Victoria Wine

Victoria is a wine growing state in the South East part of Australia. Because of its diverse terroirs and micro-climates, many different styles of wine can be attributed to its regions, from sparkling to dry reds and whites to dessert wines known as “stickies.” The state capital Melbourne is the epicenter, with bustling restaurants and wine bars dedicated to local bottlings.

This state was among the first to be planted with vinifera vines in the mid 19th century, particularly around the cool-climate Yarra Valley. However, it was not as lucky as other parts of the country to escape the deadly Phylloxera louse outbreak some thirty years later, and the industry suffered until the hybrid grafting solution was discovered in the early 20th century.

Victoria has six regions which in turn have many subregions:

    * Central Victoria, which has the Bendigo, Goulburn Valley, Heathecote, Strathbogie Ranges and Upper Goulburn, with many climates warm and cool. Thus it ranges from 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...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • 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...

  • 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...

Popular Wineries in Victoria View all

  • Callipari Wines

    Callipari Wine & Food at Nichols Point is situated in the Murray Darling Region of Australia, whi...

  • Jasper Hill Vineyard Pty Ltd

    Our Vineyards Emily's Paddock: three hectares of Shiraz including around five percent Cabernet F...

  • White Box Vineyard And Winery

    Stuart Wines Company’s White Box vineyard is located at Cornella in the famed Heathcote wine regi...

  • Fish Tail Wines

    A fun place to taste a selection of Perths famous Swan Valley wines at our family owned and opera...

  • De Bortoli Wines Pty Ltd

    De Bortoli Wines is a third generation family wine company established by Vittorio and Giusepp...

  • Green Point

    Green Point was established by the Champagne house Moët & Chandon over 20 years ago in the Yarra ...

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  • Haven't had it yet, but intend to purchase a L'cole no 41 Semillon ... ... outlet near Strawberry Vale, Victoria BC).  This will definitely be quite different - probably more like a Hunter Valley example (Australia).  Rare to find here in Canada and especially rare from this producer in an already bottle aged condition.  Also had a 5 year old ... Read More

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  • A separate petticoat is included. There are gold Best Fiber Optic Christmas ... collar reminiscent of Queen Victoria and an intricately sculpted headpiece are what make this costume stand out in style. These couples costumes are also a must see. https://teachbesttech.org/best-fiber-optic-christmas-tree/&nbs Read More

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  • DV, I guess this is the biggest drawback to blog-style (as opposed to ... a ... ... a Parksville (why not Victoria?) uncorked in future will dissolve this and many other mysteries not solved by the likes of Schreiner (BTW, John seems nice and is a great booster of BC Wine having written some very useful and breezy books on the subject as well... Read More

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  • The reverb must has resonated in Seattle, DV.  I wasn't that lonely, ... it slightly.When we move to Victoria BC (should be settling in around this time next week), I will probably shift gears from Bordeaux, but that is no reason for any of you still out there to shun this vintage; quite the contrary, get out there and buy some of the many pet... Read More

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  • Good.  The idea of finding the right setting of conviviality to share ... ... know two interlocutors from Victoria who might be up to the mark.  As components of said conviviality, I mean once again. Read More

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  • I can imagine the hidden powers of that Alexander Valley wine.  Nice ... ... of weeks given the move to Victoria on the 23rd instant.On a gossipy note, I was purchasing such a Grand Cru this morning and was talking with some people in the liquor store.  One comment regarding Bordeaux was "I was once caught up in the Bordeaux craze..." followed... Read More

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  • Well, DV, the Bordeaux Release is the largest ever, I think, with something ... ... but this is sold out in Victoria (also, 50 dollars (C) plus tax).Z. &nbs Read More

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  • Yes Greg, I did think of that too.  I guess just knowing how much had ... ... out.Zuf is moving over to Victoria soon, so he'll be busy.  I have some points I need to use up on a flight.&nbs Read More

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  • Hi everybody.  I returned last Sunday from two weeks in Italy.  We ... 105 euro and I can buy it in Victoria for less!  The food was fantastic though.  Took a train to Pisa one of the days.  It was a deep blue sky and sunny (about 88 degrees) and the tower was gleaming.  Rented a car and drove from Florence to Arezzo and several hilltop walled... Read More

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  • I've been waiting for your announcement of moving to Victoria! Weird that two frequent people on Snooth are now in the same town!Zuf and his wife bought a new house maybe fifteen minutes from me and the funny thing is I did all the plumbing and gas in it.  Nice place Zuf, I'm sure you'll be happy here. My condolences on the passing of your mothe... Read More

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  • The Warrenmang winery is producing some fantastic wines - Luigi is the founder, vintner, and chef at the winery. If you have a chance to stop there, plan on a meal and spending the night - enjoying the wines while overlooking the vineyards - it is magic!

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