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What are the Mount Lofty Ranges GIs?

Clare Valley
Adelaide Plains
Adelaide Hills: Lensmoor, Picadilly Valley

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What are the zones of South Australia?

Adelaide Superzone (Mount Lofty Ranges, Barossa, Fleurie)
Far North
Mount Lofty Ranges
The Peninsulas
Barossa
Lower Murray
Fleurie
Limestone Coast

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What are the Barossa GIs?

Barossa Valley, Eden Valley

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What are the Far North GIs?

Southern Flinders Ranges

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What are the Fleurieu GIs?

McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek, Currency Creek, Kangaroo Island, Southern Fleurieu

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What are the Limestone Coast GIs?

Coonawarra, Mount Benson, Padthaway, Robe, Wrattonbully, Mount Gambier

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What are the Lower Murray GIs?

Riverland

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What are some key producers in Barossa Valley?

Seppelt, Torbreck, Peter Lehmann, Penfolds, Two Hands, Wolf Blass

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What grapes are grown in Barossa Valley?

Red Grapes (85%): Shiraz (51% of the total plantings), Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache
White Grapes (15%): Chardonnay, Semillon

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What are the soil types in Barossa Valley?

low-fertility clay loams and sandy soils

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What grapes are grown in Eden Valley?

Red Grapes (54%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
White Grapes (46%): Riesling, Chardonnay, Semillon

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What are the soil types of Eden Valley?

variable loamy sand, clay loams, with intermixed quartz and gravel

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What are some major producers from Eden Valley?

Henschke, Pewsey Vale, Yalumba, Mountadam

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What grapes are grown in Southern Flinders Ranges?

Red Grapes: Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
White Grapes: Riesling, Viognier

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What are the soil types of Southern Flinders Ranges?

variable loamy sand, clay loams, with intermixed quartz and gravel

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What are the major geographical features of Southern Flinders Ranges?

Flinders Ranges
Spencer Gulf

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What are some major producers in Southern Flinders Ranges?

Bundaleer Wines, Springton Cellars

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What grapes are grown in in McLaren Vale?

Red Grapes (86%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache
White Grapes (14%): Chardonnay

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What are the (7) soil types of McLaren Vale?

Red brown loam is dominant, but the Vale's geological makeup is complex. The following 7 "terranes" - areas in which one rock or group of rocks is prevalent - have been identified:
The Ancient Rocks (ancient bedrock)
Sand and Sandstone: This terrane includes the subtypes Maslin Sands, Pirramimma Sandstone, Ochre Cove Formation (red and yellow sandstone), and Semaphore Sand (beach sand)
Limestone Country
Clay Plains of Aldinga
The Piedmont (alluvial deposits)
Talus Slope (variable soils near the Willunga Fault)
Alluvial Flats

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What are the major natural features of McLaren Vale?

Gulf of Saint Vincent (western boundary)
Adelaide Hills (eastern boundary)

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What are some key producers from McLaren Vale?

d'Arenberg, Chapel Hill, Clarendon Hills, Pirramimma, Rosemount Estate, Wirra Wirra, Kay Bros. Amery, Mitolo, Yangarra

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What grapes are planted in Langhorne Creek?

Red Grapes (81%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (19%): Chardonnay, Riesling

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What are the soil types of Langhorne Creek?

fertile and deep alluvial sandy loams

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What are the major natural features of Langhorne Creek?

Lake Alexandrina
Bremer and Angas Rivers

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What are some key producers from Langhorne Creek?

Bremerton Wines, Bleasdale Vineyards, Temple Bruer

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What grapes are grown in Currency Creek?

Red Grapes (83%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (17%): Chardonnay

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What are the soil types in Currency Creek?

sand and clay

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What are the major natural features in Currency Creek?

Murray River (mouth)
Lake Alexandrina and Encounter Bay

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What are some producers from Currency Creek?

Currency Creek Estate, Angus Wines

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What grapes are grown on Kangaroo Island?

Red Grapes (77%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese
White Grapes (23%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are the soil types of Kangaroo Island?

shallow red-brown sands overlying limestone

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What are some key producers from Kangaroo Island?

Islander Estate, Cape d'Estaing

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What grapes are grown in Southern Fleurieu?

Red Grapes (57%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (43%): Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

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What are the soil types of Southern Fleurieu?

sandy and clay loam over limestone, and gravel over limestone

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What are the major natural features of Southern Fleurieu?

Southern Ocean and Gulf of St. Vincent

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What are some key producers from Southern Fleurieu?

Parri Estate

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What grapes are grown in Riverland?

Red Grapes (59%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (41%): Chardonnay, Colombard

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What are the soil types in Riverland?

river valley soils (sandy loam over clay) and Mallee soils on higher ground (windblown sand over clay and lime)

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What are the major natural features in Riverland?

Murray River

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What are some key producers from Riverland?

Oxford Landing, Banrock Station, Kingston Estate

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What grapes are grown in Clare Valley?

Red Grapes (64%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (36%): Riesling, Chardonnay

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What are the soil types in Clare Valley?

slate (Polish Hill) and terra rossa over limestone (Watervale)

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What are the majoar natural features in Clare Valley?

Mount Lofty Ranges

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What are some key producers from Clare Valley?

Grosset, Kilikanoon, Jim Barry, Taylors, Wendouree, Sevenhill Cellars

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What grapes are grown in Adelaide Plains?

Red Grapes (67%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (33%): Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

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What are the soil types in Adelaide Plains?

red-brown sandy loam and heavier loam and clay

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What are the major natural features of Adelaide Plains?

Gulf of Saint Vincent

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What are some key producers from Adelaide Plains?

Primo Estate, Ceravolo Estate, Penfolds (Magill Estate)

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What grapes are grown in Adelaide Hills?

Red Grapes (37%): Pinot Noir, Merlot
White Grapes (63%): Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris

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What are the soil types of Adelaide Hills?

grey loamy sands

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What are the major natural features in Adelaide Hills?

South Mount Lofty Ranges

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What are some key producers from Adelaide Hills?

Petaluma, Shaw + Smith, the Lane, Ashton Hills, BK Wines

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What grapes are grown in Coonawarra?

Red Grapes (90%): Cabernet Sauvignon (46% of total harvest in 2012), Shiraz, Merlot
White Grapes (10%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are the soil types in Coonawarra?

terra rossa, black rendzina soil and brown rendzina soil

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What are some key producers from Coonawarra?

Majella, Penley Estate, Balnaves of Coonawarra, Wynns Coonawarra Estate, Zema Estate

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What grapes are grown in Mount Benson?

Red Grapes (66%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (34%): Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

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What are the soil types on Mount Benson?

terra rossa

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What are the major natural features of Mount Benson?

Southern Ocean

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What are some key producers from Mount Benson?

Cape Jaffa, Norfolk Rise Vineyard

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What grapes are grown in Mount Gambier?

Red Grapes (39%): Pinot Noir
White Grapes (61%): Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris

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What are the soil types in Mount Gambier?

limestone, loam

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What are the major natural features of Mount Gambier?

Southern Ocean

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What are some key producers from Mount Gambier?

Caroline Hills

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What grapes are grown in Padthaway?

Red Grapes (62%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (38%): Chardonnay, Pinot Gris

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What are the soil types in Padthaway?

terra rossa and red-brown sandy loam

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What are some key producers from Padthaway?

Padthaway Estate, Stonehaven, Browns of Padthaway

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What grapes are grown in Robe?

Red Grapes (77%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White Grapes (23%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are the soil types in Robe?

terra rossa, sandy loam and calcareous sand

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What are the major natural features in Robe?

Southern Ocean
Lake George, Lake Eliza, Lake St. Clair

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What grapes are grown in Wrattonbully?

Red Grapes (85%): Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot
White Grapes (15%): Chardonnay, Pinot Gris

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What are the soil types in Wrattonbully?

terra rossa

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What are the major natural features of Wrattonbully?

Stewarts Range, Naracoorte Range, Caves Range, Hynam Range
World Heritage Naracoorte Caves (limestone)

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What are some key producers from Wrattonbully?

Tapanappa