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Top 5 Wineries to Visit Whilst Travelling Australia

Traveling across Australia in your Caravan or RV and love the thought of visiting some of the best wineries in the country?

Australia is home to numerous world-class wineries offering stunning vineyard views, exceptional wines, and memorable experiences.

Here are the top 5 wineries you should consider visiting whilst on your adventures:

1. Richmond & Campania, Tasmania: Winery: Pooley Winery -

Pooley Wines was first established in 1985, starting out with just seven rows of Pinot Noir and ten rows of Riesling planted on their 16-hectare farm at Cooinda Vale as a retirement plan. Fast forward to 2023, where they have just won Winery of the Year!

With 2 Vineyards, Butchers Hill Vineyard is a prominent feature of the Richmond landscape as it protrudes from its borders, whilst Cooinda Vale Vineyard is tucked away in a nook of hills North of Campania.

Their cellar door located on the outskirts of the historic Richmond township offers in-depth structured tastings which speak to their unique location and passion for their craft.

2. Margaret River, Western Australia: Winery: Leeuwin Estate -

A family-owned winery, Leeuwin Estate, is one of the five founding wineries of the now famous Margaret River district of Western Australia.

Famous for its premium Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, it us under the direction of two generations who work with a team of highly skilled winemakers to consistently produce wines ranking alongside the world’s finest.

Celebrating the combination of fine wine, food, art and music, Leeuwin features an award-winning restaurant, cellar door and art gallery.

You can take a guided tour of the winery and enjoy a tasting paired with gourmet cuisine at the estate's restaurant.

3. Hunter Valley, New South Wales: Winery: Tyrrell's Wines -

Tyrrell's is one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries, nestled in the foothills of the Brokenback Range in the Hunter Valley.

Known for its exceptional Semillon and Shiraz, it is famous for both its wine growing and winemaking for over 160 years. In this time, they have amassed an unrivalled knowledge of what makes the Hunter one of Australia’s, and indeed the world’s, greatest winegrowing region.

Take a tour of their historic vineyards and taste their acclaimed wines in a beautiful setting.

4. Yarra Valley, Victoria: Winery: Domaine

Founded in 1986 in the beautiful Yarra Valley on Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country, Domaine Chandon is renowned for its sparkling wines and picturesque vineyard views.

A visit to their winery provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in one of the most extensive collections of méthode traditionnelle sparkling wines in Australia, all whilst enjoying the breathtaking views of the surrounding Yarra Ranges.

Enjoy a guided tour of the winery and conclude with a tasting of their elegant sparkling and still wines.

5. Clare Valley, South Australia: Winery: Sevenhill Cellars -

Sevenhill Cellars is the oldest winery in the Clare Valley, known for its outstanding Riesling and Shiraz. With its incredible Cellar history dating back to the mid-nineteenth century, their roots and stories go way back to the 16th century.

Visit the historic cellar door, tour the winery, and taste their premium wines in a serene and historic setting.

This is a must add to your ‘winery bucket list’ to learn all about the history and roots of this wonderful vineyard.

Whilst visiting some of the Wineries, make sure you have your Topargee Wine Glass Stabilisers to hand, that way you make sure you never spill a drop of your vino – Glass on the Glass & Glass on The Boat

To avoid disappointment, we suggest that you check the availability of Caravan & RV parking on-site and facilities for visitors at each winery.

We also recommend calling ahead to confirm tour schedules and wine tasting options to plan your visit accordingly, so you don’t miss out.

We know there are many more wonderful Wineries across Australia, but these are some of our favourites.

We look forward to hearing your stories, whilst you enjoy the history & the scenery of some of these beauties, whilst immersing yourself in a food and wine-tasting adventures across Australia!

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