Wines with elegance and spice
To some Australia’s capital city carries a reputation of being a bland, conservative centre without much happening except the comings and goings of politicians and academics. But scratch the surface of this inland territory and you’ll discover that the Canberra District offers a thriving cool climate wine and food culture that is one of Australian wine’s best-kept secrets.
Canberra district wines have already made an impact on winelovers and critics, producing some of Australia’s most loved cool climate Shiraz, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Chardonnay. Now a new wave of excitement is sweeping through the region as established winemakers are joined by a new generation of winemakers.
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Canberra District snapshot
The relatively cool climate in this region allows for the production of elegant white wines and restrained reds.
Shiraz is the star performer and the iconic Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier has established itself as a global icon for this style.