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:
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