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Vineyards in the Gisborne region

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Vineyards in the Gisborne region

Vineyards in the Gisborne region

Gisborne this region 1.200ha poured into mass production, as opposed to Hawke's Bay. Generally ordinary wines, and it succeeds better in white ,Chardonnay and Riesling, Müller Thurgau than red.

Climate present in Gisborne is of oceanic origin temperate and hot. Significant precipitation occurs all year in Gisborne, including during the driest months. The average temperatures in Gisborne is 14.3 ° C., With average annual rainfall of 1071

Gisborne Wine Tours, developed by winemakers to show vineyards & Wineries, and varieties of wines ,that make this region a unique wine region.

The vineyards & wineries offer guided tours. This includes an afternoon of sightseeing, a wine experience and unique food, shared plates and a guided tour of the winery and is functioning.

You can be picked up at your accommodation or make an appointment at the Center for Wine Gisborne. The tours are for 10 to 40 people. Cost per person is $ 60; minimum 10 people.

P: 06 862 5335; M: 027 656 8222; E: info @ wrightswines.

Among the cultivated varieties have found them: Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Semillon, Muscat, Müller-Thurgau. For Wines White and red wines are cultivated varieties: Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Sangiovese, Syrah, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc.

Traditional method wines are also available in Rosé and white

In the region of Gisborne, the -variées climatic conditions are favorable to the best grape varieties and diversity of terroirs, allow all hopes.

Sauvignons have earned a good reputation, and Chardonnays are the same way. We also find blended wines of good quality.

Gisborne

Gisborne Region is a region of New Zealand It has 46,500 inhabitants in an area of 8351 square kilometers. The population density of the region of Gisborne is 5.6 inhabitants per square kilometer.

The Gisborne region (in Māori: Turanga-nui-a-Kiwa) is located northeast of the North Island, New Zealand. It is also sometimes called East Coast or Eastland.

Its name comes from the Secretary General of the colonization of New Zealand from 1869 to 1872 William Gisborne.

This region has very few inhabitants, of whom three-quarters live in the city of Gisborne. The other two most important cities are Tolaga Bay and Ruatoria

The region is hilly and forested. The Te Urewera National Park is located east of the region. Mount Hikurangi culminates at 1754 meters. It is the fifth highest mountain in the North Island and the highest non-volcanic origin.

The region is the terminus of the line of railway from Palmerston North and Gisborne city.

The proportion of Māori in this region is important, in some cases over 50% in some areas. Tribes (kiwi) are the most important Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata, Ngai Te Aitanga Tamanuhiri and has Mahaki.

East Coast is a region of outstanding natural beauty. As soon as the sun rises over the pristine coastline, and when it descends across the plains of the bay, why it deserves to be seen and appreciated by tourists in the wine region of Gisborne.

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Auckland Wine Region

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Auckland Wine Region

Auckland Wine Region

New Zealand produces mainly white wines, including Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. It also produces wines from Pinot Noir characteristics, with the Syrah.

Northland and Auckland, Historic Heart of New Zealand wines

It is the oldest wine region in New Zealand

The first New Zealand vineyard from this region, planted in 1819 by British settlers. But as in the rest of the country, the production of traditional wine has disappeared in favor of the development of wines known as "fortified" (Porto)

Several vineyards are still in this region. But with the high rainfall in the region, the wine is really practiced and wine houses prefer vinify grapes they buy from the southern regions.

Since the 90s, traditional viticulture gradually returns.

However Northland remains the smallest wine region of New Zealand.

It consists of two regions, the region of Kaitaia, on the west coast of the North Island, and the area of the Bay of Islands on the northeast coast and Whangarei.

Auckland

A twenty minute drives just enough to reach the first vineyards from Auckland.

Have found, some of the most famous, New Zealand vineyards. And provide an opportunity for a day of vacation. Henderson, Kumeu and Huapai regions are located north west of Auckland,

Waiheke Island a half hour ferry, is a paradise destination for day or a weekend, it became an area known for these blended wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Without a doubt, the closest region of Bordeaux wines.

But the Auckland region produces other varieties, with equal success.

Among the varieties produced in this region have found the Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Syrah, Pinot Black, Semillon, Viognier, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, Roussanne, Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Grüner Veltliner-, Dolcetto

Matakana, an hour drive north of Auckland, the region Matakama also attracts wine enthusiasts tourists, and stunning scenery.

In this picturesque region, we find more than thirty vineyards and olive groves.

The famous Farmers Market Matakana Village offers locally grown and produced foods and attracts restaurateurs in the region, to the delight of tourists.

Locals and tourists gather to enjoy what the village and the environment to offer. Stay in a B & B and visit the local wineries for wine tasting.

Matakana is also the gateway to the beaches of the east coast, or have found the fishing villages and regional parks that surround the area. Matakana is a unique place to visit or stay. A special place that everyone loves.

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Tasmania and Vine

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Tasmania and Vine

Tasmania and Vine

Tasmania has four wine regions.

Two north: the valley of the River Tamar, cradles of the first vineyards in the early 19th century, and second, at the foot of the mountain, Cradle mountains, including the highest peak rises to 1617 meters. Have found a third valley, around Hobart, capital of Tasmania And finished fourth valley on the east coast, facing the Pacific.

Tasmania vineyard covers 300 hectares, divided among 68 areas.

The wine region of Tasmania is the coolest Australia, because of the sea which identifies all sides. The farthest point on the coast is 120 km.

The climate of Tasmania is oceanic, the weather is wet, mild and rainy. There are four seasons: summer is December to February, during which the maximum temperature is 21 ° C (24 ° C in the interior).

Areas located within the island, as Liawenee (located on the Central Plateau) are among the coldest parts of Australia with temperatures ranging from 4 ° C to 17 ° C in February. Hard fall from March to May and knows a variable time the climate was gradually changes into a winter climate.

With a mountainous part, forming a north-south axis lying in the snow in winter.

Which brings its wines are similar, to those cold northern vineyards of Europe, and resemble a more European style climate. No land protects Antarctica influences.

Tasmanian soils are not more fertile than those of mainland Australia. Most soils of the islands of Bass Strait, the west coast and eastern Tasmania are podzosols or infertile entisols. Most of these lands are thus not used for agriculture, but forestry, which is more productive.

On the north coast, some alluvial soils are relatively fertile, and are used for the cultivation of fruits, there are also dark red soil called krasnozems ("red earth"). These soils are highly acidic and fix phosphate very effectively, but their pro-growth forage physical properties make them widely used for cattle (dairy and meat).

Among Grapes and wines Tasmania found the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Black, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sparkling White, Pinot Meunier, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Gewürztramer, Blend Wine, Muscat, Sparkling Rosé , Cabernet Franc ext

Some vines were planted on gentle slopes of silt and clay, at an average altitude of 100 m.

Major Australian wine company, have invested heavily in this area, such as Brown Brothers group, who have products close to the international markets.

Tasmania

Tasmania is an Australian state located 240 km to the south east coast of Australia, which it is separated by Bass Strait. The state of Tasmania includes the island of Tasmania and a thousand other small islands. The island stretches 364 km from north to south and 306 km from west to east. Its area is 68,000 km ².

Majority of the inhabitants live in the Greater Hobart, that is to say, the cities of Hobart, Glenorchy and Clarence (the largest city and the capital of Tasmania).

Tasmania was called "Natural State" and "Island of Inspiration" in reference to its rich and natural environment. For more than a third of the territory is, which is also classified as natural reserves, national parks and World Heritage sites in UNESCO

Regions of quartzite and dolerite in the mountains show traces of glaciations, and much of the former Australian glacial soils are found on the central plateau

Densely wooded with National Park West and surrounding areas who have one of the last temperate rain forests of the southern hemisphere.

The Tarkine, located north-west, is the largest temperate rainforest in Australia and one of the largest in the world covering about 3,800 km ²

Most rivers have their source in the Massif Central and flows towards the coast.

The Tasmanian Aborigines were divided into nine ethnic groups. During the British colonization in 1803, the indigenous population was estimated at between 5,000 and 10,000 people.

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Vines in Victoria

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Vines in Victoria

Vines in Victoria

Victoria is one of the major wine regions of the country, with nearly 850 wineries

The wine Road of the Victoria area, will bring 15 good reasons to stop for a delicious and easy getaway.

Yarra Valley - Victoria

A stay in Yarra Glen, the heart of this food and wine region, located on the first Melbourne visit the famous vineyards of the valley and Hike through the Dandenong Ranges National Park.

The floor of this valley is formed with a mixture of soil clay and sand, extremely acid. Some in Vignoles, also found gravel and rocky debris, sufficiently abundant rains enables vineyard irrigation happen, despite that the climate is temperate which produces elegant wines.

Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

In the countryside of Melbourne, discover hilly countryside with orchards, olive groves, old buildings and more than 200 wineries.

With the gourmet paradise, just buy fruits and vegetables on the roadside stalls or pick your own strawberries, berries and cherry orchards, and olive groves while enjoying the ocean view.

And the opportunity to discover a century old rose gardens, labyrinths carved hedges and historic homes. With this food and wine adventure.

The Grampians - Victoria

Formerly Great Western

This region could soon be popular , with these sparkling wines, first in Australia.

This region with these rounded hills like the Italian Tuscany, these mountains have a dry climate and cool enough

The temperature difference can be quite high in this region. Here irrigation is usually necessary, with soil composed mainly of poor soil and highly acidic, and sometimes salt. Shiraz Sparkling Wine or remains one of the most popular countries

Among the varieties produced in Victoria include: Syrah, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Marsanne, Pinot Grigio, Moscato, Chenin Blanc, Muscat, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvedre, Grenache, St leonards , Muscadelle, and Pinot Gris as well as red and white blended wines

Victoria

Is located, in the south-east of the main island of Australia.

It is bounded on the north by New South Wales, on the west by South Australia, on the south by the Indian Ocean (sea area considered relevant for Australians of the Southern Ocean (Antarctic Ocean commonly called ), to the east by the Pacific Ocean.

With an area of ​​237,629 square kilometers, or about the size of the United Kingdom kilometers, Victoria is the smallest continental Australian State. It is also the most urbanized and that higher population density (twenty-three inhabitants per square kilometer).

Initially, in the 1830s, the area was an area of farms and the discovery of gold in 1851 transformed it into a leading industrial and commercial center.

With 5.6 million inhabitants, Victoria is the second most populous behind Australia New South Wales state. The capital, Melbourne, is home to over 70% of the state population.

Victoria is the wettest Australian state after Tasmania. Rainfall increases from north to south, with higher averages in areas of altitude. Snow generally falls only on the mountains and hills, in the center of the state. Rain falls most frequently in winter, but summer precipitation are thunderstorms.

The agriculture of the state increased by 17% to 8.7 billion AU $ which represents 24% of total GDP. More than fourteen million sheep and five million lambs graze over 10% of land and three million Australian dairy cows produce each day 6.4 million liters of milk

Tourists can travel the Great Ocean Road

With natural curiosities, such as "Twelve Apostles Wilson Promontory, the Grampians, the Buchan Caves and the Gippsland Lakes.

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Viticulture in South Australia

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Viticulture in South Australia

Viticulture in South Australia

South Australia border is with all other states and territories except the Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania, the southern coast is bordered by the Southern Ocean

The state economy is based on agriculture, industry and mining. The financial sector also plays a significant role.

Are climate is Mediterranean climate near the coast, with mild, wet and hot, dry summers and winters with semi arid, arid see in a region that encompasses particular often dry salt lakes, such as Lake Eyre, Lake Gregory, Blanche Lake, Lake Callabonna, Cooper Creek, Warburton river or lakes Panttoowarinna, Warrandirinna, Unmaroona, Grisela, Peera poolanna

South Australia has six wine regions, the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula, Channel Mount Lofty, Far North, Limestone Coast and Lower Murray.

The Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley is a major wine and tourist region located 60 km north-east of Adelaide. The valley is named after the mountain range "Barossa Ranges.

The wine industry plays a major role in the valley, is the main source of income

Best known for its red wines made from Syrah and the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Grenache for the Reds. But also Riesling, Semillon and Chardonnay for whites,

The Adelaide region

Adelaide Hills is the most dynamic wine regions of Australia cool climate, recognized globally for its great wines characteristics, viticulture and stunning scenery.

This Adelaide Hills wine region is located in the chain of Mount Lofty Ranges, about fifteen minutes drive from the center of Adelaide. Located at altitudes of 400 to 500 meters, with a remaining need irrigation, the soil is infertile mixture of soil and sand.

The first vines were planted from Grenache from the south of France. Some fifteen years after the founding of the city of Adelaide.

Today, institutions produce varietals, Syrah, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Traminer, Pinot Gris, Tempranillo, Viognier, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Riesling, Merlot, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Touriga, Sangiovese, Nero davalo and Palomino

McLaren Vale

Located about 35 kilometers south of Adelaide, it is the birthplace of the wine industry in South Australia, it has a unique heritage, including some of the oldest vines in the world

Bordered by the magnificent National Park Onkaparinga. As Onkaparinga, the second longest river in South Australia. The Mediterranean climate of McLaren Vale offers the ideal grape growing conditions between rolling countryside and coastline

Among the varieties produced in this valley were found, the Chardonnay Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, rosé, Tempranillo and Verdelho.

Despite the influence of the ocean, precipitation too low demand necessary irrigation, and a variety of soils found in this wine.

The restaurants in the area will be honoring local products from producers around, or enjoying a good wine. Relax by the fireplace

The Clare Valley

One of the oldest wine region in Australia, produces wine since the 19th century, with red wines of good quality, as well as white wines such as Riesling which particularly stands, the climate of this valley has considerable temperature differences between day and night, and has enough rainfall to make irrigation unnecessary, are ground and formed red clay limestone.

Coonawarra

This well known in South Australia region, also began the cultivation of the vine

19th century, today the production of Cabernet Sauvignon is among the best in Australia.

Located near the ocean, it undergoes are influence, moderate oceanic climate with cool summer, soils of this region whose red non Terrarossa is known around the world.

The Padthaway

Little known, this region is known for its red soil, which has, among other qualities recognized drainage.

The wines produced in this region are mostly commercial wines, due to the scarcity of rain.

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Viticulture in New South Wales

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Viticulture in New South Wales

Viticulture in New South Wales

New South Wales is an extensive wine region, with Hunter Valley is the only area deemed south of Canberra, the vineyard extends north of Sydney and Newcastel.

Located in the South-East of the main island, and shares borders with the north Queensland, with South Australia to the west and south Victoria. It is bordered by the sea Tasmana is. New South Wales surrounds the Australian Capital Territory where Canberra.

New South Wales is the state's second largest producer of wine in Australia, representing 30% of the wine 5 billion Australian dollar industry.

The climate in great similarities with the French wine region of Languedoc Roussillon in France.

Soils of New South Wales is a clay mixtures and silt, with volcanic sand and alluvial silts, the Tumbarumba and Hilltops regions in the south consists of basalt, granite and gravel .

Orange, Canberra and Hilltops region, have colder climates with more continental influences

Areas of Mudgee, Cowra and large rivers are warm and much drier than the Hunter Valley with several areas requiring irrigation for growing grapes.

The Hunter Valley, located 130 km north of Sydney, is the most famous wine region, but large-scale production of the State is in the Big Rivers Zone-Perricoota, Outback and along the Darling and Murray rivers. The wines produced in the area of ​​Big Rivers are widely used as wine brands such as mass-produced Yellow Tail.

The variety of grapes grown as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Syrah and Semillon, Verdelho, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. The lower valley is one of the oldest wine regions of Australia .

Big Rivers Includes regions Perricoota Outback with Murray Darling and Swan Hill are shared with the State of Victoria.

Largest area of ​​wine production in New South Wales. The great center of wine production is located in the Riverina region, which is also known as the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and the Griffith city. Of which the most popular is The plantations along the Murrumbidgee River, with varietals such as Semillon and Shiraz.

The Central Ranges, includes, Cowra, Mudgee and Orange. Cowra is the hottest region, located at a lower altitude and on flat ground.

The region has the potential to yield high production, especially when irrigation is used,

Chardonnay is the most used grape, followed by Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Merlot grapes. The vineyards of the Orange region near the volcano Mount Canobolas. From an altitude between 600-1050 meters.

The Mudgee region is one of the oldest wine regions, never touched by the phylloxera epidemic in Australia.

The majority of vines are planted Mudgee, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, Chardonnay which is substantially free of viruses.

Tumbarumba region, located in the foothills of the Australian Alps, in a cooler climate particularly appreciated by white grape varieties. Warm daytime temperatures and cool nights

The wine region of Canberra is located in and around the Australian Capital Territory Canberra. The wine industry in the region is heavily dominated by domestic consumption and tourism trade. With a wide variety of grapes are grown here, such as Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Riesling, Syrah and Viognier. The blended wines and Shiraz Viognier, here Looks great, the Côte-Rôtie from the Rhone Valley in France.

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Vine in Queensland

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Vine in Queensland

Vine in Queensland

Under the tropical climate of Queensland, exotic vines thrive in an environment and on land, on a total area of ​​1,300 hectares - we realize their importance when compared with the area of ​​170,000 hectares Australia.

Mountainous regions have an overly fertile volcanic soil.

In Southern Downs, in southern Brisbane home to the Granite Belt wine region, Located more than 900 meters above sea level, provides a cool climate in which the grapes take the time to develop quality .

Wineries wines are sold directly in their cellar. Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc are the most famous wines.

Located half an hour from the beaches, the regions of the Gold Coast Hinterland and Scenic Rim

The climate influenced by a cool breeze from the coast, offers ideal conditions for the cultivation of the vine weather. The grapes grown here are: Merlot, Cabernet, Shiraz and Chambourcin, for red wines

In white varieties, have found the Semillon, Chardonnay and Verdelho

At 3 hours from Brisbane, near the city of Toowoomba, are also found wineries, with a culture of the largest vineyard. Style wines produced here varies with quality grape varieties found there promising.

Cultivated varieties are Syrah, Verdhelo, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec, Petit Verdot, Tempranillo, Marsanne, Semillon, with a production of Sirromet. more suitable for aging in a cellar.

The climate is mild with warm summers and autumns costs, Given the very mild climate,.

Southern Queensland, is one of the best wine regions of the state, with award-winning wineries

Queensland

Queensland is the second largest state of Australia by the third-largest by population. It is located in northern New South Wales and eastern Northern Territory. The state is bordered by the Coral Sea and the Pacific Ocean, its capital is Brisbane these people are colloquially called "Banana Benders.

Today Queensland's economy is dominated by agriculture, tourism and natural resources. Particularly mild temperatures allow a wide variety of fruits these areas, do not hesitate to stop near the roadside, with a fruit stands.

Queensland has many places of natural beauty, the Sunshine and Gold Coasts which have some of the most beautiful beaches in the state, the Bunya Mountains National Park and the Great Dividing Range with its waterfalls, Carnarvon National Park, Darling Downs, the Diamantina national Park, the Whitsunday Islands and Hinchinbrook island.

The state has five protected World Heritage listed by UNESCO areas: Fossil sites in Australia mammals Riversleigh in the Gulf Country, Forest Reserves, Fraser Island, Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics of Queensland.

All these attractions accompanied by a crowd of small towns and document the history of the pioneers of Queensland.

Traditional sandstone buildings of Southerns Downs to the gardens luxuriously appointed Highlands - the landscape of Southern Queensland is a beauty that reflects the soul of the country.

Enjoy the very special atmosphere that prevails around a good meal in a traditional Pub. You will discover the extraordinary hospitality of the people during a stay in a farm in a country house or while in a Bed & Breakfast. You will be received here as a family member.

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The Northern Territory and the Vine

Publié le par Philippe Josse

The Northern Territory and the Vine

The Northern Territory and the Vine

Glowing deserts surrounding Uluru and Alice Springs to the tropical regions of Darwin and Kakadu National Park.

The Northern Territory is a remarkable beauty and easier access you might imagine.

Far North Australia. This land appears to have given birth to all the cliches: blue skies and deserts of sight in the Red Centre, incredible variety of wildlife and tropical flora, streams and untamed nature Top End And to top it off, a host of venomous animals.

It is in the central part of northern Australia which spans 1,349,129 km ², where viticulture is limited to a small vineyard in the Alice Springs region.

There prevails everywhere scorching heat, except in marshy areas infested with crocodiles. This state is limited in regard to the work of the vine

And this is located 11 km Hornsby, south of Heavitree Gap, east of the Stuart Highway, this is the first producer of central Australia.

Le Chateau Hornsby, the only producer in the state of Northern Territory, but John and Shirley Crayford have filled the void by establishing a vineyard on the Stuart Highway, 180 km north of Alice Springs.

They created a small plantation of syrah, cabernet ruby, Riesling and Chardonnay, but they specialize in wine mango. Conventional wines are made for them by Geoff Patritti McLaren Vale.

Denis Miranda and Hornsby came to Alice Springs in 1969 as pharmacists Alice Springs hospital and decided to settle here. They bought a pharmacy in Todd Street, and regardless of hectares of land on the site of the cave.

The idea came from developed an experimental cultivation of grapes with the intention of creating a cellar thereafter

The success of the attempt, shoots to buy more land for planting 6 acres of vines with the preparation of irrigation.

Four varieties were planted, Semillon, Riesling, Syrah and Cabernet. Share after an underground cellar equipped with the advice of an engineer was built.

The first vintage was produced in 1977 and 1978 vintage showed a marked improvement. Every year the quality of the wines is constant improvement and now the Chateau Hornsby product are pleasant dry white and red wines.

In 1979, a restaurant and tourist facilities have been established and visitors can now enjoy a barbecue lunch in the sun, enjoy some wine, and inspect the cave and its surroundings. A quality restaurant works the night.

Harvest time at Chateau Hornsby is still a real community effort. The grapes are picked at dawn by friends and their families beginning at 4 o'clock in the morning. Picking will stop after breakfast, because temperatures can soar above 30 degrees Celsius and unfavorable for grapes.

Chateau Hornsby is open for wine tasting and sales from 10:00 until 17:00. every day from March to December.

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The Northern Territory

Although areas of extraordinary richness are accessible, the territory remains a hostile nature: the rivers are full of crocodiles and it can take weeks with no car passes in the desert. But there is also Darwin, the most casual of Australian cities and Alice Springs, modern border town in the middle of nowhere.

From deserts to tropics, the region is particularly pleasant during the dry season in winter. Wet is also synonymous with chills: the monsoon is accompanied by spectacular storms, cyclones sweep the coast and heavy rains isolate villages and sites.

The Arrival of the first imigrant, it's done thanks to the importation of camels Afghanistan, transporting men and goods for days, and were then used to refuel Alice Spring.

Construction of Railway in 1871, would not have been possible without the camels in the desert today, they allow tourists to make walking.

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The Western Australia and the vine

Publié le par Philippe Josse

The Western Australia and the vine

The Western Australia and the vine

Located 30 minutes from Perth,

Visit the vineyards of the Swan Valley, get in the boat Swan River bordered by parks as well as skyscrapers.

With the Mediterranean climate, the coast of South West is characterized by dry summers and mild, wet winters.

The average annual rainfall varies from 300 mm at the edge of the Wheatbelt to 1400 mm in the most western region near North cliffe, but during the months from November to March evaporation is greater than the rainfall and the climate is so very dry.

The Western Australia accounts for only 3.5% in the Australian wine production, but plantations have expanded rapidly over the past 15 years. Most vineyards are concentrated in the south of the city of Perth, in the extreme south-west of the state.

Climate, scorching inward becomes more temperate near the coast.

The region of West Australian in spite of the small size of its vineyard, managed to make a name through its Cabernet Sauvignons.

The Margaret River region is located far enough south of Perth, in the south-western tip of Western Australia.

It has long been a desert wine before becoming, in a single decade, one of the most dynamic regions of the country. With 120 owners, who are now settled in this region of stunning scenery.

Are climate is Mediterranean, influenced by a warm current down the coast, with a moisture concentrated outside the period of maturation of the grapes.

The soils are composed mainly of a mixture of gravel and sand very well suited to Cabernet Sauvignon

White varieties, Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, also give very good results.

Western Australia

When the first inhabitants of Australia arrived on the northwest coast, the sea level was much lower than now.

During the following tens of thousands of years, Australian natives moved to southern landmass. Aborigines were already well established when European ships arrived accidentally on Australian shores in the seventeenth century.

It was originally very forest, with many karri, one of the tallest trees in the world. This agricultural region of Western Australia is one of the first nine habitats of terrestrial biodiversity, with a high propensity to endemism. Thanks to ocean current Leeuwin

The region is among the first six in terms of marine biodiversity, with coral reef southernmost in the world.

It is the largest state of Australia. With a third, of the area of ​​the main island.

Occupying the entire western countries, it is bordered on the west and north by the Indian Ocean, to the east by the Northern Territory and South Australia and the south by the Great Australian Bight. And the body of water located south of the continent is officially called "Southern Ocean

Its inhabitants, known colloquially as sandgropers by other Australians. "Jobber sands") is an insect of the genus Cylindraustralia who lives in the dunes near Perth.

The state economy is based on mining including that of oil.

Tourism

You can come take the ferry to Rottnest Island with a rich history and where cars are prohibited.

Hop on a bicycle to go to one of the beaches or explore the secluded coves by kayak.

Dine and Fremantle, the port, enjoy the bustling cafés of the urban landscape wonderfully preserved 19th century.

Explore the Kings Park to admire the views, landscaped gardens and its Aboriginal heritage.

Go for a swim, surf, fish, go windsurfing or sailing on the beaches along the Sunshine Coast of Perth, between Scarborough and Cottlesloe

The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
The Western Australia and the vine
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Viticulture in Australia

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Viticulture in Australia

Viticulture in Australia

Australia, is a country in the southern hemisphere whose area covers the greater part of Oceania. In addition to the island of the same name, also includes Australia,Tasmania and other islands of the Pacific Oceans and Indian.

Is it that in 1606 J Van Lodesycksz Roodengin first European to set foot on Australian soil.

Australia this New World countries, have a considerable influence on the culture of wine.

In this country as they are European immigrants who started the cultivation of the vine.

Australian winemakers have revived the techniques of the vine, and are able to produce quality wines at discounted prices.

The European wine industry is still trying to protected these new world wines that arrives on European markets.

Also found a large number of Australian winemakers settled in the south of France to produce Australian French wines.

It was a Scotsman In 1831, non Busdy James, who in the 18th century planted the first vine grape, in the Hunter Valley, shortly vines spread along the coast, in the Barossa Valley in New South Wales South and around the city of Adelaide

The first wines were like in the Côtes du Rhône, after the first world war, viticulture known a tremendous boost with the return of soldiers, so have found fortified wines.

After the year 70, dry wines gained popularity, vines were planted in cooler place like Eden Valley or Coonawarra.

The exceptional growth of the Australian wine continues today.

Australian wine is now the fourth export with a growth of 80% in recent years. Australians seem to have assimilated better than anyone the rules of marketing.

Export wine, whose production is 80% in the hands of four large wineries, come mainly mixtures of sources in various regions of production.

There are seven major regions in Australia for the vine, Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, South Victoria, and the island of Tasmania

Vineyards in Australia are huge, and has the latest technology, have found almost everywhere in Australia.

Cultivated varieties are for whites: the, Gewürztraminer, Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Muscat Blanc, Muscadelle, Marsanne, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Verdelho, Ugni Blanc and white blends wines and wines from traditional method

For the red wines find yourself, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Sangiovese, Malbec, Red Muscat, Pinot Noir, Pinotage, the Tarrango, Merlot, Pinot Meunier and also fortified wines such as port or sherry and wine assemblies

Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
Viticulture in Australia
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