiraz from the Barossa Valley, "has lashings of mulberry and sarsaparilla."
Barossa Valley in South Australia, for some wine tasting!