News

Great Easter at Great Western

It is fantastic to see a hive of activity once again in Regional Victoria for the 2021 Easter Break.  The Grampians region has always been a destination for this long weekend, with many families making the annual pilgrimage to our
Wineries

What to do in regional Victoria: visit Great Western

Keen for a relaxing get away and some indulgence not too far from home?  Pack up the car and head to Great Western, the wine and food village of the

What's on in Great Western Melbourne Cup long weekend?

Keen for a get away and some indulgence not far from home this Melbourne Cup long weekend? Pack up the car and head to Great Western, the wine and food

The Ian McKenzie Museum at Seppelt Wines.

Ian McKenzie played an integral role in the Seppelt property becoming one of the most well-known wineries to date. His own ‘Mckenzie Museum’ hidden beneath the earth and carved from

Halliday Highlights Seppelt Drumborg 2019 Riesling

Each year, winemakers across Australia all eagerly await the release of the highly-anticipated Halliday Wine Companion. To be recognised by James Halliday and his team of experts as having the
History

The Murton Family History

John Murton was kind enough to share with us a bit about his family history and how they helped to shape Great Western into the town it is today. The

The Ian McKenzie Museum at Seppelt Wines.

Ian McKenzie played an integral role in the Seppelt property becoming one of the most well-known wineries to date. His own ‘Mckenzie Museum’ hidden beneath the earth and carved from

Aspergillus Niger at Seppelt Great Western

The mould which blackens the walls throughout the underground cellars known as ‘The Drives’ at Seppelt in Great Western is a harmless species known as Aspergillus Niger. Aspergillus Niger has

Seppelt Wines Flashback

The Seppelt Great Western winery was founded in 1865 by Joseph Best, when he commissioned miners to tunnel underground cellars, known as the “Drives”   In 1888, following Joseph Best’s