While grapes were first planted in cooler parts of the Sunshine State more than 100 years ago, until relatively recently, Queensland was not known as a wine grape growing area. It was considered too close to the tropics and too hot to produce quality wines.
Pioneering vignerons in the regions of Granite Belt and South Burnett however, realised the potential of these regions to poroduce exceptional wines. The higher altitude provides both a stunning vistas and great growing conditions. Explore the stories, learn about the wines and join the conversation by sharing the Queensland wine communities stories with your friends.