🇦🇺 VICTORIA State


VICTORIA IS  Zones 6     GI.’s- 24       @Melbourne

  • WHITE= Chardonnay 19%, Sauvignon Blanc 4%, Pinot Gris 4%, Semillon 2%, Colombard, Chenin Blanc, Garganega,  Gewurztraminer, Marsanne, Muscat Blanc A Petit Grain, Orange Muscat, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Tokay AKA=Muscadelle
  • RED= Shiraz 25%, Cabernet Sauvignon 13%, Pinot Noir 9%, Merlot 7%, Gamay, Malbec, Mourvedre, Shiraz, Tempranillo

GEOGRAPHY Australia(South-East), STATE-Victoria

  • BORDERS: South Austrialia “State”(West), New South Wales “State”(East)
  • ZonesCentral Victoria, Gippsland, North-East Victoria, North-West Victoria, Port Phllips, Western Victoria
  • GI.’s- Alpine Valleys GI., Ballarat GI., Beechworth GI., Bendigo GI., Geelong GI., Glenowan GI., Grampians GI., Great Western GI., Goulburn Valley GI., Heathcote GI., Henty GI., King Valley GI., Macedon Ranges GI., Mornington Peninsula GI., Murray Darling GI., Nagambie Lakes GI., Pyrenees GI., Rutherglen GI., Strathbogie Ranges GI., Sunbury GI., Swan Hill GI., Upper Goulburn GI., Yarra Valley GI.

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Great Dividing Range

  • On~Coast/ Bass Strait/ Indian~Ocean~
  • On~Goulburn/ Murray/ Snowy~Rivers~

SOILS Metamorphic, Sedimentary

  • Grey-Brown Loam, +Saline, Sandy-Clay, Red Volcanic

CLIMATE Maritime With ContinentalCool Influences

  • One of Coolest/ Australia, Breezes From Antartica

VITICULTURE 8,900 ha. Planted

  • FORTIFIED WINES~ ~Rutherglen Muscat~

CULTURE

  • FESTIVALS~  ~Melbourne Food & Wine Festival(February/Australia)


NORTH-WEST VICTORIA Zone    GI.s- 2       @

  • WHITE=   |   RED**Refer to GI.s For Grape Variety Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria(North-West),  ZONE-North-West Victoria,   LATITUDE: 35.5° ‘S’
    • Sub-Zones/ GI.’s- Murray Darling GI., Swan Hill GI.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Murray/ Darling~Rivers~

MURRAY DARLING GI.     @Mildura

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Colombard, Fiano, Garganega, Greco, Moscato, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Vermentino, Viognier
  • RED= Aglianico, Barbera,Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, Sagrantino, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Tannat, Tempranillo, Trollinger, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-West Victoria,
    • BORDER: Swan Hill GI.(/SouthEast), LATITUDE: 35.5° ‘S’
    • (GI. Laps)New South Wales  ‘State‘/ Big Rivers ‘Zone
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, On(Convergence)~Murray/ Darling~River~
  • CLIMATE- “Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 19,000 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Calder Grove, Callipari, Carn, Chalmers, Deakin, Mildura, Oak Valley, Piako, Red Cliff, Salisbury, Tall Poppy, Trentham, Wingara, Zilzie

SWAN HILL GI.     @Swan Hill

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sagrantino
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-West Victoria
    • (GILaps)Murray Darling GI.(NorthWest)
    • (GI. Laps)New South Wales  ‘State‘/ Big Rivers ‘Zone
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Murray~River~
  • CLIMATE- “Continental
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic”, “Sedimentary”, Red-Brown Loam
  • VITICULTURE- 18,000 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Andrew Peace, Brumby, Buller Wines, Carpenteri, Date Brothes, Firebox Ridge, Major View, Oak Dale, Renewan


WESTERN VICTORIA Zone    GI.s- 4     @

  • WHITE=   |   RED**Refer to GI.s For Grape Variety Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria(South-West), ZONE-Western Victoria  LATITUDE
    • Sub-Zones/ GI.’s- Henty GI., Grampians GI., Great Western GI., Pyrenees GI.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”

**Western Victoria Images Courtesy of “Delong Maps”, Purchase Maps at Delongwine.com


HENTY GI.     @Portland

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gri, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Manseng, Pinot Meunier, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Western Victoria,  @Hw.#A1/ B140
    • BORDERS: Grampians(North-East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.250 mt., On~Gieneig~River~
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic“, “Sedimentary”, Basalt, Gravely Loam, Red-Clay Sub-Soil
  • VITICULTURE- 160 ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Sparkling
    • Estates/ Producers- Bocahara, Crawford River, Hentyfarm, Mount Pierrepoint, Rowans Lane, Seppelt Drumborg

GRAMPIANS GI.     @Stawell

  • WHITE= Marsanne, Riesling, Roussanne, Vermentino
  • RED= Barbera, Dolcetto, Durif, Lagrein, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Pinot Meunier
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Western Victoria, BORDERS: Henty GI.(South-West)
    • CITIES: Ararat, Hall’s Gap, Moyston, Stawell, Sub-Zones/ GI.’s– Great Western GI.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Mount Langi Ghiran Range, +Alt.1,470 ft.
  • VITICULTURE- 540 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Barangaroo, Bests, Donovan, Grampians Estates, Mount Langi Ghiran, Seppelt, Subrosa, Story Wine
  • GREAT WESTERN GI.      @Ararat
    • WHITE= Chardonnay, Riesling
    • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Dolcetto, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Shiraz
    • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Western Victoria, In Grampians GI.(Interior),  @Hw.#A8
    • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.250mt.-550mt.
      • Estates/ Producers- Best’s, Lethbridge, Jamsheed Garden

PYRENEES GI.     @Avoca

  • WHITE= Gewurztraminer
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Mencia, Nebbiolo, Nerod’Avola, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Western Victoria, BORDERS: Grampians GI.(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Pyrenees Mountain Range
  • VITICULTURE- 870 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Bigibila, Camfield Family, Dalwhinnie, Dogrock, Fletcher, Glenlofty, Mount Avoca, Redbank, Quartz Hill, Quoin Hill, Taltarni, Tournon, Warrenmang
    • Vineyards- Landsborough


CENTRAL VICTORIA Zone    GI.s-6     @

  • WHITE=   |   RED**Refer to GI.s For Grape Variety Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria,  LATITUDE: 36.4°S
    • Sub-Zones/ GI.’s Ballarat GI., Bendigo GI., Coulburn Valley GI., Heathcote GI., Nangambie Lakes GI., Strathbogie Ranges GI., Uupper Goulburn GI.
    • BORDERS: North-West Victoria“Zone”(North-West)

**Central Victoria Images Courtesy of “Delong Maps”, Purchase These Maps at Delongwine.com


BENDIGO GI.     @Bengido

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Fiano, Gewurztraminer, Marsanne, Picolit, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Refosco, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria,  LATITUDE: 36.4°S
    • BORDERS: Heathcote GI.(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling”, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.240 mt.-390 mt.
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic”, Brown-Loam, Clay-Loam, With Stony Sub-Soil
  • CLIMATE- “Mediterranean”,  Summers– Warm, Dry   |   Winters– Wet, Cold
  • VITICULTURE- 660 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Avonmore, Balgowine, Connor Park, Harcourt Valley, Pengally Lane, Sandhurst Ridge, Sutton Grange, Waterwheel Welshmans Reef

HEATHCOTE GI.     @Heathcote

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Malvasia, Riesling, Vermentino
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Mammolo, Merlot, Shiraz, Tempranillo, Touriga, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria, LATITUDE: 36.5° S
    • BORDERS: Bendigo GI.(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Mt. Camel Range, +Alt.?, On Fault-Line
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic”, “Volcanic”, Greenstone(Cambrian/ Alkaline)
  • VITICULTURE- 1,510 ha. Planted,   (White 20%/ Red 80%)
    • Estates/ Producers- Asmara, David Traeger, Greenstone, Heathcote, Mumis, Jasper Hill(Nat.Pro.), Tatiarra, Tournon, Wild Duck Creek, Whispering Eagle
    • Vineyards- Lady’s Lane

GOULBURN VALLEY GI.     @Shepparton

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Garganega, Marsanne, Orange Muscat, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamay, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvedre, Shiraz, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria, LATITUDE: 36.4° S
    • BORDERS: Heathcote GI.(South-West), Sub-Zones– Nagambie Lakes GI.(South-Central)
    • CITIES: Echuca, Seymour, Shepparton, Yarrawonga
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Goulburn)”
    • SLOPES/ Great Dividing Range, +Alt.130 mt.-350 mt.
    • On-Goulburn~River~Tributary~Murray~River~
  • VITICULTURE- 1,370 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Brave Goose, Broken River, Cape Horn, Mitchelton, Monichino, Tahbilk, Tallis, Trifon
  • NAGAMBIE LAKES GI.     @Nagambie
    • WHITE= Chardonnay, Marsanne, Riesling, Roussanne, Savagnin, Viognier
    • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvèdre, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Tempranillo, Zinfandel,
    • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria, In Goulburn Valley GI.(South-Central)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling”,  SLOPES/ Great Dividing Range
      • On~Goulburn~River~, On~Lake~Nagambie~
    • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers- Box Grove, Dalfarras, David Traeger, Goulburn, Tahbilk(200ha.), Tar and Roses, Twelve Acres

STRATHBOGIE RANGES GI.     @Seymour

  • WHITE= Arneis, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Verdelho, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria
    • BORDERS: Upper Goulburn GI.(South), North-West of Melbourne-City(105mt.),
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.200mt.-650mt.
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic”, Granite
  • VITICULTURE- 420 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Baddaginnie Run, Between 5 Bells, Elgo, Garners, Vowels Ladies, Wines by Sam

UPPER GOULBURN GI.     @Mansfield

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Cortese, Gewurtztraminer, Marsanne, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sagrantino, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria, LATITUDE: 37.3° S
    • BORDERS: Strathbogie Ranges GI.(North)
    • CITIES: Bonnie Doon, Delatite, Eildon, Mansfield, Taggerty
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Great Dividing Range, +Alt.600mt.-800mt.
    • On~Goulburn~River~
  • CLIMATE- “Mediterranean
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic”, ”Sedimentary”, Granite, Limestone, Clay
  • VITICULTURE- 260 ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Sparkling
    • Estates/ Producers- Ben Haines, Delatite, Gioiello, Mount Cathedral, Rocky Passes, Tallarook, Terra Felix, Tulley Wells

BALLARAT GI.      @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Central Victoria
  • VITICULTURE- 260 ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Sparkling
    • Estates/ Producers- Captains Creek, Dulcinea, Leaky Door, Mount Beckworth
    • Vineyards- Bended Knee, Chepstowe, Mount Coghill, Myola


PORT PHILLIPS Zone    GI.s-6     @Melbourne

  • WHITE=   |   RED**Refer to GI.s For Grape Variety Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria(South-Central), ZONE-Port Phillips
    • BORDERS: Western Victoria“Zone”(West), North-East Victoria“Zone”(East)
    • Sub-Zones/ GI.’s- Geelong GI., Gippsland GI., Macedon Ranges GI., Mornington Peninsula GI., Sunbury GI., Yarra Valley GI.
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Great Dividing Range/ Macedon Ranges

MACEDON RANGES GI.      @Gisborne

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Marsanne, Riesling, Verdicchio
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamay, Lagrein, Pinot Noir, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Port Phillips, LATITUDE: 37.2° S
    • BORDERS- Sunbury GI.(South-East)
    • CITIES- Daylesford, Gisborne, Lancefield, Malmsbury, Romsey, Taradale, Woodend
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
    • SLOPES/ Macedon Ranges/ Mt. Macedon, +Alt.400 mt.-700 mt.(Peak/ 1.000 mt.)
  • SOILS= Metamorphic”, Volcanic, Cambrian Soils, Granite, Quartz
  • CLIMATE- Maritime, Cool
  • VITICULTURE- 240 ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Sparkling
    • Estates/ Producers- Bindi, Birthday Villa, Cobaw Ridge, Curly Flat, Granite Hills, Hanging Rock, Joshua Cooper, Pegeric, Rowanston On the  Track, Silent Way
    • Vineyards- Cobaw Ridge, Doug

SUNBURY GI.     @Sunbury, Melton

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Semillon, Traminer, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Port Phillips, LATITUDE: 37.4°S
    • BORDERS: Macedon Ranges GI.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Hilly/ Valley”, SLOPES/ Macedon Ranges, +Alt.?
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic”, “Volcanic“, Basalt
  • CLIMATE- “Maritime”, Cool
  • VITICULTURE- 140 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Arundel, Born & Raised, Craiglee, Galli, Goona Warra, Lowen Park, Wildwood, Witchmont

GEELONG GI.      @Geelong

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Garganega, Marsanne, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamay, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Negroamaro, Pinot Noir, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Port Phillips(South-West), LATITUDE: 38.1°S
    • South-East of Melbourne-City(15 km.)
    • Sub-Zones- Bellarine,  Moorabool Valley,  Surf Coast
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Flat/ Rolling”, On~Barwon/ Leigh/ Moorabool~Rivers~
  • VITICULTURE- 780 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Bannockburn, Barwon Ridge, Belbrae, , Lethbride, Minya, Otway, Paradise, Scotchmans Hill, Waybourne, Wines by Farr, Wolseley Wines, Yeowarra Hill

YARRA VALLEY GI.     @Yarra Juction

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sylvaner
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Tinto Cao, Tincadeira
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Port Phillips
    • CITIES– Coldstream, Doreen, Emerald, Healesville, Yarra Juction
    • Sub-Zones- Yarra Glen
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Hilly/ Valley(Yarra)”, On~Yarra~River~
    • SLOPES/ Yarra Ridge, +Alt.500mt.
  • CLIMATE- “Maritime
  • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Sparkling,  Botrytis
    • Estates/ Producers- Alkimi, Allinda, DeBortoli, Bird On a Wire, Bulong, Chandon(Multi-National), Coldstream Hills, Giant Steps, Levantine Hill, Luke Lamert, Mac Forbes, Mount Mary, Oakridge, Payten & Jones,Punt Road, Santolin, Serrat, Soumah, St. Hubers, TarraWarra, Yabby Lake, Yarra Yering
    • Vineyards- Denton, Funder & Diamond, Sexton

MORNINGTON PENINSULA GI.     @Mornington

  • WHITE= Arneis, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-Port Phillips, LATITUDE: 38.2°S
    • South of Melbourne-City(    km.), BETWEEN: Port Phillip Bay & Bass Strait
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”
    • PENINSULA/ Water On 3 Side/ Port Phillip/ Westernport Bay
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic”, “Volcanic“, Basalt, Duplex, Sand
  • CLIMATE- “Maritime
  • VITICULTURE- 850 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Bannockburn, Bromana, Crittenden, Kooyong, Main Ridge, Moorooduc, Ocean Eight, Paringa, Polperrro, Stonier, Ten Minutes by Tractor, Tucks Ridge, Yabby Lake
    • Vineyards- Elan, Garden, Montalto, Point Leo Road, Robertson, Vale


GIPPSLAND Zone    GI.s-0      @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Gewuztraminer, Harslevelu, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamay, Malbec, Nebbiolo, Petit Manseng, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria(South-East), ZONE-Gippsland, East Coast Victoria
    • From Outskirts of Melbourne/ Yarra Valley to Border of New South Wales
    • BORDERS: Port Phillips“Zone”(West), North-East Victoria“Zone”(North), Bass Strait, Victorian Snowfields(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Bass~Strait~
    • SLOPES/ Great Dividing Range/ Strzelecki Range
  • CLIMATE- “Mediterranean”, With “Maritime” Influences, Many Micro Climates
  • VITICULTURE-
    • Estates/ Producers- Ada River, Bass Phillip, Bellvale, Brandy Creek, Cannibal Creek, Dirty Three, Djinta Djinta, Jinks Creek, Lucinda, Moondarra, Nicholson River, Noorinbee, Patrick Sullivan, Tomas Cap, Wild Dog, Windy Ridge


NORTH-EAST VICTORIA Zone    GI.s-5     @

  • WHITE=    |   RED**Refer to GI.s For Grape Variety Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-East Victoria, LATITUDE: 36.05° ‘S’
    • Sub-Zones/ GI.’s-  Alpine Valley GI., Beachworth GI., Glenowan GI., Kings Valley GI., Rutherford GI.
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”

RUTHERGLEN GI.      @Rutherglen

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Gewurtztraminer, Muscat, Semillon,  Muscadelle  AKA=Tokay, Rutherglen Topaque
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Muscat a Petits Grain Rouge, Durif AKA=Petite Sirah, Shiraz, Tempranillo, Touriga
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-East Victoria, @Hw#M31, LATITUDE: 36.05° ‘S’
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 175mt., On~Murray~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Alluvial, Grey-Brown Loam, Sand
  • CLIMATE- Continental, Long Growing Season, Mild Autum
  • VITICULTURE- ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE-
    • LIQUEUR MUSCAT AKA=Liqueur Tokaj, Rutherglen Muscat
    • Late Harvest, Fortified During Fermentation With ?
    • +BLENDED/ Solera System”Modified
    • +AGED/ 10 yr.-15 yr./ Small Barrels, +Aged In Barrel 2 Years Before Bottling
      • Rutherglen Muscat+AGED/ 3-5 Years,  180-240 G./L. of RS.
      • Classic Muscat+AGED/ 5-10 Years,  200-280 G./L. of RS.
      • Grand Muscat+AGED/ 10-20 Years,  270-400 G./L. of  RS.
      • Rare Muscat+AGED/ +20 Years,  270-400 G./L.  of RS.
    • Rutherglen Muscat Are Identifiable by Producers “House Style”.
    • Estates/ Producers- All Saints, Buller, Campbells, Chambers, Morris, Stanton & Killeen, Rutherglen Estates
    • Vineyards- Bobby Burns(48ac.)
  • HISTORY- Rutherglen Has a 150 Year History of Producing Fortifying Muscat Wine.
    • 1850’s @Rutherglen  Immigrant Influence
      • Rutherglen Was a Prominent Gold Rush Town In 1850’s.  A Steady Influx of Immigrant Come to Australia Bringing Grapevine Cutting Wine Culture.
  • CULTURE-
    • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Rutherglen Muscat Producers Syndicate~
      • Mission~ Group of Producers Who Grow, Produce, and Defend Liqueur Muscat.

GLENOWAN GI.     @Glenowan

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Brown Muscat AKA= Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains, Tokay
  • RED= Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-East Victoria
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.190 mt., On~Lake~Mokoan~(Near)
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Red-Loam Clay, Silty Sands
  • VITICULTURE- ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Stickies
    • Estates/ Producers- Auldstone, Baileys

KING VALLEY GI.     @

  • WHITE= Arneis, Glera, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling
  • RED= Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Graciano, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo,Pinot Noir, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-East Victoria
    • BORDERS: Alpine Valley GI.(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(King), SLOPES/ Victorian Alps, +Alt.?, On~King~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Sandy Slay, Clay-Loam
  • VITICULTURE- 1,535 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Chrismont, Pizzini, King River Estate, Sam Miranda, Dal Zotto, Brown Brothers
  • CULTURE WINE TRAILS~  ~Prosecco Road~

ALPINE VALLEYS GI.      @Myrtleford

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Malvasia, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Vermentino
  • RED= Aglianico, Barbera, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Saperavi, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-East Victoria
    • BORDERS: King Valley GI.(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous/ Valley(Alpine)”, SLOPES/ ?,+Alt.320 mt.
    • SHELTERED/ Beauty, Bogong, Buffalo & Feathertop Moutains
    • On~Buckland/ Buffalo/ Kiera/ Ovens~Rivers~
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentary, Alluvial
  • VITICULUTURE- ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Billy Button, Feathertop, Fighting Gully Road, McDougall, Michelini

BEECHWORTH GI.     @Beechworth

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamay, Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY- Australia, STATE-Victoria, ZONE-North-East Victoria, In Alpine Valley GI.(North-East)
    • North of Alpine Valley GI., South of Rutherglen-City(    km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.300mt.-720mt.
  • VITICULTURE- 100 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Castagna Genesis(Nat.Pro.), Giaconda, Jamsheed Warner, Savaterre, Sorrenberg
    • Vineyards– Indigo


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