Makers & Growers

Clyde Park, Moorabool Valley

Handmade With Love By Locals

Family owned vineyards, boutique producers and organic farmers grow and make their food and wine in traditional, high-quality ways.  

Hand picked, hand milked, hand made - often by members of the same family, always by people who share a passion for good produce. Gourmet tastes that call Geelong and The Bellarine home include wine, beer, cider, cheese, olives and olive oil, seafood, chocolate, vegetables and fruit. In many cases, you can visit the sites and meet the people behind the produce.

Secrets only a local would know

Discover these recommended local gems during your stay.

Farm Foods Queenscliff

Farm Foods is a family owned and operated butchers stocking meat, wine and cheese. It is their desire to offer the full food experience to their customers. Not only…

Belsize & Co

Belsize & Co is situated in the centre of Queenscliff in the main street, Hesse Street. Since opening in 2013 a reputation was quickly gained for its unique coffee…

Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes Queenscliff

Officially judged Australia's Best Pie Maker 2013, Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes Queenscliff has taken the humble meat pie to new heights. The famous local bakery has…

Queenscliff Fishing Charters and Scenic Tours

Queenscliff Fishing Charters and Scenic Tours offer Bay Fishing Charters, Scenic Sunset Tours, Biology Educational Cruises and Fishing Clinics. All ages and abilities…

Jamie's Ministry of Food Geelong

Learn to make delicious, nutritious, simple and affordable meals from scratch through hands on cooking. With an emphasis on fresh produce and nutrition, participants…

Mi Shells Seafood

Mi Shells Seafood sell fresh, locally caught seafood to the public from their families boat at Queenscliff Harbour. Fish is seasonal but does include from our boat…

Annie's Provedore Barwon Heads

Annie's Provedore and Produce Store is located in the heart of charming Barwon Heads. The cafe is filled with the aromas of home cooked meals during the day and…

GVC on Tour

Based in Geelong and with a focus on local and fresh, GVC's business is to showcase the best the Geelong and Bellarine region has to offer in style and comfort.…

Yarra Street Quartermasters

Centrally located on Yarra Street in the Geelong CBD, Yarra Street Quartermasters is a specialty grocery store offering fresh bread, espresso coffee, hot pastries,…

Mustang & Co

What better way to travel The Great Ocean Road or around the magnificent Bellarine and Geelong winery region than with the top down in a stunning 1966 Red Mustang…

Bellarine Winery Tours

Bellarine Winery Tours operate throughout the Greater Geelong Region offering both public and private tours within the Bellarine Peninsula, as well as private tours…

Fergos Bongo Tours

Come and explore the beautiful Bellarine with Fergos Bongo Tours.Specialising in personalised tours, spoil yourself and let Fergos Bongo Tours take care of your…

The Patch on the Bellarine

The Patch on the Bellarine is an urban farm on the Bellarine and they are growers and makers of artisan unique chili products, from mild to the super hot.The Patch…

Magic Meadow

Magic Meadow celebrates the exceptional produce available from the region produced by a range of local farmers. During winter, yummy wood fired sourdough bread made…

Andy's Trails

Eat. Drink. Experience. Local. Andy’s Trails are full food and beverage day tours across the most loved parts of Victoria’s Geelong, Surf Coast, Otway Ranges and…

White Rabbit Brewery & Barrel Hall

Nestled in the grounds of the Little Creatures Village in Geelong, White Rabbit Brewery is a space created for flavour exploration. As you push through the doors…

Footprint Walks

Footprint Walks provides packaged village to village self-guided walking tours. Choose from their Bellarine Peninsula walking holiday package or the Surf Coast self-guided…

Manzanillo Grove

Manzanillo Grove, with over 4500 olive trees and seven different varieties, was established in 1997 in the fertile valleys of the Bellarine Peninsula Victoria near…

Advance Mussel Supply

Welcome to Advance Mussel Supply, the home of fresh Portarlington mussels and Angasi oysters. Fresh from the farm to you, come to visit them and see.Advance Mussel…

Sphinx Entertainment Centre

The Sphinx Entertainment Centre offers a taste of Egypt in the heart of Geelong. The 15 metre Sphinx is your one stop entertainment venue in Geelong.The Sphinx Entertainment…

Artisan Adventures

Artisan Adventures is a boutique travel company based in Geelong. Artisan Adventures love to showcase the region's plentiful natural attractions, boutique accommodation…

BAIE Wines

BAIE Wines is a small batch winemaker producing fine wines made using grapes grown at their Bellarine Peninsula vineyard in Curlewis overlooking Port Phillip Bay.At…

The Little Mussel Cafe

Advance Mussel Supply's farm gate sales has grown into its very own little mussel cafe. The Little Mussel Cafe still sell fresh Portarlington mussels by the kilogram…

Wine Wheels

Let Wine Wheels take you on a Bellarine Epicurean Adventure.Pre-booked day tours, tastings and luncheons taking in some of the Bellarine's finest establishments.…

Yummy Mummy Lolly Shop

Yummy Mummy Lolly Shop is Geelong’s biggest ‘Pick N Mix’ Lolly shop, one foot in the door and you will be sure to take a trip down memory lane. A real hot spot for…

MyBus Geelong

MyBus Geelong is regional Victoria’s premier mini bus hire service based in Geelong. Transporting passengers in the air-conditioned comfort of well-appointed modern…

Moorabool Valley Chocolate

Moorabool Valley Chocolate is a small family-owned business. The chocolates are carefully hand-made in the new chocolate kitchen attached to a 90-year-old farmhouse…

The Whiskery

The Whiskery is a cellar door, tasting room and cafe located within the Bellarine Distillery, and is set on seven acres in the heart of the Bellarine. Visitors…

Basils Farm

Take in the Bellarine’s most picturesque views to Queenscliff at Basils Farm. Visit the cellar door to learn more about their passion for wild fermented wines. Enjoy…

Eagles Rise Wine

Welcome to Eagles Rise vineyard and Wild Wine. From its spectacular site perched above the Moorabool River valley near Bannockburn, Geelong, Eagles Rise Wine makes…

Drysdale Cheeses

Introducing Drysdale Cheeses, the first commercial goat cheese manufacturer on the Bellarine Peninsula. Registered in December 2005, Drysdale Cheeses concentrates…

Mr Grubb @ Oakdene

Mr Grubb @ Oakdene is the latest addition to the Oakdene Vineyards property on the Bellarine Peninsula. Nestled amongst the birch trees, adjacent to the Upside-Down…

Oakdene Vineyards and Cellar Door

Oakdene Vineyards is situated in the maritime region of the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, approximately 90 kilometres from Melbourne. Oakdene's cool climate…

Marty @ Oakdene

The award winning Oakdene restaurant Marty @ Oakdene is the perfect place to match estate grown wines with the menu of seasonal, local and regional produce prepared…

Bellarine Estate

Bellarine Estate vineyard and winery is a family owned and operated affair established in 1996 by the Kenny family. There are 30 acres of vines includin Shiraz,…

Bennetts on Bellarine Winery

Bennetts on Bellarine is a family run business situated on the corner of Macadams Lane and Portarlington Road. Their Cellar Door is a relaxed open air venue set…

The Bellarine Smoked Fish Co.

The Bellarine Smoked Fish Co.'s premium hot-smoked salmon products are crafted using traditional smoking techniques passed on through three generations of master-smokers…

Mermerus

Mermerus specialise in the production of fine wine from the Bellarine Peninsula in Southern Victoria. We aim to produce wines that elegantly reflect the terroir…

Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Unrivalled views across the bay to Geelong, the You Yangs and Melbourne. Jack Rabbit is a must visit destination on the Bellarine.Experience the delectable food,…

Kisaan Estate Winery

Kisaan Estate Winery is a family owned boutique winery located at 1452 Barwon Heads Rd in Connewarre, approximately three minutes drive from the seaside town of…

More Than A Tour

More Than A Tour (MTAT) provides the extras that make your experience whilst travelling so memorable. With local knowledge, professional and fun loving guides…

The Lighthouse Olive Mill Shop

The Lighthouse Olive Mill Shop is nestled amongst 11,000 trees grown on 165 acres, the largest olive grove on The Bellarine. Lighthouse Extra Virgin Olive Oil is…

SageFarm

Welcome to SageFarm. A new generation farming business, Sage is dedicated to producing ethically raised farm produce. They have an open farm policy and are completely…

Banks Road Vineyard

Banks Road Vineyard is a small family run vineyard and winery on the Bellarine Peninsula just outside Geelong, on approximately 12 acres. The 12 acres of grapes…

Geelong Winery Tours

Geelong Winery Tours runs boutique tours for two to four people. Groups of up to 11 people can be catered for, however, a quote would be given after a discussion…

McGlashans Wallington Estate

Russell and Jan McGlashan began establishment of their ten hectare vineyard, McGlashans Wallington Estate, at 225 Swan Bay Road, Wallington in 1995. Four varieties…

Wattle Grove Honey and Beekeeping Supplies

Wattle Grove Honey and Beekeeping Supplies is a small farm and company operated by Jim Drever and Stephanie Hinton.Jim has been a registered Beekeeper for many years…

Curlewis Winery

Curlewis Winery offers cellar door sales and tastings by appointment only. Contact to make an appointment. Curlewis winery is situated on the Bellarine Peninsula,…

GO Roam Tours

GO Roam Tours offers wine tours and Great Ocean Road Day Trips. They will take you door to door from Geelong, Torquay or the Bellarine Peninsula. The Great Ocean…

Barrgowan Vineyard

The Barrgowan Vineyard and Winery is owned and operated by the Simonsen family. Vines were planted in 1994 with the objective of producing a high quality Shiraz…

Marcus Hill Vineyard

Marcus Hill Vineyard is located on the Bellarine Peninsula, a short drive from Geelong towards the coastal townships of Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale. Established…

Yes Said The Seal

Yes Said The Seal is a premium new winery on The Bellarine. Located on site at the spectacular Flying Brick Cider House, Yes said the Seal comprises a suite of limited…

Rowsley Fault Vineyards

The ‘Rowsley Fault’ is a geological fault formed about one million years ago that has layered these vineyards with gravels and clay over limestone. Located in the…

Sea Bounty

A family-owned company that has been involved in the fishing industry for over 30 years, Sea Bounty has become one of Australia's leading mussel growing and processing…

Wayawu Estate

Come and visit Wayawu Estate Cellar Door and Winery, the smallest winery on the Bellarine Peninsula.Turn off the Bellarine Highway to Queenscliff just 15 minutes…

Spence Wines

Spence Wines aims to make wine of the highest possible quality. Spence Wines exclusively use grapes grown in their vineyard, to ensure the best quality grapes are…

Nicol's Paddock

Join Nicol's Paddock for a taste in their cellar door.Relax and dine amongst the vines. A simple approach to a shared dining experience. Wholesome and delicious.…

Ceres Bridge Estate

Ceres Bridge Estate is a family owned vineyard, winery and cellar door, established in 1996. Currently producing Pinot Noir, Shiraz , Nebbiolo, Chardonnay and Sauvignon…

Wildings Pantry Essentials

Come and visit the Kitchen Store in St Leonards on the Bellarine Peninsula of Victoria where you can watch the team create a range of delights. Wildings Pantry Essentials…

Waybourne Winery

Waybourne Winery is located at Waurn Ponds, gateway to the Surf Coast wine district. Planting began in 1978 and has continued until recently with Shiraz being…

Wilsons Wine Tours Geelong

Wilsons Wine Tours Geelong is all about creating a fun, memorable and personalised day for you and your crew.With 25 years of wine industry experience, you can trust…

Carob And Hare

Carob and Hare are Creators of the Famous Hare Ball. A gluten free, dairy free, vegan, raw gourmet snack food that contains no refined sugars, no preservatives…

Barwon Ridge Wines

Barwon Ridge Wines is a small family vineyard in the Barrabool Hills just ten minutes west of Geelong. Their objective is to produce fine Geelong wines through the…

The Minya Vineyard & Winery

The Minya Vineyard and Winery was established in 1974 by Jeff and Sue Dans. The name 'Minya' was chosen from the Aboriginal name meaning 'Place of Many Birds' to…

Moorabool Ridge Vineyard & Cafe

Deep in the Valley perched on the edge of the Moorabool River is a shepherd's cottage built in 1856. This historic building is now home to Moorabool Ridge's tasting…

Lethbridge Wines

Established in 1996, Lethbridge produces savoury wines with intensity and finnesse. Come and sit down at the tasting table inside the strawbale winery and sample…

Mt Duneed Estate

Located just 15 minutes from Geelong and the Surf Coast, or an hour from Melbourne, Mt Duneed Estate offers couples, families and groups relaxed dining, paired with…

Meredith Dairy

Meredith Dairy is an on-farm enterprise, milking sheep and goats year-round to make specialty cheeses and yoghurts. Their products are sold throughout Australia…

Inverleigh Bakehouse

If you are in the mood for something a little indulgent then get yourself along to the Inverleigh Bakehouse. This 1868 Homestead converted into a retail bakery offers…

Surf Coast Strawberry Fields

Surf Coast Strawberry Fields is a ‘Pick Your Own’ Strawberry Farm situated on the Surf Coast Highway in Mount Duneed. Located between Geelong and Torquay, there…

The Farmer's Place

The Farmer's Place is a small working farm, cafe and market place located in Freshwater Creek. Alongside the cafe, you will find the market which acts as a consolidated…

Shadowfax Winery

Situated just 30 kilometres from Melbourne, Shadowfax is one of Australia's leading boutique wineries. With a strong focus on region and quality, Shadowfax Wines…

Dorothy’s Kitchen

Located in the heart of Meredith historical village, Dorothy's Kitchen is a farmers' market in a restored 1870's cobblers shop. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.Dorothy’s…

Cycling Vine Tours - Mornington Peninsula

Vine Tours is a unique company providing flexible self-guided and guided cycle food and wine tours.Cycle and explore the beautiful regions of Victoria including…

For the Love of Grape

For the Love of Grape Wine Tours offer a relaxing and memorable experience to the variety of wineries in the Bellarine, Geelong, Mornington Peninsula, Echuca and…

Autopia Tours - Victoria

Autopia Tours is the recognised market leader in small group adventure tours throughout Victoria and beyond - with over 30 years experience in providing small group…

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