Cellar Door. With a dry and warm climate, the Heathcote region is developing a reputation for stunning Mediterranean varieties and the ancient volcanic soils produce a diversity of taste. Many of the well-known vineyards that have established a quality reputation are now welcoming a second generation of winemakers through the ranks. A number of new vineyards have also been established in recent years, offering new varieties and blends that perfectly compliment the mix available in the area. There is certainly the ideal drop for any and every wine lover to be found. The people who grow the grapes and make the wine also man many of the cellar doors you can visit around Heathcote.
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The region is at elevations between m and m with the majority of soil under vine being Cambrian, an ancient red and deep soil with excellent water retention. Heathcote is famous for producing world class Shiraz but is also capable of creating excellent wines with Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Riesling and Viognier.
Located at the junction of two major highways, Heathcote is a convenient distance from Melbourne, Bendigo, Echuca and other large towns. Heathcote is kilometres north of Melbourne. Wineries at a glance. Wineries with Food. Wineries with Accommodation. List all Wineries A-Z. Search for Cellar Doors. All Wineries A-Z. Something Extra. Industry Links.
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Ashley Wines. Huntleigh Vineyards. Occam's Razor. Banksia Grove. Idavue Estate. Paul Osicka. Jasper Hill. Peregrine Ridge. Barfold Estate.
Katoa Wines. Red Edge. Barnadown Run. Rogues Lane Vineyard. Buckshot Vineyard. Knots Wines. Rupert's Ridge Estate Vineyard. Burke and Wills Winery. La Pleiade. Sanguine Estate. Coliban Valley Wines. Lake Cooper Estate. She Oak Hill Vineyard. Dead Horse Hill. Lindenton Wines. Silver Spoon Estate. Domaines Tatiarra. McIvor Creek. St Michaels Vineyard. Downing Estate Vineyard. McIvor Estate. Eppalock Ridge. Merindoc Vintners. The Shiraz Republic. Flynns Wines.
Mia Creek. Toolleen Vineyard. Foster e Rocco. Milvine Estate Wines. Two Dorks Estate. Grace Devlin Wines. Mount Burrumboot Estate. Two Fold. Greenstone Vineyard. Mount Camel Ridge Estate.
Vinea Marson. Heathcote II. Mount Ida. Wanted Man. Heathcote Winery. Mount Toolleen. Whistling Eagle Vineyard. Hennings View Vineyard. Munari Wines. Wild Duck Creek Estate.
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Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to unlock vintage ratings plus more features on the Halliday website. An easy drive north of Melbourne is Heathcote, a wine region with rich red soils and lively, flavoursome red wines. Add to that expansive mountain ranges, reservoirs and reserves, and Heathcote makes a wonderful weekend escape from the busy of the city. On the ground, the slopes of the Mount Camel Range are equally impressive, and it is easy to see why land values have soared. Heathcote is a sprawling region with idiosyncratic pockets.
Rare Ozzies now available as an ebook. Details Here. It is noted for its Shiraz, but many winemakers are taking a much broader view of its potential for producing quality wines from a wide range of varieties. The Heathcote Wine Region adjoins the Bendigo Region to the west and enjoys a similar, but slightly cooler climate. To the immediate south is the much cooler Macedon Ranges region. A unique feature of the region which many commentators mention is the soils which have developed on ancient Cambrian rocks.