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Koonunga Wine District

The Koonunga Wine District includes wineries near the township of Koonunga, Kapunda, Neukirch, Moppa, and St Johns and is located about 20 km North of Nuriootpa in the Barossa Valley Wine Region. Kapunda, is often described by visitors as being 'one of the South Australia's best kept secrets'. Kapunda, which is located only about 80 km north of Adelaide, has a rich history and has many magnificent stone buildings. Kapunda showcases the prosperous mining era associated with Australia's first commercial copper mine. The town also has a thriving artist community. Just a 10 minute drive south of Kapunda is the Barossa Valley winerires and 20 minutes north is the premium wine growing district of the Clare Valley. The two wineries in the district are Nietschke Wines and Old Kapunda Distillery.

The Barossa Valley Wine Region includes sixteen districts : Marananga ; West Nuriootpa ; East Nuriootpa ; Dorrien ; Tanunda ; Vine Vale ; Bethany ; Rowland ; Lyndoch North ; Lyndoch South ; Williamstown ; Gawler ; Koonunga ; Truro ; Angaston ; Light Pass

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Kapunda Distillery, SA  Jas Ryan Road, Kapunda, SA 5373
The birth place of Old Kapunda Distillery is located one hours drive north of Adelaide in South Australia. Its home is situated on rich loamy soils found on the lush plains that border The Barossa Valley, one of Australia`s premier wine regions. With over half a century of experience in the wine industry, The Kennelly Family set about crafting distinctive and innovative fortified wine. In 1996, th...