News and Events

There is always something happening at Stanton & Killeen Wines. Stay informed and get all the latest news and upcoming events.

Tour de Rutherglen

Thursday, September 24, 2015

It's time to grease your chains and tune your bell as Tour de Rutherglen tickets are now on sale. With a gourmet lunch included, there's no better way to enjoy the spring sunshine and see our beautiful countryside.  Continue reading...

VIC100 Wine Awards

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The VIC100 Wine Awards celebrates the state's best wines with a focus on quality, regionality and diversity. A guide to the State’s best wines, the VIC100 is a wine show everyone can understand. There are no medals, no scores – just the top 100 wines of the year, regional winners and the VIC ONE – a hero wine in terms of regional style and the champion wine of Victoria. Continue reading...

Viva La Dulce Food & Wine Festival

Friday, August 07, 2015

If you live in Melbourne and surrounding regions, the Viva La Dulce Food & Wine Festival is the perfect day out. Celebrating the good things in life, there will be an array of stall holders including wine, cider, coffee, cakes and treats, honey, cheese, olives, chocolate and many more artisan producers.  Continue reading...

Easter Weekend at S&K

Monday, March 23, 2015

At special times of the year, including Easter and Christmas, we open a selection of Vintage Fortifieds at the Cellar Door to offer our customers a free, educational tasting of these fabulous wines. For some, it is an opportunity to see how their own cellared VPs are ageing and for others it is the first time they have tried them. 

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Another successful year

Thursday, October 30, 2014

We are proud to announce that 2014 was another successful year with our fortifieds scooping a range of international and Australian trophies, gold, silver and bronze medals. It is a testament to the skill, patience and dedication of the S&K team. Continue reading...

Vineyards for the Future

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Since Ruston Prescott joined the S&K team in December 2013, we have seen an amazing transformation of our vineyards. When he started, the family encouraged Ruston to implement the latest technologies, vineyard practices and management skills he gained whilst working at highly regarded wineries Levantine Hill and Voyager Estates.  Continue reading...

Melbourne Cup Retrospective VP Tasting

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Enjoy your long weekend relaxing at our cellar door whilst tasting your way through three decades of Vintage Fortifieds. It's not often we crack open a selection of our ports. This coming weekend, free of charge, we are very excited to offer the 1986, 1996, 1999, 2001 and our latest release, 2009.  Continue reading...

We’ve got something to make a racket about here at Stanton & Killeen! We have a fabulous new winemaker, Andrew Drumm, who has joined the team this week. Not only is he a skilled and passionate winemaker, Andrew has a wealth of experience in the wine industry including business management, branding and communications.  Continue reading...

James Halliday, one of Australia's most respected wine critics, has given us a spectacular review of our 2012 Tempranillo in his latest Wine Companion magazine. Continue reading...

The Prince Returns!

Monday, June 23, 2014

In 2008 and 2009, we produced a savoury, Portuguese-inspired style of red table wine in honour of sixth generation Chris Killeen (08.07.54-19.06.07), affectionately known as "The Prince of Port". Using four different varieties usually reserved for our Vintage Fortifieds, the 2008 was a blend of 30% Souzão, 26% Tinta Roriz, 22% Tinto Cao and 22% Touriga Nacional. Recent tastings have proven these Iberian varieties varieties have staying power and meld superbly to create a mouth-filling food wine.  Continue reading...

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