Coonawarra, Australia

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  • The region is only 100 kilometres inland, and is exposed to a maritime climate, with dry and moderately cool summers. The climate is quite unique and persistent cloud cover generally moderates the ripening period temperatures. The terra rossa of Coonawarra is Australia's most famous soil, renowned for its affinity with Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Coonawarra is the perfect place to indulge the senses by experiencing the unique range of award-winning red and white wines - all complemented by the delicious local produce and fine foods served at the cafes, hotels and restaurants throughout Penola and Coonawarra. The region's cellar doors capture the area's history, culture and traditions. The main wine styles produced in Coonawarra include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Chardonnay and Riesling.