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Ballandean Estate

The Puglisi family have been making vino here since 1931 and their estate is Queensland’s oldest family-owned and operated winery. Its standout wines including merlot, saperavi and durif, and a full-bodied fiano mor…
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Barrelroom & Larder

Massive 150-year-old wine barrels (filled with port and liqueur muscat) flank the dining room at the Granite Belt's top dining destination. Located at Ballandean Estate winery, the kitchen makes regional produce sin…
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Bent Road Wine

Switched-on oenophiles know all about this intimate winery and its smart, out-of-the-box drops. These include small batch, experimental wines and wines fermented in traditional Georgian terracotta amphorae. You'll n…
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Boireann Wines

Awarded five stars by Aussie wine guru James Halliday, Boireann grows French and Italian grape varieties, used to craft handmade, premium reds that are among the finest in Queensland. For a sip of its noted drops – …
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Jamworks of Glen Aplin

A modern, warehouse-style space, Jamworks serves up quality, produce-driven cafe grub, from poached eggs with chilli cornbread, baby spinach, sautéed mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, to apple pie and platters ($21), t…
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Brinx Deli & Cafe

Cheery, new-school Brinx 'gets it'. The coffee is excellent and the cafe grub fresh, honest and made using products from the in-house gourmet deli. Offerings range from rich brownies and tangy lemon tarts, to açai b…
Microbrewery in Stanthorpe & Ballandean

Brass Monkey Brew House

Just south of Stanthorpe is this award-winning, family-run microbrewery. Occupying a humble tin shed scattered with communal tables and a fireplace, its small-batch beers (made using local hops) are listed above the…
Winery in Stanthorpe & Ballandean

Heritage Estate

What was a brick cold store is now the atmospheric cellar door of this award-winning winery. Rated five stars by national wine critic James Halliday, its standout drops include bootleggers tawny, aged in French oak …
Winery in Stanthorpe & Ballandean

Ridgemill Estate

Friendly, four-and-a-half star Ridgemill is the only riesling producer in the Granite Belt, with a style more German than Australian. Both Ridgemill's chardonnay and saperavi are award winning, and its vineyard was …
Winery in Stanthorpe & Ballandean

Symphony Wines

Rated a five-star winery by influential wine critic James Halliday, family-owned Symphony Wines claims the highest-elevation pinot vines in Australia. Its 2018 gewürztraminer and both its 2016 reserve cabernet sauvi…