Porongurup Wine Region By James Halliday

Discover the wineries of the Porongurup wine region of WA. Use our Porongurup 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°10’S
  • Altitude:
    250–300 m
  • Heat degree days:
    1441
  • Growing season rainfall:
    310 mm
  • Mean January temp:
    19°C
  • Harvest:
    Mid-March to early May
  • Chief viticultural hazard:
    Birds

Discover the wine region of Porongurup, Western Australia

Discover Poronguup with James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia

While this subregion locks into that of Mount Barker on its west, and covers the same latitude range, the feel of Porongurup is quite different. Great stands of lowering eucalypt forest and a massive series of rounded granite knobs in one part give way to sweeping views out over the Stirlings towards Esperance in another.

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