Area Profile

Clare

Clare is one of Australia’s oldest wine regions, best known for Riesling wines. It lies in the Mid North of South Australia, approximately 120kms north of Adelaide. The valley runs north-south, with Horrocks Highway as the main thoroughfare. The Clare Valley Region today hosts a vibrant, diversified rural community and economy. The delightful rolling hills create beautiful landscapes, dotted with wonderful stone buildings. Notable among the nearby ranges are the Skilly Hills. The Region attracts many discerning tourists, both domestic and international, who delight and relax in the friendly environment. Major attractions include the unique, boutique wineries and cellar doors, treed landscapes that can be easily accessed on The Riesling Trail, the fine stone buildings and homes, and the excellent local cuisine. Regular markets create opportunities to mix with the locals and immerse yourself in unique activities.