New South Wales
The Riverina grows 55% of New South Wale’s varietal grapes and 15% of Australia’s grapes, and is by far its most important region. The climate is hot and dry with approximately 400mm of rainfall each year.
South East Australia
The South Australian wine industry is responsible for more than half the production of all Australian wine. The state of South Australia has a vast diversity in geography and climate which allows the state to be able to successfully produce a wide range of grape varieties – from the cool climate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc variety to the big full bodied Shiraz wines of this exquisite region.
Since the first significant planting of vines in 1967, the Margaret River wine region has grown to become regarded as potentially one of the great wine-producing regions of the world. The first type of wine to win acclaim in the region was Cabernet Sauvignon. Today Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Merlot are also of consistently high quality and continue to win many awards.
Located in the south eastern areas of Victoria, Mornington Peninsula has a high reputation of producing wines with elegance, concentration and flair, Pinot Noir in particular.
Victoria’s Pyrenees comprise the southern extension of the Great Dividing Range, and its foothills and surrounding ranges. It creates a remarkable diversity of climatic weather conditions that provide a wealth of variety for winemakers.
Only 10 kilometers from the Murray River, Rutherglen is located between Yarrawonga and Wodonga. Originally a gold mining town, this region produces some of Australia’s finest quality reds and is a highly regarded area by wine critics.
The Marlborough region of New Zealand is renowned for producing excellent wines. Located in the South Pacific, New Zealand has a long regard for producing high quality wines, especially our outstanding Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.