There’s no denying that Australia is a country that does everything by the minimum. From sticky tropics to barren comeuppance, the large islet nation is also home to an cornucopia of rolling hills and temperate climates; perfect for producing wine. Believe it or not, Australia is one of the largest wine exporters in the world, with numerous of its wines ranking amongst the world’s stylish.
Winemaking was first introduced to Australia with the appearance of the First Fleet in 1788. Since also, the winemaking assiduity has exponentially grown, with further than 100 different kinds of grapes across further than 65 wine regions. Home to further than 2500 wineries, you could fluently find yourself drinking your way through Australia’s wine regions.
Despite having a short winemaking history (winemaking in WA only dates back to the late 1960’s), the region has erected a character as one of the premier businesses for fine wine. Margaret River’s moderate Mediterranean climate ( analogous to that of Burgundy, France) means that numerous kinds flourish, still, decoration Chardonnay andmulti-layered Cabernet Sauvignon are the region’s flagships.
In case the variety of decoration wines (with world- class culinary gests to match) are n’t enough to move you to visit Margaret River, maybe the decor that the area is well known for will. Home to pristine strands, grand grottoes, ancient timbers and unique shops and wildlife, Margaret River is one of veritably many global destinations where callers can enjoy natural beauty alongside world- class food and wine gests.
Trip along the croft-lined roads of Margaret River when you travel with NJHH on the A Trip to the West stint. Steeped in history, if you know about Australian wine, chances are you ’re familiar with the Barossa Valley. With requests and carnivals, major townlets and a thriving food scene, the Barossa Valley is a top destination for trippers to Australia.
Located a two-hour drive north of Adelaide, the cool- climate region of Clare Valley is a bit of a retired gem. Producing top- quality wines including Riesling, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, Clare Valley is home to a sprinkle of decoration established wineries, as well as numerous arising stations – it’s a region to watch!.
Despite being home to some of the country’s stylish wineries, Clare Valley has managed to retain its relaxed, pastoral spirit and offers callers a nice respite from the hustle and bustle of megacity life. Partake between white- beach strands and mountain ranges, McLaren Vale (a short 45- nanosecond drive from Adelaide) is the motherland of wine in South Australia. Established in 1838, moment this Australian wine region is home to one of the most progressive and environmentally friendly wine communities in the country.
Home to further than 100 wineries, kinds produced in this warm- climate region are different in style and are amongst the stylish in Australia. Utmost grapes grown in the area are red, with Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache being amongst the stylish. Positioned an hour east of Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is Victoria’s oldest growing wine region, with the first grapes planted in 1838. Despite dating back further than 170 times, the cool- climate wine region is best known for its revolutionary winemakers.
In an area where major and contemporary wine match, the Yarra Valley wineries are known for producing world- class Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, as well as unique kinds, including Nebbiolo and Arneris. A short drive from Melbourne’s CBD, this Australian wine region is a popular area for locals and callers likewise.
Just a one hours’ drive south of Melbourne, you ’ll find yourself on the doorstep of some of Victoria’s top wineries and caffs. Girdled by three bodies of water, the Mornington Peninsula is a popular destination for weekend lams, as callers can enjoy lush littoral views, green ranges and award- winning cellar doors and caffs.
The cool, littoral position of this Australian wine region makes for a perfect long grape- growing season; perfect for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio/ Gris, Shiraz, Tempranillo and Nebbiolo. One of Australia’s best known wine regions, the Hunter Valley is sprawling with award- winning cellar doors, top caffs and stunning decor – all just a two-hour drive from Sydney.
Established in themid-19th century, this Australian wine region is also home to the country’s oldest marketable stations.
Famous for its Shiraz and age-good Semillon wines, there’s also a growing list of indispensable kinds popping up, suited to the warm climate. Although the islet state is home to a variety of subregions, the cool climate is the harmonious defining point of the kinds available then.
South of landmass Australia, Tasmania is home to big, dramatic mountain ranges, public premises and sweeping kudos of demitasse-clear water. All of which make for a suitable admiration- converting background to some of the country’s stylish wine, food and artistic gests. Throughout the state, there are around 230 stations and 95 cellar doors, all producing elegant kinds of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Riesling (all for still and sparkling).