Jack Rabbit Vineyard, Bellarine, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia. Image: Roberto Seba
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Geelong wine region

Explore the Geelong wine region's diverse sub-regions from surf coast to volcanic plains making its food, wine and landscape resist any 'cool climate' label. Taste varieties with a subtle European style such as chardonnay and shiraz.

Geelong was the largest grape-growing region in Victoria in the 1800s, and it has undergone a renaissance in the last couple of decades as winemakers rediscover rich soils and a climate that is halfway between France's Bordeaux and Burgundy.

Meet the makers and celebrate the best of the Geelong wine region at the annual Toast to the Coast, held over October/November at wineries from the Bellarine and Moorabool Valley out to the Surfcoast.

Highlights

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Wood fired pizza cooked by Terry and the team

Clyde Park Vineyard & Bistro

Bannockburn

Park yourself here for great wines, pizza and tasting platters. Specialty wines include pinot noir and gris, shiraz, sauvignon blanc and chardonnay.

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The House of Jack Rabbit

Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Bellarine

Hop to it for sophisticated cool-climate wines, an award-winning restaurant, cellar door, tasting room, bistro-style cafe and stunning coastal views.

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Mermerus

Drysdale

A boutique winery on the Bellarine Peninsula specialising in cultivating pinot noir and chardonnay as well as producing shiraz, rosé and riesling.

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Waybourne Winery

Waurn Ponds

Sample wines in the tasting room overlooking the vineyard and Barrabool hills. Varieties include riesling, pinot gris, cabernet, merlot and trebbiano.

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Otway Estate

Otway Estate

Barongarook

Wet your whistle with a range of cool climate wines, premium handcrafted beers and farmhouse ciders served with platters of fresh local delicacies.

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Terindah Estate

Bellarine

Visit this beautiful estate for brunch, lunch and wine tastings. Wines include sparkling, pinot noir, pinot gris, chardonnay, rosé, zinfandel and shiraz.

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Bellbrae Estate

Bellbrae Estate

Bellbrae

Get on board with elegant, contemporary cool-climate wines made from estate and select region Geelong fruit, and named after the region's surf breaks.

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Brown Magpie Wines

Brown Magpie Wines

Modewarre

Get a taste for award-winning single-vineyard pinot noir, shiraz and pinot grigio in the picturesque hinterland of the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road.

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Banks Road Vineyard

Banks Road Vineyard

Marcus Hill

Enjoy a light lunch and wine with a view over the vineyard at this small, family-run winery on the Bellarine Peninsula. Open Thursday to Sunday.

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Barwon Ridge Wines

Barrabool

Taste quality, hand-crafted, vegan-compliant pinot noir, shiraz, marsanne, chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon wines from this Barrabool Hills vineyard.

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