The definitive guide to Australian Wines
Discover the wineries of the Great Southern wine region of WA. Use our Great Southern 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.
Discover the wines and wineries of the Great Southern wine region of Western Australia
Discover the Great Southern wine region of Western Australia with James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia
Even by the standards of Australia, Great Southern is a large region: a rectangle 150 kilometres from north to south, and 100 kilometres from east to west. It embraces climates which range from strongly maritime- influenced to moderately continental, and an ever-changing topography: there are the immense eucalypts of the south coast near Denmark and Albany which surround tiny vineyards like Tingle-Wood (taking its name from the Tingle Forest from which it was hewn), the striking round boulders and sweeping vistas of Porongurup, the harder blackboy country of Alkoomi (near Frankland), and the softer rolling hills of Mount Barker, where habitation seems to have somehow softened the remote savagery of many of the other subregions.
Please sign in or become a member to read the rest of this content.
Become a Member
Become a member
Start planning your next winery tour with our new winery section and new look winery pages
Discover all the great wine titles available in the Wine Companion bookshop today.
Whether you're after the most recent tasting notes, or you just want to browse through those from previous months, you'll find it all here in our tasting note archive.
Discover James' latest thoughts, opinions, news and photos on the Wine Companion blog.
Visit the blog
Get started with our Virtual Cellar and you'll be able to manage your own collection, add tasting notes and set drink now alerts.
Copyright 2017 WineCompanion.com.au
Become a member today and receive a $50 wine voucher.
For the full winecompanion.com.au experience, please update your web browser. to something less antiquated
Wines considered to offer special value for money.