Wineries – Your Ultimate Guide
Sipping Savvy B’s with the girls or a romantic pinot noir for two,
Melbourne has over 800 wineries at its doorstep. Who has time to choose?
We’ve done all the hard work for you with a quick guide to our favourite wine spots
Just outside of Werribee, Shadowfax offers the best of casual food options with a
touch of class. Plenty of sharing options such as pizzas and cheese boards all beautifully
paired with 5 star rated wines. Head down on a Friday night for some live music to
feed your soul for the weekend.
Something a little more upmarket and modern is the outstanding vineyard and
hotel of Jackalope. Unique in its design, this winery offers a classy and memorable
experience perfect for a special occasion. Once named Australia’s best hotels, you
can stay knowing you’ll be comfortable and maybe splurge on another bottle of wine!
3 trophies, 57 gold medals over 21 vintages… Need I say more? These guys know wine
and know how to made a good drop. Explore the rows of barrels and taste test the
best of what Victoria has to offer. Perfect for someone with an experienced pallet
and a appreciation for good Australian wine.
Nestled above the small town of Crowlands, a small, family owned and under-rated
winery sits surrounded by mountain ranges. Rated 5 starts, and a Gourmet Traveller
wines best small cellar door for the Ballarat region in 2016, this winery will not
disappoint, and will become a favourite to all that go.
A label widely recognised for celebration, Chandon is a beautiful hot spot for lunch
with the girls. With their brand new lounge bar and restaurant just opened, this
bustling cellar will bring joy and bubbles into your day.