Wineries and Tours
Phillip Island Helicopters, Newhaven. Arrive in style to the Gippsland Wine Company located near the picturesque Loch village for a delicious platter style lunch, sample some of the award winning wines and get a personal tour of the vineyard. This is a truly magnificent once in a lifetime trip not to be missed. We can arrange local hotel transfers (STA). Prices start from only $395pp Min 2 pax per flight. Must be over 18 years of age. Duration approx. 3 hours. Bookings essential.
5956 7316. Phillip Island Heliport, 1 Veterans Drive, Newhaven. email@example.com www.pih.com.au
Harman Wines, Wattle Bank via Wonthaggi Drop in for wine tastings, relax inside or out and enjoy the tranquil views with a glass of wine & shared platters of local produce. Wood fired pizzas every Sunday and weekends in January and live music on selected days (check website for more information). Wine varieties include Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Rose, Merlot, Shiraz & Pinot Noir. We also stock local beers and ciders. Open weekends 11am – 5pm and throughout January. 612 Korumburra-Inverloch Road, Wattle Bank (C441) only a few mins from Inverloch, Kongwak & Wonthaggi. firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone 5611 3857. www.harmanwines.com.au
The Gurdies Winery Located in the Gurdies area, just off the Bass Highway with spectacular views of Westernport Bay. Features include a comprehensive winery, a range of award winning wines made from Estate-grown grapes and a large cellar door facility with capacity for social events. Enjoy tasting our wines, relax in our extensive garden, picnic in our barbeque areas and view the vines. Take the opportunity to explore the neighbouring Gurdies Nature Conservation Reserve, famous for its remnant vegetation including spectacular orchids. Open 11am – 5pm Friday to Sunday, public holidays and at other times by prior booking. 215 St Helier Road, The Gurdies. Phone Dick Wettenhall 5997 6208. email@example.com
Purple Hen Wines, Rhyll Award winning wines and a beautiful cellar door with sweeping coastal views. Since opening in 2006, Purple Hen has won over 150 medals and trophies at wine shows around Australia. Great wines, an informal atmosphere and knowledgeable staff ensure a visit to remember. Enjoy live music every Friday evening 6pm – 8pm in January. For these music events, you can bring your own food or buy one of our platters.Cellar Door open 11am-5.30pm every day in Summer and School Holidays, other times 5 days a week (closed Tuesday & Wednesday). Located just two kms from Phillip Island Tourist Road, four kms from Rhyll township and 90 minutes from Melbourne. McFees Road 5956 9244. www.purplehenwines.com.au
Southern Gippsland Foodmap Use the Southern Gippsland Foodmap to design a foodie tour, then call in and buy local produce directly from the grower. Whether you want to design your own food tour or search for local produce for your food store or restaurant, you will find a great range of local produce and outlets including farm gates, cellar doors, farmers’ markets and retailers in Southern Gippsland including speciality cheese, chilli, capsicum, persimmons, smoked fish and fine wine. Find the food map at www.southerngippslandfoodmap.com.au