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The Wine Explorers: Australia

22nd February, 2016 by Jean-Baptiste Ancelot

In the latest update of the Wine Explorers’ travels to appear on db, we see the guys start the year in style with a visit to sunny Australia.

What is better than starting the year in the Southern hemisphere, in Australia, where the weather is nice and (very) hot? By renting our first camper van and enjoying a new way of traveling, we expected a lot!

Being able to take the road to our liking. Going wherever we want, to the sandstone of our desires and our wine travels. Lunching in front of a lake, having dinner facing the sea, sleeping near the desert… A real taste of freedom.


d’Arenberg – McLaren Vale

The route was drawn : we would spend one month between the Yarra Valley, Lethbridge, the Limestone Coast , McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills, the Barossa and Heathcote, before heading to Tasmania for two weeks.

The Yarra Valley, primarily pre-phylloxera

Camper van keys in hand, we headed down South of Melbourne, just a few kilometres away from the ocean.

25_Autralie_IMG_0749-1024x770This is one of the coolest parts of Australia. They grow mainly Pinot Noir, Chardonnay….

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