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There is no better time to escape the city {tree change opportunity in the Grampians}

Great Western is AMAZING, surround yourself with wine, amazing food and people all with the amazing Grampians as your playground. The Great Western Enterprises currently has several position available, that might suit an amazing "Hospo Duo" with accommodation sorted!   POSITION
Wineries

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

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
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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

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