Great Wine Capitals: Melbourne 2004 - 2014The Great Wine Capitals is a network of nine major global cities in both the northern and southern hemispheres, which share a key economic and cultural asset: their internationally renowned wine regions.
Melbourne was a Great Wine Capitals of the World: 2004 - 2014. afr.com
The major wine regions closest to Melbourne can all be found within an hour to an hour and a half's drive from the city.
The areas surrounding Melbourne are renowned as some of the major wine-producing areas in Australia. Within a couple of hours drive of the city one finds sea-side resorts, gentle rolling hills and higher snow-capped mountains, and the diversity of climate and geography make for a wide range of fine wines.
The local wine regions have earned a reputation for their world-class wines of an extraordinary diversity of style. These range from some extraordinarily complex and intensely flavoured shiraz wines and elegant cold-climate pinot noirs, to fruity chardonnays and crisp sparkling wines.
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