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February  1st - Wine Down Friday, The Plastic Bags 24th - Minyip Show and Shine street market 9-1pm March  1st - Wine Down Friday, Col Williams 10th- Halls Gap Primary School Markets 9-1pm 13th- Truly, madly, deeply- Melbourne Part 4. Executive Chef David Ricardo (formerly of Pearl and Chin Chin) will...

The growing season at the Montara winery is progressing very well. Our yield levels are looking incredibly good, with lush green growth in the canopy foliage.  We have been busy irrigating through the heat of summer to ensure we set ourselves up with a crop in optimum...

If you haven’t had the chance to buy from us directly keep in mind you can pick up a variety of our wines from the following stockist- Frederick’s Richmond Cellarbrations Bannockburn Boundy’s Supermarket Essendon Kallista Cellars Purvis Liquor, Surrey Hills IGA Warrandyte Cellarbrations Elwood Premix King Horsham Richies IGA Ararat Edward Abbott Food Store Leaf Market...

Celebrate the start of the weekend with us! We'll have live music by local 4-piece band The Plastic Bags, $4 glasses of Jimmy wines for Jimmy Hour (4pm-5pm), our full Montara Grampians estate range, beer, platters in various sizes to suit all groups, and heaters to...

A note from the Winemaker, Simon Fennell The vineyard is progressing well with flowering now complete- we look forward to fruit set and the home stretch towards vintage 2019. The growing season has been a bit drier than hoped, but with a good even flowering/fruit set we...

Our 2017 Montara Grampians Riesling has been awarded its second gold medal this season at the Winewise Small Vigneron show! We're thrilled with these results and look forward to sharing this beautiful wine with you upon its release. Well done Simon and crew!    ...

  Spring may be right around the corner (believe it or not!), but should the time of year or seasons dictate what we drink? We think not. While it's true that the temperatures might influence what you fill your glasses with, there really isn't a wrong...

We're excited to share our 2015 Montara Grampians Cabernet Sauvignon and 2017 Montara Grampians Riesling (not yet released) received gold medals at the 2018 Melbourne International Wine Competition! In addition, the recently released 2017 Montara Grampians Chardonnay and 2015 Raven Park Shiraz were awarded silver. Big congrats...

At Montara we believe our wines are best enjoyed with friends, family and delicious food. Check out our pairing tips for your next dinner party or Sunday lunch! Eat and drink seasonal wines and food. Support your local community! Victoria is a melting pot for fresh food...

Introducing two new releases: the 2017 Montara Chardonnay and the 2017 Montara Pinot Noir - both now available online! The 2017 Montara Chardonnay is a classy wine of exceptional quality displaying fresh acidity and purity of fruit with balanced French oak.  A wine that shows complexity and interest on the nose and palate -...