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The Outer Melbourne Wineries areas covers some of Victoria’s most well-known winery destinations!

There are many great attractions to visit, including top-class restaurants showcasing local produce, relaxed cafés with stunning views, regional and coastal scenic features and numerous cellar doors, all within a one-hour drive from Melbourne.

YARRA VALLEY

Only an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is the oldest wine-producing regions in Victoria and dates back to 1838. Best known for its chardonnay and pinot noir varieties, the region offers a diverse range of wines due to its warmer valley wineries and cooler hilltop vineyards. Currently hosting a total of 3800 hectares under vine, the Yarra Valley has an abundance of cellar doors that offer wine¬ tastings and regional local produce.

YARRA VALLEY

Mandala Wines

Mandala Wines

Established by the Smedley family, Mandala Wines has proudly crafted wines of exceptional character since
Massaros

Massaros

Encompassing 25 acres in Kangaroo Ground, the heart of the Yarra Valley, Massaros offers a distinctive and ...
Medhurst Wines

Medhurst Wines

Medhurst Wines is located on the western edge of the Warramate Hills in the centre of the famous Yarra Valley wine region.
Rochford Wines

Rochford Wines

Nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley, Rochford Wines is a versatile wine, food and entertainment destination.
Sutherland Estate

Sutherland Estate

Nestled on the side of Daniel's Hill, and at an elevation of approximately 200 metres, is Sutherland Estate
Tokar Estate

Tokar Estate

Tokar Estate is a family-owned and -operated Yarra Valley winery and restaurant, run by Leon and Rita Tokar who warmly invite you to try their fabulous range of boutique wines and new vintage releases.
Warramunda Estate

Warramunda Estate

Warramunda Estate was purchased by the Magdziarz family in 2007 who produced their first vintage in 2013.

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

Sitting high above the bustling oceanside that borders this cool-climate wine region, the Mornington Peninsula is surrounded by the Bass Strait, Port Philip and Western Port Bay and is one of Australia’s only maritime wine producing areas. Best represented by its constantly outstanding pinot noir wines, this section of Victoria has almost 50 per cent of its vineyards reserved to producing that one variety. More than just great wine, the Mornington Peninsula also offers an abundance of sites and attractions, including picturesque beaches, world-class golf courses, and relaxing hot springs, as well as many more.

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

Dromana Estate

Dromana Estate

Established in 1982, Dromana Estate was instrumental in forging the Mornington Peninsula’s reputation as one of Australia’s leading wine regions.
Main Ridge Estate

Main Ridge Estate

Main Ridge Estate was the first licensed winery on the Mornington Peninsula, and has built a reputation for producing exquisite pinot noir and chardonnay from estate-grown fruit.
Ocean Eight

Ocean Eight

Winemaker Michael Aylward produces the highest-quality pinot noir and chardonnay on
Red Hill Estate

Red Hill Estate

Situated in the Mornington Peninsula, Red Hill Estate is an iconic Australian multi-award-winning wine producer that is not only renowned for its fine wines, but also for its superb panoramic views of Western Port Bay.

GEELONG

Only an hour drive from Melbourne CBD, Geelong plays host to family-friendly activities, beautiful beaches and outstanding cool-climate wines. Showcasing distinctive maritime flavours indicative of the Bellarine Peninsula, the region’s pinot noir has become renowned throughout the world. The area is also known for producing outstanding varietals of shiraz and pinot noir, and has even made a name for itself in recent years for its premium sparkling reds. With more than 60 cellar doors open almost any day of the year, you can be assured you’re in for an amazing experience at the wineries in the Geelong region.

GEELONG

Austin’s Wines

Austin’s Wines

“Austin’s Wines approaches wine – and winemaking – with an innovative, contemporary and authentic ...
Clyde Park

Clyde Park

Fine wine and magnificent views are what you can expect from this 5-star rated vineyard
Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Jack Rabbit Vineyard

An essential destination of the Bellarine, Jack Rabbit Vineyard’s restaurant, winery and cellar door offers visitors the ultimate daytrip when only a brilliant regional experience will do.
Leura Park Estate

Leura Park Estate

A dynamic force on the Bellarine Peninsula, this vineyard's mantra is “Life is short, celebrate well!”
Oakdene

Oakdene

Oakdene is a family-owned vineyard situated in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula on stunning coastal farmland, where the maritime climate offers excellent conditions for producing low yields of high-quality fruit.
Scotchmans Hill

Scotchmans Hill

Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill is located in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. A producer of premium, cool maritime-climate wines, Scotchmans Hill has been a leading local winery for more than thirty years and is rated among James Halliday’s top 100 Australian wineries.
Terindah Estate

Terindah Estate

Driving down McAdams Lane, just off Portarlington Road, you gain a sense that something spectacular is drawing near, when suddenly, you catch a glimpse of the breathtaking panoramic views ahead.

MACEDON RANGES

Home to historic Daylesford and the historic Castlemaine, the Macedon Ranges is one of the most beautiful regions of Victoria. The wineries in this area sit at a chilly 300 to 800 metres above sea level, making it the coldest grape-growing area in mainland Australia, which delivers the peppery shiraz that the world has come to adore. The area also focuses on its Italian varietals, such as tempranillo and gamay, as well as the rare lagrein. Established since 1840, the Macedon Ranges now plays host to more than 40 vineyards that collectively produce 1000 tonnes of must and juice each year.

MACEDON RANGES

Curly Flat

Curly Flat

Curly Flat is located in Lancefield, eighty kilometres north of Melbourne in the Macedon Ranges.
Gisborne Peak Winery

Gisborne Peak Winery

In 1978, Bob Nixon had a vision to plant grapes in the cool-climate Macedon Ranges, and to make wines of exceptional character.
Granite Hills

Granite Hills

Sitting at 550m above sea level, it's one of Australia’s highest and most picturesque vineyards
Hanging Rock Winery

Hanging Rock Winery

Hanging Rock Winery was established in 1983 and is located in Victoria’s coolest grape-growing region, the Macedon Ranges, just an easy one hour drive from Melbourne.
Hesket Estate

Hesket Estate

Specialises in varieties including sparkling wine gewürztraminer, riesling, chardonnay and pinot noir
Morning Sun Vineyard

Morning Sun Vineyard

Migrating to Australia at twenty-five years old, Mario Toniolo channelled his love and passion for wine and food to establish Morning Sun Vineyard.
Passing Clouds

Passing Clouds

Established in 1974 by Graeme Leith and Sue McKinnon, Passing Clouds is a family-run winery in central Victoria.
Zig Zag Road

Zig Zag Road

Nestled among the expansive vines and rolling hills of the Macedon Ranges, Zig Zag Road is a scenic vineyard and winery that is imbued with country charm.

SUNBURY

Just outside of Melbourne lies the historic Sunbury region. Featuring the world’s greatest volcanic plain, the area shows great variety in soil conditions from sandy-grey loam over gritty, yellow clay, to red volcanic loam and black basalt clay. This unique terroir provides outstanding shiraz and chardonnay varietals, while the cool, dry climate provides wines of great flavour and length. With an abundance of award-winning, family-owned wineries, Sunbury is sure to offer you a unique and personalised wine experience.

SUNBURY

Galli Estate

Galli Estate

Reflecting the vision of Tuscan-born Lorenzo Galli, the wines are handcrafted with passion