With its famous terra rossa soils layered over pure groundwater, Coonawarra is one of Australia’s finest regions for producing red wines. Here is a closer look at this former ‘land’ of orchards and meadows, now the home of Cabernet-Sauvignon.
The year the first vines were planted in the region
Cabernet-Sauvignon is Coonawarra’s king of grape varieties. The region also produces excellent cool-climate Syrah and Riesling, along with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc and Merlot