young cherry capitalYoung is ideally positioned just two hours’ drive from Canberra and four hours’ drive from Sydney.

Young is a vibrant country town set in a diverse agricultural and horticultural region that offers a friendly rural experience.

Young is centrally located in the ‘Hilltops’ Wine and Food region, increasingly recognised for producing quality cool climate wines and foods whilst offering an authentic country experience. Widely known as the ‘Cherry Capital of Australia’ the area boasts many cherry and stone fruit orchards. Cherries were first cultivated in 1878 by the Jasprizza and Cunich families. By 1923, Young had the world’s two largest cherry orchards as well as a diverse range of other fruit being grown such as apples, figs, plums, peaches and nectarines.

From this time onwards, Young grew through the 1900′s to become the ‘Cherry Capital of Australia’.cherry blossoms in young