Mount Benson Wine Region By James Halliday

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Discover the wines and wineries of Mount Benson

Discover Mount Benson with James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia

The plantings here at Mount Benson and at nearby Robe are among the most recent in Australia, and there was no history of viticulture prior to 1989. But the potential is exciting, notwithstanding the lack of prior experience and some teething problems with frost (chiefly in Mount Benson) and wind.

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Fast Facts

  • Latitude:
  • Altitude:
    50–150 m
  • Heat degree days:
  • Growing season rainfall:
    217 mm
  • Mean January temp:
  • Harvest:
    Late March to late April
  • Chief viticultural hazard:
    Spring frost; poor fruit set

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