An Introduction to Winery Resorts
The wineries of Western Australia are some of the finest in the world. Just south of Perth, the vibrant Port town of Fremantle is also a popular destination for shoppers and locals alike, who enjoy the local attractions, shop in the many cafe’s and boutique eateries and delight in the amazing vintage wineries. The historic Swan Valley is among the oldest wine-producing regions in Western Australia and boasts more than 40 independent vineyards where you can taste outstanding quality wines from around the world. With a range of wines from around the world, this region is an exciting winery destination. Geographe Vineyards is another winery destination, with its award winning Merlot and Shiraz Cabernets.
The Pilbara is also an attractive region for wineries. Situated in the centre of Western Australia, it is the home of the Birdsford Goldstone Estate. There are several wineries here, which showcase both the region’s stunning beauty and diversity in terms of grape varieties. Some of the world famous names include Bell & Ross, Keith Hardie, Mondavi, Fionnall & Currumbin, Main Colour, Peterfield Vineyards and many more. You can book a guided tour of the wineries, which will give you a chance to taste some of the region’s finest wines.
The Hunter River is also a popular wine region, which is situated in the South West of Western Australia. The main growing seasons are spring through summer, with a mild chill running through the year. The most famous winery in this area is Mountain Creek, which has a range of Chardonnays, Pinots and other varietals. With a unique history, the town of Hunter holds a lot of charm and is well worth a visit.
The Barossa Valley is located in the North West of Western Australia. The most famous winery in this area is Rabbitheart Vineyard, which is visited by thousands of tourists during the year. One of the best ways to get to this vineyard is by taking a train from Melbourne. The train ride takes about 2 hours, and then you can take a wonderful scenic trip up to the winery. There are several other wineries in the area, which have smaller but equally delicious wines.
Kewaunee is known for producing a variety of sparkling wines, including whites and rose wines. This region also has a number of small villages and beautiful scenery. The most famous winery here is Mountain Creek Wines, which has won a number of awards, including gold. Other popular wineries include Hope Valley Vineyard and Mellow Yellow Wines. Some other interesting sites include the South Kewaunee Wine Trail, which gives an overview of some of the stunning vineyards in the area.
The Armidale and Bellingen Region are named after a local hero of the Australian history, Sir John Field, and also the first white wine produced in Australia. This region is home to several famous vintners, such as Robert Mondavi, Albertatten, and Emmett Price. This famous region is also popular for its world-class food and fabulous wine selection. The Riesling region was named after a white wine that was produced here, which later became known as Riesling, after the name of a village nearby. Winemakers such as Peter Reinhart, Fred Rogan, and Reinhart & Vught have made a name for themselves in this area.
The Hunter region produces famous wines such as Killarney and Rosebank. Rosebank is a big producer of Chardonnay and sparkling wines, and is very famous around the world. There are also other wineries here such as James Bond’s Own, John Lewis and John Murray. These famous names all had their start in this area of New South Wales.
If you have never tasted Australian wine, you should really try to do so. Not only are the varieties delicious but you will also be helping to protect the environment by drinking local wine. Each state has a native vineyard where grapes are grown to be used in making wines for that state. You may even be able to visit vineyards during your vacation to Australia. Whether you visit Sydney, Brisbane or Adelaide, you will enjoy trying new wines as much as visiting the gorgeous countryside scenery.