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Amiens District - Granite Belt Winery Region - Wine, Wineries, Vineyards, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Amiens, Messines, Bapaume

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climate The Amiens wine district, which is part of the Granite Belt Region lies north Stanthorpe and encompasses the townships of Amiens and Greenlands, Messines, Bapaume and Passchendaele. Amiens is 17 km north-west of Stanthorpe along the Texas Road. The famous Granite Belt region includes the hilly area in the Great Dividing Range between the towns of Dalveen, north of Stanthorpe, and Wallangarra to the south, near the NSW border. The Granite Belt is part of the Southern Downs area in southern Queensland. The are includes a wonderful array of small villages and hamlets dotted along the New England Highway. Stanthorpe and Tenterfield in New South Wales are the major financial centres. Stanthorpe boasts hilly terrain, an open atmosphere, clean crisp mountain air, wonderful ecotourism destinations and nature reserves in addition to an variety of locally-grown fruits and vegetables, and of course vineyards and wineries. Visitors to the Granite Belt region love the four distinct seasons, the apple orchards, the vineyards and wine makers, and the very good variety of places to stay from backpacker to five-star resorts. The Granite Belt is located less than 3 hours by car from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, and is a favourite week-end, daytrip and short break destination. It is easily accessible for tourists visiting Northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland. Stanthorpe is most well renowned for its magnificent apple crop and wines, and being the coldest village in Queensland! The Granite Belt makes most of Queensland's olives, summer stone fruits and salad foods, lavender, edible seed crops, mushrooms and vegetables. You can see a list of all wineries in the Granite Belt Wineries . The local wine districts are: Glen Aplin ; North Ballandean ; South Ballandean ; Stanthorpe ; Tenterfield ; The Summit ; West Ballandean. For a tour map of the area see: Granite Belt Map. The Amiens District includes winerirs in the areas west of Stanthorpe and includes wineries near the towns of Amiens, Greenlands and Broadwater.
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