The Participating Wineries

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Winery Name                                  Swipers Gully at ELTHAM College

Address                                           25 Eltham – Yarra Glen Road, Kangaroo Ground, 3097

Phone                                               B: 03 9433 9905

Email                                               admin@swipersgully.com.au

Website                                              www.swipersgully.com.au

Facebook                                           Nil

Instagram                                         Nil

Winery Description

Enjoy a range of wines exclusively made from grapes grown in our own vineyard. Our wines are sold via our website and are served  at a number of local Restaurants including Swipers Gully Hospitality Training Restaurant.

Normal Operating Hours              Mail order or by arrangement

Open Cellar Weekend Hours        11.00am to 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Open Cellar Highlights

Our winery is on the site of ELTHAM College and we open Swipers Gully Hospitality Training Restaurant for this weekend where  you can sit and relax while enjoying wine grown and made at our vineyard and food prepared by our talented staff.

MASTERWORKS Art Exhibition in the Vines will also be on show – this exhibition is a showcase of creativity, where celebrated artists working in a diverse range of mediums (including oils, print, ceramics, wood, metal, glass, sculpture and jewellery) have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work.

Available at Swipers Gully at ELTHAM College for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Live Music

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

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Winery Name                                     Kings of Kangaroo Ground Winery

Address                                               15 Graham Road. Kangaroo Ground, 3097

Phone                                                  B: 03 9712 0666

Email                                                   ken@kkg.com.au

Website                                               www.kkg.com.au

Facebook                                            www.facebook.com/kingsofkangarooground

Instagram                                            #kings_of_kangaroo_ground

Winery Description

A “meet the winemaker” experience in a true working winery. Hand crafted wines using grapes from our Yarra Valley estate  and Heathcote vineyards. Highly awarded wines, including GOLD medals at national and international wine shows.

Normal Operating Hours                  Monday to Friday 10.00am to 5.00pm (Sales) Saturday 10.00am to 3.00pm (Tastings and Sales) Sunday by appointment

Open Cellar Weekend Hours             Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 5.00pm

Open Cellar Highlights

Official launch of our Sauvignon Blanc, Rose Blush and International GOLD medal winner: 2016 “Pedersen” Cabernet  Sauvignon

 

Available at Kings of Kangaroo Ground Winery for the Open Cellars Weekend

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Toilets

Parking

Disabled Access

 

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Winery Name                                      Easthill Estate

Address                                              100 Kangaroo Ground – St Andrews Road, Kangaroo Ground

Phone                                                  B: 03) 9712 0033 or M: 0418 533 533

Email                                                   lia@easthillestate.com.au

Website                                               www.easthillestate.com.au

Facebook                                            www.facebook.com/easthillestate

Instagram                                            Nil

Winery Description 

Our main focus is “simply all about the wine”.  But we will also provide you with a unique rustic experience here at Easthill  Estate.  Sample our wonderful wines and enjoy a cheese platter overlooking our beautiful vineyard, either from inside our rustic cellar door, or from our outdoor area. 

Normal Operating Hours                    1st and 3rd Sunday of the Month 11.00am to 4.00pm

Open Cellar Weekend Hours             Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 5.00pm

Open Cellar Highlights 

This Open Cellars we are teaming up with Hot Coals to provide you with a “Flavours From Around The World Tapas Tasting Plate”, to complement and enhance your wine tasting experience.

Available at Easthill Estate for the Open Cellars Weekend

 Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Toilets

Parking

Disabled Access

Food

Indoor Seating

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Winery Name                                       Buttermans Track Wines

Address                                               Darkhorse Wine Bar and Café

Address                                                765 Eltham-Yarra Glen Road, Watsons Creek, 3097                       

Phone                                                  M: 0425 737 839

Email                                                    gary@buttermanstrack.com.au

Website                                               www.buttermanstrack.com.au

Facebook                                            www.facebook.com.au/buttermanstrackwines/

Instagram                                            #buttermanstrackwines

Winery Description

Hand crafted wines produced from our sustainably grown estate fruit. Come and enjoy our award winning wines and new release of our 2017 Syrah. Soak up the atmosphere; enjoy great wines with great food at the Darkhorse Wine Bar and  Café.

Normal Operating Hours                     Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 5.00pm

Open Cellar Weekend Hours             11.00am to 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Open Cellar Highlights                        Tasting of our hand crafted wines 

 

Available at Buttermans Track Wines for the Open Cellars Weekend

 Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Live Music

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

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Winery Name                                          Nillumbik Estate

Address                                                   195 Clintons Road, Smiths Gully, 3760

Phone                                                       M: 0488 440 058

Email                                                        info@nillumbikestate.com.au

Website                                                    www.nillumbikestate.com.au

Facebook                                                 www.facebook.com.au/nillumbikestate

Instagram                                              #nillumbik_estate

Winery Description

Delicious food, spectacular views & award winning wine. Named in the 2018 Halliday Wine Companion as one of the best in the Yarra Valley.

Normal Operating Hours                   12 noon to 5.00pm Friday, 11.00am to 6.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Open Cellar Weekend Hours             11.00am to 8.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Open Cellar Highlights

Celebrate our cellar door’s 5th birthday with live music by Ben Smith (Sat) and Louise MacGregor (Sun), new vintages and cake !!

 Available at Nillumbik Estate for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Live Music

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

 

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Winery Name                                              Naked Range Wines

Address                                                       Panton Hill Fire Station , Main Road, Panton Hill 3759

Phone                                                          M: 0413 754 044

Email                                                           je@nakedrangewines.com

Website                                                       www.nakedrangewines.com

Facebook                                                    @PantonHillFireBrigade

Instagram                                                   Nil

Winery Description

Early Vintages and wines from my personal cellar at Jansz Estate on offer. Wines as early as 2000 & 2001 available for  tasting and sale.  A major Fundraiser for the CFA where proceeds raised allow us to acquire specialist equipment to strengthen our effectiveness as a Community Emergency Service We ask you to support us in this worthwhile cause.

Normal Operating Hours                      10.00am to 5.00pm

Open Cellar Weekend Hours                10.00am to 5.00pm

Open Cellar Weekend Highlights

One of the older wineries in the Nillumbik Area and established by the Jansz Family in 1995. Exported to the Holiday Resorts of Bali where the label has developed into a reputable brand.

 Available at Naked Range Wines for the Open Cellars Weekend

Wine Tastings

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

 

 

 

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Winery Name                                                   Panton Hill Winery

Address                                                            145 Manuka Road, Panton Hill 3759

Phone                                                                B: 03) 97197342 or M: 0408 101 523

Email                                                                 t.kwak@bigpond.com

Website                                                            www.pantonhillwinery.com.au

Facebook                                                         www.facebook.com/PantonHillWinery/

Instagram                                                       #pantonhillwinery

Winery Description

Family founded and run. First vines planted in 1973.Beautiful local stone and recycled timber architecture. Scenic outdoor courtyard. Huge open fire inside. Quality, estate produced wines: dry, sweet, sparkling and fortified. Delicious Mediterranean style home cooking…Why fly to Southern Europe?

Normal Operating Hours                          Open Saturday and Sunday and Public Holidays between 11am and 5pm or by arrangement.

Open Cellar Weekend Hours                    Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm

Open Cellar Weekend Highlights

As always, delicious, simple Mediterranean style food including grazing platters, pizzas and a hearty Tuscan beef dish with warm crusty parmesan and garlic bread. Special desserts. Release of our 2014 Limited Edition Sparkling Blanc de Noir with a special price on Open Cellars weekend.

Available at Panton Hill Winery for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Live Music

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

 

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Winery Name:                                                 Giammarino Wines

Address                                                            125 Rifle Range Road, St. Andrews 3761

Phone                                                               M: 0408 577 643

Email                                                               dino@giammarino.com.au

Website                                                          www.giammarino.com.au

Facebook                                                       www.facebook.com.au/giammarinowines

Instagram                                                     #giammarino_wines

Winery Description

With a passion for Italian Varieties such as Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Montepulciano and Fiano along with a love of Shiraz, Pinot and Chardonnay our intention is to continue in our journey of creating wines from our vineyards in St Andrews Yarra Valley, we care so dearly for.

Normal Operating Hours                         On appointment by calling Dino on 0408 577 643

Open Cellar Weekend Hours                  10.30am to 8.00pm Saturday and 10.30am -5 pm Sunday

Open Cellar Highlights

We will be having tastings of new and older vintages, looking at barrel samples and making pizzas to serve to those who attend.

Available at Giammarino Wines for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

 Cellar Doors Sales

 Wine Tastings

 Toilets

 Parking

 Indoor Seating

 Disabled Access (Limited)

 

 

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Winery Name                                              Punch

Address                                                       Punch Wine Room, 10 Scott Street, St Andrews, 3761

Phone                                                          M: 0424 074 234

Email                                                          punch@punched.com.au

Website                                                     www.punched.com.au

Facebook                                                   www.facebook.com/punchwines/

Instagram                                                #punchwines

Winery Description

Pinot Pioneers, the Lance Family, have been crafting acclaimed wines at their St Andrews vineyard for over 40 year. James  continues this tradition with Punch and Friends of Punch.

Normal Operating Hours                    Saturday and Sunday 12noon to 5pm

Open Cellar Weekend Hours             Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm

Open Cellar Weekend  Highlights    Taste Halliday 5 star wines with the winemaker, 100% grown      and made in St Andrews.

 

Available at Punch for the Open Cellars Weekend

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

 

 

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Winery Name                                       Shaws Road Winery

Address                                                 225 Shaws Road, Arthurs Creek, 3099

Phone                                                   M: 0437 393 736 (BH)

Email                                                    wine@shawsroad.com.au

Website                                                www.shawsroad.com.au

Facebook                                              www.facebook.com/ShawsRdWinery/

Instagram                                           #shawsroadwinery

Winery Description

Fabulous food, fully enclosed verandah with spectacular views, alpaca farm just down the road, amazing cool-climate wines.  Cellar door specials include half dozen boxes of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Normal Operating Hours               Open 3rd Sunday of the month 11am to 5pm, or by arrangement. Mail order sales available.

Open Cellar Weekend Hours        11.00am to 5.00pm Saturday and

Open Cellar Highlights                  New look cellar door and new Chef who has an amazing menu in the planning.

Available at Shaws Road Winery for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

 

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Winery Name                                        Hildebrand Ridge Organic Vineyard

Address                                                  160 Hildebrand Road, Cottles Bridge, 3099

Phone                                                      B: 03) 9714 8423 or M: 0400 066 148

Email                                                       jeff_m_b@hotmail.com

Website                                                  www.hildebrandridge.com.au

Facebook                                               www.facebook.com.au/hildebrandridgeorganicwinery

Instagram                                              Nil

Winery Description

Enjoy our organic wines and boutique beer with delicious food. For Open Cellars: authentic Thai curry & rice and the vegetarian options, Veggie Soup / crusty bread or Roti filled with traditional Sri Lankan spice and vegetables. Desserts with coffee available. Live music is an integral part of our vineyard. Live performance on both Saturday and Sunday.

Normal Operating Hours                    Most Sundays and by arrangement

Open Cellar Weekend Hours              1.00am to 5.00pm Saturday and 11.00am to 6.00pm Sunday

Open Cellar Highlights                        Live music concerts both Saturday and Sunday

 

Available at Hildebrand Ridge Organic Vineyard for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Live Music

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

 

 

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Winery Name                                       Wedgetail Estate

Address                                                40 Hilderbrand Road, Cottles Bridge, 3099

Phone                                                   B: 03) 9714 8661

Email                                                    info@wedgetailestate.com.au

Website                                                www.wedgetailestate.com.au

Facebook                                              www.facebook.com/WedgetailEstate

Instagram                                            Nil

Winery Description

Our estate wines are handcrafted, with a European influence. The winemaking style is a fusion of Burgundy tradition, and  Australian reverence for grape quality and winemaker Guy Lamothe’s individual flair. Enjoy Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Normal Operating Hours               Open first Sunday of the month, or by arrangement.

Open Cellar Weekend Hours         11.00am to 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Open Cellar  Highlights                   Pop up restaurant.

 

Available at Wedgetail Estate for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

Disabled Access

 

 

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Winery Name                                                   Philip Lobley Wines

Address                                                            1084 Kinglake Glenburn Road, Glenburn, 3717

Phone                                                               M: 0447 166 377

Email                                                                info@philiplobleywines.com

Website                                                            www.philiplobleywines.com

Facebook                                                         www.facebook.com.au/philiplobleywines

Instagram                                                        #philiplobleywines

Winery Description

The Lobley family established their close-planted vineyard in 1995. Biodiversity is the key to our healthy vineyard. The fruit is transformed into our unique wines, handcrafted in small batches using natural processes with little interference.

Normal Operating Hours                               Open for wine tasting and sales

Open Cellar Weekend Hours                         Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm

Open Cellar Highlights                                    Biodiversity is the key to our healthy vineyard.

 

 Available at Philip Lobley Wines for the Open Cellars Weekend

Cellar Doors Sales

Food

Wine Tastings

Live Music

Toilets

Parking

Indoor Seating

 

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Winery Name                                               Yarrambat Estate Vineyard

Address                                                         45 Laurie Street, Yarrambat, 3091

Phone                                                            M: 0408 381 373

Email                                                           info@yarrambatestatevineyard.com

Website                                                       www.yarrambatestatevineyard.com

Facebook                                                     www.facebook.com/yarrambatestatevineyard/

Instagram                                                  #yarrambatestate

Winery Description

Come and discover your favourite estate-grown wine and enjoy a glass on our deck, admiring the beautiful view of Mt Sugarloaf. Live music, delicious food and new and old wine releases will be happening all weekend.

Normal Operating Hours                       By appointment only

Open Cellar Weekend Hours                11.00am to 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Open Cellar Highlights                           Big Cellar Door Discounts on Back Vintage Wine

 

Available at Yarrambat Estate Vineyard for the Open Cellars Weekend

Food

Cellar Doors Sales

Wine Tastings

Live Music

Toilets

Parking

Disabled Access

 

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