Regional Spotlights

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.

Introduction to Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay is the country’s second-largest wine region after Marlborough. It can be divided into five subregions each with its own distinctly different terroir.

Langhorne Creek sleepy hollow

Langhorne Creek has been “discovered,” initially large part due to the energetic advocacy of Wolf Blass, who started making wines from the region’s fruit in 1967.