July 2020 sees us celebrate a major milestone for our property and wine brand – Poonawatta. 140 years ago a small shiraz vineyard was planted in Eden Valley, Barossa, South Australia. This is the story of the vineyard and how it has inspired our wine brand – Poonawatta.
The First Inhabitants of Eden Valley
The first inhabitants of the region that was to become Eden Valley were the Peramangk Aboriginal peoples who ranged extensively through the Mount Lofty ranges. There are 70 or so rock art sites recorded, some of the best in the Eden Valley region.
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Highlights of Eden Valley
The Eden Valley region is a place of beauty and character. Adjacent to the Barossa Valley, Eden Valley is not saturated with tourist “things to do”, and that is one of the regions endearing factors.
Eden Valley is a region of mixed farming, natural bushland and small country towns. The vineyards are scattered across rolling hills, sharing the terrain with grazing land, rocky outcrops and ancient gums.