Trips and Itineraries for Santa Maria
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Vintners Bar and Grill
Vintners Bar & Grill: Try nouveau-Asian dishes like coconut curry short rib with puffed beef tendon. Angaston; entrées US$27–US$30; vintners.com.auWineriesBrash Higgins: Brad Hickey experiments with varietals and ferments some wines in clay amphorae.D’Arenberg: This producer of killer Shirazes will add a new restaurant and cellar door in 2017. Jim Barry Riesling and Shiraz are the specialities at this winery.Nepenthe: One of the larger Adelaide Hills producers has an extensive range of bottling and a popular cellar door.Penfolds: Although this 172-year-old brand sources fruit from several regions in Australia, its main cellar door is in the Barossa Valley.Primo Estate: Joseph Grilli draws on his Italian heritage in his fresh takes on Colombard, Sangiovese, and Nebbiolo.SC Pannell: Stephen Pannell is making some of McLaren Vale’s most creative blends.Seppeltsfield: This historic Barossa Valley estate was recently restored and has great port-style wines.Shut the Gate: Taste their carefully crafted small-batch wines.Standish Wine Co: Winemaker Dan Standish makes terroir-driven red wines of exceptional depth and finesse.Tscharke Savagnin: Tempranillo, and Montepulciano are among the headliners at this inventive winery.Tour GuideBarossa Taste Sensations Jonathan Milne specialises in all four wine regions.