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3 February 2020 | Best's Wines

How to get involved in Open That Bottle Night

Open That Bottle Night

Gather some friends and dust off the bottles of wine you've been saving for a rainy day. Here's all our tips on how to get involved in Open That Bottle Night.

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Time Posted: 03/02/2020 at 3:00 PM
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8 December 2017 | Best's Wines

Best Walking Trails in The Grampians

Hiking-Walking-Trails-Grampians Did you know one of the highlights of visiting The Grampians is its amazing hiking trails? The Best’s team members all have a favourite trail. Read on as they share their best hikes with you!  Continue »

Time Posted: 08/12/2017 at 11:50 AM
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8 December 2017 | Best's Wines

Places to stop between Melbourne and The Grampians

Roadtrip-The-Grampians The road trip between Melbourne and The Grampians is coloured with so many great diversions, from cafes and dining options, historic towns and landmarks and plenty of amazing scenery as you go. Here are Best’s team members’ top spots to stop along the way from Melbourne to The Grampians.  Continue »

Time Posted: 08/12/2017 at 10:14 AM
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5 December 2017 | Best's Wines

At the mercy of Mother Nature - The impact of Black Frost on our Best's Vineyards

Black-Frost-Vineyards There’s nothing like the whim of Mother Nature to remind the owners of a winery that they’re in the business of agriculture.  Continue »

Time Posted: 05/12/2017 at 1:23 PM
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9 March 2017 | Hamish Thomson

Cellar Door Project Shiraz

The question was asked, "How Do Grapes Get Into The Bottle?" The Cellar Door staff where then involved with the hands on task of making a wine from start to finish.  Continue »

Time Posted: 09/03/2017 at 11:26 AM
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13 June 2014 | Best's Wines

Best’s Patriarch Viv Thomson receives OAM in Queen's Birthday Honours

“While I’m honoured to receive the award, my wife and long-suffering family have been great contributors to the success of the business and my own endeavours. You don’t win these awards on your own. All our achievements have been a joint effort.”  Continue »

Time Posted: 13/06/2014 at 3:20 PM
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23 March 2012 | Best's Wines

Making white wine from Shiraz… it can be done: Viv Thomson’s tribute to Trevor Mast

It was with much sadness that we lost a great friend earlier in the month with the passing of Trevor Mast. Trevor was the first winemaker employed by Best’s in 1975 and a big part in building the reputation of Shiraz from the Grampians on a global scale. Here’s a short tribute from our Chairman Viv Thomson commenting on the life and times of a great friend.  Continue »

Time Posted: 23/03/2012 at 9:19 AM
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22 November 2011 | Best's Wines

Best’s Wines Announces New Winemaker: Justin Purser

Best’s Wines today announced that Justin Purser has joined the Best’s Wines’ team as Winemaker. This appointment continues the Best’s tradition of winemakers working closely with the Thomson Family to produce the finest wines that Great Western can offer. Current winemaker, Adam Wadewitz, will be leaving Best’s to pursue other opportunities in the region in early 2012.  Continue »

Time Posted: 22/11/2011 at 9:54 AM