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


Melbourne: Shadowfax (Werribee)

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.

Mornington Peninsula: Jackalope (Merricks)

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! 

Macedon Ranges: Hanging Rock Winery (Newham)

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. 

Grampians: DogRock Winery (Crowlands)

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.  

Yarra Valley: Domain Chandon (Coldstream)

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.