Vineyard

Liquid gold to flow on the Granite Belt: Sylvaner at Ballandean Estate

Ballandean Estate’s world-class Sylvaner is set to make a splash on the international stage yet again as this dry summer is delivering optimal growing conditions for a temperamental Strange Bird variety. This decadent dessert wine has had international wine judges raving since 1985, with 15 trophies, 7 gold, 22…

50 years of Shiraz vineyard party at Ballandean Estate

Our Shiraz Vineyard Party was a soiree to remember. Fifty years since the first wine grapes were legally planted on the Granite Belt—at Queensland’s oldest operating winery—now THAT’S worth celebrating!

Over 230 guests gathered to revel in the vineyard overlooking the Opera Block Shiraz vines, planted 50 years ago…

Ballandean Estate Celebrates 50 years of Shiraz with the Father of Queensland Wine

2018 marks 50 years of Shiraz plantings on the Opera Block vineyard at Ballandean Estate, Queensland’s oldest family-owned and -operated winery. 

Estate founder Angelo Puglisi had a vision to develop a viable and sustainable commercial wine industry in the Granite Belt region, and in 1968, he planted a…

Ballandean Estate launches At Our Table, an Eat Local, Drink Local initiative

Ballandean Estate Wines continues to innovate with its latest visitor offering, At Our Table, an intimate look behind the scenes at Queensland’s oldest family-owned and -operated winery on the Granite Belt.

“Our family has been making wine on our Granite Belt estate since 1932, and we saw a…