What weather is good for winery?

Winemakers know that wine grapes grow best in climates that aren’t too tropical, too arid or too reminiscent of arctic tundra. Most of the suitable climates are found between 30° – 50° latitude, both north and south. Climate is also a function of elevation.

Is Margaret River a cool climate?

Margaret River enjoys a maritime climate, characterised by cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers.

What wine is Western Australia famous for?

W.A.’s most iconic wine region, showcasing world renowned chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. Over 90 wineries are nestled into this beautiful coastal and forest location.

What time of year is best for wine tours?

Most wine enthusiasts will say the autumn harvest season is the best time to visit a winery, and not just because vineyards in the region turn spectacular shades of gold and red. Wineries start harvesting grapes in September, with white and sparkling wine grapes going first, followed by red wine grapes into October.

Is Burgundy warm or cool climate?

The climate in Burgundy is continental for the most part: warm summers and cold winters. The region is northerly enough and cool enough for the grapes to ripen in most years.

How does weather affect wine?

Warm climate wine regions generally have more consistent temperatures. A more gentle transition from summer to fall allows grapes to ripen longer (but at the same time allows more of the natural acidity to be lost, which is a negative). This produces wines that have more fruity flavors and less acidity.

Is Margaret River colder than Perth?

As Margaret river is further south than Perth, its usually a few degrees cooler than Perth and gets a bit more rainfall.

Does it snow in Margaret River?

Weather is perfect this time of year in Margaret River to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83°F (28.3°C) and 72.8°F (22.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

How many vineyards are in WA?

With just over 1,000 wineries, 400+ grape growers, and 60,000+ acres of wine grapes, Washington State is the 2nd largest wine producing state in the U.S. We are proud to produce over 80 varieties from our 19 AVAs, and each year, we have a total in-state economic impact of more than $8B and produce over 17M cases of …

How many wine regions in Western Australia?

nine regions
It has one winery: Dalyup River at Esperance. This leaves the Greater Perth Zone and South West Australia Zone with all the action: nine regions and five subregions….Facts.

Regions 20
Wineries 513
Tasting Notes 23257