Kaesler Wines and Vineyard, Nuriootpa

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Winery / Vineyard · Hidden Gem · Food & Drink
Kaesler Wines is bona fide Barossa Valley experience.

The Kaesler vineyards were established in 1893 by the Kaesler family who came to the Barossa Valley in the 1840's and who took up the 60-acre allotment in 1891. They planted the entire holding with Shiraz, Grenache, Mataro (Mourvedre), Riesling and Semillon. Generations of the Kaesler family worked the farm until 1986 when it was sold and left the Kaesler family.

Following a world wide search for a property to produce the best possible grapes for red wine, winemaker Reid Bosward and his co-owners, a group of international wine lovers, searched areas such as USA, France, New Zealand and other parts of Australia before deciding to buy in the Barossa Valley.

Today Reid and his partners are the third owners of the Kaesler vineyard and the original buildings. in 2001 they acquired the neighbouring vineyard, 28.5 acres to complete the original vineyard holding established by the Kaesler Family. This included the original 3.7 acres of 1893 Shiraz.


Now having access to premium old vine material, Reid set out to produce bold estate wines representative of the Barossa Valley. The intensity of the old vine Shiraz inspired Reid to produce a special premium batch, the “Old Bastard.” Classified as “Outstanding” by Langtons with its rich and intense fruit style, the Old Bastard Shiraz paved the way for Kaesler. A string of highly celebrated wines followed suit, the generous Stonehorse range and premium Old Vine Shiraz, “The Bogan” and Alte Reben wines to name a few.

A 5 star James Halliday rated winery, Reid and winemaker Stephen Dew, with their distinct style and modest winemaking techniques, consistently produce wines rated over 90 points by industry peers and publications.

Adding to our growing family, Reid and his partners acquired vineyards in the prominent wine regions of the Clare Valley and McLaren Vale, establishing the Clare Wine Co. and Nashwauk brands.

Applying the same winemaking techniques and philosophies as their Barossa Valley wines, they created a signature style that emanates across the all their regional brands.


Kaesler is located in the heart of the Barossa Valley on the Barossa Valley Way, 1 km south of Nuriootpa. The cellar door is open 7 days a week from 11am to 5pm. The property has plenty of room to explore 60 ha of vineyards and beautiful gardens.


Situated on the Kaesler Vineyard and Winery property, adjacent to the Kaesler Cellar Door, the Kaesler Cottages are comprised of three separate cottages, each with spa bath ensuites and private entrances.

Two of the Kaesler Cottages are single rooms with a queen bed, small sitting area and spa bath ensuite and outdoor porch seating overlooking the grounds.

The last cottage, known as the Cottage Suite, is a larger space with the added bonus of a separate lounge room.

Kaesler Cottages are centrally located in Nuriootpa, ideal for romantic getaways, a place to stay whilst exploring the Barossa Valley, small wine tasting groups or simply a great weekend stay in a beautiful winery setting.

To check availability, rates and to book visit our website here http://kaesler.com.au/kaesler-cottages/


Old Vine Vineyard Tour: More than 70% of the red wines produced by Kaesler are made from vines more than 50 years old. These rare and valuable Old Vines, including some planted as far back as 1893, are the backbone of our bold and intense Barossa wines.

Enjoy a guided walking tour of our old vine vineyards including the gnarled vines of the 1893 Old Bastard Vineyard, followed by a wine tasting in Kaesler Cellar Door of the wines produced from these old vines – $40 per person. Available 11.30am every day.

Bookings essential http://kaesler.com.au/old-vine-vineyard-tour/

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  • This is a great cellar door that sells excellent quality wines at a reasonable (for the Barossa) price. Pleasant, knowledgeable but low key staff member who knew the wine but was not pushy with it...  more »
  • From the moment I walked in I was engaged and totally taken... a humble winemaker with a whole load of passion! A huge variety of wines and each and everyone of them sensational.... a must stop for...  more »
  • First visit early on Saturday morning and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. There's something about good wines and good company. Looking forward to our next visit with the rest of the family. Thanks very....  more »
  • Have visited twice. Both occasions staff were extremely helpful and happy to spend plenty of time talking us through the wines. Amazing wines and a great cellar door experience
  • Great time at the kaesler wine bar and cellar door! Staff was great, helpful, chatty and interesting, the beer garden and property very nice, we had a lovely walk in their beautiful wines. Great wine and gin. Plus you can draw on the table with chalk ! New favourite place in the barossa.Totally recommend !
  • It was great experience and lovely time Harry was very generous and knowledgeable about wine and passionate and enthusiastic about different type of food and wine also so welcoming Very friendly people Will be back again for sure
  • Had and awesome afternoon enjoying a selection of white and red wines. The staff were friendly and the wine was great with the staff really knowing what they are talking about with their wine. The grounds and the venue are amazing to walk around and are very well presented. The wine here has some really good names perfect for gifts like "The Bogan" and "Old Bastard". A lot better than some close by Large scale wineries! A must stop and taste. 👍
  • Great tasting, lovely building - absolutely beautiful. Tasting $5pp comes off your purchase though. Thanks for the nice chat!

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