Barossa Vintage Festival commences

It’s the start of the 2021 Barossa Vintage Festival! Off to a chilly but triumphant start, the Barossa Vintage Festival celebrates the end of vintage for wineries in the region. The Barossa Vintage Festival Parade will make history on April 17th as the first community parade in Australia since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The first…

RDA BGLAP Scarecrows

Our scarecrows are out for Barossa Vintage Festival! Introducing our friendly Workforce scarecrows, representing types of work available in the region. Drop by and say hi! Check out www.barossaplainsjobs.org.au and regionalwork.sa.gov.au for local jobs!

Southern Barossa Alliance Nature Adventure Day

Southern Barossa Alliance held it’s Nature Adventure Day on the weekend (20/03). The highlight of the day for many attendees was kayaking along the South Para Reservoir It was a great day out with a 5km trail run, family nature trail walk, children’s entertainment, food stalls and community wellbeing booths. The event was organised to…

‘Totally Locally’ Browns Barossa Gourmet Donuts Success Story

 David and Rachel of Browns Barossa Gourmet Donuts Words by Rhia Daniel When David and Rachel Brown, of Brown’s Barossa Gourmet Donuts, set their minds to something, they strive for excellence. With new flavours of their gourmet brioche donuts cycling through fortnightly, their focus and drive to get them just right is evident. One of…

‘Totally Locally’: Community at the Heart of Produce 4 Chefs

 Jake Zuppa and the Growth of his Business Words by Imogen Hindson Jake Zuppa is the brains behind of ‘Produce 4 Chefs’, an initiative bringing crates of fresh produce to the front doors of locals in our region. In collaboration with vendors from Barossa Cheese to Nuriootpa High School, this delivery service provides people with…

TOTALLY LOCALLY’: Seppeltsfield Road Distillery and their Providores and Hand Sanitiser

Providing support through providores and connection Words by Imogen Hindson Seppeltsfield Road Distillers are a globally renowned distillery, having won the Australian Gin Distiller of the Year Award in 2018, and they create some of the most premium, handcrafted gins in the Barossa, Gawler, Light and Adelaide Plains region.   Business owners Jon and Nicole…

‘TOTALLY LOCALLY’: Iconic Bakery Innovates to Stay in the Game

Words by Imogen Hindson We spoke to Two Wells Bakery owner Hayden Routley about how COVID-19 accelerated his plans for innovation. With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions state wide, many businesses are reopening their doors and welcoming a flood of new and established customers. But for the Two Wells Bakery, their innovative idea meant they…

‘TOTALLY LOCALLY’: Barossa Businesses to Support this Quarantine

Words by Imogen Hindson Regional Development Australia (Gawler Barossa Light Adelaide Plains) are adopting the ‘Totally Locally’ campaign, originally developed by UK resident and frequent Barossa visitor, Chris Sands. ‘Totally Locally’ is a free-for-all template guide for small businesses and locals alike in the BGLAP region for the purposes of community connection. Promoting values of…

Totally Locally

Words by Imogen Hindson Regional Development Australia (Gawler Barossa Light Adelaide Plains) are adopting the ‘Totally Locally’ campaign, originally developed by UK resident Chris Sands. ‘Totally Locally’ is a free-for-all template guide for small businesses and locals alike in the BGLAP region for the purposes of community connection.   Promoting values of checking in with…

Foundation Barossa ‘BUILD’ Business Coaching Scholarships

Are you a small business in the Barossa? Would you benefit from four months business coaching and mentorship to develop the sustainability of your business and ensure its capacity to grow? Our BUILD small business scholarships offer three x four months scholarships through Next Level Up Business Coaching & Mentoring. Each scholarship is valued at…