Lenswood wine sub-region

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Lenswood sub-region
Wine region
Type Australian Geographical Indication
Year established 1998.[1]
Country Australia
Part of Adelaide Hills [1]
Heat units 1422[2]
Precipitation (annual average) 1,020 mm (40 in)[3]
Soil conditions ‘loamy with sub-clay soils’[4]
Total area 66.6 square kilometres (25.7 square miles)[4]
Comments 2004

Lenswood wine sub-region is a wine sub-region located around the town of Lenswood in South Australia within the Mount Lofty Ranges to the east of the Adelaide city centre. The sub-region received appellation as an Australian Geographical Indication (AGI) on 16 October 1998.[1] The sub-region is part of the Adelaide Hills wine region and the Mount Lofty Ranges zone.[5]

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Citations and references[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Lenswood (AGI)". Australian Grape and Wine Authority. 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  2. ^ Davidson,2004, page 23
  3. ^ Davidson,2004, page 20
  4. ^ a b Davidson,2004, page 69
  5. ^ Halliday, 2012, pages 52-53


  • Davidson Viticultural Consulting Services (2004), Adelaide Hills Wine Region Profile (PDF), Davidson Viticultural Consulting Services, retrieved 11 November 2014
  • Halliday, James (2012), James Halliday Australian wine companion : the bestselling and definitive guide to Australian wine (2013 ed.), Richmond, Vic. Hardie Grant Books, ISBN 978-1-74270-306-0

Coordinates: 34°55′06″S 138°49′57″E / 34.91822°S 138.83261°E / -34.91822; 138.83261