Denmark's cool climate wine varieties are world class, award winning wines.
Denmark is considerably cooler than other Western Australian wine regions and is known for Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. Riesling and Chardonnay were the first grapes grown on Denmark soil, soon followed by other varieties. We have included a general outline of the wine varieties grown in the Denmark Region.
Denmark's wineries are as diverse as the natural surroundings, unique, pleasing and refreshing. There is also a wonderful range of accommodation you'll be sure to find somewhere that to relax and enjoy your stay in the Denmark Wine Region.
Visiting Denmark, Western Australia
Denmark is beautifully set in tree covered hillsides along the Denmark River and the Wilson Inlet. The environment and National Parks are beautiful to behold, the beaches are pristine and simply divine... as is the WINE!
Denmark Wineries & Vineyards, Western Australia
Denmark's wine history: Riesling and Chardonnay were the first grapes grown on Denmark soil, soon followed by other varieties.
Within 50 years the area became a wine region of importance... read more about Denmark's Wine History.*
History of Wine:
There is evidence of man cultivating wild grapes to make wine dating as far back as the Neolithic period, traditionally considered as the last part of the Stone Age.
Wine has a rich history dating back thousands of years, with the earliest known production occurring around 8,000 years ago on the territory of modern-day Georgia.
Other notable areas of wine production have been discovered in Greece and date back to 4500 BC...
Read more about the History of Wine