Local wines to shine
FROM the fertile plains around the Murray River to the steep, timbered foothills of the Victorian Alps, North East Victoria offers stunning scenery and celebrated gourmet experiences at any time of the year.
The North East’s five wine regions - Rutherglen, Beechworth, Alpine Valleys, King Valley and Glenrowan - all reflect their distinct climatic, topographic and historic differences in the quality and complexity of wines and the superb, artisan-style brews they produce.
From the North East it is only a short drive across to central Victoria, encompassing chilly mountain ranges, humid valley plains, fertile river flats, thick forests and dry, rolling hills, producing wines that range from rich, ripe reds to full-flavoured whites.
There is something for everyone to enjoy this summer in wine country. Find out more at www.visitvictoria.com.
WINE TIME: Summer is the season to enjoy good food and wine in the great outdoors. PHOTO: Luke Plummer