"Monarchs of the Glen

It takes a resolutely determined lot to champion a wine style that takes an entire generation to create, and a courageous spirit to continue to craft such rare wines in tiny volumes.

Towering elms line the grand entry to All Saints, a fitting prelude to an imposing castle that’s a monument to the early success of the region. The castle’s great hall was said to be the largest wine storage facility in the Southern Hemisphere when it was built in the 1880s, and the vineyard’s original 1883 basket press remains in use. A tour is a highlight of any visit to the region.

With more intricate attention to detail at every stage, the diversity of Rutherglen wines has never been more pronounced.

Home to a cheese shop and providore, All Saints Estate has one of the best restaurants in the region. A long lunch is mandatory or, better still, dinner if you arrive on a Saturday night. Sensational house-made bread is eclipsed by roast Bendigo rabbit or grilled cuttlefish with Merguez sausage."

Qantas Magazine, Tyson Stlezer, August 2013

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