Barristers Block Wine Cellar in Adelaide, Review

Last weekend, I persuaded my husband that we go back to our all-time favourite road trip to the Adelaide Hills. This time, we went to four places within just 6 hours: Melba’s Chocolate Factory, Woodside Cheese Wrights (a local cheese artisan), Barristers Block Wine Cellar and my beloved Hahndorf (German Village in Adelaide).

The beauty of Adelaide is that you don’t have to drive very far to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. All you need is half an hour and you’re off your feet to famous vineyards, long white beaches, rock islands or the hills.

In this post, however, I will first share our visit to the Barristers Block Wine Cellar which is actually in Woodside. It is north-east of the city, passing through the Adelaide Hills and Mount Lofty ranges.

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Meanwhile, some road photos shared here are just a glimpse of how stunning the trees dress up in colourful colours during Autumn.

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Barristers Block Wine Cellar Door

Barristers Block is a small family run Wine Cellar and Vineyard located at 141 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside South Australia. They produce their own wines from their Sauvignon Blanc fruit in this 20-acre vineyard.

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Cellar and Functions

Being a cellar door, they offer wine tastings at $10 per person and enjoy a lovely taste of all their red, white and sparkling wines range . They have it under a gorgeous undercover barn area with a bar reception service and large tables set up for dining and functions. Its rustic theme makes it great for weddings.

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Accommodation

Aside from wine tastings, dining and functions, they also offer accommodation here just within this cellar and vineyard. They call it the Barristers Block Vigneron Villa. They have three villas in queen and family rooms, with buffet breakfast included. So imagine yourself or your family waking up to this gorgeous place.

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However, there are also other accommodation options in woodside that you can choose from at Booking.com (with Aud$20 off on your next booking) or via AirBnB (this link will give you Aud$50 off on you first stay).

Restaurant

Hanging out on a warm sunny day with friends here is excellent as well. Have wine under the big trees. Snack on tasty regional platters loaded up with cheeses, meats, crackers, dips, bread, chips, meatballs and pork cracklings. All of which are a delight and locally sourced or South Australia produced gourmet products.

 

The cellar has a beautiful garden set up, sand pit and some toys for the kids in the larger lawn area. As well as a box of toys in the actual cellar door area so you can say they are trying to accommodate for people with kids which a lot of places don’t do.

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In fact, while parents are having a chit-chat and wine, biking around the cellar is great for the teens and younger kids. They actually have a bike to take a ride on the Amy Gillett Bikeway and on walking trails.

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Obviously, I did had a blast on mothers day. Wait until you see how happy we were as a family when we had our tour at the chocolate factory and cheese factories just near this cellar. I was feeling like a child again. Read them now.

 

Thanks for reading! Hope you enjoyed the short tour.

LynDurante

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Lyn

Hi There! Thanks for reading and welcome to my blog. I am Lyn, a mom to two adorable daughters, currently residing in Adelaide, South Australia. I have lived two countries, visited 3 continents and can’t wait to travel more. Photography, arts, kids fun, family travels and all things inspirational delight me. I am not born affluent but I can attest that dreams do come true with perspiration and inspiration. Lucky enough to be given a second life, I don’t want to waste my time not being able to create beautiful moments. Because what we do with our time is what we do with our lives. I hope I can inspire you in your life’s journey.

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