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What are the Central Victoria GIs?

Bendigo, Goulburn Valley, Heathcote, Strathbogie Ranges, Upper Goulburn

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What are the zones of Victoria?

North West Victoria, North East Victoria, Western Victoria, Central Victoria, Port Phillip, Gippsland

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What are the North East Victoria GIs?

Alpine Valleys, Beachworth, Glenrowan, King Valley, Rutherglen

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What are the North West Victoria GIs?

Murray Darling, Swan Hill

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What are the Port Phillip GIs?

Geelong, Macedon Ranges, Mornington Peninsula, Sunbury, Yarra Valley

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What are the Western Victoria GIs?

Henty, Pyrenees, Grampians: Great Western

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What is the climate of the Port Phillip zone?

Maritime climate

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What is Victoria's oldest wine region?

The Yarra Valley GI

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Which Champagne giant established itself in the Yarra Valley in 1987? What brand did they start producing?

Moët and Chandon, began Domaine Chandon

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Which zone has the warmest climate in Victoria?

North West Victoria, continental climate

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Which producer uses Syrah vines unaffected by phylloxera in Goulburn Valley?

Tahbik, located in the Nagambie Lakes subregion, uses vines planted in 1860

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What two GIs are know for sweet fortified wines in Victoria?

Rutherglen and Glenrowan, in North East Victoria

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What is "Topaque"?

Formerly "Tokay", a fortified wine made from Muscadelle grapes

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What is Rutherglen's aged fortified Brown Muscat made from?

Muscat à Petits Grains Rouge, they are incredibly rich, sweet, and raisinated, with the more mature wines displaying marked rancio character

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What is the Muscat of Rutherglen Network?

A producers' syndicate established in 1995 with a voluntary four-tier classification system for the wines based on age, sweetness, and complexity

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What are the major grapes in Gippsland GI?

Red grapes(57%): Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
White grapes(43%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are some key producers from Gippsland GI?

Bass Phillip, Caledonia Australis

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What are the major grapes of Geelong GI?

Red grapes(65%): Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
White grapes(35%): Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are some key producers from Geelong GI?

Shadowfax, By Farr, Bannockburn, Austins Wines

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What are the major grapes of Macedonia Ranges GI?

Red grapes(59%): Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
White grapes(41%): Chardonnay, Riesling

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What are some key producers from Macedon Ranges GI?

Bindi, Curly Flat, Hanging Rock, Granite Hills

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What are the major grapes of Mornington Peninsula GI?

Red grapes(60%): Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
White grapes(40%): Chardonnay, Pinot Gris

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What are some key producers from Mornington Peninsula GI?

Kooyong, Paringa Estate, Stonier Wines

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What are the major grapes of Sunbury GI?

Red grapes(79%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
White grapes(21%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

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What are some key producers from Sunbury GI?

Craiglee, Goona Warra Vineyard

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What are some key producers from Yarra Valley GI?

Yering Station, Yarra Yering, Mount Mary, Domaine Chandon, De Bortoli, Yarra Yarra, Coldstream Hills, Oakridge, Giant Steps, Mac Forbes

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What are the major grapes of Yarra Valley GI?

Red grapes(62%): Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot
White grapes(38%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are the major grapes for Grampians GI?

Red grapes(82%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir
White grapes(18%): Riesling

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What are some key producers from Grampians GI?

Best's Wines, Grampians Estate, Seppelt Great Western, Mount Langi Ghiran Vineyards

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What are the major grapes in Henty GI?

Red grapes(60%): Pinot Noir
White grapes(40%): Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris
Sparkling wines (in 2012, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir together accounted for 66% of plantings)

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What are some key producers in Henty GI?

Seppelt (Drumborg), Tarrinton Vineyards, Bochara Wines

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What are the major grapes for Pyrenees GI?

Red grapes(84%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir
White grapes(16%): Chardonnay
Sparkling wines

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What are some key producers from Pyrenees GI?

Blue Pyrenees Estate, Dalwhinnie, Summerfield

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What are the major grapes of Alpine Valley GI?

Red grapes (56%): Merlot, Pinot Noir
White grapes (44%): Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris

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What are some key producers from Alpine Valley GI?

Gapsted Wines (Victorian Alps Wine Co.)

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What are some key producers from Beechworth GI?

Giaconda, Sorrenberg, Castagna Vineyard, Golden Ball

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What are the major grapes of Beechworth GI?

Red grapes (70%): Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Merlot
White grapes (30%): Chardonnay

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What are the major grapes of Glenrowan GI?

Red grapes (95%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Durif
White grapes (5%): Muscadelle, Muscat à Petits Grains (both used for fortified wines)

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What are some key producers from Glenrowan GI?

Baileys of Glenrowan, Goorambath, Judds Warby Range Estate

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What are the major grapes of King Valley GI?

Red grapes (52%): Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir
White grapes (48%): Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are some key producers from King Valley GI?

Brown Brothers

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What are the major grapes of Rutherglen GI?

Red grapes (83%): Shiraz, Brown Muscat (Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains), Durif
White grapes (17%): Muscadelle, Chardonnay, Marsanne
Fortified wine styles: Topaque, Muscat, Tawny

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What are some key producers from Rutherglen GI?

Campbells, Chambers, All Saints, Morris, Pfeiffer, Stanton & Killeen

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What are the major grapes of Bendigo GI?

Red grapes (86%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White grapes (14%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are some key producers in Bendigo GI?

Balgownie Estate

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What are the major grapes of Goulburn Valley GI?

Red grapes (61%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White grapes (39%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Marsanne

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What are some key producers from Goulburn Valley GI?

Tahbilk, Monichino Wines

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What are the major grapes of Heathcote GI?

Red grapes (80%): Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
White grapes (20%): Chardonnay, Riesling

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What are some key producers in Heathcote GI?

Jasper Hill, Domaines Tatiarra, Heathcote Winery

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What are the major grapes of Strathbogie Ranges GI?

Red grapes (44%): Merlot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz
White grapes (56%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are some key producers in Strathbogie Ranges GI?

Plunkett, Dominion Wines

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What are the grapes of Upper Goulburn GI?

Red grapes (57%): Pinot Noir, Merlot, Shiraz
White grapes (43%): Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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What are some key producers in Upper Goulburn GI?

Delatite