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Cowra Wine Region - Wine, Wineries, Districts, Vineyards, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Cowra, Central New South Wales

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climate The Canowindra wine district in the Cowra Region of Central West New South Wales is centred on the popular tourist town of Canowindra. This exciting destination is famous for its hot-air ballooning, its displays 360-million-year-old fossils and its fabulous wine and fresh local produce. The town has rich heritage and thriving agriculture built on the red-earth alluvial flats of the Belubula River. Canowindra is located about 300 km west of Sydney. The renowned Cowra Region is home to over 35 vineyards in two districts: Cowra District and Canowindra District. Canowindra has a wonderful collection of art galleries showcasing the works by local potters, painters and artisans as well as the fascinating Age of Fishes Museum. The museum developed after a chance discovery in 1955 uncovered a unique bed of fish fossils dating back to the Devonian Period. The 360-million-year-old fossil bed contains the remains of over 3,500 freshwater fish. Other things to do include: # Strolling along the heritage-listed main street and discover the wonderful range of antique shops, art galleries and craft shops. # Experience the unique adventure of a hot-air balloon flight over the red soil plains followed by a champagne breakfast. # Take a wine tour and enjoying wine tastings and food at local cellar doors. # Dig for fossils on the local Gondwana Dreaming Fossil Tours.
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