Posted on July 1, 2009
Thousands of travelers arrive every year to Adelaide to discover a city full of festivals and taste the fine wines of the Barossa Valley.
Australia is taking firm steps in the production of wines and already thinking about 2025 as the year end to consolidate its leadership in the sector. Few can risk if this target will be met but the truth is that each of its "wine regions" strives to excel.
Centered in Adelaide, the Barossa Valley region offers some of the most famous wineries in the country, including Penfolds , to which we referred in this space for months.
In Barossa, a small region of 20 thousand inhabitants, some vineyards dating back to 1840. Today it has more than 70 wineries and most of them specializing in Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Despite the prominence of Penfolds, other notable wineries such as Peter Lehmann, Kaesler or Torbreck is also open to visitors, who can enjoy some free the finest wines.
Not only wines
Out undeniably sexy wine tourism exerts its nearby regions, Adelaide is a very interesting destination. Over one million people live in this coastal city, which was first designed in a plane and then grew neatly.
A series of events have placed on the agenda this metropolis of culture lovers. Since 1960, organized by the Adelaide Festival of Arts and since 1997, the FEAST, one of the flagship events for the gay community of Oceania and the Pacific. They are twenty days of intense film, literature and cabaret shows which attract thousands of travelers.
The offer, very extensive, further including the Adelaide Christmas Pageant, a mass celebration of Christmas, the world's largest of its kind, which has come to gather up to half a million people.
Megaeventos and wine, a clever combination that certainly did not want to stop tip from MV Blog.