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From Food & Wine: Australian wine producers that we love

There are only few places in the world where you can take a sip of wine that has aged for over 60 years. From the exquisite taste of Riesling to the intense zest of Chardonnay, Australia continues to be the manufacturer of some of the best wine in the world.

Expertly crafted reds and whites across 64 regions of vineyards and 2,000 wineries make Australia the fourth-largest exporter of wine in the world. The refined work of wine producers is reflected in the unique tastes that supplies to over 100 international markets.

Diverse climates and a vast array of distinct wine regions help wine producers cultivate intensely concentrated grapes. Barossa Valley is one of the most famous and historic wine regions of South Australia. The warm temperatures and naturally lean soils help create complex Shiraz's, Cabernet's and Chardonnay's. As in the west, wine makers harvest premium Riesling's and age worthy Tempranillo's from the cooler conditions. For more on wine producers, visit Food & Wine for the complete list.

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