Jack Rabbit Vineyard, Bellarine, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia. Image: Roberto Seba
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Geelong wine region

Explore the Geelong wine region's diverse sub-regions from surf coast to volcanic plains making its food, wine and landscape resist any 'cool climate' label. Taste varieties with a subtle European style such as chardonnay and shiraz.

Geelong was the largest grape-growing region in Victoria in the 1800s, and it has undergone a renaissance in the last couple of decades as winemakers rediscover rich soils and a climate that is halfway between France's Bordeaux and Burgundy.

Meet the makers and celebrate the best of the Geelong wine region at the annual Toast to the Coast, held over October/November at wineries from the Bellarine and Moorabool Valley out to the Surfcoast.

Highlights

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Bellbrae Estate

Bellbrae Estate

Bellbrae

Get on board with elegant, contemporary cool-climate wines made from estate and select region Geelong fruit, and named after the region's surf breaks.

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Curlewis Winery

Curlewis Winery

Curlewis

Make an appointment for a tasting of these highly concentrated, complex, food-friendly wines from the Curlewis and Bellarine Selection ('Bel Sel') ranges.

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Banks Road Vineyard

Banks Road Vineyard

Marcus Hill

Enjoy a light lunch and wine with a view over the vineyard at this small, family-run winery on the Bellarine Peninsula. Open Thursday to Sunday.

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Gosling Creek Winery

Gosling Creek

Murroon

Have a good gander at the cool climate wines at this vineyard and cellar door nestled in the Otway Ranges: try the pinot noir, shiraz and riesling.

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Yeowarra

Yeowarra Hill

Colac

Sip on an elegant, award-winning chardonnay or sample the savoury pinot noir and delicate sparkling from this family-owned vineyard in the Otways.

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Oakdene Cellar Door

Oakdene Vineyards Restaurant and Cellar Door

Wallington

Oakdene is an original 1920s homestead that has been beautifully restored and now offers dining, accommodation and cellar door with estate grown wine.

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Otway Estate

Otway Estate

Barongarook

Wet your whistle with a range of cool climate wines, premium handcrafted beers and farmhouse ciders served with platters of fresh local delicacies.

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del Rios of Mt Anakie Cafe

Del Rios of Mt Anakie

Anakie

Taste award-winning, elegant wines at this family-owned vineyard on the western slopes of Mt Anakie. Cellar door and cafe open every weekend for lunch.

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Brown Magpie Wines

Brown Magpie Wines

Modewarre

Get a taste for award-winning single-vineyard pinot noir, shiraz and pinot grigio in the picturesque hinterland of the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road.

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Waybourne Winery

Waurn Ponds

Sample wines in the tasting room overlooking the vineyard and Barrabool hills. Varieties include riesling, pinot gris, cabernet, merlot and trebbiano.

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