"The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest producing wine region with vineyards dating back to the 1860’s still in production, some of the oldest vine stock in the world. Iconic vineyards are dotted through the region, with names like Graveyard, Old Hill and Old Paddock, Braemore and Old Patch becoming legend amongst Australian wine lovers.
Today the Hunter Valley, one of Australia’s most visited wine region, is all about peeling back layers of discovery. Learning that Hunter Valley Semillon is a unique Australian white wine which keeps getting better with age. Understanding that the region’s warm and humid growing conditions combined with red clay loam soils produce some of Australia’s most famous Shiraz. Discovering that the region’s young winemakers are exploring innovative new varieties and styles such as Tempranillo, Barbera and Fiano." - Wine Australia
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