Stanton & Killeen
Discover a creative and distinctive take on the Rutherglen wine region
The land of the Yorta Yorta People, Traditional Owners of the Rutherglen region.
Nestled in the picturesque countryside of Northeast Victoria, Rutherglen's warm climate, coupled with its fertile terra rossa soils, provides an ideal environment for grape cultivation, resulting in wines of exceptional quality and character.
Rutherglen has gained worldwide acclaim for its iconic fortified wines, particularly Muscat and Topaque (formerly known as Tokay). These fortified treasures are produced using traditional methods that have been meticulously preserved and passed down through generations. Beyond fortified wines, Rutherglen also produces a diverse range of premium table wines, including full-bodied reds and elegant whites, showcasing the region's versatility and winemaking prowess.
With its stunning vineyards, charming wineries, and a warm hospitality that welcomes all who visit, Rutherglen is a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts.
The history of Rutherglen winemaking dates back to the mid-19th century when European immigrants, primarily from Italy, settled in the region and brought with them their winemaking traditions. The warm climate and fertile soils of Rutherglen proved to be ideal for viticulture, leading to the establishment of numerous vineyards and wineries. The region became particularly known for its production of fortified wines, such as Muscat and Tokay (now known as Topaque), which gained international recognition for their exceptional quality and longevity. Over the years, Rutherglen winemakers have upheld the traditional winemaking methods passed down through generations, allowing the region to maintain its reputation for producing unique, complex, and age-worthy wines that continue to captivate wine enthusiasts around the world.
Durif, Fortified Wines, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon
3 hours North East of Melbourne