The ultimate historical tour of Seppeltsfield, the Centenary
Tour is a once in a lifetime wine experience. The tour visits the historic
Seppelt family homestead, followed by a private fortified wine tasting in the
1878 Centennial Cellar, where you will taste your birth year Tawny as well as
the legendary 100 year old Para Vintage Tawny, direct from barrel.
– Visit includes the historic Seppelt Family Homestead and
the underground Blending Cellar
– Walk through history in the Centenary Cellar alongside
wines dating back to 1878
Awarded the Barossa Trust Mark, the Centenary Tour is a once
in a lifetime experience.
About the Centennial Cellar:
Seppeltsfield’s history is punctuated with many moments of visionary foresight
to ensure a legacy was passed on to future generations. This is no more evident
than in the Centennial Cellar – a truly unique and unparalleled system of
maturing single barrels of vintage Tawny for 100 years before release.
In 1878 Oscar Benno Seppelt selected a puncheon of his
finest wine and gave instructions that it was not to be bottled for 100
years. This single barrel of 1878 Tawny port was to remain maturing in a
separate room within the bluestone cellars, untouched in the same location 100
years. The tradition of laying down a barrel of the finest wine from each
vintage was continued every year following and continues today.
The Centennial Cellar now comprises an unbroken lineage of
every vintage from the current year back to 1878. A living museum of Australian
winemaking history and undoubtedly the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the
Allow time during your visit to Seppeltsfield estate to
visit Vasse Virgin skin care, JamFactory Craft & Design studios, Dragan –
Fine Art Photography Gallery, Seppeltsfield Cellar Door (bookings required),
enjoy a Segway tour, eat at FINO destination restaurant (bookings essential) or
refuel at Octeine Coffee.