Australia, Canberra District

The Australian wine industry is the fourth-largest exporter in the world, exporting 760 million litres to countries such as the UK, France, Italy and Spain. It has been one of the most successful “New World” wine-producing countries. It has done this by formally exporting and marketing its wines as a whole, through Wine Australia. There is also a significant domestic market for Australian wines, with Australians consuming nearly 500 million litres of wine per year. The wine industry is a significant contributor to the Australian economy through production, employment, export and tourism.

Wine regions are in almost all the states with Victoria having 21 regions! Read more about key wine regions such as Margaret River, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Eden Valley, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley and local to New South Wales, Cowra, Southern Highlands and Mudgee.
Although winemaking started 160 years ago in Canberra District, the viticulture of this region was revived in the 1970s. Situated in the wider area of southern New South Wales, surrounding Australian Capital Territory, the region is famous for their Shiraz and Rieslings due to their cool climate. Canberra District wine region was granted GI (Geographical Indication) in 1998 although the district was home to very few vineyards at that time. Today, wineries such as Clonakilla and Ravensworth have paved the way for putting Canberra District on the map as an up- and-coming wine region to watch in Australia.

Located about 150 kilometers inland from the Pacific Ocean, the vineyards are on lands of varying altitudes ranging from 300-800 meters which causes variation in temperature and soil types. The climate of Canberra District can be described as having a continental climate, which is characterized by big differences in temperature during the day and night. The region is capable of producing some of the nations finest Shiraz and Riesling.
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  1. Collector ‘Shoreline’ Sangiovese Rose 2021
    The wine is fresh on the nose with aromas of mandarin, cherry, rose-water and spice. The palate is dry, with moreish mid-palate texture and mouth-watering acidity. Great for seasonal drinking with antipasti. Sangiovese and Mammolo grapes were hand-harvested in the ... Learn More
  2. Collector ‘Shoreline’ Sangiovese Rose 2019
    The wine is fresh on the nose with aromas of mandarin, cherry, rose-water and spice. The palate is dry, with moreish mid-palate texture and mouth-watering acidity. Great for seasonal drinking with antipasti. Sangiovese and Mammolo grapes were hand-harvested in the ... Learn More
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  3. Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2019
    Mike Bennie: "It’s a significantly excellent release of this shiraz, shimmers in the glass with purple-dark red colour" This Shiraz is made from grapes selected from five vineyards in the Hilltops District around Young on the South Western slopes ... Learn More
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  4. Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2018
    This Shiraz is made from grapes selected from five vineyards in the Hilltops District around Young on the South Western slopes of New South Wales. Aromas of red and black berries with hints of tobacco, anise and spice. Medium-full bodied ... Learn More
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    Campbell Mattinson
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    Tyson Stelzer
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  5. Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2017
    This Shiraz is made from grapes selected from five vineyards in the Hilltops District around Young on the South Western slopes of New South Wales. Aromas of red and black berries with hints of tobacco, anise and spice. Medium-full bodied ... Learn More
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    Campbell Mattinson
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    Tyson Stelzer
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  6. Clonakilla Riesling 2019
    Murrumbateman’s cool, continental climate and decomposed granite soils are perfectly suited to Riesling. The weather leading up to vintage 2019 was marked by lower than average rainfall in winter and spring. Things were just starting to look seriously dry when ... Learn More
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    Campbell Mattinson
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  7. Clonakilla O'Riada Shiraz 2019
    James Suckling: "A beautifully fresh and sapid style that has plenty of fresh-ground spice and cracked pepper, across violets, blackcurrants, blackberries and dark plums." This Shiraz is made from grapes selected from five vineyards in the Hilltops District around Young ... Learn More
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    Gary Walsh
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    James Suckling
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  8. Clonakilla Riesling 2021
    Murrumbateman’s cool, continental climate and decomposed granite soils are perfectly suited to Riesling. Drink now for its razor fine floral, citrus-edged fruit or cellar for up to 15 years and watch it develop lime and toast characters with age. – Winemaker, ... Learn More
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    Mike Bennie
  9. Helm Wines Premium Riesling 2021
    Helm Wines, in Murrumbateman NSW, was established by Ken and Judith Helm in 1973. Ken is a descendant of German vignerons who planted vines in the Albury district in the 1850s. Helm Wines specialises in the production of award winning Riesling ... Learn More
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  10. Clonakilla Eden Valley Viognier 2020
    Viognier that came from the Yalumba vineyards in Eden Valley in South Australia. It’s a quintessential Viognier that boasts elegant fruit; ripe pear, ginger and peach laden Viognier. Concentrated and long there is a lot of texture here, layered ... Learn More
  11. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier  2016
    This is a truly glorious wine that draws you back again and again to explore the wealth of red fruit flavours, and the majesty of its textures and flavours ... Learn More
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    Campbell Mattinson
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  12. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2019
    Campbell Mattinson: "It’s just all there, ready, perfect" The Shiraz Viognier is Clonakilla’s flagship, a careful selection of the best of the Shiraz Viognier parcels they craft each year from their Murrumbateman vineyard. Opulent aromas of roses, violets ... Learn More
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    Campbell Mattinson
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    Tyson Stelzer
  13. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2018
    This is a truly glorious wine that draws you back again and again to explore the wealth of red fruit flavours, and the majesty of its textures and flavours. It has a super complex array of white and black peppers, ... Learn More
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    James Suckling
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    Campbell Mattinson
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  14. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2017
    Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier has lost none of its charm or power over the years, but it has become a lighter, more elegant and more finely drawn wine. The subtle change is clearly evident with this 2016. For a long time we’ ... Learn More
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    James Halliday
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    Campbell Mattinson
  15. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2016
    Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier has lost none of its charm or power over the years, but it has become a lighter, more elegant and more finely drawn wine. The subtle change is clearly evident with this 2016. For a long time we’ ... Learn More
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    James Halliday
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    Tyson Stelzer
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  16. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier  2017
    This is a truly glorious wine that draws you back again and again to explore the wealth of red fruit flavours, and the majesty of its textures and flavours ... Learn More
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    Campbell Mattinson
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    Tyson Stelzer
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    Nick Stock
  17. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2014
    95% Shiraz and 5% viognier. ... Learn More
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    James Halliday
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  18. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2005
    Easily the most beautiful young Australian wine I drank this year… - Max Allen Wine of the Year ... Learn More
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    Campbell Mattinson
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  19. Bin Ends Box- Clear out the Cellar BOX 3 Whites

    We need to clear some space in the warehouse! As the Christmas rush approaches we are needing to make room and there are a few Bin End wines that need to find a good home! Nothing wrong with the ... Learn More

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  20. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2008
    Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier, Producer by the charismatic Tim Kirk, is a wine that shows a lift and grace not often seen in Australian Shiraz. Ripe berries mingling with herbal lift and extreme quality structure - this is as close as ... Learn More
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    James Halliday
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    Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW
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  21. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2006
    Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier, Producer by the charismatic Tim Kirk, is a wine that shows a lift and grace not often seen in Australian Shiraz. Ripe berries mingling with herbal lift and extreme quality structure - this is as close as ... Learn More
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    James Halliday
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    James Suckling
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    Campbell Mattinson
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    The Wine Advocate
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  22. Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2004 (1.5L)
    Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier has been lauded as "The most important development in Australian Shiraz in Penfolds Grange". The Northern Rhone inspired blend shows layers of elegance, balance and depth maintaining a cool climate/medium bodied feel not seen from anyone ... Learn More
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    Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW
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    Mike Bennie
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