As one of the few wineries to offer customers an opportunity to purchase a barrel and develop their own blend, we pride ourselves on our range and service.The best thing about owning your own barrel is that we can supply you with great base material, and over time, the blend becomes something entirely unique depending on how you mature your blend. 

At Stanton & Killeen, we love fortifieds as much as you do and offer unparalleled support, a huge range of blending material and complementary winemaking analysis to ensure your own personal blend is the best it can be. Owning your own small wine barrel is a wonderful way to develop your blend with the convenience of having a generous supply in your home all year round. If maintained carefully, your barrel can last for generations, much like the casks of fortified wine we have nurtured here at S&K for 145 years.

  • We are one of Rutherglen's best fortified producers, consistently winning awards.
  • We are committed to making excellent quality blending fortifieds. We make these wines with purpose, with as much care as our bottled fortifieds. 
  • We source Australian-made barrels over a range of sizes: 5L, 10L, 15L and 20L. Larger barrels for groups available upon request.
  • All barrels are pre-seasoned for several months before sale.
  • Access to a Barrel Concierge that will be your consistent point of contact for blending guidance.
  • Complementary testing of your blend if it is required.
  • 10% off your first refill within 12 months of barrel purchase.

The first step is to decide what size of barrel you would prefer, and which fortified wine you would like to fill it with. We have a range of all-inclusive Liquid Luxury packages and detailed information about our seven different blending fortifieds. Can’t decide? Give us a call on (02) 6032 9457 and we’ll talk you through it all.

If your barrel has been empty for some time or has leaked in the past, we suggest you do a hot wash before refilling with our fortifieds. View our Barrel Guide below for how to do this. Make sure you have your new S&K wine ready to fill straight away. Purchase blending fortifieds here.

If your barrel is in good health, but the wine doesn’t taste that flash, we offer a complementary testing service. Send a sample of your wine in the mail along with its history and what your preferred flavours are, and we’ll make a recommendation on what to add.