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2011 News

November 20 GRANITE BELT LAUNCHES NEW NATURE AND ADVENTURE GUIDE - It’s time to get outdoors! The Granite Belt launched the inaugural Granite Belt Nature and Adventure Guide today to encourage visitors to truly experience all the region has to offer.
Nov 8 GRANITE BELT’S AZJURE INDUCTED INTO QUEENSLAND’S TOURISM HALL OF FAME - azjure studio retreat on the Granite Belt has been inducted into the Queensland Tourism Hall of Fame after winning the Deluxe Accommodation category at the prestigious Queensland Tourism Awards for an unprecedented third year in a row.
Nov 1 GRANITE BELT’S BRAMBLE PATCH TURNS VINEGAR TO GOLD - Leading Granite Belt food producer and tourist attraction, the Bramble Patch has taken 11 medals at the Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart’s Fine Food awards.
Oct 24 GRANITE BELT NOW HOME TO ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S MOST LUXURIOUS GLAMPING TENTS - The Granite Belt has entered a new world of glamping (camping) indulgence with the opening of Alure Boutique Villa’s Luxury Tent.
Oct 17 ONLY 10 DAYS TO GO UNTIL THE GRANITE BELT WINE TASTING ROADSHOW TOOWOOMBA - Granite Belt wineries are getting ready to descend on Toowoomba for the inaugural Granite Belt Wine Tasting Roadshow to be held at the Empire Church Theatre on the 26 October.
Oct 12 NEW COMBINED MAP TO BENEFIT GRANITE BELT VISITORS AND TOURISM OPERATORS - Granite Belt Wine + Tourism (GBWT) and A Betterway to Print are joining forces to produce one comprehensive visitor map to reduce visitor confusion and save tourism operators valuable marketing dollars.
Oct 10 GRANITE BELT CABERNET GAINS NATIONAL ATTENTION - Granite Belt winery, Granite Ridge has been awarded 5 stars (Gold) and Queensland’s 2011 highest rated wine for their 2009 Top Block Cabernet by leading national wine magazine Winestate.
Sep 26 GRANITE BELT WINE COUNTRY CELEBRATES ITS DOMINANCE AT QUEENSLAND WINE AWARDS PRESENTATION - Granite Belt Wine Country has cemented its position as Queensland’s premium wine region after winning sixteen out of eighteen trophies and gold medals at the 2011 Queensland Wine Awards.
Sep 20 Granite Belt Wine + Tourism Announces New Committee - Granite Belt Wine and Tourism (GBWT) has announced the appointment of two new committee members, plus new management representatives for sub-committees and the Stanthorpe Visitor Information Centre.
Aug 17 GRANITE BELT WINE TASTING ROAD SHOW – WE ARE COMING TO TOOWOOMBA - Toowoomba residents can experience elevated taste next month when 18 Granite Belt wineries host a wine tasting road show event at the Empire Theatre, Toowoomba on the 26 October.
Aug 11 GRANITE BELT PRIMAVERA FESTIVAL 2011 – FOOD, WINE, CULTURE, NATURE - Lovers of food, wine, culture and nature can indulge in the Granite Belt this spring. The 2011 Primavera Festival program offers 90 days of cultural, nature-based and gastronomic experiences.
July 27 VERMENTINO AND NERO D’AVOLA JOIN GRANITE BELT’S STRANGE BIRD - The new edition of the Granite Belt’s famous Strange Bird Alternative Wine Trail guide map will be released this weekend at Brisbane’s South Bank Regional Flavours.
July 13 A GRANITE BELT MEDAL SYMPHONY - The Granite Belt’s Symphony Hill Wines took six medals and the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Trophy at the 2011 Royal Queensland Wine Show this week.
Jul 4 Maggie and Matt judge Granite Belt’s Mallow - The Granite Belt’s Mallow Organic Lamb was announced as a finalist in Delicious Magazine’s acclaimed 2011 Produce Awards last week.
Apr 6 Granite Belt Bags 24 Wine Medals - Move over Hunter Valley, Margaret River and the Yarra - this week the Granite Belt confirmed its position as on of Australia's premium wine regions
Apr 6 Granite Belt appoints new Marketing Head - The face of the dynamic Granite Belt Wine & Tourism (GBWT) is about to change, with a new marketing appointment announced this week.
Mar 18 Gold offer from the Granite Belt - The former tin mining town of Stanthorpe has not actually struck gold; but local tourist operators are offering gold to visitors who book a short break during autumn.
Mar 7 Take your taste buds on a Tour at South Bank - It is not every day you can take a walk in the park and treat your taste buds to a day out with a Master of Wine, but that’s the rare treat in store at South Bank this Sunday 13 March.
Mar 4 Granite Belt's Road to Recovery - Floods may come, droughts may go but the show goes on in the world of tourism destination marketing.
Feb 18 We’re coming to cheer you up Brisbane - Sunday 13 March, almost 30 Granite Belt wine and food producers will converge on the gardens in Little Stanley Street, South Bank.
Jan 29 We love you Queensland - Fab Feb on the Granite Bet
Jan 12 The Stanthorpe Visitor Information Centre is open for business as usual.  Due to flood conditions elsewhere, road closure information is accessible here.
Jan Tourism Stanthorpe bucks the trend - Queensland's Granite Belt is definitely open for business