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  • Voted SA’s Number 1 Wedding Destination - the Barossa Valley, Australia’s best wine making region is THE location to create a romantic, stylish and visually captivating wedding. The Barossa’s world class vineyards, the historic chateaus, inns and churches, the modern wineries and estates, beget an abundance of wedding venues and locations for capturing artistic and enchanting wedding photo opportunities. The delectable fresh local produce and wine, the warm local hospitality and heavenly honeymoons… it’s no wonder more and more couples are choosing to celebrate their wedding day in the beautiful Barossa.
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Okay, so you’ve chosen the beautiful Barossa Valley for your wedding destination… first let us just say, what a fine choice you have made! In the lead up to the big day take a moment to experience the incredible beauty that encompasses the Barossa Valley and its lush rolling vistas. Whether your choosing the perfect wedding venue or looking for a romantic weekend getaway with your man in the world-famous region – its time to roam, explore and discover. Visit the charming wineries, pop into the eclectic mix of cellar doors, lose yourself within pleasant walking trails, sample mouth-watering farm fresh produce and be pampered at luxury retreats. It’s all at your delightful doorstop and just two hours drive from Adelaide. What are you waiting for?

Check out our TOP 7 Barossa locations and experiences to add to your bucket list:

  1. A la carte dining at Fino Seppeltsfield

As you discover this fabulous wedding venue, you cannot go past the once in a lifetime dining experience! Located in the original bottling hall, Fino at Seppeltsfield offers culture, a true connection to the region and the very best produce Barossa and South Australia has to offer.

Enjoy a pre or post-wedding dinner with your nearest and dearest in one of the restaurant’s incredible dining locales – a stunning outdoor terrace, semi-alfresco in eyeline of the open kitchen or Cellar 1 – a laneway where 1860s wine vats have been hollowed out to enable dining under Seppeltsfield’s famed Centennenial Cellar.

While your there – why not tour the nearby Jam Factory display shop and resident craft studio spaces, visit the cellar door and cooperage to see traditional barrel making or stroll through the beautiful gardens. Yes it’s all in one location!FINO Cellar at Seppeltsfield Wines Barossa Valley Wedding Destination

  1. Tastings at Saltram Wine Estate

The Saltram Tasting Bar and Salter’s Kitchen offers one of the best experiences in the Barossa Valley. Make an afternoon of it and sample some of the most proclaimed wines in Australia. Inviting, warm and full of experiences awaiting your enjoyment, the venue makes you feel right at home with comfortable, contemporary styling of the original winery.

We recommend visiting the Saltram Underground and trying ‘The Ultimate Tasting Journey’. Tours run daily at 11 am! You’ll discover the history of the winery, taste premium wines in the barrel hall and finish with a Tawny and chocolate tasting in the underground cellar. Where do we sign up?Saltram Wine Estate Barossa Valley

  1. Rose Garden at Barossa Chateau/ Lyndoch Hill

Step into the garden that was opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 2002. Barossa Chateau sits in one of Australia’s most important rose gardens, of international significance. Combined with Lyndoch Hill, the overall estate covers an impressive 25 acres, and boasts over 22 acres of dedicated rose garden. The Chateau is the perfect backdrop for those very special vows, stunning views surrounded by 30,000 roses – what more could you ask for.Barossa Chateau Rose Garden weddings

  1. Golf and Pampering at Novotel Barossa Valley Resort

The championship golf course at Tanunda Pines Golf Club provides eighteen reasons why a stay at Novotel Barossa Valley Resort is a must. With the Tanunda Pines Clubhouse just a two-minute stroll from the resort, this world-class golf course is a stunning 18-hole, par-72 course with 100-year-old gum trees lining fairways that undulate across the hilltops of the Barossa Ranges.

Your man will enjoy a round of golf with his groomsmen the morning of, while you pamper yourself the night before at venue’s own luxurious endota spa. Oh, and did we mention resort-style accommodation with private balconies and views across the rolling hills… you’re welcome!

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  1. Overnight stay at Vine Inn Barossa

The Vine Inn Barossa’s range of accommodation options offers flexibility from large group bookings and single rooms.

With three different Barossa accommodation options including 18 Executive Rooms at the Vine Inn Barossa hotel along with 11 self-contained apartments and 18 standard motel rooms you’ll be spoilt for choice, especially if you wish to secure the fantastic locale for you and your guests!

“As our wedding was on a Friday our guests indulged in three days of festivities, which was fantastic as we had many friends and family over from interstate and overseas. We booked out the Vine Inn Barossa for all our guests to stay and decided to have meet and greet dinner and drinks there the night before the wedding. This was the perfect opportunity for everyone to mingle and get to know each other. The service and food was fantastic.” Amy + JarradVine Inn Barossa Valley weddings accommodation

  1. Tour of Chateau Yaldara

Located just outside the township of Lyndoch, the iconic Chateau Yaldara offers a sunlit restaurant with atmospheric views of the North Para River and rural surrounds. Indulge in a tour where you’ll take a walk through our historic cellars and maturation areas and hear about the rich history and wine making techniques. Upon your return, the team will take you on a leisurely tasting of their premium wines, whilst you enjoy a local cheese platter. How romantic for you and your groom-to-be? The perfect Barossa experience while you plan your ‘I dos’.Chateau Yaldara Barossa Valley weddings

  1. Girly Luncheon with Murray Street Vineyards

Located in the Greenock Estate Vineyard, the Murray Street Vineyards Tasting Room is an intimate and stylish cellar door. Tasting at Murray Street Vineyards is personal and informative and perfectly complemented by its sweeping vistas of vines and sky through all the seasons.

No bars separate guests from the tasting experience. Instead, seating is on the beautiful veranda or indoors on comfortable lounges. Local produce platters are there for you to experience with a perfectly matched glass of wine.

Ideal for a girly getaway or bridal shower lunch, Murray Street Vineyards is the perfect setting to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Barossa. If you haven’t seen those views, trust us, you haven’t lived!

Murray Street Vineyards Tasting Room Barossa Valleyphoto credits: FINO Cellars Restaurant at Seppeltsfield | Saltram Wine Estate | Rose Gardens at Barossa Chateau/Lyndoch Hill | Views at Novotel Barossa Valley Resort | Accommodation at Vine Inn Barossa | Chateau Yaldara exterior gardens | Tastings at Murray Street Vineyards

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As your gorgeous invitations go to print, it is time to start thinking about the finer details including the delightful decor settings. Palm trees, succulents, pine cones, and acrylic canvases are engraved, spray painted and placed perfectly to coordinate with the tableware, ensuring that what could’ve looked hodge-podgey becomes modern and Swedish-chic. If you’re the hunter-gatherer type, you’ll love these tablescapes that show off your favourite treasures and send the sweetest messages of thanks. The key: giving them a sophisticated edge. The secret: personalise the setting with a cute quote or carefully placed sprig to offer a clean, upscale look with individualised appeal.

Go on, you’re welcome to use these ideas for your own wedding.

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Plan a gorgeous and fun day outdoors with loved ones by hosting a ‘pack your picnic’ engagement party, wedding or bridal shower. An intimate low-key gathering with all the necessary ingredients to say ‘eat, relax and enjoy’. Hand-scripted signage, gorgeous gingham prints and easy-to-eat savoury treats that are mess-free and enticing for all ages. Guests can dine on the grass, soak up the sun and celebrate in style with snacks, drinks and lawn games galore!

No need for seating plans here, lay out blankets and cushions on the ground for a cute way to keep things casual. Include a mix of both picnic style tables and blanketed areas to suit both young and old. And who said kids have all the fun; lawn games, jazz music, treasure hunts, a projector and mini-deckchair theatre; tarot readers and pamper stations surrounded by your gaggle of girls are sure to keep guests entertained all day!

Of course, no party is complete without a great spread of food. Consider a buffet overflowing with deliciousness from which your guests can pick and choose. Bespoke hampers and mismatched bowls filled with an assortment of classic picnic staples is the ideal way to keep the menu light, seasonal and simple. For the gourmet goodies, think fabulous finger sandwiches, tantalising salads, nuts, cured meats and savoury nibbles. Choose crusty bread that will withstand the afternoon’s weather and opt for leek proof containers to hold an assortment of flavoursome locally grown olives. Seppeltsfield‘s famous raspberry cordial made from 150 year old recipe kept under lock and key is sure to be a treat! When it comes to utensils, go disposable! A biodegradable bamboo set is not only cost effective it looks incredibly stylish when wrapped with a patterned paper napkin. Guests can bundle all their favourites into individual lunch boxes and grab a refreshing drink before relaxing in the beautiful afternoon Barossa breeze.

picnic wedding pack your lunchWHAT TO PACK

  • Wooden picnic-style tables with bench seating for lovely outdoor dining spots
  • Cosy blankets and fluffy pillows for extra comfort
  • Gorgeous printed table cloths and runners
  • Market umbrellas and handheld fans for fresh shade and cooling
  • Bunting or festoon lighting to set the mood
  • Handwritten blackboards detailing the delightful menu
  • Fun-filled lawn games; giant jenga, croquet or even comical sack races
  • An acoustic singer to entertain guests with soulful afternoon tunes

Catering:

  • Cardboard lunch boxes for guests to pack their goodies
  • Disposable wooden utensils + vibrant paper napkins
  • Woven wicker baskets, large bowls + servery boards
  • Colourful enamel buckets for beverage stations
  • Mason jars – for guests to pour their refreshing beverages
  • Plenty of ice on hand to keep drinks cool!

Don’t forget:

  • A fabulous photographer to capture all the fun!

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picnic wedding pack your lunchpicnic wedding pack your lunchLOCAL BITES

Hosting your picnic party in the Barossa Valley? Be sure to source your gourmet bites from the region’s artisan food producers…

  • Stop in to Apex Bakery for their delectable wood oven baked Slow Ferment Breads and try their famous bienenstich (‘bee sting’).
  • Schultz’s in Angaston boasts delicious cured meats including appetising ham, mouth-watering mettwurst and succulent sausages.
  • Be spoilt for choice with Barossa Valley Cheese Company’s range of nineteen tasty handmade cheeses.
  • Condiments galore! Angaston Cottage Industries’ incredible homemade jams, pickles, sauces, biscuits and cakes are a must!
  • Stroll through the Barossa Farmers Market for the freshest seasonal fruit and vegetables.
  • And a superb selection of delicious Barossa wine of course!

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The two-piece set has taken the fashion world by storm – we call it the Olivia Palermo effect! The boho-esque vibe of a flowing pair or the sleek sexiness of a fitted skirt and crop… Why not bring this design straight from the runways and onto your wedding aisle. If you personally don’t want to stray too far from tradition, your leading ladies will look beautiful in one of these incredible two-piece designs! Whether it’s a pastel duo, glittery show-stopper, all white wonder or irresistible ivory you will stand out in a classic wedding style while your girls can influence a fashion-forward aspect.

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