A piece of history

A piece of history

Home barrel owners and fortified lovers rejoice! We're offering our customers the rare opportunity to own a little piece of history and become part of the Stanton & Killeen legacy

Here at Stanton & Killeen, we've been handcrafting and barrel ageing fortified wine since 1875. Seven generations of fortified winemaking have embedded us as a leading expert in and supplier of high-end home barrels and fortified wine.

We're passionate about our craft and enjoy sharing our knowledge and expertise with the world. We stock a range of home barrel products allowing our customers to handcraft and perfect a unique fortified blend they can sip, enjoy and brag about with great satisfaction.

Only the best barrels and casks can create our world-class Muscats, Topaques & Tawnys. While not all fortified wine lovers have the luxury of owning a solera of century-old barrels, we strive to give our customers the best tools, knowledge and advice on their winemaking journey, which brings us to this exciting announcement.

We are releasing 4 x 10-litre and 26 x 20-litre limited-edition Stanton & Killeen branded barrels.

These limited-edition barrels are handcrafted from ex-bourbon and whiskey barrels purchased by 5th-generation winemaker Norman Killeen in the 1970s; these housed S&K fortified wines for more than 50 years.

Handcrafted by master cooper Andrew Young from the Barossa Valley, these barrels have undergone a lengthy 3-year seasoning process at the winery after being completed. Each barrel has a unique identification number, history plaque and signed certificate of authenticity.

You'll also receive the opportunity to create a personalised base blend to kick-start your winemaking journey.

Purchase yourself or with your friends and family.

Please get in touch with the winery at (02) 6032 9457 or email sam@stantonandkilleen.com.au if you are interested in purchasing or finding out more about this special barrel release. Alternatively, these limited-edition barrels can be purchased from our Liquid Luxury by Stanton & Killeen website -

Package prices:
10-litre limited-edition barrel = $2000
20-litre limited-edition barrel = $2500 

• A 10L or 20L barrel (choice) coopered in the Barossa valley from 50-year-old ex-S&K fortified oak barrels - seasoned for three years
• 10L or 20L of a fortified wine of your choice: Muscat, Topaque, Tawny or White Fortified
• Private induction session: how to maintain your barrel & blending session at S&K winery or via zoom if required
• Barrel stand with history information plaque attached • Signed and numbered certificate of authenticity
• Handmade S&K branded Deluxe Barrel dipstick - to keep track of your wine volume.
• A Liquid Luxury barrel care guide
• Free freight (if required)
• Ongoing assistance and complimentary barrel sample testing: ongoing expert advice on the blend and composition of your barrel to ensure consistency and quality
• 10% off all wine purchases, including fortified refills and S&K table wines
• Annual invitation to enter the Liquid Luxury Amateur Wine Show and
• Exclusive access to special fortified wines and limited releases.

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