The Bellarine Peninsula is located an hour’s drive or ferry ride, south-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, surrounded by Port Phillip, Corio Bay and Bass Strait. Comprised of relaxed coastal towns, internationally recognised as well as up and coming wineries, a multitude of live music venues, and mouth watering local produce, the Bellarine is the ideal getaway destination for those wanting to explore a quiet and unique part of Victoria, a stone’s throw from Melbourne.
The Bellarine Peninsula is host to a plethora of world-class wineries, breweries and distilleries.
Experience the delectable food, take a taste of the diverse stable of sophisticated cool climate wines with unparalleled views of the bay.
The Flying Brick Cider House is a retro-inspired landmark venue that is all about fabulous food and great cider. Offering a contemporary menu and local produce.
Leura Park Estate wines are 100% estate grown and predominantly hand picked. A commitment to grape integrity, voice and ‘methode traditionelle’ is showcased in a stable of wines boasting a distinctive and delightful French-style subtlety.
Built around a 100 year old milking shed, Bennetts brings the rustic charm. They offer amazing tasting plates, live music, and spectacular views underneath the sugar gums.
The only distillery on the Bellarine, the Whiskery offer a beautiful array of gins, whiskies and cocktails in beautiful welcoming environment.
Among the other amazing wineries on the Bellarine are BAIE, Bellarine Estate, Basil’s Farm, Terinda Estate, Scotchman’s Hill, McGlashans, Oakdene Estate, Merne Restaurant, One Day Estate, Curlewis Winery, Marcus Hill Cellar Door and more.
Along with the unforgettable collection of wineries, the Bellarine has a wide range of restaurants and cafes to satisfy even the most experienced of foodies. The list includes;
Jack Rabbit Restaurant, Leura Park , Flying Brick Cider House, The Range, The Little Mussel Café – (2019 Australian Gold Food Award), The Q Train, The Grand Hotel, Bouchon French Restaurant, Saints and Sailors, Portavino Wine Bar, 360Q Queenscliff, Postscript, The Bakehouse, Edina Cafe, Pier St, Wildings and many more…
Behind all great food and wine is of course great local produce, produced by our great locals!
Drysdale Cheeses, Lighthouse Olive Oils, Manzanillo Grove Olive Oil, Tuckerberry Hill Farm, Bellarine Smokehouse, Lonsdale Tomato Farm, Chocolates for Everyone & High Tea, and many more…