Shoalhaven Coast Wine Region

Shoalhaven Coast is a boutique wine region situated on the South Coast of NSW, a mere 2 hours from Sydney. It comprises towns such as Wollongong, Berry, Kiama, Nowra and Ulladulla. The area has a beautiful coastal climate with high summer rainfall and humidity and cool sea breezes. Due to such heavy rainfalls French grape variety Chambourcin has been largely cultivated because of its mildew resistance.

There are several other wines produced in this emerging region which have garnered awards both locally and internationally. These wines are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Verdelho.

The South Coast Wine Region is a perfect destination for wine and coast lovers. Many wineries have started up cellar doors and award winning restaurants such as those at Coolangatta and Silos Estate and the coastal Crooked River. Shoalhaven Coast Wineries & Vineyards and Shoalhaven Coast Accommodation.

Southern Highlands Wine Region

The Southern Highlands are just over an hour from Sydney which makes it perfect for a weekend retreat. The area has undulating slopes and a cool climate, beautiful natural bush scenery and an ‘era gone by' feeling left over from the first British settlers. The British found a haven in the Southern Highlands with its cool mountain air, as of such you will find many old buildings and friendly townships dotted throughout the region.

The Southern Highlands is a boutique wine region comprised of small vineyards and wineries creating a range of wines. These growers practice careful viticulture with minimal irrigation and hand picking. The love poured into these wineries and vineyards is also evident by the high standard of cellar doors, winery restaurants and cafes.

The Southern Highlands is very much a boutique wine region with small wineries and vineyards handcrafting a range of wines. Careful viticulture is practiced with minimal irrigation and much hand tendering of the vines.

The beautiful cool mountain airs of the region create a vast variety of wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz. The Southern Highlands are also becoming well known for its Pinot Gris and Merlot. There are several Italian and Spanish varieties grown in the area including the rare Arneis. Southern Highlands Wineries & Vineyads and New South Wales Accommodation.

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