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Central Ranges of New South Wales

By on January 5, 2017 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Central Ranges of New South Wales

The central ranges of New South Wales lies about 300kms inland in an area west, North West of Sydney. Mudgee is one of the oldest of this viticultural region. Newer areas are Cowra and Orange. German settlers planted the first vines in Mudgee in 1858, however it wasn’t long before more vines were planted and […]

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Yarra Valley Wine Region

By on December 21, 2016 in Wine with 0 Comments
Yarra Valley Wine Region

The first vineyard established in Victoria was at Yering cattle station in 1838 by William Ryrie. As well as Yering Station, St Hubert’s and Yeringberg were also established at this time. In the late 1800’s the Yarra Valley enjoyed international success at the European wine shows. However a combination of the temperance movement, the depression […]

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Mornington Peninsula Wine Region

By on December 10, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Mornington Peninsula Wine Region

The wine industry first got under way on the Mornington Peninsula when a vineyard was planted at Elgee Park in 1974. Others followed soon after and the region is now home to more than 100 boutique wineries. It is situated less than 2 hours’ drive from Melbourne and is thriving on tourism. Dromana Estate Vineyards: […]

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Other Victorian Wine Regions

By on February 14, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Other Victorian Wine Regions

Gippsland Gippsland is in Victoria’s south eastern corner which was planted in the beginning of the 1970’s. The cool climate aided with good rainfall allows the area to produce quality Chardonnays and Pinot Noir. Bass Phillips Wines Established in 1979 by Phillip and Sairung Jones Bass Phillip wines is located at Leongatha, not far from […]

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