There are so many reasons to visit the Granite Belt! Experience the perfect mix of stunning natural places, four distinct seasons, fresh regional food, locally-made wine and the opportunity to taste a slice of our life in the country.

A warm welcome is waiting for you at the friendliest cellar door

We’ll make sure your Ballandean Estate experience is unforgettable.  Five generations of Puglisi wine pioneers are gathering our storytellers, opening our cellars, and unlocking our fine wine collection.

We are open daily from 9am to 5pm

Visit 354 Sundown Road Ballandean QLD 4382

Call (07) 4684 1226

A great day awaits at Ballandean Estate

Step inside Ballandean Estate’s rustic cellar door and take a wine flight. We invite you to make yourself at home and explore our premium cool climate wines.

Cellar door

Wine flight


Opera in the Vineyard


What's On

Getting here

Start planning your adventure today. Australia’s highest altitude wine region is home to great wineries, food, relaxation and escape. We invite you to visit the Granite Belt today, and immerse yourself into the birthplace of Queensland wine. It’s an easy escape from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast or the Gold Coast:

  • 2 hours’ drive south-west from Brisbane and
  • 5 hours’ drive south-west from the Gold Coast
  • 2 hours south from Toowoomba

To plan your journey, check out RACQ’s easy to use trip planner.

Savour the country

Along the Granite Belt's Strange Bird Wine Trail

Top things to do when you visit the Granite Belt

It’s not just our fine wine that puts the Granite Belt on the map — we have a bounty of local produce, breathtaking national parks, the largest granite rocks in the county,  hiking, cycling, fields of wildflowers and boutique bush accommodation. Think rolling hillsides lined with vineyards, artisan cheese producers, olive groves, picking your own strawberries and enjoying luscious desserts, and orchards growing apples, pears, plums and peaches. Here’s what we recommend when you visit the Granite Belt.

Strange Bird Wine Trail

Rare & alternative

Girraween National Park

Hiking & wildlflowers

Truffle Discovery

See, smell, taste

Granite Belt Christmas Farm

Trees & treats

Luxury Glamping

Chill at Alure

Luxury wine tour

Indulge & explore

Sutton’s Apple Farm

Life-changing pies

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