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The Granite Belt

The Granite Belt: gourmet heaven amid a majestic landscape

The Stanthorpe region of the majestic Granite Belt is just a short drive from either Brisbane or the Gold Coast and offers a warm welcome to LGBTIQ+ visitors on day trips, weekend getaways and extended holidays. It’s the perfect destination to take in spectacular scenery and indulge in a gourmet country escape. In 1905, the …

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The Granite Belt: Stanthorpe Truffle Discovery Centre

Truffles remain hugely popular with foodies visiting the Granite Belt. The region is the only area in Queensland with a suitable climate for the underground mushroom to grow. The Truffle Discovery Centre Stanthorpe is the first truffiere in Queensland open to the public. It unearths everything truffle! Enjoy the opportunity to view truffle host trees, …

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A Taste of the Granite Belt in a glass: Tobin Wines

Tobin Wines express their origins in the rugged and majestic landscape of the Granite Belt. Adrian Tobin says, “No winemaker is gifted enough to make those wonderful flavours & aromas — all of the work happens out there, in the vineyard” Tobin Wines don’t just make wine. They grow Premium, Limited-Edition, Hand-Crafted wines. At Tobin …

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Ridgemill Estate Winery, the Granite Belt. Taste and Stay

Ridgemill Estate Winery — the Granite Belt‘s award-winning Boutique Winery and Cabin Accommodation — Taste and Stay. “Life’s too short to be serious,” Martin Cooper and Michelle Feenan of Ridgemill told QNews, “except when it comes to producing quality wine and a fabulous place to retreat.” One of the Granite Belt’s leading wineries, Ridgemill Estate …