Region

Macedon Ranges

The Macedon Ranges is the coolest region on mainland Australia and produces arguably the finest Pinot Noir in the country. There is a universal code here that champions quality over quantity, and you’re guaranteed incredible wines from the boutique producers here. Top varieties include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Shiraz

Wineries

Australia

Mount Monument

KATSALIDIS family, small production winery, high altitude, cool climate vineyard, Macedon Ranges. Ben Ranken, award winning winemaker.Only an hour's drive from Melbourne, Mount Monument offers an unspoiled environment to produce long-lived complex wines from the varieties Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Macedon Ranges, Australia

Australia

Hesket Estate

Founded within the cool and temperate climate of the Macedon Ranges, Hesket Estate’s vineyard is grown on a bed of rich and fertile soil. Sustainable viticulture techniques are utilised capturing the grey and red loam soils of the beautiful Hesket Kerrie Valley. These techniques yield grapes of exceptional quality and character. Experience the true quality of this boutique vineyard as you sip fine wine in a tranquil and peaceful garden setting.Our Hesket vineyard features outstanding varieties of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling. Grapes are sourced from the local Straws Lane vineyard to produce our Sparkling Blanc de Noir and Gewürztraminer. An elegant Heathcote Shiraz is also available.

Macedon Ranges, Australia

Australia

Bindi

Bindi’, 50 kilometres north-west of Melbourne in the Macedon Ranges, is the family property of the Dhillon family. Originally purchased in the 1950s as part of the larger grazing farm ‘Bundaleer’, ‘Bindi’ is a 170 hectare farm of which 7 hectares are planted to Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Fifteen hectares are dedicated to managed plantation eucalypts for high grade furniture timber whilst the remainder of the land is maintained as remnant bush land and important indigenous grasslands.The Bindi vineyard is the fundamental focus of our endeavors. Our vineyard and winemaking philosophy is to seek balance and purity in the expression of our various individual vineyard sites and this philosophy is applied to farming and conservation at ‘Bindi’; the preservation of the natural harmony.The Bindi labels featured under the link ‘wine styles’ provide some of the stories of people and place that define our endeavour.

Macedon Ranges, Australia

Australia

Wilimee

Wilimee is a small family-run vineyard in the Macedon Ranges.Our philosophy is simple: we make great wine.At an altitude of 600m, the cool climate is perfect for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.We hand pick the grapes that we grow on rare Cambrian soil, some of the oldest in Australia. The vineyard is next to a sacred quarry, once mined for its greenstone, which was used to make stone axes by the Wurundjeri people. Wilimee Mooring means 'Place of Stone Axe'.Our vines were planted in 1982, making them some of the oldest in the Macedon Ranges

Macedon Ranges, Australia