Places & Journeys

Farming Settlements




Located in the Eden Valley and set amidst big gum country on the road to the Murray River, Keyneton is a pretty country village of just a dozen or so buildings.

Most of them date from the mid-late 1800s. The town was named after English pastoralist, Joseph Keynes, who had taken up the land in the early 1840s. His descendants still continue to live and farm in the area.

Whilst the town is located on a cross road, no matter which direction you are travelling make sure you visit the historic Henschke Cellars, just 4 kilometres out of town. Home to the world-famous Hill of Grace Shiraz, Henschke Cellars is run by fifth generation wine maker Stephen Henschke. Not far from the Cellar Door you will find the beautiful old Lutheran Church Gnadenberg, from which the famed wine derived its name.