Course: Australia & New Zealand

Class 2: Australia's Wine Regions


South Australia
State capital: Adelaide

South Australia produces more than 60 percent of the country's wines and is home to many of the country's most famous wineries.

Although the state is generally warm and known for its rich reds, some of Australia's notable Chardonnays come from the cooler, higher-altitude valleys.

Some of South Australia's more important appellations are:

zone region
Barossa Barossa Valley
Eden Valley
Fleurieu McLaren Vale
Langhorne Creek
Mount Lofty Ranges Adelaide Hills
Clare Valley
Limestone Coast Coonawarra
Padthaway
Wrattonbully
Lower Murray Riverland


 
South Australia Locator Map
Locator Map: South Australia

 

 

Ready to enroll? First, you must register for a membership to WineSpectator.com. Your membership benefits include:

FREE enrollment in any course at Wine Spectator School

Over 230,000 searchable ratings and tasting notes

FREE mobile access so you can research wines wherever you are

E-newsletters with advance ratings

Editors’ blogs

Food and wine matching tool

And much more


Log In If You're Already a WineSpectator.com Member

Please log in using your email address and password for WineSpectator.com. Wine Spectator School students who enrolled before 7.4.10, log in with your email address and school password or get more info here.




Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log in" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Wine Spectator Online

Read our FAQ for more information



If you have questions about Wine Spectator School, please contact us.

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Free Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences