Wineries and Cellar Doors

The Mildura (Murray-Darling) wine region has a climate that favours viticulture and a long history of growing grapes. It has flourished into an exciting region renowned for affordable quality wines. The Murray-Darling region accounts for more than 20% of Australia's winegrape harvest and is host to some of the best known wine companies in the country, with wineries ranging from boutique to large-scale facilities that crush anywhere from 5-120,000 tonnes annually. Visitors keen to sample and purchase our great local wines will enjoy visiting our charming range of cellar door and tasting centres. 

Varieties
The region is known for its Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. New and emerging varieties include Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Nero d'Avola, Pinot Gris, Fiano and Vermentino.

Climate
The Mildura Murray Darling Region has a Mediterranean climate, which is well suited to growing grapes. Skies are clear on average 122 days, annual rainfall total is 292mm and maximum temperatures average 23.6 degrees Celsius per annum.


History
The first grape varieties, including Mataro, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, were planted in 1888, producing the first vintage in 1891. These first wines were well received by the colonies and began a regional wine industry that grew to become one of the most substantial in Australia.

Discover local wines at welcoming cellar doors around the Mildura region. Meet the winemakers and hear about how they make their wines using state of the art techniques and equipment or traditional practices. As well as serving up great wines for you to sample and enjoy, some cellar doors and wineries run restaurants in beautiful surroundings and host musical and gourmet events.

Regional Wineries with Cellar Doors
Cappa Stone Wines
Chateau Mildura
Nursery Ridge Estate Wines
Oak Valley Estate
Sunraysia Cellar Door
Trentham Estate

For locations of the above wineries check out the map here




 

How to
contact us

Mildura Visitor Information
and Booking Centre

Ph: +61 3 5018 8380 or
Freecall 1800 039 043 (within Australia)
E: tourism@mildura.vic.gov.au
www.mildura.vic.gov.au

Wentworth Visitor Information Centre
Ph: +61 3 5027 5080
E:tourism@wentworth.nsw.gov.au
www.visitwentworth.com.au