Although Australia is considered a wine-producing country of the "new world", the truth is that they have been making wine since the first settlers settled in the second half of the 18th century, in fact, Australia has some of the most ancient and important vineyards of the world.
Tradition, innovative technology and new ideas are defining factors in the Australian wine industry. A country that only has 4% of world wine production and is still the fourth largest exporter globally. For the production of red wines. The grapes mainly grown there are; Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Barbera, Sangiovese, Pinot noir and for white wines the most used grapes are: Chardonnay, Sémillon, Pinot gris, Riesling.
In particular, the production of Shiraz is world-renowned, a solid wine, with a lot of character, high acidity, Shiraz is ideal to accompany game meats or to enjoy cheeses with a powerful flavor. This strain has become emblematic of Australian wine.