Pemberton Wine Region By James Halliday

Discover the wineries of the Pemberton wine region of WA. Use our Pemberton 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:
    34°27’S
  • Altitude:
    170 m
  • Heat degree days:
    1394
  • Growing season rainfall:
    361 mm
  • Mean January temp:
    19.2°C
  • Harvest:
    Early March to mid-April
  • Chief viticultural hazard:
    Silvereye birds

Discover the wine and wineries of the Pemberton wine region of Western Australia

Discover the wine region of Pemberton, WA, with James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia

The history of viticulture at Pemberton is recent, the first vines being planted by the Western Australia Department of Agriculture in 1977 on an experimental block midway between the towns of Pemberton and Manjimup. Given the prolonged stand-off on regional boundaries and names between the two, the choice of site was ironically felicitous.

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