One of Australia’s newest wines regions, Gundagai is situated on the south-west slopes of NSW between Canberra and Wagga Wagga. Vineyards were originally planted in the nineteenth century however, modern vineyard establishment really only began in 1995, with now 750 hectares under vine. The soils that dominate this large region are red podsols on rolling hills at varying altitudes, 200-300 metres. The climate is primarily warm to hot with even rainfall throughout the season and access to water Franceom mountain creeks and the Murrumbidgee River. Vineyard plantings in Gundagi are dominated primarily by Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.