CHEF MATHEW FULFORD DISHES UP FRESH NEW FLAVOURS AT SIRROMET

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

PERFECTING THE ART, AS VINTAGE 2018 COMES TO AN END AT SIRROMET

TUESDAY 17th APRIL 2018: Sirromet Wines began its 2018 harvest mid-January, bringing in 8 tonnes of Chambourcin and the first 3 tonnes of the Moscato Giallo fruit from its Mount Cotton vineyard. 10 different varieties off 92 blocks from their Granite Belt vineyards followed soon after, bringing in a total of approx. 450 tonnes of fruit for the 2018 vintage. “This year we are pleased to see exceptionally high quality red fruit, in particular Cabernet, Shiraz and Pinot Noir, along with premium Chardonnay. Each exhibiting a good level of colour, acidity, flavours and regional characteristics” said Chief Winemaker Adam Chapman. “Given the location and high elevation (820m) of our vineyards in the Granite Belt, we were able to avoid much of the poor coastal weather influence and experienced an ideal growing season” Read more

AUSTRALIA’S NEWEST GLAMPING-STYLE ACCOMMODATION HELPS TRAVELLERS TAKE SANCTUARY AMONGST THE VINES

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

QUEENSLAND WINE VOTED #1 WHITE WINE IN THE WORLD

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12: It is now official Sirromet Wines of Queensland has been awarded #1 Most Voted White Wine for their 2013 Le Sauvage Chardonnay in Tasting Book’s Best Wine in the World competition 2017. Named as the world’s largest wine competition, the initial 3-month voting phase in Tastingbook.com concluded on 31st October 2017 and gathered an astonishing 1,333,896 votes from over 620,000 wine lovers and professionals from 105 countries. After the voting closed, only 180 most voted wines in six different categories progressed into the finals. The final judging took place in Helsinki on January 12-14, 2018, with a jury of wine professionals from around the world. Results were released on February 12 officially confirming Sirromet Wines 2013 Le Sauvage Chardonnay as the #1 White Wine in the World. Read more

SIRROMET REACHES OVER 900 WINE AWARDS SINCE OPENING IN 2000

SIRROMET REACHES OVER 900 WINE AWARDS SINCE OPENING IN 2000 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4: Sirromet Wines of Queensland has won Gold medals for their 2014 Le Sauvage Syrah Viognier and 2014 Signature Collection Cabernet Sauvignon in the AWC International Wine Challenge in Vienna last month, bringing the Sirromet Wines’ award tally to over 900 National and International awards since opening in 2000. “We are very proud to have reached the milestone of 900 awards and excited to see Sirromet and Queensland becoming increasingly recognised for producing premium quality wines on the world stage,” said Chief Winemaker Adam Chapman. Sirromet attributes the flavour and quality of their wines to the exceptional fruit grown in their three vineyards at 820-metres altitude at Ballandean on the Granite Belt.With over 100 hectares under vine Sirromet is the leading and most awarded Granite Belt producer.  Read more

An extended 2017 vintage comes to an end at Sirromet

THURSDAY 8th JUNE 2017: Sirromet Wines began its 2017 vintage mid-January, bringing in 9 tonnes of Chambourcin fruit from its Mount Cotton Vineyard. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay fruit from their Granite Belt vineyards followed soon after, which will be used for their premium sparkling bases, along with their white varietals of Pinot Gris and Verdelho. Harvest concluded with their Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon fruit early May bringing in a total of 525 tonnes of fruit for the 2017 vintage. “This year has seen exceptionally good quality of white fruit, in particular Chardonnay and Pinot Gris, each exhibiting a good level of acidity, flavours and regional characteristics” said Chief Winemaker Adam Chapman. Read more

SIRROMET CONTINUES TO GROW IN CHINA

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

Sirromet No Ordinary Winery

Sirromet is renowned for producing award winning wine from Queensland’s Granite Belt but the winery takes just as much care with its waste management and impact on the environment as it does with its wine production, recently relocating and installing a new $700,000 waste treatment facility on the Mount Cotton property. The new fully computerized waste treatment facility has taken 15 months to install and has the capacity to process 50,000 litres of waste per day, with a holding capacity of 350,000 litres. Read more

How Queensland’s Salad Bowl grew to become one of Australia’s elite wine regions

It was once barely considered as an artisan wine destination, but Queensland’s Granite Belt has managed to turn itself into a world-class contender, with a bout of international awards prompting visitors to flock to the region, glass in hand. Read more

A sparkling future for Granite Belt, with Sirromet’s latest Gold and Silver award wins

Queensland’s largest winery, Sirromet, has further cemented its presence on the international wine scene, taking home Gold and Silver awards at the 2016 Mundus vini International Wine Awards and Chardonnay du Monde Wine Awards. Read more
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Sirromet wins Gold and Silver at international awards show

Queensland’s largest winery, Sirromet, has cemented its presence on the international wine scene, taking home nine Gold and Silver awards at the 2015 German International Wine Show and Austrian Wine Challenge. Read more

Latest Harvest News from our winemaker

The season has now officially started. As many of you know, last month saw the harvest of the Mount Cotton vineyard which turned out to be quite a fruitful day. Read more

Star Cellar Door Awards

Sirromet Wines Cellar Door has been named Star Cellar Door in Brisbane, in Gourmet Traveller WINE’s annual Cellar Door Awards. Read more

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Sirromet’s 2015 Vintage Verdelho places Granite Belt firmly on the map

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
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Sirromet in Full Swing

Construction has completed on the state’s first Supa Golf course at Queensland’s largest winery, Sirromet. Now, open for play, the site includes a nine hole course spread over 80,000 square metres at picturesque Mount Cotton, just a short drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Read more
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Cool Growing Season & High Elevation

Cool growing season and high elevation helps Granite Belt wine region flourish for 2015 vintage. Read more