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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
Lower Murray Riverland

South Australia Locator Map
Locator Map: South Australia



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