The Barossa Wine Region Sights

Banrock Station Wine & Wetland Centre

  • Holmes Rd. just off Sturt Hwy. Map It
  • Kingston-on-Murray
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Published 07/21/2016

Fodor's Review

The salt-scrub-patched Murray River floodplain 150 km (94 miles) east of Nuriootpa is an unlikely setting for a winery, but it is worth making the journey to this spot at Kingston-on-Murray. Within the stilted, mud-brick building perched above the vineyard and river lagoons you can select a wine to accompany an all-day grazing platter or lunch on the outdoor deck—try the pan seared Murray Cod with corn puree, braised spring onions, and beetroot chips. Afterward, you can take one of three self-guided walks (ranging from 2.5 km [1.5 miles] up to 8 km [5-mile]); trail access is by donation) to view the surrounding wetlands (which can be "drylands" during a drought), and learn about the ongoing wildlife habitat restoration and conservation work funded by Banrock Station wine sales and walkers' donations.

Sight Information

Address:

Holmes Rd. just off Sturt Hwy., Kingston-on-Murray, South Australia, 5331, Australia

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Phone:

08-8583–0299

Published 07/21/2016

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