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Mudgee

After the capital of the same named wine-growing area (GI) in the Australian state of New South Wales. The name means in the Aborigine agreement "nest in the mountains" and refers to the location surrounded by hills. He belongs to the zone Central Ranges. Viticulture is here continuously since 1856 operated. The vineyards cover over 800 hectares of vineyards at 500 meters above sea level, which are planted with the red varieties Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, and with the white varieties Chardonnay, Semillon and Verdelho. The hot and dry climate with the danger of spring frosts requires an artificial one irrigation, The majority of the wines go to producers in the 140 kilometers to the east Hunter Valley and is quite similar to the local ones. Well-known producers include Botobolar Vineyard, Craigmoor, Harris, Huntington, Miramar Wines, Montrose Wines, Rosemount Estate and Thistle Hill.

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