Stephen’s dream realisation of being a winemaker, and his passion for firefighting meant he would always be ready to face challenges head-on.
Heritage Estate Fiano Wins 94 Points WINESTATE 2023 Fiano is a white grape variety that has been cultivated in the Campania region of Italy for centuries. It is most famously known for producing wines in the town of Avellino, where it has been grown since ancient...
Heritage Restaurant sources all fresh produce from the Granite Belt
POETs dinner has aspect covered – Adventure, Romance, Gourmet and the Best Wines in QLD. Queenslands awarding experience.
Live every hour like it’s happy hour.
Life’s simple pleasures will make you rich
Winery life is always interesting. Learn about where the wine comes from with our experiences:
Life changing for many in the audience to be in the presence of international talent.
Everyone looked stunning in special robes fit for a King. Music, wine, friends and family was the theme.
Music, wine, friends+family. 5-Senses Degustation this month welcomed special guest, Heritage Winemaker, Mr Stephen Oliver.
Thank you to Mick Power, Dan M and Paul for a wonderful music experience. Great food too.
Queensland Tourism Awards Images.
Flappers sparked a new era at Heritage Estate. Thanks to everyone, it was a fabulous night.
Brisbane Beefsteak and Burgundy Brisbane enjoy special museum wines at the Heritage Estate 5Senses Degustation Dinner, Aug 2022.
Southern Queensland Country Tourism SQCT, Tourism Events Qld TEQ and Granite Belt Networking July 2022
The mayor of The Southern Downs and Granite Belt recounted wonderful stories with humour and aplomb. A wonderful night was had by all.
Enjoyed by many, and remembered by those attending, thanks to our wonderful photographer, Glenda Reilly. Please indulge.
Every weekend, Fri, Saturday & Sunday in July,Santa’s arrival on a reindeer was a hit with all the naughty girls who loved his special Santa Balls! Singing and jokes rival the great festive fare.
Northern Rivers doctors and friends are so talented! Toe tapping, feel great music from across the border.
A treat to have our War Veterans back for the 2nd year. This was a very special group to which we treated by Blending our own Grange.
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM, Governor of Queensland, has lunch around Queensland’s first table (c1864) at Heritage Estate restaurant.
Rotary Opp Shop Ball fundraising for Stanthorpe Youth. Heritage donates $800
Beautiful Mothers of the World, relax, and enjoy the Heritage Estate atmosphere that comes alive with Jazzify and Teri Welles.
5-Senses Degustation dinner Sommelier course.
Cedar Cottage (c) 1864
Stanthorpe comes alive. Young Ambassadors are announced. Queensland’s Governor, unfortunately, cannot attend, however, a great night had by all at the Ball.
This group of friends have celebrated together from their early bowling days in Caloundra!
Winemaker’s Long Lunch and Surprise Celebrity Visit from Sophia Loren
It’s our absolute pleasure to give you some great news.
The votes are in! Heritage Estate Winery Restaurant has been awarded a Readers’ Choice for 2022!
Two Bedroom Vinters' Eco Retreat With two King bedrooms, two granite bathrooms, a granite kitchen & full lounge/dining intimate, this contemporary house has spectacular vineyard views, is flanked by an apple orchard, and is backed by rainforest. Disconnect from...
Southern Downs Regional Council organised a study/famil trip to Mudgee, NSW as a learning experience for our Granite Belt and Warwick businesses. These business owners enjoyed take-home knowledge of service, environment, offerings, and infrastructure. Questionnairs...
Harvest 5-Senses Degustation Dinner has special treats.
Heritage Estate is excited to announce Stephen Oliver as head winemaker. Our former winemaking magician, John Handy, is stepping down after an impressive 4 decades on the estate and 17 years as winemaker to pursue his own personal project. We wish him well fishing in...
It looks like another wedding party, but this Degustation Dinner begins with French Champagne in the vineyard.
Belinda is our mainstay for the live String Ensemble. Every month we enjoy the amazing musical repertoire of classical through to modern numbers.
Feel like a trip overseas? Come to the Heritage Manor Dinners, for a little bit of Scotland,…. or France, or Italy…. The atmosphere will take you to wherever you want to be.
Just like sharing dinner at the Captian’s Table of a grand ocean liner, here is your chance to dress up to the nines.
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. A massive thank you to helpers.
Fine Vintage Jazz, Blues and Soft Rock showcase the very best of great music, whilst Heritage provides fine food, awesome wines and a stunning destination on the Granite Belt. Touch of trad jazz to a happy afternoon of wine, food and song with fabulous Brisbane Band “Fine Vintage” featuring Mick Power who has been performing in QLD for the past 40 years. He has supported the Bee Gees, the Hollies and Ray Charles.
August 24 It seems such a short time ago that we finished the picking for 2021 and here we are at the beginning of spring, pruning almost complete and watching the vines coming back to life. The great thing about managing a vineyard is the way that it reconnects you...
Take your partner to that very special Black-Tie Degustation Dinner for a memorable evening, with professional photos by Glenda Riley Photography (c) included.
It’s hardly surprising that this may well be your most memborable event of the year.
Enjoy dishes like smoked Emu and Flambed Duck Egg at the 5Senses Degustation Dinners held at Heritage Estate.
Fine Vintage Jazz, Blues and Soft Rock showcase the very best of great music, whilst Heritage provides fine food, awesome wines and a stunning destination on the Granite Belt. Touch of trad jazz to a happy afternoon of wine, food and song with fabulous Brisbane Band “Fine Vintage” featuring Mick Power who has been performing in QLD for the past 40 years. He has supported the Bee Gees, the Hollies and Ray Charles, amoung others. There are only 100 tickets available so please register to confirm your spot for the next popular event.
Stanthorpe Chamber of Commerce members at our 5Senses Degustation Dinner enjoy the culinary delights.
Heritage Estate has hosted the Uke & Folk festival 2 years in a row. Here are some highlights:
Gourmet food is the main event, but don’t miss out of the other 5Senses Sensations.
Hilarious outfits with the purpose to benefit three charities. The sucess of the night is thanks to the devoted efforts of our Stanthorpe Rotarians.
A very special group; “The Legacy Ladies” who are the families of veterans who have served in war, peacekeeping and humanitarian missions.
We were thrilled to host the Italian Consul and all the staff from the QLD Italian Consulate office.
More than a dinner. More than a meal. More than just wines. Experience all your 5Senses.
Colourful food, wine and entertainment at our 5Senses Degustation Dinners.
Heritage Estate planting beautiful Pinot Gris
Our first black-tie dinner where every gentleman wore a bow tie, and none of them were black!!
Our dinners are taking shape and drawing food lovers from all over South East Queensland.
This is the evening I wore my Mother’s dress and Mother-in-Law’s broach.
Artisans show their work at GB ART on the Granite Belt, with Heritage Estate as a host location. https://gbart.org.au/vines-wines-and-artisan-ambitions-at-heritage-estate-wines/
Our inaugural Degustation dinner with Members who came as our guests.
CLUB RED & NO BAKE CHOCOLATE TART The luscious and light sweentess of Heritage Estate Club Red, matches beautifully with bitter, sweet dark chocolate and raspberries. Servings 12Ready In: 15minCalories: 610 Good For: Dinner About this Recipe The easy no bake...
FRIZZANTE & LEMON SOUFFLE The luscious and light sweentess of Heritage Estate Frizzante, matches beautifully with light, tart and citrussy Lemon Souffle. Servings 6Ready In: 45min Calories: 610 Good For: Dinner About this Recipe The Lemon Souffles can be prepared...
Exciting times at Heritage! We are planting a new block of Tempranillo. Keep following this post to see how they progress.
A visit from acclaimed travel writer Kerri McConnel has showcased the best wineries in Queensland and the Granite Belt. Heritage Estate scrubs up and Kerri polishes the story with aplomb. https://www.beerandcroissants.com/stanthorpe-wine-tours/ Kerri opens with...
A recent visit from Mira and Tony from Divine Fruits to forge a successful relationship for the future. https://divinefruits.com.au/wine-dine-in-spectacular-stanthorpe/
James Halliday 2020 results Queensland Heritage Estate in the top 8% of wineries in Australia ★★★★★ QLD 5 Star winery 4 out of 5 years
James Halliday 2020 results are out. Heritage Estate is in the top 8% of wineries in Australia and a ★★★★★ 5 Star winery 4 out of 5 years! The wines have been tasted for the 2020 Halliday Wine Companion and we're celebrating because Heritage Estate is awarded 5 stars...
Heartland Magazine have given Heritage Estate a full page editorial, available at this address, from page 45. https://heartlandmagazine.com.au/Heartland-eMag-31/index.html
Imagine our surprise when the ABC program "Escape from the City" recently featured shots of our beloved cellar door on Gallery Walk at Mount Tamborine. [video width="1920" height="1080"...
Watch this space! On Monday June 17 we are closing our Witches Chase cellar door to concentrate on providing excellent service at 119 Long Road (Gallery Walk). In the next few weeks we will add Lavazza coffee and more outdoor seating on the deck under the beautiful...
Our popular Lazy Sunday Afternoon is back on June 23 with Jon Hibbins and Pierre Sparks set to rollout covers and original pieces for a fantastic afternoon of music, wine, and food. No cover charge. Come and enjoy the ambiance of our fabulous Cottonvale Cellar door...
Heritage Estate’s first and very successful Lazy Sunday Afternoon on May 26
The Weekend Australian Newspaper/Magazine Easter Saturday WINE by JAMES HALLIDAY on Heritage Estate Granite Belt QLD
Readers of The Weekend Australian Newspaper/Magazine around the country, have been enlightened with an informative full page editorial on Heritage Estate on the Granite Belt, written by JAMES HALLIDAY. James Halliday is the country's accepted guru of Australian...
Cottonvale Merlot, the last grapes to be picked for Vintage 2019.
Bryce and Paddy Kassulke sell the Heritage Estate Wines to Therese and Robert Fenwick on March 4, 2019
As we all know 2018 and 2019 have been exceptionally dry years. Dry conditions lead to two things: reduced yield 🙁 and improved flavour and intensity 🙂
The James Halliday team featured the Granit Belt through their "On Tour with Halliday" series between the 14th and the 19th of January this year. We were thrilled to be invited to participate as one of 5 wineries chosen in the region. You can see the writeup for the...
Fantastic Jazzify afternoon enjoyed by an enthusiastic crowd on the afternoon of Sunday, November 25!