TOURISM website

What to do, where to go and what's on in the McLaren Vale region.

MEMBERS website

For Members of the McLaren Vale Grape, Wine & Tourism Association.

Alternative Varieties

The McLaren Vale Wine Region is leading Australia’s championing of alternative varieties, particularly those originating from the southern Mediterranean which best suit our warm coastal locale. Notable varieties grown across the region include Barbera, Fiano, Montepulciano, Nero d’Avola, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Touriga and Vermentino. Upcoming alternative varieties include Grillo, Mencia and Picpoul.

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