The most popular destination for a one-day trip from Adelaide is the Barossa Valley. The Barossa Valley is the most famous place in Australia for wine. The valley was first settled by Europeans in 1842, most of the settlers arriving from Prussia and Silesia to escape religious persecution.
They brought with them a love of wine and a knowledge of how to grow vines and produce their favourite beverages, so the Barossa Valley became one of the first wine-growing areas in the country, and the most successful. It is only in recent years that the supremacy of the region has experienced any serious challenge, but it remains the most popular tourist destination with those seeking alcoholic refreshment.