Australia is also known for its wine regions and for the quality of its wines. The vine arrived in 1788 to what is now the centre of Sydney, and from there it spread throughout the country to make Australia the sixth largest exporter in the world. In fact, Australian Shiraz is one of the most reputed in the world. The main characteristics of the wine of this country are that they are fruity, have a full body and an intense flavour. The best place to enjoy them is New South Wales, where there are many wineries located in Hunter Valley, Mudgee or Queensland. Although the largest plantation in the country is in Murray River Valley, in Victoria. In large cities, you can find a variety of local wines in many of the specialized stores or in the supermarkets themselves. If you are in Canberra do not miss a visit to the Old Bus Depot Markets of Canberra, where you will have the opportunity to taste a variety of wines and buy the ones you like the most.