Top 100 sweet wines of Geelong

Discover the top 100 best sweet wines of Geelong in Port Phillip as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sweet 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).

News from the vineyard of Geelong

Hospices de Beaune 2021 auction breaks per-barrel sales records

Despite the lowest number of barrels going under the hammer in 15 years, the 2021 Hospices de Beaune charity auction broke per-barrel price records, reaching an impressive total sales figure of €12.5m (£10.48m/$14.09m), excluding buyer premiums. The total was not too far behind last year’s high tally – close to €13.44 million – where almost double the number of barrels were sold. This year’s sale, with 362 lots, including seven barrels of spirits, reached an average price per lot of €34,980 (£29 ...

Bordeaux Index sees fine wine sales jump in 2021

Bordeaux Index said its sales jumped by 47% in 2021 to reach $174m (£128m), a new record for the company. Its results reinforce the sense of a strong 12 months for the global fine wine market, led by famous ‘blue chip’ labels in particular. Yet the UK-based merchant also pointed to new customer sign-ups and the success of its LiveTrade trading platform as contributing to company-specific growth. Its client base expanded by around 30% year-on-year, with trading by value on LiveTrade up by 55%. Bo ...

DO Terra Alta makes orange wine official

In the last board meeting of 2021 for the regulatory council of DO Terra Alta, in Catalunya, Spain, a long list of changes was approved. The most prominent was the making of a very strict certification system for wines that are 100% Garnatxa Blanca given that it’s their flagship grape variety. But perhaps the most interesting item is a bit further down the list that allows certification for a type of wines that in Catalan are called “vins brisats”. The name refers to white wine ...