One of the best-kept secrets in Australian wine, Langhorne Creek is one of Australia's oldest wine regions. The region is nestled among gum trees on the Bremer and Angas rivers, and is less than a one-hour drive from Adelaide.
You can escape to picturesque vineyards and spend a day in the vineyards tasting sumptuous food, drinking premium wines and meeting the regions knowledgeable and often eccentric winemakers.
Growing season rainfall
- Altitude creates various meso-climates but overall the climate is cool
- The region is very hilly with various valleys and sub-valleys
- Some west facing slopes in the northern area are warm enough to ripen Cabernet Sauvignon
- Most of the region is best suited to early ripening varieties
- Predominantly grey-brown or brown loamy sands
- Some patches of mostly sandy soils