Lenswood Wine Sub-region
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Lenswood Wine Sub-region

Lenswood sub-region
Wine region
TypeAustralian Geographical Indication
Year established1998.[1]
Part ofAdelaide Hills[1]
Heat units1422[2]
Precipitation (annual average)1,020 mm (40 in)[3]
Soil conditions'loamy with sub-clay soils'[4]
Total area66.6 square kilometres (25.7 square miles)[4]

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


  1. ^ a b c "Lenswood (AGI)". Australian Grape and Wine Authority. 2014. Retrieved 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, archived from the original (PDF) on 11 November 2014, retrieved 2014
  • Halliday, James (23 October 2012), James Halliday Australian wine companion : the bestselling and definitive guide to Australian wine (2013 ed.), Richmond, Vic. Hardie Grant Books (published 2012), 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

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