Tipperary Estate is located 15 km south-east
of Murgon near the
Bjelke-Petersen Dam and has striking views along the Barambah Valley. Tipperary
is owned by Craig
and Pauline Gillett
It's a specialist boutique winery and its wines - which are individually
crafted using a mix of Tipperary's own grapes and premium South Burnett grapes
sourced from other local vineyards - have won numerous awards. The
principal grape varieties grown at Tipperary are verdelho, chardonnay,
shiraz and tempranillo.
Tipperary Estate's cellar door can be opened by arrangement by groups,
and intending visitors are very welcome to phone to make arrangements.
Tipperary also run periodic special events such as Wine Appreciation
Dinners or the Estate's annual Pickers Breakfast, Grape Stomp And
Luncheon (held every February). Details about these events can be found
the Estate's web site or through their Wine Club newsletter.
You can stay overnight at the Estate's Tipperary Cottage if you wish.
The Cottage overlooks the vineyards and has a Queen-size bedroom with an
ensuite. Tariffs start at $140 per couple (which includes a continental
breakfast) and $20 per extra person per night.