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Murray River Wines and Wineries
Explore the beautiful
vineyards and taste
world class wine from
the Murray River region
The Murray River has some of Australia's best known wine regions. Through Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia you can experience a treasure trove of tastes, styles, flavours, landscapes and cultures.
Rutherglen region contains rich wines, deep soul and character. James Halliday, Australia's premier wine commentator said: "One of the truly great wine tourism destinations". The region offers 23 wineries, each with its own history and expertise, collectively can provide you with an enduring memory.
Visit the unique cellar doors of the Echuca wineries and the Moama Perricoota wine region. Relax and enjoy the locak produce whilst meeting with the many local winemakers and sample their individual wares. Local cellar doors include Jaengenya wines, Chanter Estate Winery, Morrisons, Silverfox Wines, St Anne's Winery, Cape Horn Vineyard.
A combination of sunshine and cool clear nights allow the grapes an ideal, long, slow, ripening. Crisp whites, and full-bodied reds are produced in the area. While in the region make sure to visit Andrew Peace Wines, Bulga Wine Estates, Buller Wines, Renewan Wines, Date Brothers Wines, Brumby Wines, Oak Dale Wines, Yellymong, Jacanna Vineyard Wines, Dos Rios.
The Robinvale Euston region forms part of the Mildura wine region. Great wines come from this region. Experience Robinvale Winery (McWilliams Wines) six generations of winemaking since 1877 and Robinvale Organic Wines Bio-Dynamic vineyards established 1976.
The Mildura Region boasts over 34 wineries ranging from micro to large scale facilities. Over 50% of the Mildura region wineries are exporting. The Mildura region has a history of large producers such as Beringer Blass (Mildara), McGuigan Simeon Wines (Buronga Hill Winery), Hardy Wine Company (Stanley Wines) and Southcorp (Lindemans).
Not many people know the Riverland is Australia's largest winegrape producing region. In terms of annual crush it accounts for about half of South Australia's and about a quarter of Australia's production.
The Riverland wine regain has approximately 1,300 winegrape growers who can produce up to 480,000 tonnes of grapes annually.
The Riverland's wonderful climate, its commitment to viticulture quality through 'world's best practices' in irrigation, clone selection, and vineyard management techniques all contribute to is ability to produce excellent fruit. Its innovative winemaking enables the region to handle volumes of fruit and produce wines that people love to drink and are winning local and international awards.
The majority of the wine produced from Riverland grapes is sold by Constellation Wines, Boar's Rock Wines, Australian Vintage, Pernod Ricard Australia, Angove's, Kingston Estate, Salena Estate and Thachi Wines.
Majestic gum trees, fine food and premium wines ... don't miss Langhorne Creek! The beautiful Langhorne Creek region promotes a wine history dating back to 1850. Langhorne Creek is traditionally a red wine grape region best known for its full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. With a surprisingly cool climate, the region also produces exceptionally flavoured white and fortified wines.
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