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Hill of Promise Estate

Address:8, Mango Hill Drive, Childers QLD 4660

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Name: Terry and Mary Byrne

Phone: +61 7 4126 1311

Fax: +61 7 4126 1311

Mobile: 0428 796 055 (Terry) 0408 875 305 (Mary)

Free call: 1800 816 020

Email: mangohillcottagebb@bigpond.com

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Details:Opened February 2003, Hill of Promise Estate is a family owned and operated boutique winery and cellar door nestled in the heart of the Isis District. Located on the Bruce Highway just 4 kilometres south from Childers, we are half way between Brisbane and Rockhampton, 30 minutes from Maryborough and Bundaberg and 40 minutes from Hervey Bay. Our grapes are hand-picked and our wines are made in the traditional Old-world way utilising the natural wild yeasts of the vineyard.

The cellar door offers a truly personalised wine-tasting and sales experience.

Bed and breakfast accommodation is also available on site with two cosy, semi self- contained timber cottages.

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Established: 2003


>>Chardonnay 2002, 12.3% Alcohol. An unwooded Chardonnay, light and crisp with hints of green apples and bouquet of Alyssum.

>>Chardonnay 2003, 12.4% Alcohol. An unwooded Chardonnay, crisp and fresh with tones of orange blossom on the nose and with herbaceous notes of green pea and corn on the palate.

>>Two Fat Frogs Semillon 2003, 12.3% Alcohol. Crisp and zingy with nuances of gooseberry, kiwifruit, citrus and paw paw.

>>Verdelho 2003, 12% Alcohol. Crisp, fresh and herbaceous with hints of asparagus.

>>Beausite 2002, 12.5% Alcohol. A blend of Chardonnay/White Muscat - A Semi Sweet White with notes of fresh ginger.

>>Beausite 2004, 12% Alcohol. A blend of Chardonnay/White Muscat - A Semi Sweet White displaying soft citrus tones.

>>Ella's Pride 2003, 11.6% Alcohol. A blend of White Muscat/Chardonnay - A softly perfumed and light fruity Sweet White.

>>Rosa Luna 2004, 9% Alcohol. This rose is a blend of white and red Muscat. Light and refreshing with tones of rose, strawberry and white peach.


>>Red Velvet Merlot 2002, 16.7% Alcohol. Aromatic and lightly-oaked, this is a big, bold fruity red.

>>Uncle from Horton 2002, 11.4% Alcohol. A light-bodied blend of Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon, this Semi-Sweet Red is fruit-driven with a soft oak backbone

>>Nanna Gelso, 12.3% Alcohol. A red blend of Cabernet-Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot. This marriage of rich ripe grapes creates an aromatic sweeter-style red.

>>Three Right Hands Port, 19% Alcohol. A rich, full-bodied port aged in American and French oak to produce wonderfully complex flavours and echoes of fruity Christmas cake.

>>Noble Jim, A botrytis White Muscat 17% Alcohol. An elegant White Muscat with a bouquet of Eucalypts in full-bloom and long refreshing citrus-fruit characters that linger on the palate.

Winemaker: Terrance Byrne

Opening Times: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays 10.00am - 4.00pm At other times by appointment. Mail order: PO Box 66, Childers QLD 4660

Any Other Information:

***Grape to Glass Winery tours with the Winemaker. Small Groups with prior phone bookings essential.

***Taste, Talk and Tuck-in Spring and Summer Sunday Barbeque Lunches with the winemaker commencing September 2005 Bookings on Friday or Saturday essential.
***Pickers Platter or Gourmet Vintners Cheese Platters available on weekends.

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