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Padthaway Wine Region - Wineries, Vineyards, Wine, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Padthaway, Keppoch, The Gap - Limestone Coast Wine Zone - South Australia

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climate The Padthaway Wine Region in the Limestone Coast Zone includes wineries along the Riddoch Highway near Padthaway, close to the townships of Keppoch and The Gap. The Padthaway Region, originally known as Keppoch was first identified in 1963 by Karl Seppelt based on an early study by CSIRO) and Agriculture, South Australia. Seppelt acquired of 350 hectares (865 acres) and planted vines, and Lindemans, Hardys (in 1968) and Wynns soon followed and the region is dominated by these major companies. Padthaway has largely lived up to the potential and has become a producer of excellent white wines and fabulous reds. Padthaway has all the essential natural elements needed for excellent wines. A Mediterranean climate, reasonable average rainfall of 520 mm. A major asses is the well-drained Terra Rossa soils that vary from sandy loam to red clay overlying limestone generates rich fruit flavour and intensity. The scarcity of irrigation water as well as spring frosts are the major challenges. The opening of the large, state-of-the-art Stonehaven Winery in 1998 was a major milestone that built the reputation of Padthaway wines. Some of the wineries in the Padthaway Wine Region are: Browns of Padthaway, Hardys (Padthaway), Henry's Drive (Longbottom), Lindemans-Padthaway(Southcorp), Marquis Phillips (GRAPES), Morambro Creek Wines, Orlando Wyndham - Padthaway, Padthaway Estate, Padthaway Homestead, Parson's Flat Wines(Longbottom), Stonehaven Vineyards (BRL Hardy).

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

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