Pyrenees Wine Region is located less than an hour North West of Ballarat and boasts more than 20 cellar doors, some operating out of state-of-the art structures, farm sheds and stone cottages. Many of the buildings capture breathtaking views, surrounded by sweeping lawns and contain lovely warm wood fired heaters to keep their patrons cosy and warm over the cooler months.
We are really pleased to be able to reopen our cellar doors and welcome you back to spend an afternoon visiting our cellar doors. With over 20 cellar doors to choose from, you may choose to stay the weekend. You can view the list of accommodation options HERE.
Due to social distancing restrictions, we recommend that you pre book your cellar door visits to avoid long wait times, this includes wine tasting. When possible, make dining arrangements prior to arriving in the region. Spaces will be limited and some venues now have seating times.
Listed Below are the wineries open as of 1st June. You can Download a Pyrenees Wine Map HERE
Blue Pyrenees Estate – Wine Tasting available 7 days a week between 11am and 5pm and open for lunch between 11am and 4pm.
A substantial range of the wines on offer at cellar door are available for tasting, including a range of limited release styles. Over lunch you can graze an array of dishes showcasing fresh, local produce superbly matched with the best of Blue Pyrenees wines.
Summerfield Wines – Open for tastings 10am-5pm daily, lunch over 2 seatings between 11.45am & 3pm Saturday and Sunday and Dinner over 2 seatings between 5.30pm & 9pm Friday and Saturday. Summerfield Wines is now a 5 Red Star Winery as rated by James Halliday. Also situated at Summerfield winery is a Wood fired pizza cafe open on weekends offering a selection of mouth watering wood fire pizzas. If pizza isn’t your thing, they have a deli stocking local and international produce such as smoked meats, cheeses, and sourdough bread baked fresh on site.
Sallys Paddock – Open for Tastings 9am-5pm 7 days a week
Sally’s Paddock has a long established reputation for producing outstanding quality red varietals and blends. Cheese platters available.
Taltarni – Open Weekends and Public holidays for wine tastings accompanied by a ploughmans platter $25 per person.
Relax amongst the rolling, rugged hills and stunning backdrop of the Pyrenees ranges. With 250 acres of vineyards, and 1,500 acres in total, the sweeping vistas provide the perfect place to unwind in their cellar door, enjoying our award-winning and cellar door-exclusive wines.
Bigibila – Open Saturday and Sunday 11am – 5pm for wine tastings.
Bigibila wines are all about the true flavours of this exciting unique area and are a constant source of pleasure customers.
Wimmera Hills Winery – Open By appointment
Wimmera Hills Winery is also home to Mrs Bakers Still House. Here you will find people passionate about making both enjoyable wine and boutique gin and liquers.
Grape Farm Winery – Open by appointment for wine tasting. Please call ahead.
This small family tended vineyard is located in its own breathtaking natural amphitheatre overlooking the Moonambel valley. Winery regularly open their restaurant serving French and Spanish inspired tapas. Follow them on Facebook or Instagram to find out when they will open next.
Dog rock Winery – Open by appointment for wine tasting.
A 5 Red Star James Halliday winery, it was also Gourmet Traveller wines best small cellar door for the Pyrenees/Ballarat region in 2016. DogRock produces small batches of premium Riesling, Chardonnay, Shiraz, Grenache, Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon mostly from estate grown fruit.
Peerick Vineyard – Open Saturday and Sunday and Public Holidays
Peerick’s mission is to produce limited quantities of premium wines. At this boutique winery, you will meet the owners first hand and learn how the wine was created.
Mount Avoca – Open for Tasting 11am-4pm 7 days a week
Mount Avoca specialises in handcrafting innovative, award-winning wines, including cool-climate Shiraz and Sauvignon Blanc, and more exotic Italian and Spanish varietals such as Nebbiolo, Lagrein, Tempranillo and Sangiovese. The picturesque organic vineyards are surround by 1000 olive trees, and the Cellar Door is well-appointed with play areas for children.
Don’t want to drive? We have several great Wine Tour companies in the region to choose from.