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16 March 2021 | Best's Wines

Revealing the new Great Western Wine and Heritage Cycling Trail

The Great Western Wine and Heritage Cycle Trail is a unique wine trail designed for two wheels. The cycle route connects the three major wineries in Great Western, including Best’s Wines, and is tailored for wine connoisseurs, nature lovers and history buffs. Follow it to explore Great Western’s world-class wineries and stunning landscape, uncovering the region’s rich history along the way.  Continue »

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4 March 2021 | Best's Wines

Where to stay and eat in Ballarat

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Ballarat, the Victorian city built on gold, is a travel hub for its wealth of places to eat, drink and stay, plus things to do and see. It’s a gold-rush town full of grand Victorian-era architecture and if you are visiting our Cellar Door, we recommend exploring Ballarat, which is just over an hour’s drive from our home in Great Western.  Continue »

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4 May 2020 | Best's Wines

Takeaway Food and Drinks – Supporting our Local Businesses

As we all navigate our way through this COVID-19 pandemic, there are plenty of ways we can help to support our local businesses to keep going through the tough times, plus give us all the occasional well-earned break from home cooking! Here’s our guide to takeaway and home-delivery services for food, wine and more in and around the Grampians.

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26 February 2020 | Best's Wines

Best places to eat around Halls Gap, Ararat and Stawell

The northern section of the Grampians region has plenty to lure visitors, quite apart from its outstanding natural charms and historic shiraz vines. Here, you’ll find the Great Western subregion, bordered by the goldmining towns of Halls Gap, Stawell and Ararat, and home to Best’s Wines. Travellers come to explore the wonders of Grampians National Park, to taste superb reds and enjoy warm hospitality. The Best’s team likes to get out and about for a meal, a drink or a coffee with the best of them, so here’s our insider guide to the places we love.

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23 January 2020 | Best's Wines

Best Restaurants around Queenscliff

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Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula is nothing short of breathtaking. A popular day trip from Melbourne with a museum to explore, spectacular views out across Port Phillip Bay and top-notch places to stop, relax and refresh. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants in Queenscliff and along the Bellarine Peninsula to discover on your travels. Whether your destination is Point Lonsdale, Barwon Heads or Drysdale, here’s our local foodie tips to enjoy

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20 January 2020 | Hamish Thomson

Top Melbourne Wine Bars

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The Melbourne wine bar scene is diverse and there are so many options to choose from. Here is a list of our favourite Melbourne wine bars to help you find a new venue to enjoy a glass or two of fine wine.

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28 August 2019 | Best's Wines

Top Sydney Wine Bars and Restaurants

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The Emerald City is blessed with abundant natural attractions – that Harbour, that coastline, those parks. But good looks aren’t everything (even in Sydney!) and the NSW capital has long boasted a dynamic wine and food culture. From tiny bars to the iconic and special-occasion restaurants, discover a dazzling array of cuisines and seriously good wine lists compiled by committed and knowledgeable sommeliers. There’s loads to discover in Sydney.

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22 August 2019 | Best's Wines

Eating out in Horsham: Our Local Guide

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We’re often asked by visitors to Best’s for our tips about the best places to eat in the local area. Many people travelling through the Grampians also stop off in Horsham, only an hour’s drive from Best’s cellar door. Horsham is the largest town in the Wimmera district, a major historical regional centre situated about halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne on the Western Highway.

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8 August 2019 | Best's Wines

Best Wine Bars in Brisbane

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Wine, glorious wine! There’s no denying our love for wine bars – the swanky hotel ones, the ones down alleyways behind secret doors, the hipster ones that serve tipples while perched upon milk crates and cushions – they are an ideal way to sample a range of fine wine. In Brisbane especially, with its romantic sandstone architecture and intoxicating endless summer vibes, the love of the grape experience can be found in almost any direction you turn, with passionate restaurateurs and sommeliers ready and willing to impart their thirsty wisdom. From reds to whites and everything in between, Best’s Wines are popping up in venues all around this beautiful town. So here is a snippet of the Best Brisbane restaurants and wine bars (pun intended) where you can sip, swill, pontificate and ponder life over a glass or two of fine wine.

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Hamish Thomson
 
22 January 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Geelong’s top wine bars and restaurants

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Our team is often out and about in the local Geelong area, where there are many long-term supporters of Best’s Wines. So we’ve done the hard work for you and unearthed some hidden treasures!

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