Rieslings from Great Western produce flavoursome, elegantly structured, spectacularly age-worthy examples, which stand confidently alongside some of the most outstanding Australian wines of this variety.
The Victorian Community Achievement Awards of 2023 provide a platform to honour and celebrate the exceptional individuals and organizations that have made a significant positive impact in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Chardonnay was one of the varietals planted in the Concongella Vineyard in the 1970’s despite the fact that cuttings were extremely hard to come by at the time. The fruit for this wine comes from an old single vineyard located in a cool sheltered site within the Great Western GI.
The White Gravels Hill Shiraz is produced from the Concongella Vineyard. There is, as the name suggests, ‘white gravels’ which lay over granite. The geology and soils of the White Gravels Hill are markedly different from the sites directly around the cellars.
The inaugural Best’s Great Western Hamill Shiraz is a proud nod to our much-loved Thomson family matriarch, Emily Grace Hamill. She was a strong-willed and determined woman whose legacy lives on as a special tribute in her memory. Here, we tell her story.
The name Hamill tells a multigeneration story of the Thomson family, beginning with Emily Grace Hamill, who married Fredrick Thomson. Hamill Shiraz is produced from the Sugarloaf vineyard, which is situated amongst the rolling hills surrounding the black ranges.
Wineries in the Grampians are set amongst stunning landscapes, with vineyards often nestled at the foothills of the majestic Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park. The combination of lush vineyards against a backdrop of rugged mountain ranges creates a breathtaking and serene setting for a wine tasting experience.
We’ve rounded up a selection of our favourite places to stay in Great Western. Choose from budget hotels and camping grounds to the more luxurious styles of accommodation. You’ll not be disappointed to discover the many best kept secrets of our little slice of paradise in Great Western.