Award-winning Warrenmang Winery goes up in flames

A fire caused by a suspected gas bottle at a new barbecue has caused significant damage overnight at the award-winning Warrenmang Winery located near Moonambel.

Fire investigators were on scene this morning to assess the extensive damage caused to the restaurant and cellar. The accommodation blocks were unaffected.

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Ten appliances from across the western district were called to the Mountain Creek Road property around 7pm last night.

The winery has only recently re-opened in September following major renovations of both its restaurant and accommodation.