Thursday, 23 November 2017

Going on a Wine Holiday

If you are living in Australia or if you would like to visit, you should seriously consider the Hunter Valley, especially if you enjoy wine. Hunter Valley is the most well-known and prolific wine region in Australia. The wines produced in the Hunter Valley run the gamut of different varieties. The wineries in the region produce both reds and whites. They produce dry whites, dessert whites, dry reds and sweet reds, among many others. The climate of the region makes for great wine as well as for great holidays.

Climate

The Hunter Valley is a great wine region because the weather is very predictable and the rain is minimal. Grapes need nutrient-rich soil to grow long vines that feed the grapes. They also need rainfall that helps them grow during the early stage of the growing process, but they need less rain around harvest time. So, if you want to visit the region with less chance of your holiday being rained out, you should search for an accommodation in Hunter Valley during the harvest season. It’s not a guarantee that it won’t rain during the vintage season, but it is less likely. Rain during the vintage season is one of the biggest dangers to the harvest each year.

If you want to taste the wine, there are many different options available to you.

Wine Varieties

There are generally three different kinds of wine. There is red wine, white wine, and rosé. Red and white wine depend on the colour of the grapes from which they are produced. Rosé is a combination of red and white after they have been produced. The most common reds varieties grown in Hunter Valley are shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, and merlot. Shiraz is the most common of the grape varieties. The red wines produced in the region are very popular all over Australia and the world. However, the most common and identifiable grape from the region is easily semillon, and it is very popular. It is a thin skin, neutral white grape that creates a very unique wine. The wine is so unique that it often confuses professional sommeliers.

Many professional wine tasters have often confused the Hunter Valley semillon with an oak-aged chardonnay that has undergone a malolactic fermentation. The wine is considered something of an enigma that is difficult to classify. If you want to taste the iconic wine of the region, you should visit to see where it is produced. This is only one of the reasons people visit the Hunter Valley, but it is a very good reason to do so.

There are other wines that are popular in the valley. The climate is very unique and the soil is very fertile. That creates very unique wines that don’t easily fit into standard classifications. Mostly, the acidity of the soil in Hunter Valley lies in a much wider range than what grapes are typically grown in. This can create more complex flavour profiles.

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