News and Events

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Tastes of Rutherglen 2018

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Join 19 of Rutherglen's great wineries on the 10th and 11th of March 2018 for a gourmet food and wine festival like no other. A progressive feast showing off the region's best produce and wine, where you travel from winery to winery to sample, taste and sip on the incredible flavours of Rutherglen. Festival entry is only $20 for both days. Get your friends and family together, buy your tickets, and get your taste buds ready for a truly unforgettable foodie experience!  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...

Jack's Block Lunch

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Enjoy the ultimate foodie day out with gourmet regional fare by Wodonga's best restaurant, La Maison, matched with museum release wines. Continue reading...

Great Wines Are Made in the Vineyard

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

There's no better winemaking adage than "great wines are made in the vineyard". You can do the fanciest science with the ferments and buy the best oak, but unless the fruit is in top condition once it hits the winery during vintage, it's like trying to use cheap plastic wrap...it just doesn't work. Our vineyards have been a top priority over the last few years and when Ruston Prescott joined Stanton & Killeen as our Viticulturist in December 2013, he and his team had their work cut out for them.  Continue reading...

Vintage 2016 Winemaker's Report

Friday, May 27, 2016

It was an early start to vintage, picking Chardonnay the day before Australia Day, but we had expected it so we were (sort of) ready for it. The next cab off the rank was the muscat for Moscato and Sparkling Muscat Blanc – this must be a bit of a winemaking record; we picked on the 4th February and bottled on the 9th of March! As is usual for vintage, it was days of frenetic activity as this early fruit came in, followed by a bit of a “phony vintage” lull, and then it all kicked off again. Continue reading...

Vintage 2016 Vineyard Report

Friday, May 27, 2016

The journey to harvest in 2016 proved to be a bumpy ride. Winter and spring of 2015 were both warmer than usual, with October and November giving us unusual temperature spikes 6°C above average.  Whilst many people were delighted with an early start to summer (we at least were pleased about the lack of frosts in September and October), our vineyards experienced very early flowering patterns as a result of the warmer weather.  Continue reading...

Boutique Wine Awards Success

Monday, July 20, 2015

We don't often enter our Rare Muscat and Rare Topaque in wine shows due to our very limited reserves of these 25+ year old wines but when we do, we are always thrilled to earn outstanding results for these precious wines.  Continue reading...

Portuguese Trio Museum Release

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

When we released our Portuguese Trio in 2013, it was one of the first occasions that S&K had produced table wines using our extensive selection of Iberian grape varieties traditionally used for our Vintage Fortifieds (another occasion being The Prince Reserva blend of '08, '09 and '13). After their first popular release, we stashed away the remaining cases in our museum only to be used for special releases such as dinners, anniversaries and by request.

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Port and Barrel Weekend October 4-5th

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

There are limited places left to join us for our bi-annual Port and Barrel Weekend packed full of wine, food and activities. It’s our chance to spoil you with museum release wine, delicious regional food, guest speakers all served with our welcoming country hospitality. Continue reading...

During the Christmas and New Year holidays people visiting our cellar door will have the rare chance to try a selection of our iconic Vintage Fortifieds-previously known as Vintage Ports. We are very excited to offer on tasting, without charge, a 1984, 1993, 2000 and 2008.

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