Looking for wineries near Melbourne that are a little unique? Come out to the Eastern Dandenong Ranges and find some hidden boutique wineries located in stunning surroundings. We aren’t necessarily known for our wine in the Hills but we promise you will definitely be pleasantly surprised when you visit one of our beautiful wineries.
Emersleigh Estate is a gorgeous boutique vineyard and winery located right in Emerald on the southern edge of the picturesque Yarra Valley. Producing a range of Sparkling and Table wines under the Emersleigh and Off The Wall labels. Emersleigh Estate is open to the public 11 am – 5 pm every weekend. 71 Stewart Rd Emerald 5968 4613 facebook website
Secluded amongst the cool, rolling hills of the Blue Dandenongs, Paternoster Winery was founded in 1985 as one of the first premium vineyards in the Cardinia Region. Carefully chosen for its deep, free draining, chocolate-red soils, mild summers and lingering, humid autumns; the Paternoster vineyard provides ideal conditions for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Our Pinots are renowned for their flavours of ripe plum, dark cherry, and violets with soft, integrated oak. Our Chardonnays, of fresh, light tropical fruit, hints of minerality, developing to honeyed, nutty, integrated oak. 17 Paternoster Road, Emerald 5968 3197 facebook website
Cannibal Creek Winery
Cannibal Creek Vineyard is located in the foothills of the Black Snake Ranges in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. Our grapes are hand picked and our wines are crafted with a minimal amount of handling to produce a traditional style, premium wine. Located just an hour South East of Melbourne. By car, head out along the Princes Highway (M1) and you will find us Pakenham and Warragul. Or, you can catch a train out to Tynong Station (Traralgon Line) and local taxis can be booked for the short hop from the station to the Vineyard. Our cellar door and restaurant is open for wine tasting and delicious French inspired cuisine menu by chef Philippe Desrettes. Open 7 days a week from 11 am – 5 pm. 5942 8380 260
Tynong Rd, Nth Tynong facebook website
Wineries in the Region
There are more than 10 local boutique wineries in the Eastern Dandenong Ranges region, plan a weekend trip out with your friends or family and investigate some different wineries near Melbourne for yourself.
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