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Ballandean Estate Wines

Ballandean Estate Wines Review

Just south of Glen Aplin is the town of Ballandean, home to award-winning Ballandean Estate Wines, the oldest family-owned and -operated vineyard and winery in Queensland. The first grapes were grown on the Granite Belt site in 1931, and the tasting room is the original brick shed built in 1950. The Barrel Room Cafe behind it—with massive, 125-year-old wooden barrels lining one wall—serves modern Italian light lunches and coffee. There are 45-minute tours of the facility daily at 11 am.

Updated: 01-15-2014

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