$110 million winery nears completion: Grape times ahead

Weilong Grape Wine Company has hit the halfway mark on the construction of its winery being built on Treviso Way in Yatpool. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Weilong Grape Wine Company has hit the halfway mark on the construction of its winery being built on Treviso Way in Yatpool. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

THE construction of a $110 million winery near Red Cliffs has reached the halfway mark, with the facility on track to produce its first crush by January 2019.

Wine tanks are currently being transported to the site along Treviso Way, Yatpool, with the Weilong Grape Wine Company currently advertising permanent employment opportunities.

Weilong’s general manager of Australian operations Bruno Zappia said he anticipated the main components of Stage 1A would be completed by Christmas and become operational in late January.

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