Top 100 wines of Bendigo

Discover the top 100 best wines of Bendigo of Central Victoria as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Bendigo and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Bendigo

The wine region of Bendigo is located in the region of Central Victoria of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Black Jack or the Domaine Black Jack produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Bendigo are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Viognier and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Bendigo often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of oak, spices or red fruit.

In the mouth of Bendigo is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 30 estates and châteaux in the of Bendigo, producing 90 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Bendigo go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Primitivo

From Croatia where it is called crljenak kastelanski or pribidrag. According to genetic analyses carried out by Professor Carole Meredith of California University in Davis (United States), it is related to the Croatian plavac mali and Zinfandel. It is also found in South Africa, New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Bulgaria, Albania, Italy under the name of Primitivo, Malta, Greece, Portugal and to some extent in Croatia. In the United States (California), it is one of the most widely planted grape varieties, having been introduced in the 1830s well before Primitivo. In France, it is registered in the official catalogue of vine varieties on the A1 list under the name Primitivo.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Bendigo

wines from the region of Bendigo go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of dombrés and pig tails, semolina-merguez salad or rabbit with homemade mustard.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Bendigo

On the nose in the region of Bendigo often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of oak, spices or red fruit. In the mouth in the region of Bendigo is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Bendigo

Scapegrace to build £13m distillery in Central Otago

The Scapegrace team claims it will be New Zealand’s largest ever distillery when it is fully completed in October 2023. It will eventually produce all of Scapegrace’s award-winning gins and vodkas, along with its soon-to-be-released single malt whisky. The company plans to expand into other spirits categories further down the line too. Managing director Daniel McLaughlin said that the climate and water quality in Central Otago – which is famed for its Pinot Noir – make the region ideal for produ ...

Ancient elites drank wine infused with vanilla, says study

Researchers examining remnants of jars dating back to the kingdom of Judah found evidence that royal elites in Jerusalem may have been drinking wine ‘flavoured with vanilla’. It’s already known that wine has a long history in the region, and some studies suggest wines contained added spices or herbs. Yet researchers said they were surprised to find traces of vanillin in some of the ancient storage jars, which were excavated from debris caused by the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BCE ...

Liv-ex 2021 Power 100 shows rebalancing of the fine wine market

The latest edition of Liv-ex Power 100, which lists the most powerful fine wine brands, shows that the period between October 2020 and September 2021 experienced a rebalancing of the market, with a number of classic labels returning to prominence. Château Lafite Rothschild re-entered the top 10, moving from 11th to 2nd place, while fellow First Growths Mouton-Rothschild and Margaux have also risen, to 6th and 10th place respectively. Petrus also re-entered the top 10, now at 7th place after a ye ...