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Tamworth Wine District - Wine, Wineries, Districts, Vineyards, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Tamworth, Walcha, Kootingal, Gunnedah

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climate The Tamworth Wine District in the New England Region is centred on the rural and tourist service centre of Tamworth. The delightful regional community lies on the banks of the Peel River and has a population of about 45,000 people. The city is ideally located about half-way between Brisbane and Sydney and is only about 2-3 hours from the North Coast cities of Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Byron Bay, Coolangatta and Tweed Heads. The area is an ideal destination for wine tours you organise yourself, or one of the organised wine tours organised from these regional centres. Tamworth has a national and international reputation as the `Country Music Capital of Australia`, and annually hosts the renowned Tamworth Country Music Festival in late January. Tamworth is also recognised as a major centre for horse events staged at the Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre. Tamworth has a thriving agricultural industry based on sheep and cattle grazing, various grain and oil-seed crops, olives and recent developments of vineyards and wineries. The area has seen recent growth in niche agricultural ventures such as various nuts, honey, fish farming, alpacas, hydroponics and various berries. Exquisite fine-dining, using the of tasty local produce is showcased in more than 50 restaurants and cafes in the Tamworth Region, many featuring the unique local wines. The elevation is around 400 m above sea level and the climate features four distinct seasons with warm dry summers and frosty cool winters. The many boutique wineries produce unique wines from a variety of red and white grape varieties. Some of the many local wineries include Kitty Crawford Estate located in the Dungowan Valley, Banalasta Winery on the New England Highway, the Lazy Poet Vineyard situated at Piallamore and Tangaratta Vineyards in the beautiful Peel Valley. The varieties grown in the New England area include: Shiraz, Pinot noir, Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chardonnay, Tempranillo, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

The New England Region is divided into six districts for mapping and listing purposes: The local wine districts are: Tenterfield ; Texas ; Bolivia ; Inverell ; Glen Innes ; Armidale ; Tamworth . For a tour map of the area see: New England Map

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