Over 160 years of grape growing in the Stawell district | Digging up the past

By Stawell Historical Society
Updated October 28 2021 - 12:45am, first published October 27 2021 - 1:00am
LOOKING BACK: St. Nicholas Winery Great Western Circa 1890.

Possibly the first to plant grapevines in the Stawell district was Louis Metzger who first planted vines at his Concongella vineyard 'St Louis Vineyard' in 1861.