Sunbury wine region
The closest winemaking area to Melbourne, Sunbury is also one of Victoria's oldest. Its cool, dry climate combined with diverse soil types produces elegant wines, and historic wineries make perfect locations for tasting the area's celebrated shiraz.
Meet the makers
Call in to cellar doors in Sunbury and surrounds, and chances are you'll meet a winemaker and learn about the exceptional regional terroir, how wines are made, and perhaps a few local yarns for good measure.
History among the vines
Taste shiraz and chardonnay in the 1860s bluestone cellar door at Craiglee in Sunbury and cross the road for more history at Goona Warra. You'll find sumptuous wines and bites to eat among the orchards in Bacchus Marsh, overlooking dams in Glenlyon and in the paddocks around Gisborne.