The Road to Red is a scenic circuit through the Pyrenees, taking in well-known cellar doors including Blue Pyrenees, Taltarni Vineyards, Summerfield Winery, Wayward Winery, and Sally’s Paddock, just to name a few.

Sitting by an open fire, wine in hand, with vast vineyard views in sight. Doesn’t sound like a horrible way to spend a cold winters day, does it? With fewer crowds and often new vintages ready to be released and available for tasting, winter is actually a pretty ideal time to be amongst the vines.

Just a 45-minute drive west of Ballarat, the Pyrenees is one of Victoria’s great wine regions. This hidden gem is famous for its full-flavoured red wines including Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Grenache. Third generation growers tend to some of the state’s oldest vines and the winemakers themselves are often the ones to greet you at cellar door.

Road to Red Self Guided Drive

If you are a certified red wine lover, take the Road to Red which is a a scenic drive through the Pyrenees. With over 20 cosy cellar doors to choose from, there are plenty of options where you can enjoy lunch and a tasting by the fire, while overlooking the vines. With autumn leaving our wineries in full production mode – winter is a time to slow down and celebrate the fruits of their labour, and we invite you to join them!
The six in six competition returns in June where you have the chance to win 36 bottles of premium Pyrenees wines. Simply visit 6 wineries between 7 June to 15 July, to be one of six people to win six cases (36 bottles) of Pyrenees wines.

Download the Road to Red wine map and start planning your self guided tour.

In between drinks

In between drinks, explore hiking tracks, historic buildings and art galleries or cozy up beside a crackling fire and sample delicious local produce.

Above all, indulge yourself as you travel the Road to Red. Eat slow, drink slow, get up late, read a book or go for a slow walk to soak up the spectacular scenery.