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Central Victoria, part of the larger Victoria province, is one of the most diverse wine-making regions in Australia. It comprises five subregions and an array of micro-climates and terroirs, with a broad range of wine styles.

    * Bendigo: with a warm, dry climate. Gold-mining was once the main industry here, now a favorite wine destination. Mostly known for rich reds from Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese.
    * Goulburn Valley: with a history of wine-making that dates back to the 1860s. Warm and dry, with local rivers and lakes providing temperature moderation and irrigation. Known for Rhone varietals Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre (Mataro), Viognier, Rousanne, Marsanne as well as Chardonnay.
    * Heathcote: known for its distinct Cambrian soil, milder temperatures and long growing season. Produces some of the most well-regarded Shiraz in the country. Also, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Tempranillo and whites from Viognier, Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Syrah

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

  • Muscat Blanc À Petits Grains

    History of the grape: From Greece, Muscat was brought into Crimea in the Soviet Union where it was spread into what i...

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Water Wheel Vineyards

    Water Wheel wines are widely available in Australia and are now exported to many other countries....

  • Tahbilk Pty Ltd

    Established in 1860 Tahbilk is one of Australia's most beautiful & historic wineries. Located in ...

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  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard & Winery

    Established by the now legendary winemaker Stuart Anderson in 1969, Balgownie Estate was the firs...

  • Turners Crossing

    Turner’s Crossing Vineyard is located in Bendigo, an historic wine-growing region in Central Vict...

  • Harcourt Valley Vineyards

    Harcourt Valley Vineyard produces some of the biggest and highly flavored wines you are likely to...

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  • Heathcote Shiraz Rufus Stone. Tyrrell's 2009


    No written review

    Wine review by mark

  • Jasper Hill Riesling Heathcote Georgia's Paddock 2012


    No written review

    Wine review by Daniel Young

  • Zufrieden - interesting you single out the Hunter Valley for Marsanne. I know ... Tahbilk's, which is from Central Victoria. There are also good examples from South Australia. The same is true for Roussane. I think Tahbilk also makes a pretty good Roussanne to Read More

    Forum post in the topic Is Roussanne The Next...

  • Heathcote Estate Shiraz Heathcote H.D. Heathcote 2003


    Still has good core of black/blue berry, black currant, cherry cola, plum peels; lots of spices, including hints of cinnamon; healthy dose of oak, but well integrated; still a bit of dustiness to the tannins; still has good overall structure; medium to full bodied, fairly long spicy finish. Still going strong - this is a tremendous wine! Read More

    Wine review by cgplayer9

  • Jasper Hill Shiraz Heathcote Emily's Paddock NV


    No written review

    Wine review by hanryluo

  • Innocent Bystander Pink Moscato Case Of 2011


    Sweet, fresh, fun Read More

    Wine review by rar8888

  • Innocent Bystander 'Frizzante' Pink Moscato 2010


    So delicious and fun that I had this for the toasts at my wedding! Fruity pink strawberry and rose petal yumminess... Read More

    Wine review by Debbie Siobhan Warner

  • White Box Shiraz Blend Heathcote 2004


    A nice soft Shiraz - can buy cheaper than $23 Read More

    Wine review by brucejh

  • Wild Duck Creek Shiraz Heathcote Springflat 2008


    Lots of oak on the nose. Rich chocolate scents are joined by spicy herbal tones, vanilla, leather, blackberry and some plummy notes. Comes off as a touch sweet on entry, but is followed by lovely, spicy herbal nuances and some cedary/toasty oak. The tannins are firm but remain beneath the fruit here, which is rich yet quite fresh, turning much ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Balgownie Estate Shiraz Bendigo 2008


    Earthy and a bit sour on the nose with salty plum notes, low nutty oak, some beefy elements and fine black fruit accented with a nuance of juniper. This is a bit dense and almost chewy, though theres nice acidity here. The tannins are ripe and fairly full, adding to the volume in the mouth. Not a fruit bomb by any stretch of the imagination, thi... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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