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10 tips on how to Start your Wine Collection

1. Not all wines will cellar for a long time.  Many wines are produced as ‘drink now’.  We suggest you read the label and the winemakers tasting notes and look for their cellaring suggestions.  You will often see phrases like,
Wineries

Seppelt Wines

A visit to the Grampians is not complete without a trip to the region’s original winemaking pioneers at Seppelt Great Western. Open seven days a week, experience the beauty

Grampians Estate Winery

Grampians Estate has emerged as one of the Grampians region’s premier boutique wineries. With its elegant cool-climate shiraz and sparkling shiraz leading the way, the winery produces a wide

Miners Ridge

Nestled on a gentle ridge in the foothills of South Western Victoria’s Grampians region, Miners Ridge Winery is home to some of the region’s finest wines. It’s

ATR Wines

By combining global winemaking experience with a regional flavour, ATR is bringing a bold and pioneering winemaking approach to the cool-climate Grampians. Breaking the mould with cutting edge blends from
History

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

Great Western - A Wine Village with 23 Hotels

From very early gold mining days, the little village of Great Western has had an extensive association with hotels and wineries. Even though Great Western is known as the wine

Did you know that Great Western almost lost its name?

The amazing volunteers at the Stawell Historical Society have stumbled across a very interesting article, dated the 7th July 1904 that was published in the Stawell News. This amazing piece

History: Great Western was once home to 23 hotels

From the very early gold mining days, the village of Great Western has had an extensive association with hotels and wineries.   Affectionately known as the Wine Village, many hotels also