Regional Spotlights

Introduction to Central Otago

Central Otago is New Zealand’s most glamorous wine region. It’s the playground of the rich and famous who flock there to enjoy spectacular scenery, winter skiing and delicious pinot noir.

Introduction to the Canberra District

If ever a wine region punched above its weight, it’s the Canberra District. With less than 500 hectares of vines, it has 34 wine producers and a tiny but disproportionately important share of the national wine production.

Introduction to Coonawarra

For a good 70 years, Coonawarra has been regarded as Australia’s leading region for cabernet sauvignon and one of its best for red wine generally.

Barossa multicultural

Welcome to the Barossa Valley, Australia’s most famous wine region. It’s an area that’s still strongly influenced by the Lutheran settlers who arrived from Silesia in Germany around the middle of the 19th century.

Introduction to Marlborough

Marlborough is the engine room that drives the New Zealand wine industry. With around two-thirds of the national vineyard area, it is easily the country’s largest wine region.

Introduction to Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is a privileged piece of Australia’s viticultural landscape. Expensive real estate, it was historically the playground of Melbourne’s wealthy—their cool-climate and water-side playground.