Griffith is the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and is one of the largest wine and vegetable production areas in Australia. Walter Burley Griffin, a landscape architect from Chicago, designed the town of Griffith and was later responsible for the urban development of Canberra. Griffith is renowned for its Italian heritage, fine wineries and orchards.
Visit the famous wineries of the region including De Bortoli Wines, McWilliam’s Hanwood Estate, Melange Wines, Westend Estate Wines and Berton Vineyards. Griffith is also home of the Casella Yellowtail range of wines.
The Pioneer Park Museum features restored buildings from the early 20th century. Walk the Two Foot Tour of town and see its historic buildings or explore the new City Park. For outdoor enthusiasts Lake Wyangan offers camping, sailing and fishing. The annual festival, La Festa, is held every Easter and celebrates food, wine and cultural diversity.