Festival Exhibitors - wineries, food producers and vendors
1 Carlei Estate
Sergio Carlei makes wine from the heart and in a short time this passion has moved him from the family garage to a fully-fledged professional operation producing over 10,000 cases of wine a year
2 Barfold Estate/Barfold Olives
Two passionate producers from Barfold combine to show off the best of the southern Heathcote Region featuring Barfold Olives premium extra virgin olive oils, delicious infused olive oils, olives and tapenades and the fabulous Barfold Estate wines, yummy jams and tasty chutneys. Come and see us!
3 Downing Estate
5 Red Star James Halliday-rated winery. All of our wines are available at substantially discounted prices as we move towards retirement. We will have on tasting our 2012 Reserve Shiraz and Reserve Cab Sav, 2012 Cab Sav, Cab/Shiraz Blend, Merlot and Shiraz. We still have 2011 Cab Sav and Cab/Shiraz Blend available at discounted prices.
4 Burke and Wills
Winner of the 2017 Premier’s Trophy for Best Victorian Wine with the 2015 Vat 1 Shiraz. The 2016 is being released this weekend. Also medal-winning Vat 2 Shiraz, The Aristocrat Cab. Merlot and gorgeous Gewurztraminer, plus late-picked Viognier and of course Mr Burke’s Favourite Big Red (Shiraz).
6 Bull Run Estate/Kyneton Olives
Established by the Trovatello Family in 2004 and located at the Southern end of the Heathcote Region varieties include Shiraz, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Viognier. We aim
for low yielding crops, below 2 tonne per acre, it is this low-cropped fruit that produces such a full bodied wine….Enjoy!
7 M Chapoutier
- M. Chapoutier Australia Winery and Cellar Door showcasing our Lady’s Lane Heathcote Shiraz and new releases.
9 Coliban Valley
Family-operated winery producing elegant, intense wines, aged in predominantly French oak. Grapes are hand-picked, un-irrigated and entirely estate grown using environmentally sustainable principles. New Releases this year: 2018 Rosé, 2018 Riesling, 2017 Brut Sparkling Rosé, 2017 Shiraz & 2015 Reserve Shiraz. Festival specials available. Don’t miss our Gold medal Rosé.
10 Domain Asmara
100% handcrafted wines. Award winning Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier and Durif. Unique range of Lady Killer dessert wines.
Our Heathcote Shiraz and Sangiovese vines have produced award winning wines –most recently winning gold at the Victorian Wine Show for the 2015 Reserve Shiraz. Although we have no cellar door at our Heathcote vineyard you have the opportunity to try our wines including our stunning rosé at the festival.
12 Ellis Wines
Come sample our Gold medal-winning Premium Shiraz and Silver medal winning Signature Shiraz! On tasting we also have 2012 Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Signature Merlot, 2016 Signature Rosé, 2011 Signature Cab/Merlot, 2015 Rebel Range Shiraz. Free delivery on all cases purchased. Our high quality two bottle carriers are a great deal for those wanting a smaller purchase. Eftpos available. Show us a pic of you at our tent posted on Instagram or Facebook and receive a special gift!
14 Silver Spoon Estate
Home of the Monster Shiraz, and our new Mourvedre Rosé. New wine tasting experiences await you at our marquee, as we continue producing award-winning, quality wines for your dining pleasure. Specialising in dry-grown French & Spanish grape varietals – Viognier, Grenache, Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Shiraz, red blends and desert wines. Daily specials and free home delivery.
15 Heathcote Estate
Join us at the Heathcote Estate stall and discover our most exciting line up to date! Taste new release single vineyard and single block wines (Block F and Block C) and our inaugural ‘Shiraz Pressings’ as well as back vintage gems from the museum cellar including limited-edition magnums.
16 Idavue Estate
Family-owned, boutique wines, come and talk with the owners and winemakers Andy and Sandy about the living and breathing the real wine journey, of grape to wine, sharing their passion with you! Check out our annual Festival Shiraz Special!
18 Heathcote Winery
Taste our wines - 2018 Mail Coach Rosé- Full Bodied for Shiraz drinkers- New Release, 2018 Mail Coach Viognier- Fresh, crisp regional white- New Release, 2017 Cravens Place Shiraz- Easy drinking, modern style, 2016 Mail Coach Shiraz- Classic Heathcote Shiraz, 2016 Slaughterhouse Paddock Shiraz - The name says it all. Big, bold and intense
19 McIvor Estate
Modelled on an Italian mixed farm, McIvor Estate produces premium award-winning wines as well as extra virgin olive oils. Come and try our new release wines including our Italian varietals, sangiovese, nebbiolo and our new premium wine giannisceddu (gee/ar/nee/sh/j /e/doo) a blend of sangiovese and cabernet.
21 Devil's Cave
Nestled smid bushlands in the McIvor Range Reserve, Devil’s Cave Vineyard is a family-owned vineyard situated just past the Valley of the Liquid Ambers in Heathcote. The ancient soils are said to be some 500 million years old which display some of the best characteristics for Shiraz vines and helps us to produce the world-class Shiraz that Heathcote is well known for
23 Hanging Rock
Celebrating more than 30 years of Hanging Rock Heathcote Shiraz. Although we are based in the Macedon Ranges our love of the Heathcote region started very early on in the company’s history.
24 Armstead Estate
Low quantity, high quality, exquisite varietals. Stop by for a fresh, young take on classic wines from the Heathcote Domaine.
With three generations of grape growing behind us we are one of the most diverse producers in the region - Northern and Southern Heathcote Vineyards, New releases 2018 Pinot Gris, 2018 Albarino, 2018 Vermentino, 2018 Grenache Rose, 2017 Sangiovese, 2017 Tempranillo, white, rosé, red, sparkling and sweet white wines, Great show specials
26 Peregrine Ridge
Boutique winery specialising in hand-crafted, elegant Shiraz, including Fortified Shiraz and Sparkling Shiraz. Our fruit is estate grown, high on the east side of the Mount Camel Range. We crop at low levels to maintain fruit intensity.
28 Vinea Marson
The Marson family invites you to the Vinea Marson stand to taste the fruits of a winemaking legacy extending some four generations in Italy and Australia. Winemaker Mario Marson produces elegant French and Italian varietals on the Cambrian soil of the Mount Camel Range, including our new release Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Shiraz Viognier, rosé and viognier.
29 Farmer and Scientist
Rapidly developing a cult following, Farmer & The Scientist offer a range of exceptional value wines. Presenting Heathcote’s only Pinot Grigio, a rare and quirky Heathcote Sauvignon Blanc, new release Rosé and award-winning Shiraz. No promises, but you might be able to scoop a new vintage of the Victorian Wine Show’s top Mediterranean Red.
30 Condie Estate
Condie Estate is a family-owned small batch producer of quality wines, we grow it and we make it. Taste our trophy-winning 2015 The Gwen Shiraz, our Gold medal winning 2015 The Max Shiraz , our 2016 Giarracca Sangiovese and 2015 The Naked Run Viognier. Enjoy the festival
31 Meehan Estate
The Meehan Family is showcasing their flagship William Estate Shiraz and new release Heathcote Shiraz. Along with the outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo and Sauvignon Blanc for those wanting to try something other than Shiraz. Vale Phil Meehan 31.07.50 – 06.08.18.
Hennings’ Vineyard is part of a family-owned farm that was established by Henning Rathjen in 1858, a pioneer of winemaking in the region. Hennings’ Vineyard produces small quantities of premium Heathcote Shiraz, Viognier and Verdelho.
34 Heathcote II
Heathcote II is hands-on grape growing and winemaking producing handcrafted premium red wines capturing the unique flavours of the Heathcote terroir. The grapes have been handpicked from dry grown, low yielding vines. Wines on tasting: Shiraz 2014, HD Shiraz 2014, Myola 2013 (Cabernet/Merlot Blend), Grenache 2016, Tempranillo 2016 and GS 2017.
35 Red Edge
New release of Tempranillo blend 2017 Tinto at great price plus our individual Shiraz wines from old vine, dry grown, hand reared, estate vineyards grown right here in the heart of Heathcote.
37 Mount Burrumboot
At Mount Burrumboot Estate, we like to think outside the square. We are proud of our range of Rhone and Mediterranean wine varietals. Our international trophy-winning wines are hand made in small batches, using traditional techniques and minimal intervention, to give you wines of character, style and distinction.
38 St Michael
Small producer of full-bodied wines in the true Heathcote style.
Our boutique, family vineyard warmly welcomes you to the Heathcote region and proudly invites you to share our award-winning wines, in particular our recently-released 2017 Shiraz and our much sort after 2018 Chardonnay.
41 Kennedy Vintners
Try our newly released wines including the very popular 2017 Henrietta Shiraz, 2015 Kennedy Shiraz and our dry, textural 2018 Pink Hills Rosé. In addition, we will be showing our limited release 2014 Kennedy Shiraz, 2012 Sangiovese and 2013 Reserve Cambria Shiraz, all of which are drinking beautifully. Look out for our special mixed selections available only at the festival.
Planted on the eastern slope of the Mount Camel Range between Colbinabbin and Corop. Humis Vineyard grows and produces an array of French varietals using traditional winemaking techniques. Humis Vineyard has one of the largest plantings in Australia of the 'lost' Bordeaux grape, Carmenere. Carmenere, Shiraz, Marsanne, Grenache Rosé
43 Argyle Forest
Try our award-winning Betelgeuse Shiraz, it has sensational reviews. Our Shiraz is made from low-yielding vines using sustainable viticulture practices. We concentrate on optimising fruit quality from each vine to produce this exceptional Shiraz. Betelgeuse is a full-bodied red lovers wine. Check out our special festival discounts
Tellurian is a family-owned, James Halliday 5 star rated winery, established in 2002 by the Hopkins family on the famous rich, red, Cambrian soils of Heathcote. Visit Tellurian during the festival to taste award-winning Shiraz, GSM, Grenache, Nero D’Avola, Fiano, Riesling and Rosé with limited release wines and special festival prices.
46 Mia Valley
Established in 1999, we are at the Southern slightly cooler end of the Region, altitude 260m. We produce wines from Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Riesling vines. New release wines available from 2015 vintage with Halliday rating. Older vintage bin end specials and other offerings for Festival only.
Established in 1999, our family produces trophy-winning reds in limited quantities. Distinctly drinkable reds with loads of flavour and a silky finish. We will be pouring our current release Shiraz along with a stunning back vintage, and our Zinfandel – the only Zin in the region is a real crowd favourite.
49 The Bridge
Wine by nature’s design. A small vineyard in the heart of the Heathcote region. Shiraz and blends made without manipulation.
50 Noble Red
Noble Red was established in 2002 in the Heathcote region on rich and ancient Cambrian soils adopting a dry-grown philosophy. We will be featuring our GZold medal Shiraz 2016 and Arek 2014 plus our other wines, including Special Release Shiraz, GSM, Carmenere, Rosé and Cabernet Sauvignon.
53 In The Know
Be In The Know … with great Heathcote wines. Visit our marquee this weekend.
54 Barnadown Run
Established on the rich terra rossa soils of the Mt Camel range, we make wines of power and finesse. Nine wines will be on show including current releases and a museum stock special. Our range includes a red and a white Sparkling, a Rosé, a Viognier, four reds and a Tawny.
56 Sanguine Estate
Sanguine Estate won four trophies at the recent Heathcote Wine Show including Best Shiraz for its 2017 Progeny Shiraz. Visit the Hunter family at our marquee for tastings of this award-winning wine plus several new releases including 2016 D’Orsa Shiraz. Some wines will sell out this weekend so be quick!
Tar&Roses produce Mediterranean varietals and was named after the signature characteristics of Nebbiolo. The name also ties into the winemaking team behind the venture, the legendary Don Lewis and his winemaking partner Narelle King. Following Dons passing in 2017 this represents his final vintage with Narelle now carrying on the tradition. Our Heathcote fruit is ideal for Italian/Spanish varietals and classic ‘Australian’ Shiraz.
Food vendors and producers
5 Heathcote Artisan
The Heathcote Artisan specialises in producing 5-Year-Old Barrel Aged Balsamic Vinegar that is as good as any rare and timeless classic.
8 Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese
Artisan cheeses made in Ballarat by hand, in small batches, using traditional methods with milk from a single farm. We make a range of bloom rind (brie/camembert), semi-hard and blue vein cheeses. New to our range in are our goat cheeses. Our cheeses are available for tasting and sales.
13 Jamie's Fine Dressings
Jamie's Fine Dressings are made from fresh and local ingredients from the Swan Hill region. Jamie has been a chef for many years and created the original Poppy Seed Dressing for friends and family whilst entertaining, which Jamie loves to do!
17 Salami Shack
Salami Shack brings gourmet tastes of European salamis and mettwursts from the Barossa Valley in South Australia to Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales.
22 Axedale Olives
Extra virgin olive oil and table olives
27 Springmount Fine Foods
Springmount Fine Foods have a range of multi award winning gourmet products including cheese platter fruit pastes, Champagne Pearls, delicious vinaigrettes, sauces and the hero of the range… Black Garlic. The unique sweet, umami flavour of Black Garlic makes it the perfect accompaniment to cheese, steak and even chocolate.
32 Mandi's Kitchen
Hand-made boiled in the cloth puddings and gourmet Dessert Logs. Flavours include Date & Toffee, Mango & Brandy, Gluten Free Christmas, Traditional Christmas, Macadamia & Brandy, Triple Chocolate, Chocolate Rum & Raisin and Choc Orange. Beautifully moist Christmas cakes full of Australian vine fruit & cranberries. Long shelf life on all products and puddings just need to be re-heated.
36 Brazen Brownies
Handmade, hand cut and hand packaged brownies, only using regionally sourced ingredients where possible. So addictive we dare you to stop at just one bite….
We produce a range of spices, condiments, dressings, grains, gift packs and Granola, handmade and free from all additives
44 Cuvee Chocolate
Wine and chocolate paired or not, have been a long passion of young chef Deniz Karaca who is very excited to now be able to share the fruits of this ever-lasting relationship.
47 Michel's Fine Biscuits
Sweet and savoury biscuits. New: Olive oil crackers, ideal served with cheese and wind and are vegan.
51 Bendigo Hats
A great array of hats ideal to be sun-smart at the festival
55 Pud for All Seasons/Olive Branch Preserves
Home-made puddings, dessert sauces and chocolate treats. Delicious preserves.
58 and 66 Wicked Coffee Carts
Enjoy a fine coffee prepared by Shayne and her staff
59 The Farce Charcuterie
We sell a range of charcuterie and pickles, including - Free range chicken liver parfait, confit garlic
and red wine terrine, green peppercorn amd cognac terrine, pate en croute, dill pickles, zucchini bread and butter pickles and pickled onions. We are also selling a charcuterie plate with pate, parfait, pickles, cheese and crackers.
60 Simply Spanish
Visit Leno for world-winning paella
61 Ilias the Greek
Tasty salt and feta balls and other great food to enjoy with your wine.
62 Himalayan Sherpa
Himalayan Sherpa is selling its famous mouth-watering free-range chicken momo (dumplings), free range chicken Biryani Rice and Nepalese BBQ which will take your taste buds to the top of the world
63 Vietnamese Food House
Authentic northern Vietnamese family foods. Foods are freshly homemade and free from egg and dairy products, offering lots of gluten free dishes
64 Ummo Gozleme
Traditional savory Turkish flatbread and tasty fillings.
65 The Hungry Caterpillar
Slow-cooked lamb, spiced chicken, falafel all wrapped in delicious hot pita bread with lettuce, tomato, braised onion and homemade garlic dressing. Served in environmentally friendly foil.
67 Street Feast
Slow cooked pork and beef rolls.
68 Timboon Ice Cream
Timboon Fine Ice Cream producing 100% all natural gluten free ice cream made on the farm from milk source from local dairy since 1998 . With a variety of flavours to please one and all.
69 Oakwood Smallgood
Tasting plates and bratwurst rolls. Packet meats, sausages, terrine, pate, bacon, pepper sticks, wagyu pastrami, pancetta and more.
70 European Barbecue
For kebabs and gozleme
71 Frying Calamari Brothers
Calamari finely diced, dusted, seasoned and lightly fried.
72 Traditionale Baked Potatoes
Potatoes done the old-fashioned way.
73 The Forge Pizzeria
Established in 2010 by brothers Chris and Tim Matthews, The Forge Pizzeria creates delicious wood fired pizzas made with fresh local produce and high quality deli ingredients. We pride ourselves on pizza perfection, passion and a fun laid-back atmosphere.
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