Category Australian wine regions

Coonawarra

Coonawarra

The story of Coonawarra is to u large extent the story of terra rossa. Indeed, it has defined the region’s holly contested borders. As far back as the 1860s, early settlers became aware of a very odd patch of ground 250…
Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula

Every other year the Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne, hosts an international Pinot Noir Celebration. For obvious reasons, several of Burgundy’s better wine producers are usually invited. They tend to arrive in Australia’s greatest concentration of Pinot Noir vineyards skeptical and…
Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is on Melbourne’s doorstep and can offer its famous restaurants and wine bars a dazzling array of food-friendly wines. The valley s topography is complex, with sleep, shallow slopes at all attitudes of 160 1540ft (50-470m) facing all…
Tasmania

Tasmania

The continuing search for cooler Climates In Australia is lending to its southernmost, and sea-girt, state: Tasmania. Its high latitudes (the same as New Zealand’s South Island) have made it the envy of many mainland winemakers. Hardys long relied on Tasmania…