Frederick Pincheon Thomson (Viv's great grandfather) who ran the winery with his father William after they purchased the property in 1920

Frederick Pincheon Thomson (Viv's great grandfather) who ran the winery with his father William after they purchased the property in 1920

The original stables that Henry Best built that was relocated in 1970 to become Best's Cellar Door.

The original stables that Henry Best built that was relocated in 1970 to become Best's Cellar Door.

Guess which Best's icon is in this photo?

Guess which Best's icon is in this photo?

Part of the original cellar at Best's that you can see for yourself on our Cellar Walk

Part of the original cellar at Best's that you can see for yourself on our Cellar Walk

Charlie Best (Henry's eldest sone) ran the winery from 1913 until 1920 after Henry died.

Charlie Best (Henry's eldest sone) ran the winery from 1913 until 1920 after Henry died.

The original family homestead in the Concongella vineyard at Great Western that the Thomson family still live in.

The original family homestead in the Concongella vineyard at Great Western that the Thomson family still live in.

Did you know - Henry's eldest son Charlie Best, had a collection of bees at their Concongella vineyard and sold their honey to the locals in Great Western.

Did you know - Henry's eldest son Charlie Best, had a collection of bees at their Concongella vineyard and sold their honey to the locals in Great Western.

Jessie (Henry's wife)

Jessie (Henry's wife)

Henry Best, founder of Best's Great Western in 1866

Henry Best, founder of Best's Great Western in 1866


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Very old wine bottles dating back to 1958

Very old wine bottles dating back to 1958

Viv talks about winemaking in the 1960s www.bestswines.com.au

Viv talks about winemaking in the 1960s www.bestswines.com.au

Viv Thomson talks about the Winemakers at Bests throughout time. www.bestswines.com.au #wine

Viv Thomson talks about the Winemakers at Bests throughout time. www.bestswines.com.au #wine

Tour of the Best's Great Western Underground Cellars

Tour of the Best's Great Western Underground Cellars

Where the magic happens!

Where the magic happens!

Gourmet Traveller WINE reveals NSW Best Cellar Doors. #NSWwine

Gourmet Traveller WINE reveals NSW Best Cellar Doors. #NSWwine

Logan Wines - Mudgee, NSW Australia.

Logan Wines - Mudgee, NSW Australia.

Logan Wines in Mudgee - possibly the best Cellar Door in Australia. Worth stopping by and visiting if you're in the area near Mudgee http://www.mastermindmusings.com.au/2013/04/logancellardoor/ #seeaustralia

Logan Wines in Mudgee - possibly the best Cellar Door in Australia. Worth stopping by and visiting if you're in the area near Mudgee http://www.mastermindmusings.com.au/2013/04/logancellardoor/ #seeaustralia

@Lucy McEwan's #Hooroo #SecretSpot is Artisans of the Barossa. Seven individual wineries with different winemaking styles have come together to showcase their handmade, boutique wines in a cellar door environment. With glorious views over the vines and delicious food served on an expansive balcony, you really should check this place out.

@Lucy McEwan's #Hooroo #SecretSpot is Artisans of the Barossa. Seven individual wineries with different winemaking styles have come together to showcase their handmade, boutique wines in a cellar door environment. With glorious views over the vines and delicious food served on an expansive balcony, you really should check this place out.

Best's Wines Great Western has some of Henry Best's original diaries and memorabilia on display. #grampians

Best's Wines Great Western has some of Henry Best's original diaries and memorabilia on display. #grampians

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