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Padthaway

Named after the town of the same name Australian Winegrowing Area (GI) in the Limestone Coast area of ​​South Australia, also known as Keppoch. The name derives from the Aboriginal name for "good water". Padthaway is located north of the better known area Coonawarra and is sometimes due to the similar soil type Terra Rossa about limestone as its twin called. The climate is sunny and dry with few rainy days, which is an artificial one irrigation requires. It is a young wine-growing area, Seppelt was the first establishment here in 1963 vineyards. The vineyards today comprise about 2,800 hectares of vineyards. The most important red varieties are Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir, the most important white varieties Chardonnay, Semillon and Riesling. First and foremost, Padthaway is a supplier of grapes to large growers in other regions. Well-known producers are Accolade Wines. Lindeman's Padthaway Estate, Seppelt and Wynns,

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