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    Barossa Valley

    The Barossa Valley is one of the oldest wine growing regions in Australia. Founded by hard working families from England and Prussia during the mid 1800's, it soon established itself as one of the premier wine regions in Australia. More info

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    Yarra Valley

    The Yarra Valley is located approximately 60km east of Melbourne. This close proximity to the capital city makes it an extremely popular wine tourism destination, with many people day tripping to partake in "grape grazing". More info

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    Hawkes Bay

    Centred around the coastal town of Napier and Hastings slightly inland, Hawkes Bay is one of the hottest areas in New Zealand. These long hot days coupled with limited rainfall make this region the ideal climate for big fruity wines and Bourdeaux style blends.. More info

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    Marlborough

    Marlborough is one of the leading regions of white wine (especially Sauvignon Blanc) in the world. It's cool climate with long hot days and cold nights, coupled with a unique minerality in the soil give these wines their unique flavours.. More info

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    Margaret River

    Margaret River is one of the younger appellations in Australia. Table grapes were planted in 1967 and the first wine grapes were planted in the 1970s.. More info

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    Cowra

    Situated in the Centrel Ranges of New South Wales, the Cowra Wine Region includes the townships of Cowra, Canowindra and Billimari. Established in the 1970's, Shiraz and Chardonnay are the dominent varieties with expansion into Petit Verdot, Sangiovese and tempranillo.. More info

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    Macedon Ranges

    The reputation for food and wine excellence in the Macedon Ranges continues to grow, encouraging an impressive list of restaurateurs, café owners, wine makers and producers to establish themselves in the region.. More info

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    Clare Valley

    Located next door to the Barossa Valley and recognised worldwide for its high quality Reislings ,the Clare Valley is one of the coolest mainland wine growing regions in Australia.. More info

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    McLaren Vale

    McLaren Vale is one of Australia’s renowned wine regions, famous for producing some the best wines in the world, and with over 76 cellar doors. The region is thriving, and the energy and passion of the local community is infectious.. More info

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    Pyrenees

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    Central Otago

    Central Otago is the premier region for Pinot Noir in New Zealand. It's southern position means the summer months have extremely long days and it's altitude and proximity to the southern alps force the evening temperatures down. More info

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    Rutherglen

    Rutherglen is one of the oldest wine regions in Australia. For a long time it has been known almost exclusively for it's fortified wines such as Muscat, Tokay and Port. More info

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    Grampians

    The Grampians wine region is extremely hot and dry and is known for it's hot climate shiraz and chardonnays.. More info

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    Eden Valley

    There is currently limited information about Eden Valley. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Canberra

    There is currently limited information about Canberra. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    King Valley

    This relatively young region approximately 300km north-east of Melbourne in Victoria has the highest altitude vineyards in Australia. Driven by a perfect climate and a large number of italian immigrants taking up residency in the 1940s and 50s, it is increasingly becoming known for it's high quality italian varietials, especially Sangiovese, Nebbiolo and Barbera.. More info

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    Alpine Valley

    There is currently limited information about Alpine Valley. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Coal River Valley

    There is currently limited information about Coal River Valley. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Tamar Valley

    There is currently limited information about Tamar Valley. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Hunter Valley

    The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest and one of its most well-known wine regions. Here you will find world-class Hunter Valley Semillon that has been called “Australia’s unique gift to the world’, great Australian Shiraz that lasts for generations, and generations of family winemakers that are here to tell the tale. More info

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    Adelaide Hills

    There is currently limited information about Adelaide Hills. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Adelaide Plains

    There is currently limited information about Adelaide Plains. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Alpine Valleys

    There is currently limited information about Alpine Valleys. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Beechworth

    There is currently limited information about Beechworth. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Bendigo

    There is currently limited information about Bendigo. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Blackwood Valley

    There is currently limited information about Blackwood Valley. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Broke Fordwich

    There is currently limited information about Broke Fordwich. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Central Vic. High Country

    There is currently limited information about Central Vic. High Country. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Coonawarra

    There is currently limited information about Coonawarra. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Currency Creek

    There is currently limited information about Currency Creek. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Geelong

    There is currently limited information about Geelong. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Geographe

    Geographe Wine Region is a Region of great diversity. On one side bordered by the Indian Ocean in the West starting at the base of Geographe Bay and heading East it passes over the hills and scarp behind Bunbury through the stone fruit and apple orchards in the East to Balingup then heading North to the citrus and dairying areas of Harvey.. More info

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    Gippsland Zone

    There is currently limited information about Gippsland Zone. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Glenrowan

    The soil is generally eroded granite from the nearby Warby Ranges. This provides a loose, well draining base which assists greatly in the ripening process. More info

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    Goulburn Valley

    There is currently limited information about Goulburn Valley. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Granite Belt

    There is currently limited information about Granite Belt. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Great Southern

    There is currently limited information about Great Southern . Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Gundagai

    There is currently limited information about Gundagai. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Hastings River

    There is currently limited information about Hastings River. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Heathcote

    There is currently limited information about Heathcote. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Henty

    There is currently limited information about Henty. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Hilltops

    There is currently limited information about Hilltops . Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Kangaroo Island

    There is currently limited information about Kangaroo Island. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Langhorne Creek

    There is currently limited information about Langhorne Creek. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Manjimup

    There is currently limited information about Manjimup. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Mornington Peninsula

    There is currently limited information about Mornington Peninsula. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Mount Benson

    As a wine region, Mount Benson offers wines with distinctive terroir. The rugged Limestone coast, coupled with the harsh maritime elements, creates cool climate wines particular to this region which many people refer to as "terra rossa by the sea". More info

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    Mudgee

    There is currently limited information about Mudgee. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Murray Darling

    There is currently limited information about Murray Darling. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    New England - North West

    There is currently limited information about New England - North West. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Orange

    Orange has a long history of fruit growing - apples, cherries, stone fruit and of course grapes. Grapes have been grown in the Orange district since it was settled in the nineteenth century. More info

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    Padthaway

    The Padthaway region was first identified as a good wine growing region in 1963 by Karl Seppelt. The purchase of a large amount of land by Seppelt led a number of other large labels to also purchase land. More info

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    Peel

    There is currently limited information about Peel. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Pemberton

    There is currently limited information about Pemberton. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Perricoota

    There is currently limited information about Perricoota. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Perth Hills

    There is currently limited information about Perth Hills. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Queensland Zone

    There is currently limited information about Queensland Zone. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Riverina

    There is currently limited information about Riverina. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Riverland

    There is currently limited information about Riverland. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Robe

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    Shoalhaven Coast

    There is currently limited information about Shoalhaven Coast. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    South Burnett

    There is currently limited information about South Burnett. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Southern Fleurieu

    There is currently limited information about Southern Fleurieu. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Southern Flinders Ranges

    There is currently limited information about Southern Flinders Ranges. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Southern Highlands

    There is currently limited information about Southern Highlands. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Strathbogie Ranges

    There is currently limited information about Strathbogie Ranges. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Sunbury

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    Swan District

    There is currently limited information about Swan District. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Swan Hill

    There is currently limited information about Swan Hill. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Tasmania Zone

    There is currently limited information about Tasmania Zone. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Tumbarumba

    There is currently limited information about Tumbarumba. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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    Wrattonbully

    Like it's neighbour, Coonawarra, Wrattonbully has terra rossa soils.. More info

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    Waiheke Island

    There is currently limited information about Waiheke Island. Any contributions will help the next wine lover.

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