Fire rips through Ballandean winery, destroys five years of wine
Large quantities of wine were lost when a raging fire ripped through a shed at Ballandean Estate Wines, at Ballandean, south of Stanthorpe, early Friday morning. A spokeswoman for the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to the winery on Sundown Rd about 3.40am. The arrived to find the 30m by 40m shed, which was filled with wine bottles and machinery, ablaze. Business manager Robyn Puglisi-Henderson said the fire had destroyed five years worth of stock, reports The Courier Mail.