Wines with elegance and spice

While the Canberra District may not be Australia’s best known region, its wines have already made an impact on wine lovers and critics. The region produces 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, ones who are setting the scene for a future of new varietals and revolutionary winemaking that will increase the region’s fame through the decades ahead.

Read more about the Canberra District.

Canberra District
Canberra District
This map is not an accurate representation of the regional GI boundaries. Please click here to view an accurate map of the regional boundary.
330ha
Total vineyard area
264-1419m
Altitude
35° 03'S
Latitude
406mm
Growing season rainfall
21.3°c
Mean temperature (Jan)
Climate
  • Extreme Continental climate. Very warm, dry days but cold nights during summer
  • Cool Autumn temperatures with rain at harvest not uncommon
Soil
  • Predominantly hard red duplex soils with shallow clay loam top soils

This content is restricted to wine exporters and levy-payers. Some reports are available for purchase to non-levy payers/exporters.

Levy payers/exporters
Non-levy payers/exporters
Find out what you can purchase

This content is restricted to wine exporters and levy-payers. Some reports are available for purchase to non-levy payers/exporters.

Levy payers/exporters
Update your account details
Non-levy payers/exporters
Find out what you can purchase