Discover the diverse and rich wine regions of New South Wales. From the winemakers of NSW to the wineries and wine, uncover all that New South Wales has to offer.

Discover the wine and wineries of New South Wales

Discover the the wine regions of New South Wales with James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia

New South Wales, the most populous state contributes little more than 27 per cent of Australia’s wine, and more than three-quarters of that contribution comes from the Big Rivers Zone, for which one can in practical terms read the Riverina region.

But New South Wales was first out of the blocks. Grapevines came with the First Fleet in 1788, and were planted on the foreshores of Sydney Cove where the InterContinental Hotel now stands, producing a few bunches of grapes the following year, but then fading from history when attacked by what was called black spot.

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