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Cooma District - Wine, Wineries, Districts, Vineyards, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Cooma in the Snowy Mountains Wine Region, NSW

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climate The Cooma Wine District, located in the Snowy Mountains Wine Region, is centred on the tourist service town and tourist centre tow of Cooma, situated about 400 km south of Sydney. Cooma is the gateway to the scenic and fun filled snow-covered mountains and high country plains of the Snowy Mountains. Cooma is also a great place to learn about the world-famous the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme at the local museums. It includes lots of photographs and information about the variety of cultural groups from all over the world which has given Cooma its multi-cultural community. Nearby are all the delights of the Wadbilliga National Park, which boasts wonderful bushwalking and spectacular scenery, including the Tuross Falls, Brogo Wilderness Area and Tuross River Gorge. The discovery of gold near the nearby township of Kiandra gave the town its first boost and this was followed by the arrival of the railway line in 1889 and the Snowy Mountains Scheme was the main stimulus for growth. Today Cooma is a major service centre for the skiing and snow trips in winter and bushwalking, fishing and camping in summers. To learn about the town's heritage take the Lambie Walk, which a self-guided tour of the majority of the historic sites. Cooma also has a thriving arts and craft community and there are many art galleries and antique outlets in town, including the Little Gallery, Raglan Gallery and the Cultural Centre. A must-see is the The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme Information Centre. Some of the major events are: The Cooma Show and the Cooma Motorfest.

The Snowy Mountains Wine Region is home to 8 districts: Cooma ; Berridale ; Jindabyne ; Dalgety ; Bredbo ; Nimmitabel ; Bombala ; Delegate.

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