Rockford Winery
Rockford Winery
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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At Rockford we respect and nurture the best of the traditional Australian wine trade and share this with our customers.
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Graeme S
Morwell, Australia271 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Couples
Another fantastic experience at Rockford. We arrived without a booking but were warmly welcomed and kept updated on how long it would be until a tasting is available. After a short while, a spot was available and we were attended to by Ryan who was informative and engaging. He intuitively identified that we were not connoisseurs and tailored his comments accordingly. We appreciated this approach as it made us feel very comfortable. We left having gladly purchased several bottles of liquid gold!Rockford is a beautiful experience and a must do for anyone visiting the Barossa.
Written 26 February 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
The Rochford Winery is located in Australia's top wine producing region, the Barossa Valley. Although the winery creates an impression of rustic simplicity, its superb wines are much in demand and fetch premium prices. If you want to purchase Rochford wines, get in early. If your restaurant has an extensive cellar, ask the sommelier if he can find a bottle for you.
Written 24 October 2022
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GoodDogRex
Melbourne, Australia115 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 • Friends
Excellent cellar door at classic old school winery. Knowledgeable, friendly staff who took the time to talk you through the range of wines available for tasting. There was no charge for tasting which provides some indication how confident they are you will buy a bottle or 3.
Written 21 March 2021
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Robin H
Tanunda, Australia443 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
My daughter and I visited Rockford Winery which we were told by several friends who own local vineyards is the number one wine in the Barossa Valley.

Not only are the buildings and surrounds a step back in history, the wine is, as we expected superb. One sparkling wine my daughter wanted was out of stock with the 2021 issue a work in progress, along with a few others.

The young lady who served us was a wealth of knowledge on wine, local history and the history of Rockford. Excellent at customer service.
Written 24 December 2020
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annabel33245
Adelaide, Australia52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2020 • Couples
Visited late in afternoon last week, we were party of 8 maximum allowed in cellar door at that stage. Very informative staff and great wines and beautiful old buildings. Another couple arrived so our 2 ‘drivers’ stepped outside and looked at old buildings, very interesting and not a problem to later rejoin the tasters. Left with more lovely Barossa wines- add this to your list of wineries to visit.
Written 15 July 2020
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DAROHATH
Cairns, Australia1,276 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Couples
First of all, a disclaimer. I’m a Stonewall Club member and have been buying wines from Rockford for 26 years. The wines that Robert and his team have produced are simply outstanding and a true representation of the region. These days I reside in Queensland and enjoy the Alicante, Local Growers Semillon and Eden and Vine Vale Rieslings in the warmer months. But when the temperature dips I reach for their flagship Basket Press Shiraz, Rifle Range Cabernet or one of the blends (Rod & Spur or Moppa Springs) But for me, the Black Shiraz is the most versatile wine and the best example of Sparkling Shiraz in Australia. It accompanies all good celebrations, birthdays, weddings, Christmas lunch in my house. In fact opening a bottle of Black Shiraz is a celebration in itself.

As a Stonewall member, I feel privileged to have attended 3 Stonewall lunches in my time. If you ever have the opportunity, do NOT hesitate!! We were able to join the table again in September and the food and wine on show was simply outstanding!

Thank you to the whole team at Rockford that make visiting this winery and enjoying their products one of life’s great pleasures🍷❤️
Written 20 October 2021
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CJ W
Adelaide, Australia136 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
For years I never visited without carrying out two or more cases. During most recent visit tasted entire line (less Basket Press sold out as usual) and for first time ever found not a bottle worthy of purchase. Most disappointing for such an Australian icon
Written 30 April 2020
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Brianne
Perth, Australia25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Couples
Had to wait just over 30 mins (due to Covid restrictions) to go in for tasting but was well worth it. The lady Paola was very knowledgeable and friendly while doing the tasting. The venue was very intimate with a small fire in the tasting room which was perfect on a cooler day. Lots of interesting information about the making of the wines.
Written 18 May 2021
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djjcwhiteh8
Melbourne, Australia28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Recommended by a friend to visit, so glad we did. Although we hadn't booked, they managed to fit us in, even though they were busy. Staff were extremely knowledgeable and full of information. They did not rush us and we were able to sample a number of their wines. Standout was their premium sparkling shiraz, don't think I will be able to save until Christmas. Highly recommend.
Written 12 June 2023
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Bouy TorQue
Ko Samui, Thailand737 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Friends
My father and l popped in here today for the very first time and so glad we did.
We were greeted by an amazing young women which lead us both through a very impressive wine tasting.
Extremely knowledgeable, about Rockford wines, surrounding areas and the history behind the wineries.
This is a very impressive cellar door which was beautiful, warm & welcoming on a cold day.
Thank you so much to the Portuguese girl that served us both today. You truly made our experience one to remember and thank you to Robert and all the staff for the opportunity.
A fantastic unique selection of wines.

Thank you thank you thank you
Written 7 September 2022
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