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Welcome to Crane Wines

Crane Wines is a small, visitor friendly, family owned and operated boutique winery, B&B accommodation and vineyard. The grand old colonial homestead, and the quaint rustic cellar door are perched high on the Booie Range, with breathtaking views east over the valley. Cranes is situated just 10 kms from Kingaroy in the beautiful South Burnett region of South East Queensland (map). With an elevation of close to 600 metres, and with warm days and cool nights, the climate is always several degrees cooler than Brisbane, and without the humidity of our steamy capital.

Crane Wines and Kingaroy are less than an hour by car to the majestic rainforests of the Bunya Mountains, and only an hour to the northern end of our South Burnett Wine Trail, the Bjelke-Petersen Dam and Lake Boondooma, and so it makes perfect sense to base your self here in Kingaroy while you explore the many and varied attractions of the South Burnett region.

Cranes was the very first winery to open it’s doors in this young but growing wine region, and so can rightly claim the distinction of the “South Burnett’s Premier Winery and Cellar Door”. We offer visitors
“a wine to suit all palates”, in sweet, dry, sparkling and fortified wine styles. Many medals and trophys have been won over the years. On most days the winemaker is the fellow behind the counter in the cellar door,(or his other half), and is they are happy to answer all the questions about winemaking you have always wanted to ask. Dylan, the winery’s greeting dog will meet you, tail a-wagging, in the car park and escort you to the cellar door (where he will either rub against you for pats, or roll on his back for tummy scratches).

At the Cellar Door wine lovers are offered a taste of our current range, while non wine drinkers browse the large range of home made jams and chutneys and other tasty treats, and try some of the popular vegetable based moisturisers made on the property. Visitors are welcome also to relax on the porch, enjoying their choice of wine with one of Crane’s legendary gourmet platters, while watching the wrens and finches playing in the gardens.

So, come enjoy our warm country hospitality, stay in our B&B, sample our wines and take in the breath taking beauty of the South Burnett region. You’ll be so glad you did!

Cheers for now, and we hope to see you here at Crane’s soon.

Bernie & Judy Cooper


Generally we are open every day of the week from 10:00 am till 4:00 pm. Exceptions are as follows: Closed Anzac Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day. Closed for the whole month every FEBRUARY and NOVEMBER

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Crane Wines Closed February 2021

We will be closed from Monday 01/02/21 and will re-open on Monday 01/03/21

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Crane Wines Is Open Subject To Some Restrictions

As of 01/06/2020 we are now open for visitors but with some COVID 19 guidelines. The B&B is open to guests. The Cellar Door is open for tastings and takeaway sales only. We will not be serving platters till later in the year when we deem it safe enough. Only Four people will be allowed …

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Our Brilliant Night Sky

Recently we had some night photos taken of our property with our brilliant night sky as a backdrop. For those of you who have stayed at our B&B you will appreciate the magnificent and broad canvas that is the South Burnett night sky. In fact the owner of our local Kingaroy Observatory is going through …

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2016 version of our regional brochure “Wine, Dine, Stay South Burnett”

 This version is out of date and is being reprinted soon. There is still useful information contained within but check with other sources for accuracy. The most comprehensive document for planning your trip around the South Burnett is our regional brochure “Wine, Dine, Stay South Burnett”. This handy document has a lot of information such …

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