Clovely Estate is located 13 km south-east
of Murgon on Steinhardts
Road. Clovely's vineyards were established in 1997 and are the largest
in the South Burnett, covering 174ha (430 acres). Clovely Estate is owned
by the Heading family
who've been farming in the South Burnett for
more than a century.
Clovely Estate grows Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Semillon
and Verdelho grapes. The Estate also grows smaller quantities of Barbera,
Grenache, Mourvèdre, Nebbiolo, Petit Verdot and Sangiovese and is
currently carrying out small trial plantings of a number of other alternate
With both straight and blended bottlings of the above mentioned varieties,
Clovely also has a Reserve Sparkling Brut available; a Sparkling Shiraz;
two fortified wines; Tawny and Liqueur Cabernet Sauvignon; a Botrytis Semillon
dessert wine and their flagship wine; Double Pruned Shiraz. Clovely also
has their own winery which crushes up to 1600 tonnes per annum for
their own brand and also produces wines under contract for many other companies
under the expert hands of multi-award winning winemakers Luke
Fitzpatrick and Kieran Carney.
Clovely Estate's Moffatdale cellar door is open for tastings between
10:00am and 4:00pm every day. It stocks all the Estate's wines
as well as olives and olive oil produced from the companys 37,000 tree grove.
Clovely Estate also have a second cellar door at 210 Musgrave Road, Red Hill
in Brisbane (see
for more details about this).
Clovely Estate Cottage - located immediately next to the Moffatdale
Cellar Door - is a charming B&B that has 2 double bedrooms, 3 single
bedrooms (with 4 single beds) and 2 trundle beds and is capable of sleeping
up to 10 people. It's ideal for couples, groups or families.
Bus groups are also welcome by appointment and there's plenty of free
parking in the grounds.