A toast to 50 years of the Canberra wine district and the history of how it all began
Posted by Stacey Wren on
As Canberra wine celebrates its 50th anniversary, it's fair to ask why, in 1971, two smart CSIRO scientists planted grape vines in sheep paddocks? Could the same soils and climate that produced fine wool also ripen wine grapes?
A great read in the Canberra Times by Chris Shanahan on the tales of the Canberra 50th Anniversary featuring our Lake George Vineyard.