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Best's Wines Great Western

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Amazing History and great Cellar door experience

We were fortunate enough to have the time to visit the Cellar door at Bests Wines Great Western on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rowan K
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Barwon Heads, Australia
Great winery to visit

Good wine, plenty of history and character at the winery. The staff are very welcoming staff and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
838ianm
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South Australia, Australia
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Founded in 1866, Best’s is one of Australia’s oldest family owned and operated wineries. MISSION: At Best’s, we chase quality at every point and we’re meticulous in finding ways to improve at each stage of the winemaking process. All aspects of...more
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111 Bests Rd, Great Western, Victoria 3374, Australia
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All reviews self guided tour cellar door tasting room great wine friendly staff lovely visit history lesson the past years tasting area interesting tour quick visit underground cellar western victoria great atmosphere halls gap bests shiraz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to have the time to visit the Cellar door at Bests Wines Great Western on Mon 19/11. After having a pretty ordinary tasting experience at a nearby winery we are pleased to report our experience at Bests was outstanding. The Wine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rowan K
Hamish T, Cellar Door Supervisor at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rowan, thank you for your very kind comments, I have passed them onto our staff. We love having people in that love to explore both our wines and cellars, it why we come to work. Please drop back in whenever you are going past.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good wine, plenty of history and character at the winery. The staff are very welcoming staff and an underground cellar that can be walked through is worth exploring.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 838ianm
Hamish T, Cellar Door Supervisor at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming in, we love having people through who love to explore history and wine!

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We visited for some wine tasting whilst we were staying at nearby Halls Gap. There is so much history in this place. The cellar door is a beautiful old building overlooking the vineyards. I do love their wine so it was a pleasure to taste...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hamish T, Cellar Door Supervisor at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thanks for visiting Damien. We do try to keep and share the local history which is not that well known outside the area.

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We called into Best Wines to make the connection between local history and the Seppelt story; so glad we did. Friendly, knowledgeable cellar door staff who made us feel very welcome. Tasting experience was excellent. Good range of wines, we really enjoyed the Shiraz, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hamish T, Cellar Door Supervisor at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for dropping in, there is a great connection with the Best's family and the town. And thank you for your kind words and our staff love what they do and sharing it with our guests.

Reviewed 25 June 2018

A great look into the history of winemaking in the area, as well as yummy cheese platters and lots of local gourmet produce for sale. It was fun having a wander through the old cellars and seeing what things used to be like. Very gorgeous...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leah S
Hamish T, Guest Relations Manager at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you Leah for joining us and exploring the wines and the cellar. We do like to keep it as a working museum so people can imagine how it used to be done.

Reviewed 16 June 2018

A beautiful, comy and cosy winery to visit. Old sty. Old horse stable actually. Once in, you just don't want to leave. The atmosphere is amazing, and the young lady that served us was lovely and friendly. A nice warm fire was happening, and I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Hamish T, Public Relations Manager at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you for coming in on such a cold weekend, it was certainly one for the adventurous!

Reviewed 27 May 2018

I was doing Grampians tour in and around the Best Western area with my local friend and he took me for different winery tour in this area - one of them was the Best's winery which I loved. We tasted number of wines and it...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mukesh S
Hamish T, Guest Relations Manager at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi Mukesh, thanks for dropping in for a look. It's always a great pleasure to serve customers who enjoy theirs and want experience a bit of history.

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The young ladies in the tasting room were very good value. Informative and knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend time with. The tasting room itself was fabulous with their hand hewn poles and history.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Pat M
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Was invited by family members who have been here before and wasn't disappointed. Staff were very helpful in explaining the different wines and the history of the winery. You can also do a self guided tour of the cellar which is well worth it. Prices...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Hamish T, CELLAR DOOR SUPERVISOR at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi John, thank you for coming to visit us at Best's! We love sharing our place and wines with those that take the time to come and visit. We feel it's a special place and it's great to know our guests get to share and...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018

We stopped en-route and thoroughly enjoyed the really interesting tour, and the welcoming - and very knowledgable and helpful staff. They welcomed both us and our dog, and were happy to share their wines without any pressure to buy (although we did) and I'm very...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JoH5000
Hamish T, other at Best's Wines Great Western, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you for stopping, we love sharing our experience and wines, and having some fun with those that drop in. We hope the rest of your trip was just as eventful.

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Response from Hamish T | Property representative |
At last I have managed to reach you. There are a couple of places in Great Western within 2 minutes of us. Salingers Café and The Great Western Hotel. Both located on the main Highway going through town.
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