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Wahgunyah Wine District - Wineries, Vineyards, Wine, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Rutherglen, Corowa, Wahgunyah, Howlong, Barnawartha - Rutherglen

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climate The Wahgunyah and Rutherglen Wine District is based on is the small town of Wahgunyah in north-east Victoria in the Rutherglen Wine Region. The historic inland port town is located on the southern side of the Murray River, opposite the twin town of Corowa, in New South Wales. Wahgunyah is located about 10 km north of Rutherglen and 50 km west of Albury and Wodonga which lie upstream on the Murray River. The town began when gold was discovered to the south of Wahgunyah, in 1858, which produced to a major but relatively short goldrush in the area. Initially known as Wahgunyah Rush, this town became the town of Rutherglen, leaving the river community to remain as Wahgunyah. The decline of the gold mining days was followed by the decline in the river trade in the 1880s because of the development of the railway system and improvements in road transport. Rutherglen is the viticultural and agricultural centre of one of Australia's premier fortified wine producing area with fiver generations of local winemakers developing the outstanding wines from the area, which has a worldwide reputation. Rutherglen and the surrounding towns have has a wide variety of accommodation options for visitors. There are charming traditional Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses, self contained houses and farmstays, Motels, Hotels, a Caravan park and camping grounds in the four State Parks within ten minutes drive from the town. Join a guide tour of the 20 local wineries with many options available: cars, stretch limousines, buses, vintage cars and a Cobb and Co coach or you can follow the wine tour map in your own vehicle. Local wineries include: All Saints Estate, Cofield Winery, Drinkmoor Wines, Lake Moodemere Vineyards, Pfeiffer Wines, Rutherglen Estates, St Leonards Vineyard, Buller Wines (Calliope), Campbells Wines, Stanton and Killeen Wines, Warrabilla Wines.

The Rutherglen Wine Region includes two districts : Wahgunyah ; Albury Wodonga

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