Pyramids Road Wine

Warren and Sue, a husband and wife team, began their Stanthorpe vineyards in 1999. Inspired by a change in life style and leaving the busyness of the Sunshine Coast behind, they headed to the Granite Belt for a tree change.
Determined to be hands on, they hand planted each vine and proceeded to care for them as young babies. They quickly learnt the peaks and troughs of farming life experiencing some very dry years when the vines were young. Irrigation practices changed to give the vines less water and enable them to grow deep roots to find their own water supply.

The winery came together with a few pieces of necessary machinery. A crusher, basket press, a couple of barrels, stainless tanks and hey presto – a winery is born. Over the years, the equipment wish list has grown and they’ve purchased a new air bag press to process the whites.
The old packing shed which dates back to the 1930s was slowly transformed into the current cellar door. Officially opened in 2003 with only 4 wines in production, they now produce 10 wines across a number of styles.

The focus has always been on the production of small volumes of hand made wines. All the wines are hand crafted on the premises. Small batch production means most operations are hands-on – from pruning, training, picking in the vineyard to basket pressing, bottling and labeling in the winery.

In the early days, all the wines were made from estate grown fruit. In recent years, they have purchased small parcels of locally grown fruit to supplement their production. The Verdelho and Chardonnay comes from a variety of vineyards in the Ballandean district.