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Watervale Wine District - Wineries, Vineyards, Wine, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Watervale, Penwortham - Clare Valley Wine Region - South Australia

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climate The Watervale Wine District, located in the Clare Valley Wine Region, south of the Clare, includes wineries near Watervale and Penwortham. Watervale is a beautiful town surrounded by vineyards and located 120 km north of Adelaide. A good way to explore the area is along the Riesling Trail. The old railway line between Clare and Auburn has been re-surfaced with gravel and visit many of the to wineries and craft shops that you find along the way. Bicycles can be hired in Clare. There are many historical buildings in the area including: Old Stanley Grammar School, The Watervale Primary School, Uniting Church and Methodist Church Hall. There is also a fascinating wine museum at the Quelltaler Estate Winery that inlcudes a wonderful display of early wine making equipment. The equipment has been beautifully restored and polished, and various handwritten documents of the 1900s are also on display. Watervale's early vineyards were established by Francis Treloar as early as 1865. Some of the many wineries in the area today include: Annie's Lane (Quelltaler Estate), clos Clare, Black Opal Winery, Crabtree of Watervale, Old Station Vineyard, Olssens of Watervale, Pearson Vineyards, Penwortham Wine Cellars, Stephen John Wines.

The Clare Valley Wine Region includes eleven districts : Watervale ; Mintaro ; Leasingham ; Auburn ; Gilbert Valley ; Stanley Flat ; Armagh ; Burra ; Clare ; Polish Hill River ; Sevenhill
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