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Cooper Creek

(ˈkuːpə)
n
(Placename) an intermittent river in E central Australia, in the Channel Country: rises in central Queensland and flows generally southwest, reaching Lake Eyre only during wet-year floods; scene of the death of the explorers Burke and Wills in 1861; the surrounding basin provides cattle pastures after the floods subside. Total length: 1420 km (880 miles)
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It's the grape of Galicia, but Coopers Creek Albarino from Gisborne in New Zealand is a contender for the prawn cocktail starter.
Prum in Bernkastel-Wehlen, Germany, Adelsheim Vineyards in Oregon, Waipara Springs and Coopers Creek Vineyard, both in New Zealand, Bird in Hand Winery in Australia, and Cline Cellars, in Sonoma, California.
There's more top claret and Burgundy too, but the approach of giving customers what they want is balanced by a carefully chosen selection of much more unusual lines that Paddy and his team hope to tempt people to try, such as a rare example of the Northern Italian white wine grape Arneis, made by Coopers Creek in Gisborne.
The occasion was last October's special adult-child deer hunt at Coopers Creek Wildlife Management Area, a huge, scenic tract in the mountains of North Georgia.
Galway-born Robert O'Hara Burke, William Wills, King and another explorer Charles Gray had left a party at Coopers Creek to push north to the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Dr Letnic's project took him from the Great Australian Bight to Coopers Creek in south-west Queensland on both sides of the dingo barrier fence.
New Zealand producer Coopers Creek Wines will launch its Aqus brand into Europe this autumn, following initial sales success in the US and Canada.
This means a significant financial benefit to Coopers Creek, the privately-owned Auckland-based winery which this year will sell 7,000 cases into the American market.
Coopers Creek, Sauvignon Blanc, Somerfield, pounds 7.