Top 100 red wines of Geelong

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Geelong in Port Phillip as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular in Geelong and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Geelong

The wine region du Geelong is located in the region of Port Phillip in Victoria in Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine By Farr or the Domaine By Farr produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Geelong are Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Geelong often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, cassis or baking spice and sometimes also flavors of menthol, rhubarb or pomegranate.

In the mouth of Geelong is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 57 estates and châteaux in the of Geelong, producing 258 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Geelong go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pork or rich fish (salmon, tuna etc).

Discover the grape variety: Sangiovese

Originally from Italy, it is the famous Sangiovese of Tuscany producing the famous wines of Brunello de Montalcino and Chianti. This variety is registered in the Official Catalogue of Wine Grape Varieties, list A1. According to recent genetic analysis, it is the result of a natural cross between the almost unknown Calabrese di Montenuovo (mother) and Ciliegiolo (father).

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Geelong

red wines from the region of Geelong go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of beef surprise, homemade veal stew or rabbit with mushrooms.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Geelong

On the nose in the region of Geelong often reveals types of flavors of cherry, dried fruit or rhubarb and sometimes also flavors of non oak, earth or microbio. In the mouth in the region of Geelong is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Geelong

Are Bordeaux and Napa close to ‘tipping point’ on global warming? – Study

Writing in the Oeno One journal, researchers said climate data showed a significant increase in average growing season temperatures in both Napa and Bordeaux, particularly since the 1980s. So far the warmer conditions have generally contributed to better average wine quality, noted the authors, from the University of Bordeaux’s ISVV Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin and UC Davis. Yet, they questioned how long this would continue. The authors said: ‘In Napa and Bordeaux, viticulture has ...

Food and Chablis wines pairing, by Debra MEIBURG and Ivy NG

On December 10, 2020, four Hong Kong personalities discussed Chablis wines on a live webinar: Yang LU, Master Sommelier and Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador, Debra MEIBURG, Master of Wine, Ivy NG, Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador and Rebecca LEUNG, wine expert. In this 4-minute clip, Debra MEIBURG and Ivy NG illustrate how easily Chablis wines complement all kinds of food, all the way from cheese to caviar! #Chablis #PureChablis ...

Ten years on: Chinese wine’s breakthrough moment at DWWA

The prestige attached to winning at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) means that being awarded a Bronze medal for some wineries will mean huge celebrations in China, Japan, India, or Thailand. Since the competition began in 2004, I have often reminded judges on my panel about this – whether they are journalists, sommeliers, educators, Masters of Wine or Master Sommeliers. Scroll down for new tasting notes and scores on Jia Bei Lan vintages: from the Chinese wine label that won big at DWWA 20 ...