About Griffith

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Griffith was designed by noted architect Walter Burley Griffin in the early 20th century as part of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Scheme, European migrants settled in the region after World War I and II and helped build a distinctive food and wine culture.

The first vineyard was established in 1912 just outside Griffith, and the area has developed into a successful wine making region. Some of the best-known wineries with cellar doors are De Bortoli Wines, home of the internationally acclaimed Noble One Botrytis Semillon, Yarran Wines and Calabria Family Wines.

In town, browse providores such as Riverina Grove and Bertoldo’s Pasticceria for locally made delicacies and great coffee. Bertoldo’s is an institution, a family bakery since 1952.

From the irrigation scheme to wine making, explore the heritage of Griffith at two museums on the same picturesque grounds. The Griffith Italian Museum is in the Pioneer Park Museum, which spans over 30 historic buildings. For art lovers, the Griffith Regional Art Gallery has impressive collections.

The following crops are farmed in the area, cotton, rice and cereal crops and a visit to Whitton Malt House is planned.

For more information:
Visit Griffith – Griffith City Council
Visit Griffith Brochure
Griffith, NSW – Aussie Towns

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