With Australian wine’s reputation for consistently producing high quality wines at an affordable price and optimal climates allowing for one of the largest grape varieties in the world, it is not surprising that we have become the fourth largest wine exporting nation to overseas markets.
There are 62+ wine regions in Australia that have diverse climate, soil and geographic conditions that suit particular wine varieties. This enables Australian Wineries to diversify and harvest a mixed range of grape selections that are unique and distinctive, expressing the regions environment.
The most dominant wine production is made in South Australia but there are many vineyards also located in Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania. Each of these regions grow various grapes to produce our major wine varieties Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillion and Pinot Noir.
Here is some of Australia’s Top Wine making regions: