Jacob's Creek

Barossa Valley

Jacob's Creek is probably the biggest international exporter of Australian wine – you'll find their bottles everywhere from London to Toronto. HQ is just north of Lyndoch, authentically positioned on a little elbow of Jacob's Creek itself. It's a predictably grand set-up (the cellar door is a 'visitor centre') with an array of wine-and-food tours and classes on offer (from $55) and the impressive Mod Oz Our Table restaurant (mains $12 to $16). Make a day of it.

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Nearby Barossa Valley attractions

1. Keg Factory

1.19 MILES

Watch honest-to-goodness coopers make and repair wine barrels, 4km south of town. Amazing! If you want to roll one home, kegs start at $325.

2. St Hallett

1.23 MILES

Using only Barossa grapes, reliable St Hallett produces reasonably priced but consistently good whites (try the Poacher’s Blend) and the excellent Old…

3. Rockford Wines

2.04 MILES

One of our favourite boutique Barossa wineries (OK, so it is our favourite), this 1850s cellar door sells traditionally made, small-range wines, including…

4. Barossa Museum

2.99 MILES

Inside this 1856 post office building are displays of bone-handled cutlery, butter-making gear, photos of top…

5. Goat Square

3.09 MILES

Tanunda is flush with historic buildings, including the quaint cottages around this square, on John St. This was the ziegenmarkt, a meeting and market…

6. Chateau Tanunda

3.11 MILES

Wow, check out the architecture! This monumental stone winery was built in the late 1880s, complete with a 18.5m castellated tower, and sits adjacent to…

7. Barossa Regional Gallery

3.21 MILES

Inside Tanunda's austere, grey-fronted Soldiers Memorial Hall you'll find an eclectic collection of paintings, crafts and touring exhibitions, plus an…

8. Mengler's Hill Lookout

4.23 MILES

From Tanunda, take the scenic route to Angaston via Bethany for hazy valley views (just ignore the naff sculptures in the foreground). The road tracks…