News and Events

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

Winter Quinta Quarterly

Friday, May 26, 2017

When writing the Quinta Quarterly, the Winter edition always feels like it comes around the fastest. Weren’t we just celebrating Australia Day? The first six months of the year is a marathon for us, but we’ve enjoyed another excellent vintage, our biggest Tastes of Rutherglen ever and bottled some great new releases, including our Jack’s Block Shiraz and Reserve Durif. Continue reading...

Jack's Back

Friday, May 26, 2017

When Jack Stanton planted a block of Shiraz in 1921, it was only a few years after he had returned from war and Australia was greeting the new decade with cautious optimism. With the help of his father - third generation winemaker John Richard Stanton -Jack established his own winery not far from the original Stanton property. Almost 100 years later, and after much patience and care in rejuvenating this very old vineyard, we have released one of our most special wines, the 2016 Jack’s Block Shiraz. Continue reading...

Visiting the Rutherglen Wine Region

Thursday, May 25, 2017

If visiting Rutherglen has been on your to-do list for some time, there are now more reasons than ever to travel to the region. With each winery offering a unique experience and plenty of great places to eat and stay, it’s a great destination to explore. Continue reading...

Tastes of Two Regions

Monday, May 22, 2017

Save the date as the winemakers of Rutherglen and the King Valley are coming to Canberra for the annual Tastes of Two Region festival on Sunday 13th August. Held at the beautiful Pialligo Estate, you can taste your way through the region's best drops and take home your favourites.  Continue reading...

Winery Walkabout 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Dust off your favourite wig or Disney character costume as regional Victoria's biggest wine festival is fast approaching. We've planned a jam-packed line up of wine, food, music and entertainment at S&K so buy your tickets soon so you don't miss out. With a fun and friendly party vibe, the Rutherglen Winery Walkabout a great way to warm up this winter, especially if your group comes in the ever popular 'onesie' theme! Continue reading...

Autumn Quinta Quarterly

Thursday, March 02, 2017

We are now into Week Four of vintage and have picked Chardonnay, Muscat (for Moscato and Sparkling Muscat Blanc) and Tinta Roriz. It’s an exciting time, and an event that culminates a year’s worth of decisions and hard work in the vineyard and winery. How much to make, yield and cropping levels, the best pruning method, which oak to buy, and what style we’re aiming for, are all questions that pop up regularly.  Continue reading...

Taking time to enjoy the good life

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

This week we said goodbye to Ros, who has been with Stanton & Killeen for over 23 years. It was with great sadness when Ros walked through the S&K gates for the last time, however, her new adventure of taking time to enjoy the good life, travel and grandparent duties to six young ones will certainly keep Ros busy.  Continue reading...

Two New Fortifieds for Your Christmas Table

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Just in time for your Christmas celebrations, we have released two new fortified wines. Whilst both are produced in the ‘port’ style, they are two very different wines expressing the distinctive seasons from which they were made. As one of the few Australian wineries to continue making vintage fortifieds, we love the versatility of these wines that no longer need to be classed as ‘after-dinner drinks’. Continue reading...

2016: A Winning Year

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

It has been a great year for Rutherglen and Stanton & Killeen with ourselves and many of our fellow wineries taking home numerous accolades in 2016. Our highlights include being shortlisted two years in a row for the Australian Producer of The Year Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition and winning five major trophies for our fortifieds, including the Best Fortified Trophy for our Classic Muscat last week at the Victorian Wines Show.  Continue reading...

Summer Quinta Quarterly

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

For the second year in a row, we’ve been shortlisted for the Australian Wine Producer of the Year Trophy at the International Wine and Spirits Competition. To be recognised for consistent quality is a great way to finish 2016, and a what a year it’s been. The weather has been superb and if it stays relatively dry and mild, the 2017 vintage will be another standout (my fingers are crossed as I’ve put my hand up again to be the cellar hand). Continue reading...

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