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Robe Wine Region - Wineries, Vineyards, Wine, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Robe, Bray, Clay Wells, Beachport, Hatherleigh, Millicent, Southend - Limestone Coast

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climate The Robe Wine Region includes wineries between Robe and Millicent and Beachport, and west of Penola (Coonawarra). It inlcudes wineries and vineyards near the towns of Robe, Bray, Clay Wells, Beachport, Hatherleigh, Millicent and Southend. The white wines from this region are noted for their good structure and finesse and the reds for their intense flavour, spicy aromas and ripe fruit character. The main varieties grown in the Region include Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, with smaller plantings of Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Semillon and Viognier are also grown. The climate is predominantly maritime, with the cooling influence of sea breezes off the Southern Ocean,. The Woakwine Range which offers some shelter from the southerly winds. Elevations for the vineyards range from 50 to 150 m above sea level. The mean temperature in January is about 22.5 degrees C and in July is about 14 degrees C. The region is generally about three degrees cooler than in the neighbouring Coonawarra region which is further inland. The rainfall in the region is generally quite low with just 210 mm falling in the growing season and the mean annual rainfall is about 670 mm. Soils in the region vary considerably, with the renowned Limestone Coast terra rossa, sandy loams on the coastal plains and calcareous sands on the coastal dunes. Visitors are well catered for in Robe and Beachport, with good range of quality accommodation, excellent restaurants, pubs and cafes. Robe is a great place to use as a base for enjoying tours of the local wineries, enjoying the beaches, fishing and boating. Visitors love the spectacular coastline at Little Dip National Park that has good camping facilities, bushwalking, dunes and deserted beaches ideal for endless strolls. Some of the wineries in the Robe Wine Region include: Anthony Dale, Elgin Valley Vineyards (StoneHaven), Governor Robe Wines, Robe Vineyard (Southcorp Wines, Waterhouse Range Vines-Gov Robe, Woodsoak Vineyards.

The Limestone Coast Wine Region includes eight districts : Padthaway ; Robe ; Wrattonbully ; Kingston SE ; Mount Gambier ; Mount Benson ; Lucindale ; Bordertown

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