Bridgeman Downs Cellars is located 14 km south-east
of Murgon. The
property overlooks Lake Barambah
and the Bjelke-Petersen Dam
and its vineyards were established by the Brydges family in 1996.
Bridgeman Downs is a charming boutique vineyard with a
colonial-styled homestead and cellar door, acres of rolling
lawns and gardens complete with an antique barn and matching stables. The
principal grape varieties grown on the property are shiraz, cabernet sauvignon,
merlot, chardonnay and verdelho.
Grapes grown on the Bridgeman Downs estate are routinely purchased and blended
with other South Burnett grapes by local winemakers to produce specially
crafted, high quality blends. And the estate's own branded wines have
won many awards at the prestigious Queensland Wine Awards;
the Australian Small Winemakers Show and from leading Australian wine
You can visit Bridgeman Downs' cellar door from 10:00am to
5:00pm seven days a week. In addition to wine, the cellar door also
has platters of local cheeses, tea, coffee and soft drinks. Bus groups
are also welcome by appointment and there's plenty of free parking in the
Bridgeman Downs is operated by Alex Brydges and the property's wines
are produced by acclaimed South Burnett winemaker Luke Fitzpatrick.