Wednesday 11th December 2019: Marking the 40th anniversary of winegrowing for Sirromet Wines, Director of Viticulture and Chief Winemaker Mike Hayes, Sirromet unveils an all new organic, vegan-friendly, wine collection representing an exciting new vision for the future.
The Tempo Verita collection encompasses Hayes’ lifelong ambition to grow wine varieties best suited to reducing the impacts of climate change.  In time and truth, the inaugural collection includes emerging European varieties Vermentino, Fiano, Lagrain, Saperavi and Montepulciano.
“We are indeed fortunate to have Mike on our team. His passion, commitment, enthusiasm and knowledge have been harnessed to produce this exciting range of emerging grape varietals” Said Sirromet Owner and Founder Terry Morris Read more
THURSDAY 27th June 2019 Sirromet Winery has appointed Mike Hayes to the new role of Director of Viticulture and Chief Winemaker. Hayes, who has worked for Sirromet as Director of Viticulture and Winery Operations since July 2018 replaces Adam Chapman as Chief Winemaker who resigned earlier this month.
With 40 years professional wine industry experience across 16 wine regions, 4 states and 2 countries, Hayes will team up with Jessica Ferguson, who has been promoted to the role of Winemaker. Ferguson has 14 years winemaking experience with Sirromet and has been promoted from Assistant Winemaker to Winemaker. Read more
WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019 Students of the Granite Belt Wine School program, presented in Tokyo, Japan by Wine Australia A+ Specialist Educator and Sirromet Brand Ambassador Minoru Numata, are welcomed by Granite Belt wineries this week. They are partaking in a special Granite Belt wine tour experience, seeing for themselves the unique qualities, history and diversity of the region.
The Granite Belt Wine School has been an initiative driven by Sirromet Winery Chief Winemaker Adam Chapman and Mr Numata San in collaboration with fellow Granite Belt wineries Jester Hill, Ballandean Estate, Hidden Creek and Ridgemill Estate. The program is designed to educate Japanese Sommeliers on the unique terroir, climate and elevation of the region, showcasing the diversity of premium wines each winery produce. Initial interest in the program has been strong with over 140 Japanese Sommeliers taking part in the program since it began in 2017. Read more
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24: Sirromet Wines of Queensland exclusively launched their home delivery USA business this week at a private exhibition held at the Beverley Hills Hilton Hotel CA in partnership with the Last Chance for Animals Gala ball.
US celebrities Priscilla Presley, Mena Suvari, Donna D’Errico, Kim Dejesus, Roxy Darr, Adrienne Janic, Bonnie-Jill Laflin, Australia’s own Nicky Whelan and Hugh Sheridan to name a few, enjoyed a selection of Sirromet’s wines at the charity event.
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Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia (‘UWEA’) announced today the inclusion of Sirromet – UWEA’s first Queensland member winery. A hand-selected collection of Australia’s premium wineries, Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia (UWEA) offer quality winery experiences based around world class wines, warm and knowledgeable hospitality and culinary excellence. Rod Hill, General Manager Sirromet Wines says: “This is a fantastic opportunity for us to expand our offering into a new state.  The Granite Belt region is producing really high quality wine, while Sirromet’s location provides easy access to both Brisbane and the Gold Coast, this makes it the perfect inclusion to a broader Queensland itinerary.” Read more
Thursday 9th August 2018: Sirromet Winery has appointed Mike Hayes to the new role of Director Vineyard and Winery Operations, based at the wineries Granite Belt vineyards. With 39 years professional wine industry experience across 16 wine regions, 4 states and 2 countries, Hayes will team up with current Chief Winemaker, Adam Chapman, to focus on vineyard management strategies further enhancing the vineyard yields and fruit quality. “I am thrilled to be joining the team at Sirromet, working with Adam to continue delivering outstanding Granite Belt wines for Australia – in fact the world to enjoy,” said Hayes. Hayes is well known and respected in the industry, holding a Masters of Viticulture, current president of the Queensland Wine Industry Association, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Queensland, wine judge at the Australian Small Winemakers Awards and recently being awarded the Australian Society of Viticulture & Oenology (ASVO) Winemaker of the Year for 2017. Read more
THURSDAY 17th MAY 2018: Sirromet Winery is excited to introduce their new executive chef, Mathew Fulford. With a fresh outlook and simple food philosophy; cooking ‘real’ food utilising seasonal, local and organic produce, Mathew is dishing up fresh new menus offering food and wine lovers the ultimate winery experience. “I am thrilled to be heading up the team at Sirromet and creating new cutting-edge dishes to complement each of Sirromet’s unique dining experiences” Said Mathew Mathew is well known and respected in the industry, having worked at Lakehouse (Daylesford), qualia (Hamilton island), Stokehouse (Melbourne) and most recently opening Matt Moran’s, Little Big House (Brisbane). Read more
Family-owned Sirromet Winery, located just 30 minutes from Brisbane, and renowned for putting Queensland wines on the map, is set to open 18 superbly appointed tents for guests who enjoy a side of ‘glamping’ with their grapes.   The new ‘Sanctuary by Sirromet,’ due for completion in May 2018, is Queensland’s first vineyard glamping accommodation experience. Its nature-based style will complement Merlot House – the existing four-bedroom open plan guesthouse situated on the Sirromet grounds – and create a unique addition to owner Terry Morris’s multi-faceted winery business.   “We have wanted to create extra accommodation here at Sirromet for some time but it needed to be something unique and in keeping with the natural surroundings,” said Sirromet owner, Terry Morris Read more
MARCH 2017 Sirromet Winery Cellar Door located at Mount Cotton is now offering dedicated Mandarin speaking winery tours. Available 1pm each Saturday and Sunday, the 90-minute experience takes visitors behind the scenes of the state-of-the-art winery facility, gaining an insight into the winemaking process and concluding with a private wine tasting of 8 Sirromet wines. The new experience is designed to further enhance the unique home delivery service currently offered by Sirromet. Established in 2012, Sirromet’s home delivery offering allows visitors to purchase wine for home delivery in country, with Chinese distributors located in Nanchang (Jiangxi Province) and Beijing. Forecasting 6000 new Chinese visitors to the winery this year, tourism is a very significant part of our export program. Since 201 Read more
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Queensland’s largest winery, Sirromet, this month released its 2015 Vintage Verdelho which has not only been heralded for its text book finish but looks set to encourage greater interest in wines from the Granite Belt region. Read more