Top 100 natural sweet wines of Heathcote

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

Discovering the wine region of Heathcote

The wine region of Heathcote is located in the region of Central Victoria of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Wild Duck Creek Estate or the Domaine Wild Duck Creek Estate produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Heathcote are Cabernet franc, Malbec and Vermentino, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Heathcote often reveals types of flavors of cream, cigar or forest floor and sometimes also flavors of aniseed, pencil shavings or dried fruit.

In the mouth of Heathcote is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 231 estates and châteaux in the of Heathcote, producing 580 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Heathcote go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).

News from the vineyard of Heathcote

Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja experiments with coffee to reduce fungal disease

Galicia is the wettest region in all of Spain with average rainfall starting from 800mm in the driest areas all the way up to 2,200mm for those along the Atlantic coast. Given this concern, fungal issues in the vineyards are quite common and viticulture has been adapted accordingly, for example with vines being trained to pergolas or by higher trellising which allows for good air circulation. In addition, the use of antifungal chemical treatments is widespread to contend with issues such as Esca ...

Saving La Palma’s special vine heritage

On 19 September 2021, the Cumbre Vieja volcanic ridge in the island of La Palma, Spain began a massive, three-month long eruption, that was a catastrophic event for this westward island in the Canarias. The volcanic fumes caused breathing problems as well as the cancellation of flights and fruit harvests, including grapes. Despite 7,000 people needing evacuation from the flow of the lava, there was only one fatality during the entire eruption. As the lava flow eventually covered over 1,000ha, mo ...

Decanter magazine DWWA supplement: September 2022

Inside the Decanter magazine DWWA 2022 supplement: INTRODUCTION Welcome And how to read the results in the DWWA 2022 awards supplement A welcome return for our DWWA global judges Co-Chair Andrew Jefford reflects on a year back at full strength in the DWWA judging panels DWWA by numbers A handy graphic breakdown of where in the world the top DWWA medals went this year The judging process Discover how our judging panels conduct the tastings and decide the medal-winning wines Meet the experts Intro ...