Premium quality hardcover book
Pemberton Wine Region is emerging as an Australian premium cool climate grape growing region. About four hours drive south of Perth, Pemberton lies between the Margaret River and Great Southern Wine Regions.
Pemberton Wine Region is unlike any other wine region within Western Australia. It embraces three national parks. A fourth park creates a border with the Southern Ocean. This gives the grape growing region its maritime climate. There a numerous forested hills and valleys. These give rise to many small creeks and brooks. Many are tributaries to the major Donnelly and Warren Rivers.
Pemberton wine region is dominated by karri forest, one of the largest eucalyptus hardwoods in the world. Its forests, rivers, hills and valleys create a pristine environment in which to grow premium quality grapes. The distinctive varietal expressions captured by wine-makers of the region are in essence capturing an expression of this stunning landscape.
Pemberton Wine Region explores that landscape and provides a snapshot of the wine industry’s relationship with it. The book also captures the optimism of this emerging wine industry. The photographs serve as a record to vibrant and diverse vineyard activities. There are yacht races on vineyard dams, showjumping in the vines and truffle farms.
Consequently the photographs provide a sense of provenance and a sense of place that is uniquely Pemberton. It serves as a quality memento for all those who travel through the region and who are inspired by its natural beauty.
A pictorial collection of wine making and the environment
Pemberton Wine Region is the first premium quality publication to record the growth of an emerging wine region in Australia’s south west. It is also a tribute to the extraordinary beauty of a region. The book’s generous layout allows the viewer to appreciate the natural environment of the region. Indeed it is these very characteristics of environment, soil, topography and climate that impart distinctive regional flavours. Pemberton Wine Region is a visual celebration of this wine region’s unique terroir.
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