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Create Your Own Wine Trail - 6 Wineries Open for Nillumbik Winter WineFest Weekend

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Shaws Road Winery is one of 6 boutique wineries open on the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June for the Nillumbik Regional Winter Winefest.

Create your own wine trail and visit all 6 wineries over the weekend! Entry is FREE at all of the family-owned boutique wineries, with each winery providing FREE wine tastings and a tasty lunch at an affordable price!

Shaws Road Winery is located just 20 minutes north of Eltham and will be open to the public from 11am.

Throughout the afternoon, you'll have the opportunity to sample the full range of speciality wines, beers and ciders, plus if you find something you like, you can purchase it at a special discounted price!

You can also enjoy a terrific lunch of wood-fired delicacies provided by local team Hot Coals Catering. The tantalising menu includes Pumpkin Soup ($8), Lamb Cutlets and Roast Potatoes ($25), three types of Pizza ($18), Calamari and Salad ($15), Arancini Balls (3 for $14), Grazing Platters for 2 people to share ($40) and Chocolate Cake with cream ($8).

Relax and enjoy your delicious meal in the toasty-warm enclosed verandah overlooking the Kinglake Ranges.

There will also be a pop-up market on site offering re-purposed furniture, handmade soap, homewares and giftware and fresh fruit and flowers.

Include in your wine trail a visit to the famous St Andrews Market on Saturday or Omaru Alpaca Farm on Sunday, which is located just 2 minutes down the road. Come and feed the gorgeous baby alpacas and take in the fresh country air!

Other wineries you can visit over the weekend include Lovegroves Vineyard & Winery, Nillumbik Estate, Panton Hill Vineyard & Winery Stockman Wines and Yarrambat Estate. Click here for the full details.

Shaws Road Winery is located at 225 Shaws Road, Arthurs Creek (Mel 394, A4, Ed. 34)

If you have an enquiry, please call 0437 393 736 or email For more information on this event, please visit

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When: Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June
Where: Shaws Road Winery, 225 Shaws Road, Arthurs Creek 3099
Cost: Free entry
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