Adelaide Hills, South Australia
The Adelaide Hills is one of Australia's most vibrant cool climate wine region. With over 90 wine labels and 48 cellar doors, it is acknowledged internationally for its distinctive premium wines, viticulture and stunning scenery.
The region is located in the Mount Lofty Ranges east of Adelaide, and stretches in a narrow band approximately 70km long. The highest vineyards are sited between 600-650 metres altitude in areas such as Crafers, Summertown, Piccadilly and Carey Gully.
The Adelaide Hills is one of the largest geographical wine regions in Australia, and amongst the most diverse in terms of climate, soil and topography. The region consists of two registered sub-regions; Lenswood and Piccadilly Valley.
The region is famous for producing some of Australia’s finest cool climate wines, including leading examples of Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir always among the standouts. The likes of Shaw and Smith, Ashton Hills, Longview, Sidewood, Knappstein and Geoff Weaver are just some of the names that call the Adelaide Hills region home.