Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills is one of the coolest-climate wine regions in South Australia. The area is best known for producing refreshing Sauvignon Blancs and elegant Chardonnays. It’s rapidly becoming one of Australia’s most exciting regions, fostering a creative community and spearheading the evolution of Australian wine…

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Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley enjoys an international reputation as one of the world’s great wine growing areas. The region is famous for its old vines, vibrant German heritage and is home to many of Australia’s famous wines, such as the iconic Penfolds Grange Shiraz. The Barossa zone has two distinct and complementary regions: Barossa Valley and the cooler climate Eden Valley, known for its dry Riesling…

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McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale’s Mediterranean climate drives the wine style and diverse food culture in the region. Best known for Shiraz, McLaren Vale also excels in the production of ultra-premium Grenache and Cabernet. The region is historically significant nationwide due to South Australia’s viticultural origins, which began in McLaren Vale…

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Clare Valley

Clare Valley is famed for its world-class Riesling. The region’s wine history started in 1851 when Jesuits settled near Clare and started producing sacramental wine. Today, innovative small-scale producers dominate the landscape. The famous Riesling Trail provides ever-changing views of picturesque vineyards throughout the Clare Valley…

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Coonawarra is the most important region within the Limestone Coast zone. It is a narrow strip of land with a distinctive red soil that produces some of the best Cabernet Sauvignons in Australia. It is a reputation that has been earned over more than 120 years, by grape growers carefully nurturing its ancient terra rossa soils…

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Map of S.A. Wine Regions

The home of Australian wine is South Australia, where unique combinations of soil, rainfall and temperature have created some of the world’s best reds and stunning whites. South Australian wine is fruity, rich and complex – making it a pleasure to drink.

South Australia has 5 major wine regions: 1) Adelaide Hills 2) Barossa Valley 3) Clare Valley 4) McLaren Vale 5) Coonawarra
Each region has unique regional variations in taste and quality, which makes wine holidays in South Australia such a journey of discovery!

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