Stanthorpe, located in the Southern Downs region of Queensland is well known for its amazing vineyards. It is home to many award-winning wineries, so visiting the region for its wineries and wine tasting activities is a fabulous way to experience the region, meet the producers and sample small batch wines you’re unlikely to see in your local bottle shops. But where should they go? Here are some of the most famous wineries found in the area.
41 Hickling Ln, Wyberba
Girraween Estate Wines vineyards are located 810 metres above sea level, with their estate producing premium cool climate wines that are sold across the Granite Belt, and the world. They first planted their vines in 1948, with their most recent vines added in the 1990s—making them one of the earliest wineries in the area and a place not to be missed.
2017 Eukey Rd, Ballandean
Symphony Wines aims to become Stanthorpe’s best family- and friend-ran winery. They endeavour to maximise the terroir from their vineyards unique Granite Belt soil, and produce mind-blowing wines people can purchase worldwide.
26 Donnellys Castle Rd, The Summit
Located in a valley, Boireann Winery is home to vineyards filled with French and Italian grape varieties. Their cellar door is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday, and tourists can visit and experience one of the best wine tours in Stanthorpe.
25 Wyberba Lane off, Pyramids Rd, Wyberba
The husband and wife team of Warren and Sue have built Pyramid Road Wines from the ground up. In 1999, they moved away from the hustle and bustle of the Sunshine Coast, choosing a quieter life in the Granite Belt. Since then, they have focused on creating small wine batches of the highest quality. Nowadays, they make ten types of delicious wines, all available for purchase from their cellar door.
233 Mount Stirling Rd, Glen Aplin
Aside from excellent-tasting wines, Mountview Wines also boasts an excellent view of their vineyards, making them a popular tourist destination. The winery is one of the oldest and most historic in the district with vineyards dating back to 1921. Experience wine tasting with a view by visiting Mountview Wines today.
Why Is Stanthorpe Queensland’s Winery Capital?
The Stanthorpe and Granite Belt region is home to many wineries, making it the perfect place to enjoy a glass or two of your favourite tipple. The region is known for its colder climate wines due to its high elevation, and the rocky, granite soil makes for unique flavours so it’s perfect for enjoying a warm summer’s day. There are a number of boutique wineries in the area, producing small-batch wines that are perfect for enjoying a meal.
The Stanthorpe and Granite Belt region is a beautiful part of Australia, and it is easy to see why it is known as Queenslands premier wine region. The area is home to many wineries, producing some of the country’s finest wines. If you are looking for a place to enjoy a glass or two of your favourite wine, then Stanthorpe is the perfect destination.
However, an excellent trip to the world’s best wineries isn’t complete without accommodation like no other. Therefore, while in Granite Belt, tourists should choose to book their stay in Granite Belt Retreat. We offer pet-friendly accommodations, Stanthorpe wine tours, and more. Book a schedule today and plan what to do in Stanthorpe after.