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Celebrate National Sparkling Shiraz Day

Wednesday 20 June 2018 is National Sparkling Shiraz Day. And what better way to celebrate, than with a bottle of our award-winning 2014 Rutherford Sparkling Shiraz! Released in 2017, this is an excellent vintage boasting two gold medals to its name along with lots of flavour, colour and elegance. Pop it in the fridge to…

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Funding for cellar door expansion

Grampians Estate has been successful in gaining funding in round two of the state government’s Wine Growth Fund. The funding will support an expansion and renovation project at our Great Western Cellar Door which will see 100sqm of space added to the winery including 75sqm indoors and 25sqm outdoors. The renovated space will include a…

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May-be it’s time for a Grampians Grape Escape

Victoria’s longest running wine and food festival is on again from 5-6 May. The annual Grampians Grape Escape will showcase some 30 wineries (including us!), as well as cooking demonstrations, masterclasses, music, gourmet food, the Barrique Auction, grape-stomping, and lots of fun for the kids – it has it all. Grampians Estate has been exhibiting…

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Top crop for new vintage

An exciting new vintage is underway at Grampians Estate, with three tonne of chardonnay grapes picked last week for a new sparkling Blanc de Blanc. More than 500 litres of juice was extracted per tonne of grapes, which will create around 2,000 bottles of quality sparkling. The wine makers at Grampians Estate adopt the ‘methode…

Awards continue for Grampians wine

19 Oct 2017 – Royal Melbourne Wine Awards The soon-to-be released 2016 Grampians GST (Grenache Shiraz Tempranillo) has bought home a gold medal from Australia’s premier wine awards. This made it eligible for the prestigious Jimmy Watson Trophy. We missed out on the big one, which was won by a similar wine Turkey Flat 2016…

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Halliday rating remains ‘5 red star’

The recently released 2018 James Halliday Wine Companion has continued its ‘5 red star rating’ for Grampians Estate putting in the top 8% of wineries in Australia. To achieve this rating, wineries need to have a minimum of two wines over 95 points for three years in a row. These wineries are described as an “outstanding…

Cowra Wine Show Success

Two trophies and a top Gold. In a first for the Grenache, the 2015 Grampians Grenache won the Trophy for Best Dry Red – Other Variety. This class of 42 wines included Tempranillo, Sangiovese, Malbec, Mataro, Cab Franc, Barbera, Petit Verdot and various new varieties. Prior to the 1960s, Grenache was the most popular planted…

Volume 16 – December 2011

New labels, a new wine and a new website The Grampians Estate Sparkling range is now complete—three quality Grampians wine with a new label style. James Morton of James Design in Richmond was commissioned to come up with a range of labels which would differentiate the sparklings from the table wines, whilst retaining the links to the artworks. Initial feedback has been extremely positive, the three wines…