Barossa Wine School

Learn About Barossa Wine

Do you love Barossa wines? Why not join us at Greenock Estate and learn the history behind the viticulture, winemaking and wine styles of Australia’s most famous wine region – the Barossa.

Our wine ambassador will take you on a two hour, fun and informative Barossa Wine School Level 1 Certification class as you taste your way through six to eight Barossa wines and learn the:

  • History, heritage, geography and climate of the Barossa – why these specific factors make such globally awarded and appreciated wines.
  • Differences between the two distinct sub regions of the Barossa – Barossa Valley and Eden Valley. And why these regions continually produce different quality and award winning styles of Barossa wines.
  • Barossa production key facts – and who doesn’t like a few facts!
  • The strict guidelines that ensure the legacy of our region such as our Barossa Chapters including what is certified as a Barossa Old Vine, what is classed as Rare & Distinguished and some fun dirt facts on Barossa Grounds.
  • Key wine styles currently produced and grape varieties grown.

 

The wines you will taste in this class cover multiple of aspects of the Barossa wine from:

  • Eden Valley Riesling
  • Barossa Valley Grenache
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Barossa Shiraz
  • Alternate Variety/Style from Barossa
  • And a Rare and Distinguished Barossa wine

A Barossa tasting platter is also included to help cleanse your palate throughout the tasting.

If you choose, you may then undertake a short multiple choice examination and if successfully passed by 70% or above, you will be gifted with a printed certificate titling you – Barossa Enthusiast.

This a specialist program developed by the Barossa Grape and Wine Association and we are proud to offer this experience as a fun and informative way to gain a greater understanding of wines from our globally renowned region.

Duration: 3 hours
Investment: $120 per person
Bookings: Essential – please complete the form below.

Currently our Cellar Door is open Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm or by appointment on weekends.

To book a tasting, call 0413 092 884. E: cellardoor@greenockestate.com

We look forward to hosting you real soon!


Experiences & Tastings

At Greenock Estate we offer a number of wine experiences to make your visit with us even more enjoyable.
If you wish to book any of these wine experiences, please let us know as we really would love to host you in our cellar door and show you more about our wines and our beautiful region.

Shiraz Flights

Barossa Wine School

Vineyard Stay

Visit Us

Cellar Door
12A Basedow Road, Tanunda SA 5352

Call Us

(+61) 8 8563 2898

0490 047 972

 

Email Us

cellardoor@greenockestate.com