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James Busby returned to Australia with a large collection of grape types from France and Spain.

1833 - James Busby returned to Australia with a large collection of grape types from France and Spain.

James Busby returned from France and Spain with a large collection of grape varieties, including the majority of classic French grapes as well as a decent range of fortified wine grapes. Queen Victoria was sent wine from the Adelaide Hills in 1844, although there is no proof that she ordered any.

 

 

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