Tanunda attractions

Winery in Tanunda


The atmospheric, bluestone Seppletsfleld estate started life in 1851 when Joe Seppelt stuck some vines in the dirt and came up trumps. Now it's one of Australia's most esteemed wine brands, most famous for its 100-y…
Winery in Tanunda

Chateau Tanunda

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 some of the oldest vines in the valley, dating back to the 184…
Winery in Tanunda

Rockford Wines

One of our favourite boutique Barossa wineries (OK, so it is our favourite), this 1850s cellar door sells traditionally made, small-range wines, including sparkling reds. The Black Shiraz is a sparkling, spicy kille…
Viewpoint in Tanunda

Mengler's Hill Lookout

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 through beautiful rural country, studded with huge eucalyptuses.
Factory in Tanunda

Keg Factory

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.
Museum in Tanunda

Barossa Museum

Inside this 1856 post office building (access via the antique shop out the front) are displays of bone-handled cutlery, butter-making gear, photos of top-hatted locals, a re-created colonial bedroom and an amazing m…
Winery in Tanunda

Peter Lehmann

The shiraz and riesling vintages here (oh, and the semillon) are probably the most consistent, affordable and widely distributed wines in the Barossa. Lehmann himself – a fifth-generation Barossa winemaker and a leg…
Gallery in Tanunda

Barossa Regional Gallery

Inside Tanunda's austere, grey-fronted Soldiers Memorial Hall you'll find an eclectic collection of paintings, crafts and touring exhibitions, plus an impressive set of 1877 organ pipes at the back of the room (the …
Historic Site in Tanunda

Goat Square

Tanunda is flush with historic buildings, including the quaint cottages around this square, on John St. This was the ziegenmarkt, a meeting and market place, laid out in 1842 as Tanunda's original town centre.
Winery in Tanunda

St Hallett

Using only Barossa grapes, reliable St Hallett produces reasonably priced but consistently good whites (try the Poacher’s Blend) and the excellent Old Block Shiraz. Unpretentious and great value for money.