Diverse and beautiful, the Gippsland wine region stretches from Victoria's high country in the north to Bass Strait in the south, and produces richly textured, distinctive and very special wines.
Gippsland's wineries also have a growing reputation for producing premium, cool climate wines, with full fruit flavours to partner the region's fresh food. There are more than 40 cellar doors open to the throughout Gippsland
A generally cool climate with a warm, dry autumn encourages rich chardonnay and unique sauvignon blanc, riesling, pinot noir, shiraz and an emerging production of sparkling wine.
About three hours from Melbourne, East Gippsland has a warmer, maritime climate with low rainfall and tempering sea breezes. Its coastal plains produce chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, fruity pinot noir and floral riesling.
South Gippsland is incredibly beautiful and a true, cool-climate region with maritime influences from the often stormy Bass Strait. Wineries from Phillip Island to the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges produce elegant chardonnay and pinot gris, but have found their true expression with pinot noir of superb flavour and structure.