A 'flight ' of vintage, museum stock Riesling will be available including our not-yet-released 2009 award winning Riesling. Oysters natural or Kilpatrick served by the half-dozen. Our Garlic King Prawns are also a great match with Riesling. Please let us know you are coming and an indication of numbers and quantities of oysters so that no one misses out. Call us on (03) 5428 2228. More detail are on the 'What's On' page.
The Cellar Door is located in the Macedon Ranges. It is especially popular at the winery with visitors meeting family and friends. We believe that food and wine are natural partners, so we have a small, but delicious menu featuring the wood-fired oven. Wood-fired pizzas are served every Friday through Sunday and public holidays. A few other cellar door snacks are available to have along with a glass of wine, including sizzling prawns, our new baked brie, chorizo sausage and more. Taster's Platters are served every day, and the pestos, cheese and sausages on them make a great accompaniment with the delicious wines. Espresso coffee and delicious cakes are also available daily. Check out the Cellar Door page for our menu and wine list.
In 1976 the first 12 acres of the Mawarra Vineyard property was purchased, a windswept block of what was once part of a cattle property, with only eight living trees on it.
The first planting of grapes in 1978 was a hobby block of Sylvaner Riesling vines. Later these were grafted or replaced with Pinot Noir. This old block of Pinot is alongside the drive and car park along the entrance road to the cellar-door centre.
By 1980 the vineyard bug had got to vigneron Bob Nixon's imagination and the planting frenzy began. Bit by bit, the area has grown to now cover nearly 13.5 acres of what is now an 18-acre property through extra land being purchased adjoining the original block.
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