Langhorne Creek Wine Region By James Halliday

Discover the wineries of the Langhorne Creek wine region of South Australia. Use our Langhorne Creek region guide and map to help you plan your next winery visit and to learn more about this region. This content is taken from James Halliday’s Wine Atlas of Australia, which is available to buy in the Wine Companion bookshop.

Fast Facts

  • Latitude:
    35°15’S
  • Altitude:
    30 m
  • Heat degree days:
    1520
  • Growing season rainfall:
    140 mm
  • Mean January temp:
    19.9°C
  • Harvest:
    Late February to late April
  • Chief viticultural hazard:
    Drought

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Discover Langhorne Creek with James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia

Alfred Langhorne left Sydney in 1841 with a mob of cattle and drove them all the way to the flood plain of the Bremer River. He crossed the river, and decided far was far enough, squatting on the fertile ground and giving his name to Langhorne’s Crossing. When a bridge was built it was likewise named after him, and the region became known as Langhorne’s Creek.

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