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Grampians & Henty

Attracting gourmet travellers for decades, the Grampians is known by many as a must-visit while on the Victorian wine trail. With its vineyards nestled off the beaten track and the breathtaking views, it is a journey through Australia’s past and future. Pioneer vineyards provide stellar examples of cool-climate shiraz (still and sparkling), riesling, while there are also high-quality plantings of aromatic whites, pinot noir and meunier. Don’t go past the thrilling grape-growing region of Henty, which has charmed many growers and makers, all eager to profess the area’s many attributes through wines crafted with passion.
Valentine Kuzniewski-Lebrun

Image of Pierrepoint Wines by Bespoke Design Co.

Pierrepoint Wines

Star Cellar Door

0439 476 198
pierrepointwines.com.au

Pierrepoint is a local gem situated at the foothills of Mount Pierrepoint, between Hamilton and Tarrington. Owned and operated by the Lacey family since opening in 2000, the cosy cellar door offers various experiences: wine tastings, luncheons, events, outdoor activities, as well as a charming on-site B&B. The vineyard grows chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot gris, all managed with the help of the poultry roaming freely around the property, keeping the pests under control. Step into the welcoming rustic cellar door and embark on a journey through the wonders of the region via the very approachable line-up of wines (and other local treats if desired). Enjoy the calming surroundings of the garden overlooking the vines, perhaps with a grazing platter, a giant game of Jenga and an unmissable game of fetch with Bear, the winery dog. Valentine Kuzniewski-Lebrun

OUTSTANDING WINE: 2018 Alexandra Chardonnay, A$40

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