Cabernet Sauvignon is the king variety in Coonawarra and there is no shortage of wineries to find a glass, or better still a bottle to toast to International Cabernet day today. All winery producers showcase Cabernet Sauvignon at their cellar doors along our renowned Coonawarra Strip, one road with endless vines and world-class wines.
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted variety in the world and Coonawarra is one of the few regions, where free draining soils and maritime ripening conditions achieve the ultimate varietal expression. Read more.
If this day increases your interest in visiting Coonawarra, you can download the Coonawarra Wine Region Map to help you plan you visit and there’s no better time to join us than in October, when we celebrate this variety all month long. Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations commences on 1 October. Download the programme and if Golf is your thing we have the day for you. We will also be activating your senses with a not to be missed Great Australian Blend Masterclass and many wineries showcasing 10 years of Cabernet at the Cabernet Decade[nce] tasting. We look forward to hosting you in region.
Happy International Cabernet Day from Coonawarra!