South Australia Wine

South Australia is the strong arm of the Australia wine industry, where the majority of the country’s wines are produced. Some of the biggest labels originate from this state, from the mass-produced tables wines to rare, highly prized cult bottlings such as Penfolds, Grant Burge and Henschke Hill of Grace. And in a vast range of styles from sparkling to sweet. Due to a successful quarantine against Phylloxera, which hit the east of the country and otherwise devastated Europe, South Australia can boast some of the oldest original vines in the world.

The pride of the region is Shiraz, the signature grape brought over from the Rhone that thrives in many of the area’s microclimates. But each region has its own variation in terroir and weather system, lending to diverse styles and grape-growing trends from the warm, bold, red-driven Barossa and Coonawarra regions to cooler climate, white-producing Clare and Eden valleys.
The regions of South Australia state are:

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Varietals Produced in South Australia View all

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

Subregions of South Australia

  • Mclaren Vale

    John Reynell planted grapes at Reynella in 1838 and later employed a young labourer named Thomas ...

  • Barossa

    Barossa is a state famous for its production of Shiraz, the signature grape of Australia, and i...

  • Clare Valley ; Mclaren Vale

Popular Wineries in South Australia View all

  • Château Reynella

    Kelly’s Revenge is perfect at the end of a long day. This great new range of Australian wines is ...

  • The Colonial Estate

    World’s End is the culmination of over 15 years of winemaking in Saint Emilion, Bordeaux and the ...

  • Andrew Peace Wines

    Winery and vineyard on the banks of the Murray River in Victoria.

  • Hardy's

    For over 150 years, Hardys has crafted some of Australia's best-known and most popular wines. Tak...

  • A to Z Winery

    A to Z Wineworks' partnership blends unique skills. Bill Hatcher brought an extensive background...

  • Beresford Estate

    When you open a bottle of Beresford wine you are sharing the hard work, skills, experience, creat...

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South Australia on Snooth

  • Yalumba Pinot Grigio Y Series 2013

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    Hot lemon aromas open for this citrusy wine with loads of acidity, lemon and orange blossom notes on the palate. A bit simple but pleasing enough - a perfect summer sipper with just a hint of tangerine juice on the finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Yalumba Viognier South Australia the Y Series 2012

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    Sunflowers and hay on the nose with a touch of honey and cream. Seemingly sweet approach, mostly from the dried apricot and honey flavors, there's a good mouthfeel here, puckering acidity to balance the alcohol, a good dose of honeydew melon and lemon, and a touch of lemongrass on the finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Evans Tate & Breathing Space Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc 2012

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    Melon and citrus aromas are light but pleasant, with mostly honeydew, lemon and clementine leading the charge. Flavors are fresh and grassy, lemon lime and more melon flavors are driving with some herbal notes to follow, mostly bay leaf and a touch of basil. Acidity is not overwhelming but certainly present. Clean, nice wine. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Yalumba Eden Valley Fdr 1a 2010

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    Powerful aromas of eucalyptus, tanning leather, oregano and a touch of texas barbecue. Flavors are explosive with bright red cherries, fresh acidity, candied currants, cinnamon and clove. This is a truly big wine, commanding and full of gripping tannins and loads of acidity. Bring lots of food with you to this party. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Riverina Estate Cabernet Sauvignon South Eastern Australia Bushman's Gully 2003

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    I bought a Bushman's cully in 2001. And now is 2014, can I drink it? Because I opened it and it does not have a good smell Read More

    Wine review by namvn


  • Yalumba Sangiovese South Australia Rose Y Series 2012

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    Bright and fruit forward aromas of strawberry, fresh cut melon and grass, and some cherry. Zesty and light mouthfeel, with more unripe strawberry and cut grass. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Yalumba Organic Shiraz 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by mark


  • Yalumba Organic Shiraz 2012

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    Austere and powerful black fruit aromas of black currant, bramble fruit and blackberry, with heat and spice in equal amounts and a commanding presence. In the mouth it's equally commanding, showing deep ripe blackberry and black currant, tree bark, forest floor and sticky tar with gripping tannins and good acidity. Would stand up well to grilled... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Brand's Laira One Seven One Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra 2009

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    No written review

    Wine review by mark


  • Brand's Laira One Seven One Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra 2009

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    Blackberry and black pepper aromas with black currant, molasses and brown sugar, and a slight herbal note. Juicy and ripe blackberry flavors with dusty vanilla, tobacco and leather notes. Very smooth mouthfeel with good structure in the mouth supporting the acidity and flavors. Finishes clean and long, with intensity dropping off but lingering l... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


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