On the hunt for wedding wine in Barossa Valley

It’s a good excuse to taste a lot and not buy anything..

We visited Penfolds and Wolf Blass wineries this morning.. they are some of the biggest brand names here, and it’s interesting to see where the stuff you buy in UK supermarkets and wine merchants comes from. The wine is good – mainly their top labels are on for tasting – but the price buying at the cellar door are 50% to twice the cost of buying from a UK or USA wine merchant.

We alternated wineries with food places – an olive shop, a cheese place and a bakery – until we had enough supplies for lunch, so we went back to the hostel and ate it (with a bottle of wine of course). And now it’s time for a nap!

Penfolds:

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Wolf Blass:

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It’s an important academic exercise – notes must be taken:

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