Rockford

+61 8 8563 2720 PO Box 142 Krondorf Road
Tanunda, 5352
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Rockford is a winery led by former Chateau Tanunda winemaker Robert “Rocky” O’Callaghan, based in the Barossa Valley, Australia. The wines have developed a huge following, known for their traditional methods and balanced styles. Some of the wines such as the Basket Press Shiraz, sold at the winery only, are in high demand and difficult to obtain, especially outside of Australia. 

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Frontignac

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Rockford Basket Press Shiraz Australia Negociants International 2005

    Snoothrank:

    Smooth leathery taste, cherry candy nose. very good finish Read More

    Wine review by Cobie


  • Rockford Shiraz Barossa Valley Basket Press 2001

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    Fantastic Read More

    Wine review by mayrick


  • Rockford Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley Rifle Range 2002

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    No written review

    Wine review by Terazol


  • Rockford Shiraz Barossa Valley Basket Press 2006

    Snoothrank:

    the 1998 made this wine and is the best to date. Im down to my last two, In a ... of the five prefered the rockfor Read More

    Wine review by markebo


  • Rockford Alicante Bouchet Rose 2010

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    Very quaffable but sweeter style rose for fun summer drinking Read More

    Wine review by Stephen Harvey


  • Watching stage one today, I saw an ad for a "virtual" TdF.  Wasn't paying a lot of attention but I guess it's one of those things where you put your bike up on rollers and watch video or something. Kind of silly when the weather is as good as it has been here in the Bay Area.But the bigger reason my mind wandered was I remembered someone who dra... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Virtual Tour de France


  • So, I am beginning to write a series of emails that you can vote on. Problem is, I'll need your help to make the lists. I figured I would start simply, and make a list of the top 5 red wines in the world. I'm not talking specifics, but rather geeral categories, and eventuallywe can start naming our favorite specific wines i each category. So I'm... Read More

    Forum post in the topic I needs y'alls help!


  • I have quite the sweet tooth when it comes to the wines i like. Edleweiss is my favorite by far. But i am looking to find a red wine that i can enjoy with my dinner. Being that i am a begginer in all of this. I need something that isnt to dry have tried that and it just doesnt work for me. I live in the mid-west so some varieties are a little ha... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Sweet Tooth, But need a change


  • I have finally got my hands on some Californian WinesJustin 08 Justification 65% Cab Franc 35% Merlot - Paso RoblesZD 08 California Chardonnay - Napa ValleyGroth 07 Cabernet Sauvignon - Oakville Napa ValleyFlowers 08 Pinot Noir - Sonoma CoastI am keen to get opinions on what I should expect from these wines.Also what you would eat with these win... Read More

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  • Living in Sonoma County my cellar is pretty Cali-Centric. I mean in an earthquake it just may break off and fall into the Pacific Ocean. So tonight I'm going with something completely different. I picked up an El Nido Clio 2008 that I'm giving a test drive to see if I want more. Anything other than California wine or Rhones and I am treading on ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Stepping out of my comfort...


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