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2015 Top Ten Darkhorses

Ballandean Estate has been listed by leading wine expert James Halliday as one of Australia’s Ten Dark Horses of the Wine Industry.

Iconic Ballandean

wines that truly represent the flavours of the region.

The production of quality, boutique wines that express the unique characters of the Granite Belt in Queensland is what keeps the Puglisi family enthusiastic and innovative.

Ballandean Estate blends the history of their four generations with modern winemaking methods that results in a remarkable wine experience.


A Tourists Place to Be

Ballandean Estate Wines has plenty to offer and is open 9-5 everyday except Christmas and Good Friday.  In our spacious and comfortable tasting rooms you will find the friendly and knowledgeable staff to ensure your visit is one to remember.  Tours are 11am daily. The relaxing and award winning Barrel Room produces outstanding Modern Italian cuisine and is a Granite Belt dining experience you will never forget.


 ........Since 1932 our family has produced wine from our vineyards in Ballandean for the enjoyment of Australian & International wine lovers. We are exceptionally proud of our contribution to the unfolding story of the Granite Belt Wine Region.  The future of the Granite Belt as a successful Australian Wine Region is in the hands of many talented professionals & our future generations will continue to be an integral part of the story  Angelo Puglisi


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So Many Experiences

Opera in the Vineyard and Stanthorpe Rocks are two of the largest annual regional events on the Granite Belt.

Opera In the Vineyard is a charity event held on the first weekend in May each year in the spectacular vineyards of Ballandean Estate Wines.   The event is one of South East Queensland's premier cultural events, and the jewel of the Granite Belt's social calendar. Opera in the Vineyard provides an intoxicating mix of music, wine, food and an unforgettable time. 

Stanthorpe Rocks, held in November each year, celebrates the best of Australian music, food and wine.
Since 2013, Ballandean Estate has played host to fantastic Rock Bands including Russel Morris, Daryl Braithwaite, Mental as Anything, Jo Camilleri and 1927. Incorporating an International Food Village and Chill Zone, there is something for all at Stanthorpe Rocks.

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