Riverina Local Produce
The Riverina is the largest wine producing region in NSW and is famed for its bottles of botrytis semillon. The area’s rich soil and agricultural history make it a fantastic destination to sample great produce, especially nuts, citrus fruits, licorice, rice, cheese and salami.
The Riverina stretches across diverse landscapes, from rolling hills and lush valleys to the striking plains of the outback. The region is well-known for its fertile farmlands, food and wine, and eclectic mix of cultures. Explore the region’s many attractions such as heritage trails, parks and natural water features.
Visit New South Wales’ largest inland city, Wagga Wagga. The town is the cultural centre of the region and is home to the Museum of the Riverina and the Riverina Theatre Company. The cosmopolitan city of Griffith is at the heart of the Riverina’s famed food and wine reputation with seas of vineyards and some of the region’s best-known wineries such as De Bortoli’s and Casella. Nearby, admire Leeton’s great art deco buildings and witness the small town come to life during the biennial Sunrice Festival.
The town of Lockhart is classified by the National Trust and is home to many native Australian birds that can be seen in the Tootool Wetlands. Follow the Bundidgerry Walking Track in Narrandera for a chance to spot native wildlife such as koalas and kangaroos. Discover Junee’s rail heritage and indulge in various sweet delights at the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory.
The town of Coolamon is renowned for its production of wheat, canola, barley, oats and other cereal crops. Explore the easy walking tracks in the Kindra State Forest or venture on the Ganmain's Murumbang Interpretive Nature Walk. Visit the popular town of Cootamundra, the birthplace of Australian cricket’s greatest batsman, Sir Donald Bradman, and check out Bradman's Birthplace Museum.