Murray Darling

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Whilst a lot of the Murray Darling wine region falls within the state of Victoria, a significant section lies within New South Wales. The first grape varieties were planted in 1888 and it has since flourished into an exciting region renowned for affordable quality wines.

The region is well-known for its Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cabernet and Merlot but it is also gaining a growing reputation for new and emerging varieties including Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Nero d'Avola, Pinot Gris, Fiano and Vermentino.  In fact, if you visit Mildura in November you will find the Australian Alternative varieties Wine Show and experience a unique wine show highlighting emerging or alternative wines.

Of course, the relatively warm climate of the Murray Darling wine region makes trips here pleasant all year round!

Useful Contacts

Visit Mildura

Murray Valley Winegrowers

NSW Wine Industry Partners

Upcoming Events

May, June, July 2022

NSW Wine Regional Trade Tasting

NSW Wine is hosting a series of regional tastings for the on-premise trade in Sydney. Part 1 focuses on the Hunter Valley, Mudgee, the Canberra District & Orange, with additional Parts taking place later in the year. For more info email:

July 2022

Free On-Premise workshops

Register for free workshops that will assist NSW wine businesses become stronger in the NSW On-Premise channel.


October 2022

2022 NSW Wine Awards Judging

Entries into the 27th annual ICC Sydney NSW Wine Awards will open in July 2022, with judging taking place at ICC Sydney in October.


TBC 2022

NSW Wine Awards Presentation

Join the Governor of NSW at a lavish lunch and be amongst the first to hear which NSW wines and winemakers have been crowned the best of the best in 2022.


March 2023

NSW Sommelier's Wine List Awards

The next NSW Sommelier's Wine List Awards will open in early 2023. To find out more about these Awards and see who were the 2022 #nswwinestar click below.

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