Geography of the barossa
Comprised of two distinct regions, The Barossa Valley and Eden Valley, and 14 sub-regions, the Barossa valley is unique for its diversity of terrior, topography and mesoclimates. Knitted together like a patchwork quilt, each sub-region displays a rich variety of soil type imparting distinctive flavours and characters into the wines.
The Barossa is one of the only wine regions in Australia to have neighbouring warm and cool climate growing conditions. Barossa Valley enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers, relatively low rainfall and low humidity, providing perfect conditions for growing grapes. The lower Barossa floor is drier, warmer and is ideally suited to growing iconic full bodied Shiraz. The higher altitude Eden Valley region has a cooler climate with abundant winter rainfall. The soil in Eden Valley is rocky and acidic, with shallow rock and shale that creates world class Rieslings.
Working with growers accross the region
Peter Lehmann Wines works collaboratively with over 100 grower families across the length and breadth of the region, many of whom have been involved with the Peter Lehmann story for decades. Through these strong bonds and generations of working with the region’s finest grape-growers, Peter Lehmann Wines continues to craft a range of premium wines that tell rich stories of people and place
What’s happening in the Barossa
The Apex Bakery
Apex Bakery is a traditional Barossa Bakery specialising in Breads and Pastries using recipes dating back to when we began in 1924. We have proudly worked alongside Peter Lehman Wines for over 60 years supplying our unique wood fired products.
Barossa Farmers Market
Be a part of our Barossa community and experience real food, passionately grown and made by locals. Meet the producers, learn about their food traditions and be a part of the buzzing market atmosphere Saturday mornings 7:30-11:30am.
Barossa Valley Ballooning
Experience the breathtaking views and serenity of the beautiful Barossa Valley as you float high above the ground with Barossa Valley Ballooning. Peaceful, yet exhilarating, a sunrise hot air balloon ride will give you a perspective like no other of this world-famous wine region.
Lyndoch Lavender Farm & Cafe
Lyndoch Lavender Farm & Café offers visitors a unique experience in the Barossa. Visitors have the opportunity to relax and wander around the naturally beautiful, colourful landscape, do some shopping in the Gift Shop, and try some treats from the Cafe.
Barossa Valley Cheese Company
Victoria McClurg has switched from making wine to making cheese makes.
Visit our Cheesecellar to delve into our world of cheese and learn about our craft. Cheese centric experiences available.
True North Yoga
Nestled in the Barossa you'll find a place to truly unwind....True North Yoga is a purpose designed yoga studio offering classes seven days a week.
Immerse yourself in the ambiance of the studio, or we come to you for a decadent yoga experience at your accommodation or an iconic Barossa location; on the terrace of one of the Barossa's beautiful wineries drinking in spectacular panoramic views - truly breathe in the beauty of the Barossa...