Artisans of Barossa, Barossa Valley’s quintessential wine destination, is proud to announce an extraordinary collaboration with the critically acclaimed Adelaide-based restaurant Soi 38. On Sunday, 1 October and Monday, 2 October, during the Labour Day weekend, diners can immerse themselves in a culinary spectacle that seamlessly fuses Thailand’s robust flavours with Barossa’s finest wines at Essen, by Artisans of Barossa.

Soi 38, an award-winning Adelaide jewel, has consistently delighted palates with its innovative Thai dishes, each bursting with vibrant, authentic flavours that transport diners straight to the bustling streets of Bangkok. This pop-up provides a rare opportunity for Barossa’s gourmands and visiting epicureans to relish Soi38’s celebrated dishes without the travel. Having carved a niche for its ground-breaking Thai cuisine, Soi 38 has a rich backstory. Terry Intarakhamhaeng, once a bird conservationist and tour guide in Thailand, took an unexpected turn to gastronomy. Armed with experience from Restaurant Orana and Street ADL and a degree in Environmental Management and Sustainability from UniSA, Terry founded Soi 38. His approach uniquely marries traditional Thai recipes and local, seasonal produce, underpinned by a commitment to sustainability.

However, it’s not just about the flavours of Thailand. Guests will be treated to a variety of exquisite wine pairings, showcasing the depth and diversity of Artisans of Barossa’s curated wine offer. With a constellation of eight independent family-owned producers and a selection of over 100 wines, attendees are in for an oenological and culinary journey unlike any other.

Snacks & three-course Feed Me for $85 per person. We're bringing the flavour to the Barossa!⁠

The entire menu is GF & DF with VG or VEG options. ⁠

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“Amidst the blossoming canola flowers and the budding vines, we’re exhilarated to introduce Soi 38’s exceptional cuisine to Barossa’s lush scenery,” states Fraser Mackenzie, spokesperson for Artisans of Barossa. “It’s a chance for wine and food enthusiasts to see, taste, and celebrate a match made in culinary heaven. Spring is the time to refresh and awaken the senses, wash away the winter, and welcome new beginnings.”

Beyond just food and wine, the weekend promises to be an all-encompassing feast for the senses, setting the scene with ambient music, lush decor, and the unmistakable ambience of Barossa’s sprawling vineyards.

Seats for this exclusive two-day event are limited and are expected to be in high demand. Reservations in Essen, by Artisans of Barossa, are recommended to avoid disappointment. 

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Come for the food, stay for the wine, and leave with memories of a spectacular Labour Day weekend rendezvous!

About Artisans of Barossa: The Artisans of Barossa are John Duval Wines, Spinifex Wines, Sons of Eden, Lienert Vineyards, Schwarz Wine Co., Purple Hands Wines, Hobbs of Barossa Ranges and Chaffey Bros. Wine Co. A group of like-minded producers with a common goal to protect and promote small batch, sub-regional winemaking. They express the Barossa’s diverse terroirs and a shared commitment to crafting extraordinary wine.

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About Soi38: Recognized as one of Adelaide’s dining treasures, Soi 38 presents an authentic Thai experience with dishes inspired by Bangkok’s vibrant street food culture. Their culinary approach is deeply rooted in tradition but with an innovative twist that keeps diners returning for more.

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