16. Highlands Vineyards

There are currently 52 registered vineyards, 12 wineries and 25 wine companies in the Southern Highlands wine region. There is a broad range of varieties planted in the region including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon.

The regions vineyards vary from 2 acres to over 100 acres in size and range from 550 metres to over 850 metres above sea level. Cool nights, mild days and dry ripening conditions allows the region to produce some of Australia’s classic cool climate grapes and wine styles with particular attention recently being focused on the regions Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris wines along with the potential for premium sparkling wine production.

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