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Ingoldby Wine District - Wineries, Vineyards, Wine, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - McLaren Flat - McLaren Vale Wine Region, Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

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climate The Ingoldby Wine District includes wineries near Ingoldby Road, north-east of the township of McLaren Flat in the McLaren Vale Wine Region. The centrally located township of McLaren Flat is located in the McLaren Vale and Willunga basin south of Adelaide. Most of the land around McLaren Flat is flat and most of the agricultural land is planted to vineyards and there are several outstanding wineries in the area in the vicinity of Ingoldby Road. The McLaren Vale Region experiences a variety of climates due to the varying topographies and hence altitude has a major influence of climate. The climate is generally mild with winter temperatures rarely dropping below 15 degrees C. Summer temperatures can be hot reaching 40 degrees C on some days, but sea breezes generally even out the temperature peaks and troughs. Annual rainfall varies from 650-700mm, and most rain falls during winter. There are many microclimates throughout the region and soil types also vary considerably and so the region has a range of distinctive terroirs and distinctive wines. Site selection and vineyard management are paramount, and well drained; north-facing sites that are frost free and located in higher elevation areas away from the valley floor, tend to produce the best vines. Some of the many wineries in the McLaren Flat area include: Andrew Garrett, Bent Creek Vineyards, Dog Ridge Vineyard, Fern Hill Estate, Hoffmann's Wine, Ingoldby Winery, Maglieri Winery, Needham Estate Wines, Ryecroft, Shottesbrooke, Walter Clappis Wine, Woodstock Wines.

The McLaren Vale Wine Region includes 15 districts : McLaren Vale North ; McLaren Vale East ; Chalk Hill ; Froggo ; McLaren Flat South ; Willunga NE ; Ingoldby ; McLaren Vale West ; Aldinga ; Willunga South ; Blewitt Springs ; Noarlunga ; Reynella East ; Happy Valley

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