Alpine Valleys Wine Region

The Alpine Valleys is located around the upper reaches of the Ovens River that runs North West through Ovens Valley. The main towns of the region include Bright, Myrtleford and Porepunkah. The Alpine Valleys cool climate and rich soils produce distinctive wine styles. Varietals include Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz.

The region is beautiful with many gourmet restaurants and cafes, great pubs and cellar doors. Each Easter Myrtleford hosts a tennis tournament which brings many visitors to the region. Alpine Valley Wineries & Vineyards and Victorian Accommodation.

Beechworth Wine Region

The Beechworth wine region lies at the foothills of the Victorian alps and experiences a cool and frosty climate. This is Bushranger country however the vines were first planted to nourish the gold diggers of the mid 1800s. This history is most prominent in the town of Beechworth with its old main streets, Beechworth Bakery and the Beechworth Wine Centre and Antiques.

The sub-alpine climate of Beechworth produces high quality wines with a focus on Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Shiraz all varieties which flourish in cool climates. Italian varietals, fortifieds and Gamay are also grown in the region.

The Beechworth Rail Trail is a former rail line which has been converted into a bike path. If you would like to see the countryside by bike you can enjoy the trail which runs from Bright to Wangaratta. Beechworth Wineries & Vineyards and Accomodation. Beechworth Wineries & Vineyards and Victorian Accommodation.

Glenrowan Wine Region

The town of Glenrowan is the place of the Kelly Gang's last stand, the region is home to many wineries that produced intensely flavoured fortified wines and fine styles of Shiraz and Chardonnay. The main town of the region are Benalla, Glenrowan, Wangaratta and Winton.

Most cellar doors and vineyards are gathered around the pleasant town of Glenrowan. Visitors love the wine region of Glenrowan for its history, wine and food. Jazz aficionados flock to the area for the Wangaratta Jazz Festival in November. Glenrowan Wineries & Vineyards and Victorian Accommodation..

King Valley Wine Region

The wines of King Valley are diverse due to the vineyards varied elevation. The region starts at Wangaratta which is 150 metres above sea level and follows the King River to its source in the Great Dividing Range around the snowline. These vineyards of varying altitude and climate produce varying wines, however the key wines of the region are the Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. The region then diversifies further by growing Mediterranean varietals including Arneis, Barbero, Mezzamino, Nebbiolo and Sangiovese.

The area is predominantly a vineyard region however many wineries have opened cellar doors so the wine traveller can enjoy a good drop of wine and some great local produce. King Valley Wineries & Vineyards and Victorian Accommodation..

Rutherglen Wine Region

The majority of vineyards in the Rutherglen wine region sit on the banks of the mighty Murray River. This region is one of Australia's oldest with most wineries and vineyards established by the end of the 1800s. The region is mostly known for its fine fortified wines, mainly Muscat and Tokay.

It is no surprise that the area is popular with tourists due to its locality, beauty, fine wine and restaurants. A variety of accommodations are also available. Rutherglen Wineries & Vineyards and Victorian Accommodation..

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