Established in 1989, Grampians Estate is a family-owned boutique winery with its cellar door on the Western Highway at Great Western. The 12 acre vineyard there has shiraz vines up to 130 years old whilst the 8 acre Mafeking vineyard adjacent to the Grampians National Park grows shiraz and chardonnay.
As the official wine sponsor of the event, Grampians Estate rewards each of the winners of all 180 races during the carnival with a bottle of its ‘Kellys Welcome Cuvee’ sparkling wine, the winner of the Gift receiving a magnum to celebrate their achievement. On Ladies Day, the first 500 ladies through the gate receive a complimentary glass of ‘Kellys Welcome Cuvee’ sparkling wine.
In conjunction with the Stawell Athletic Club, Grampians Estate has produced a Stawell Gift range of wines where a percentage of the sales return to the Club to assist in running the event each year. Currently the wines on sale include the 2009 Stawell Gift Grampians Shiraz and the 2010 Stawell Gift Grampians Unwooded Chardonnay, all locally grown and produced.
Grampians Estate is committed to supporting this iconic local event. Make sure you do the same!
For more information – www.grampiansestate.com.au.