From wine and food festivals to exciting performances at your local winery, there are countless events that crop up across Victoria every year that are perfect for wine lovers and family groups alike. See below for a brief description on all upcoming events that are hosted or include wineries of Victoria.
Some amazing annual events that shouldn’t be missed include, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, the Winter Wine Weekend taking place in the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, or pop down to Geelong for the renowned Toast to the Coast that is the ultimate food and wine event only a short drive from Melbourne’s CBD!
Most importantly, keeping safe at these festivals and events is of primary concern, which is why most of their organisations offer transportation services that are either free or with a minimal charge. For more information on these and other outstanding inclusions, be sure to check out each event organiser’s website at the bottom of the article.
A lot of the featured events will be held at the amazing wineries and cellar doors that are available on this website. Be sure to check out each winery profile by searching their name in the search bar. These hold the winery’s contact details, regular opening hours, and additional details such as restaurants, cafés, accommodation, and even beauty salons and winery cellar tours!
Many wineries will have regular entertainment, so be sure to keep an eye out in the Winery News section of the website to find out about upcoming bands and performances. In this section, you can also keep tabs on vintage releases, new plantings in their vineyards, and James Halliday-rated, award-winning wineries and wines.
In the winter months, you can expect to see a large amount of wineries opening their doors for exciting tastings and large-scale events. While as the weather warms up, you’ll be sure to find many outdoor concerts and cellar doors that take advantage of the beautiful views across Victoria.
The Yarra Valley is home to some of the most inviting smaller wineries in the region.
A moving feast of entrée-size meals, it’s the perfect way to meander your way around the Yarra Valley
Victoria is incredibly lucky to have an abundance of seasonal produce and expert winemakers on its doorstep.
Head over to Rutherglen the 8th and 9th of June to experience an amazing weekend at the Winery Walkabout.
The opening event of the long weekend is the 2019 Winter Wine fest is held at the Red Hill Showground!