Top 100 wines of North West Victoria

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

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Discovering the wine region of North West Victoria

The wine region of North West Victoria is located in the region of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Savaterre or the Domaine Savaterre produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of North West Victoria are Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Chenin blanc, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of North West Victoria often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.

In the mouth of North West Victoria is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 6 estates and châteaux in the of North West Victoria, producing 10 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of North West Victoria go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian.

News from the vineyard of North West Victoria

Top Australian winery Giant Steps gets new head winemaker

Australia’s Giant Steps said that Melanie Chester joined the winery as head of winemaking and viticulture on 25 November. It marks a new chapter for one of the leading wineries in Yarra Valley, Victoria. Steve Flamsteed, who joined Giant Steps as chief winemaker in 2003, will step back from the cellar – although he is expected to continue working closely with the team. Working alongside winery founder Phil Sexton, Flamsteed has played a major role in developing Giant Steps’ reputation for excell ...

WSET returns to mainland China

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has received official approval from the Chinese government to resume its operation in mainland China following a year of suspended business activities at the end of January 2021. WSET has appointed Willa Yang as chief representative to head up its operations in China. Yang previously held leadership roles at Wine Australia’s China office and the Australian Trade Commission. In addition, supporting its return to business in mainland China, WSET announc ...

Burgundy 2020 releases tap into ‘insatiable’ global demand

Liv-ex said the trade ‘is reporting strong sales’ of Burgundy 2020 wines following the first en primeur releases in recent weeks, despite higher prices. Decanter’s Charles Curtis MW rated Côte d’Or reds and whites highly in his Burgundy 2020 overview, published earlier this month. Liv-ex’s new Burgundy report also suggested that getting hold of some wines has become even more difficult. ‘The trade continues to report an insatiable global buying appetite that has led to reduced alloca ...