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…

Affettati & Co

Affettati & Co is a fresh, vibrant, modern Italian delicatessen that stocks a delicious range of cheese, salami, wine, pasta, staples, specialty items and more.…

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…

Little Green Corner

Little Green Corner opened in February 2015. Set up by hospitality professionals Hugh Whitehead (front of house) and Chris Welsh (Chef) with the objective to celebrate…

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…

Bongo! Transit Tours

Bongo! Transit Tours is all about bringing a little bit of Europe to the Coast with each tour an experience to remember in unique, eco friendly electric Bongos.…

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…

Little Creatures Brewery Geelong

Little Creatures Brewing was born out of the love of great beer shared by a few good mates. In particular, it was a hop driven pale ale they tasted in the north…

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…

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…

The Little Mussel Cafe

Advance Mussel Supply's farm gate sales has grown into its very own little Mussel Cafe. They still sell their fresh Portarlington Mussels by the kilogram or the…

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…

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…

Bellarine Estate

Overlooking the vineyard and with views over Corio Bay, Bellarine Estate offers wine tastings from their Bellarine Estate range, as well as their Portarlington Ridge…

Austins & Co.

Austins & Co. collections are a showcase of the hand-crafted wines from the Austin family's vineyard and winery in the Mooroobol Valley, Victoria.Our collections…

Basils Farm (Formerly Kiltynane Wines)

Basils Farm is an artisan winery situated on Swan Bay, overlooking the historic township of Queenscliff. Visit the cellar door to learn more about our passion for…

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…

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…

Ponda Estate

Ponda Estate Vineyard is a small, boutique family owned vineyard situated in the Bellarine Peninsula wine region of Geelong, Victoria. The three acre block produces…

Scotchmans Hill

Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill is located in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. A producer of premium cool maritime climate wines, Scotchmans Hill has been…

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…

Oakdene Vineyards Restaurant and Cellar Door

Oakdene Vineyards Restaurant and Cellar Door is situated in the maritime region of the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, approximately 90 kilometres from Melbourne.…

Oakdene Vineyards Restaurant

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

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…

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,…

Terindah Estate

As you drive down McAdams Lane to the entrance of Terindah Estate, you gain glimpses of the breathtaking views awaiting you. Terindah Estate is a boutique winery…

Tuckerberry Hill

Tuckerberry Hill is located on the North East slopes of Murradoc Hill, overlooking Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne and the Heads. Pick Your Own Blueberries or Strawberries…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Clyde Park Vineyard & Bistro

Clyde Park Vineyard & Bistro has a cellar door and bistro set on the beautiful Moorabool Valley just off the Midland Highway half an hour north of Geelong, 35 minutes…

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…

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…

Saint Regis Winery & Restaurant

Join Saint Regis Winery for a taste in their cellar door.Relax and dine amongst the vines. A simple approach to a shared dining experience. Wholesome and delicious.…

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…

Barwon Ridge Wines

Barwon Ridge Wines is a small family vineyard in the Barrabool Hills. Their philosophy is to express the characteristics of fine Geelong wines through the growing…

Moorabool Ridge Vineyard & CafŽe

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

At Lethbridge Wines 'real wine' is their passion, wines that are produced from fruit off carefully grown vines and made using traditional techniques allowing the…

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…

Garden Gate of Inverleigh

Garden Gate of Inverleigh is more than just a nursery, also offering seasonal produce, crafts, workshops and talks for their visitors. A lovely country nursery…

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…

Del Rios of Mt Anakie

A wonderful view awaits you when you drive up to del Rios Café and cellar door. Whether you sit on the terrace, or inside behind the huge picture windows, you can't…

Bellbrae Estate

Located just outside Torquay, Bellbrae Estate is beautiful in Autumn and the perfect stop at the beginning of your Great Ocean Road journey. Whether it be wine tasting,…

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…

Cheap Tours Melbourne

Cheap Tours Melbourne believe less is more. Their range of day tours were designed for small groups with simplicity in mind, meaning they are an affordable way for…

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…

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…

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