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.
COVID-19 update 1 June 2020: We are open for wine tastings, dine-in meals, gourmet picnics onsite, takeaway wine and takeaway meals. However winery tours are temporarily unavailable as we adjust to lifting of restrictions.
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
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.