Perth Hills Wine Region

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Perth Hills Wineries and Vineyards

Perth Hills is a large wine region located just outside the city of Perth. The regions landscape is so diverse with its hills and valleys that microclimates are born and thus the region can produce a wide range of wines. The region has five major valleys Mundaring in the centre, Bickley and Carmel to the south and Bindoon and Chittering in the north. The Avon, Helena and Swan flow through the region.

The area is full of passionate boutique winemakers specialising in a range of wine varieties including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Grenache, Merlot, Muscat, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz and Viognier. The Shiraz and Viognier have emerged as the key wines of the region.

The region has seen many new developments with the emergence of cellar doors and winery restaurants and cafes. The Perth Hills is a fantastic tourist destination for those who enjoy the countryside, galleries, craft shops, farmers markets, fruit stalls and fine wine and dining.

The Perth Hills wine region can be divided into three wine trails:

Chittering Valley Wine Trail

The Chittering Valley wine trail is located an hours drive north west of Perth. Its gently undulating hills form a beautiful backdrop to the vineyards, farms and orchards that are scattered upon the hillsides. The trail takes in eight wineries where you can try a myriad of wines including Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Grenache, Shiraz, Verdelho and Viognier.

Heart of the Hills Trail

Enjoy the vineyards of Mundaring by sampling some of the splendid wines the cellar doors have to offer. The key wines you'll find on this trail are Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Methode Champenoise. You can dine on wonderful surroundings and gourmet meals at the same time in the Heart of the Hills. The area is also home to craftspeople and artists with lots of studios and galleries where they show their works.

Bickley and Carmel Valleys Wine Trail

Just 35 minutes east of Perth you can enjoy all that the Bickley and Carmel Valleys have to offer. There is a cluster of award winning boutique vineyards and wineries here. The trail is dotted with cellar doors and as you making your way through you will be happy to find roadside stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables and beautiful barbeque spots in the national parks.

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