Country Vintages


Our local winemakers produce some impressive wines and extend a warm welcome to all
Colonial Way visitors, whether on their wagon tour or on the way home.


WATERWHEEL VINEYARDS
Bridgewater on Loddon

The winemaking team of Peter Cumming and Bill Trevaskis make wines with an undisguised emphasis on varietal fruit characteristics.

 

  • Sauvigion Blanc

  • Chardonnay

  • Shiraz

  • Cabernet Sauvigion


PASSING CLOUDS
Kingower

This vineyard is well known for its powerful red wines. Graeme Leith and Sue Mackinnon have been growing vines in Kingower for 25 years.

 

  • Angel Blend

  • Graeme's Blend

  • Shiraz

  • Pinot Noir

  • Ondine Sparkling Shiraz/Cabernet


BLANCHE BARKLY
Kingower

David Reimers has been producing the big, purple cassis Cabernet and huge spicy Shiraz in the picturesque valley of Kingower for 27 years. Whilst delicious young, their cellar potential is enormous.

 

  • Mary Eileen Shiraz

  • Johann Cabernet Sauvignon


KANGDERAAR
Kingower

At the foot of the dramatic granite outcrop of Melville's Caves. James and Christine Nealy established this vineyard in 1980. They produce a notable range of fine chardonnay wines together with other varieties.

 

  • Chardonnay

  • Riesling / Traminer

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Cabernet / Merlot


OLD LODDON
Bridgewater on Loddon

New boutique winery overlooking the Loddon River. Russell Burdett is producing deep coloured, fruity red wines.

 

 

  • Shiraz

  • Cabernet Franc

  • Cabernet Merlot

  • Cabernet Sauvignon


CONNOR PARK
Leichardt

Slightly out of wagon range but worth a detour, Connor Park is situated between Bridgewater and Marong. Ross and Robyn Lougoon produce a classic Bendigo shiraz among their fine range of wines.
 

 

  • Shiraz

  • Cabernet

  • Merlot

  • Riesling

  • Semillon



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