Best Barossa Cellar Doors (Part 2!)

As we said in our “Best Barossa Cellar Doors Part 1” blog, whether you can say a cellar door is the best or not is like enjoying wine, it’s a very personal thing. However, we’d still like to give you some personal Barossa Cellar Door recommendations that we know reflect what the Barossa does best and that our Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage guests have enjoyed. Many of our guests are wine enthusiasts from all over the world as well as Aussies. Our job is to make sure they see the best of the Barossa wherever they come from. So, we listen to what they say after a day out and about. But even after all this, you will just have to come and try our recommendations for yourself to see if we are on the right track!
The old basket press in the above image is from France, and symbolises the old world, hands on wine making practices which Izway Wines, just one of our recommended cellar doors, follows. Please read on!

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Arkaba Station. Luxury in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges

If you love the Australian outback, the Flinders Ranges, luxury accommodation (I’m talking bespoke furnishings, ensuite bathrooms, pool, house chef & dining under the stars), environmental sustainability, trekking and glamping, then a stay at Arkaba Station is definitely for you, because it has it all! Featured in Great Walks of Australia you can get active or just wait for your loved one by the pool at the Homestead!  Let Brendon, Arkaba’s Manager (who oozes passion and love for Arkaba Station) explain….

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Luxury private pool, spa and sauna

Luxury accommodation, often promised, often elusive. With your own private pool, spa and sauna, The Frames in South Australia’s Riverland delivers in spades!

We love pampering our guests at Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage, and when we get away we like to be pampered with luxury accommodation ourselves. The Frames, a new contemporary, architecturally designed destination, ticks all the boxes for us. Located in South Australia’s beautiful Riverland and perched on a cliff top overlooking the magnificent Murray River, there are three pavilions; Montage (our pavilion), Pastiche and Collage. We arrived frazzled (as do most of us it seems after organising to get away!) and our own private pool, infra red sauna and hydrotherapy spa combined with a seemingly infinite array of other luxury features, made this our ultimate “chill out” holiday destination.

Inspirational owners Cathy and Rick Edmonds, who grow citrus and grapes on a nearby Riverland farm, are previous Deluxe Accommodation Australian Tourism Award winners for another property, and have used their experience, vision and passion for the Riverland to build a world class destination for us all to enjoy!

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Food Luddite Cooking Classes in the Barossa Valley

Luxury Travel & Things to Do

When it comes to luxury experiences in the Barossa, it’s not just us saying the Experience Packages we offer are the things to do!

Here’s a great article from Signature Travel and Style Magazine and all of the experiences described are located right around Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage, some of them even within walking distance!

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Songs from Van Morrison

I’ve been hanging out for years for Van Morrison to feature at a Barossa Under the Stars event, but Here Comes the Night, Songs from the Van Morrison Songbook will do thank you!

Joe Camilleri, a legend of Australian contemporary rock, will partner with Vince Jones and special guests The Voodoo Sheiks and The Silo String Quartet to ensure a thrilling night at Seppeltsfield Winery, just a short walk up through a vineyard and across the road from the cottage.

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2015 Barossa Vintage Festival

Every two years in the Barossa we celebrate the end of the grape harvest with the Barossa Vintage Festival.

This year it will be held from the 15th to 19th April. It’s Australia’s original wine tourism event, showcasing 95 events over 5 days including a decadent feast, long table lunches, wild gypsy parties, a scarecrow trail and a comedic journey through wine education. An easy one-hour drive north of Adelaide, the Barossa Vintage Festival has evolved to become the premier wine tourism festival in Australia, and is the jewel in the Barossa events calendar.
There are Food & Wine events, Arts and Heritage and Community Events.

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