If you’re a wine lover or you’re entering this world, you must know that the cellars of the New World, such as Australia and New Zealand, are in vogue. Therefore we give you some info on regions, areas and wine tours that you can not miss in the Antipodes.
The famous Marlborough region is mostly known for its production of Sauvignon Blanc. It’s located in the north-eastern area of the South Island of New Zealand, noted for its stony ground. You can visit over 40 wineries in Marlborough, with established wine routes to explore the cellars and taste the wines thanks to its tastings.
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014, a white wine of the Marlborough DO with sauvignon blanc of 2014 and 13.5º of alcohol strength.
This region is named after a town located in the Kimberley area in Western Australia, 2,200 kilometres north of Perth. It is an area of strong tourist activity, adding all those who come to see its wineries. They make routes to know the development of the wine production, with tastings and food such as dry meat and spicy sauces. To relax, you can go to Cable Beach.
The Hunter Valley is one of the best-known Australian regions because of its wineries. Here are some of the oldest wine families in the country, and it’s especially noted for the production of dry white wine. Wineries such as Brokenwood won the Best Red Wine of the World in 2001. The Scarborough cellar is also strongly known, since its establishment in this wine area in the 60s. Their quintessential wine is the Chardonnay, the most popular white in Australia. We also stop at Audrey Wilkinson, a winery with a 150-year history. Near the town of Pokolbin, it offers free tastings, tours of the winery, and the entrance to a small museum of winemaking.
Penfolds Bin 311 Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2013