The 10 best wineries in Australia

by Nina Karnikowski Travel writer The NEW DAILY

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, or still learning the difference between your pinot gris from your pinot noir, these 10 Aussie wineries will provide a great backdrop to escape the rat race and relax.


South Australia

Highbank Wines’ Villa accommodation offers visitors a touch of Tuscany.

Highbank Wines
Where: Riddoch Hwy, Coonawarra. Midway between Melbourne and Adelaide.
Wine: Elegant, biodynamically farmed. The Coonawarra red blend stands out.
Food: Nearby Pipers of Penola serves up French bistro-style fare.
Accommodation: Two stone cottages with spas and fireplaces. From $425 for two nights (minimum stay). 
Highlight: The Villa cottage has a commercial kitchen.