Food & wine
Dine out on a meal you won't forget at the acclaimed Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld, featuring as its centrepiece the region's fine local produce and famed sparkling and cool-climate wines.
Local produce at the table
Book a ten-course degustation at the reputed country pub, or enjoy a meal at the bistro with Mt Sturgeon looming large. Digest your indulgence as you seek out the region's excellent local produce, from locally-grown olives, to tender spring lamb and sheep products, and super fresh nuts and herbs.
Old vines and vibrant wines
Sample spicy red wines and sparkling wines from the internationally acclaimed Victorian Pyrenees wine region. Taste the history of the Grampians wine region at cellar doors in Great Western, where you'll find gnarled old vines and vibrant young wines.
Love fine food and can't resist a party? Make the trip in May for the Grampians Grape Escape Food and Wine Festival. Join the weekend-long celebration, complete with 125 exhibitors, live music and family activities – all in the heart of the majestic Grampians National Park.
Drive to Dunkeld for the main meal of deceptively simple dishes, but save room for entree and dessert at other regional restaurants and cafes.
Reap what generations of agricultural pioneers have sown as you make your way through the Grampians region's wheat plains and rolling sheep country.
Throw a boule on a piste outside a vineyard in ruggedly beautiful surrounds in mild temperatures deep in the Pyrenees wine region – of Victoria.
Swipe your finger along the dusty barrels in the 1860s cellars at Best's Great Western and get a feel for the history of the Grampians wine region.
Journey to the far south-west corner of Victoria and taste varieties from the Henty wine region such as riesling, pinot noir and chardonnay.