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WineFest in Queensland! Nov 17-18, 2006

dsc02073.JPGTastes of the Granite Belt Wine Fiesta 06 is a two day event. Queensland college of Wine Tourism is hosting a Black Tie dinner on the 17 November. $95 will get you 5 gourmet courses with matching wine. Reservations are essential. Call 07 4681 6333 from 6:30.

The college is also host on the 18th to the FIESTA! 10 am-6 pm $10 a person gets you a monogrammed tasting glass, food and wine stalls, musical entertainment, and an opportunity to attend a masterclass. the Masterclass is $25pp 2:30- 3:30 and will include finger food. The regional featured wine styles will be Verdelho and Viognier. Bookings essential. Queensland College of Wine Tourism is at the Corner of Caves Road and the New England Highway in Stanthorpe. see for more information.

Near by accommodation:

  • Girraween Environmental Lodge Luxury Cabins in the Girraween National park. 07 4684 5138
  • Happy Vally retreat- individual cabins 5 k from Stanthorpe-
  • Murray Gardens- cottages and motel rooms- closest accommodation to the College. 07 4681 4121,
  • Regional Tours:

  • Crisps Coaches tours and charter local wineries- 07 4861 2299,
  • Filippos Tours- wineries and special interest- $65pp pick up from accom. 07 4681 3130
  • Granite Highlands Maxi Tours-Groups and pick ups from the Brisbane area. 1800 852 969,
  • Other Regional Events:

  • Red November
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