High altitude, southerly latitude and varying topographies mean that the climate of the Clare Valley is actually hard to define as it can be fairly paradoxical. Some areas of the Clare Valley show signs of being warm viticultural areas whilst others suggest that it is a cooler region. Quelltaler Winery sways towards the cooler end of the spectrum as highlighted by its ability to produce fine red wines and Rieslings.
The Clare Valley is an area of South Australia that is rich in heritage and culture. From the national parks, the old mining sites, the plentiful vineyards to the little art galleries that adorn region, there is something for all. As well as the events taking place at Annie' Lane, there are a number of regional events taking place throughout the year to give you all the more reason to come to the Clare Valley for a taste of Clare culture.