The European settlement of Peel dates back to 1829, the year “Swan River Colony” was founded, Thomas Peel, brought three ships of migrants from England for the Peel Settlement Scheme. The first vineyard was established near Pinjarra in 1857. The first commercial shiraz vineyard was started by Will Nairn at Peel Estate in 1974. Shiraz remains the flagship variety of the region.
Season Rainfall: 160-280mm
Harvest: Mid Feb to mid March
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