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.

Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes Queenscliff

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…

Cycling VineTours | Queenscliff Bellarine Peninsula

Cycling VineTours | Queenscliff Bellarine Peninsula

Cycling VineTours is a boutique company offering leisurely cycle tours through Victoria's premier food and wine-growing regions: Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula…

Little Green Corner

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

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

Mi Shells Seafood

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 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…

Hanoi Kitchen

Hanoi Kitchen

Hong and Nick Lee’s idea of Hanoi Kitchen started over 20 years ago in a Hanoi market. Hong grew-up around the amazing aromas of the market, where her family owned…

Barwon Heads Greengrocer

Barwon Heads Greengrocer

Barwon Heads Greengrocer has a large variety of fresh organic and non organic produce as well as having a juice bar in the same premises the Juice bar also serves…

GO Roam Tours

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…

Barwon Heads IGA

Barwon Heads IGA

At Barwon Heads IGA, they pride themselves on their quality products and customer service to the wonderful locals.When you walk their aisles you will see that they…

Taste Tours

Taste Tours

Taste Tours run gourmet food, wine, beer/cider and adventure tours throughout the Bellarine Peninsula, Moorabool Valley and Surf Coast. At Taste Tours, its about…

Mustang & Co

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 Foodies Tour

Bellarine Foodies Tour

The Bellarine Peninsula offers a diverse variety of culinary delights, from freshly grown fruit and vegetables, fresh seafood and meats, spices, oils, infusions,…

Bellarine Winery Tours

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…

Twisted History

Twisted History

Twisted History will be reopening the Geelong Gaol and Bendigo Tours as of November 13, 2020. Other tours will return once dates are confirmed for 2021.Come and…

Wilsons Wine Tours Geelong

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…

Fergos Bongo 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…

Idyll Wine Co.

Idyll Wine Co.

Fruit is drawn from on-site vineyards at Idyll Wine Co., as well as a tight-knit network of both local and interstate producers, to develop the vast range of fruit-forward…

Andy's Trails

Andy's Trails

Andy’s Trails are Geelong's premium food and beverage day tours. Experience the region's craft breweries, hidden wineries and award winning distilleries.Eat. Drink.…

Little Creatures Brewery Geelong

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

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…

Adelia Fine Foods and Bellarine Brownie Company

Adelia Fine Foods and Bellarine Brownie Company

Based on the Bellarine Peninsula, husband and wife, Adam and Amelia (Adelia) share a genuine passion for making handcrafted, nutritious, premium quality, unique…

Lard Ass Butter

Lard Ass Butter

Visit Lard Ass Butter, the only artisan butter factory on the Bellarine Peninsula where handcrafted dairy food products are made.Australian-style cultured butter…

Road to Indulgence

Road to Indulgence

Road to Indulgence's passion is presenting to you this diverse region of Australia, a region they are privileged to call home. They believe in providing those very…

Footprint Walks

Footprint Walks

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

BrewiColo Brewing Co.

BrewiColo Brewing Co.

BrewiColo Brewing Co. is a family run independent craft brewery located on one of the most picturesque coastlines in Victoria, Ocean Grove.Our taproom is right inside…

Manzanillo Grove

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

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

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

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

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.…

The Little Mussel Cafe

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…

Yummy Mummy Lolly Shop

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

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…

B.Spoke Tours

B.Spoke Tours

Want to experience a tour like no other, far from the madding crowd? B.Spoke Tours specialize in visiting quality wineries with small operations, including elite…

Moorabool Valley Chocolate

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

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…

Lethbridge at Hat Rock

Lethbridge at Hat Rock

Established in 1996, Lethbridge produces savoury wines with intensity and finesse. Sit down at the tasting table inside the strawbale winery and sample wines alongside…

Anther Distillery

Anther Distillery

The Anther Distillery is a place of wonder for the cocktail and spirit lover.Just over a one-hour drive from Melbourne, near the North Geelong station, The Anther…

Basils Farm

Basils Farm

The Basils Farm online wine store will remain open with a 15% discount for purchases of six or more bottles of wine with free delivery Australia wide. Online gift…

Drysdale Cheeses

Drysdale Cheeses

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

Marty @ Oakdene

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…

Oakdene Vineyards Cellar Door

Oakdene Vineyards 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…

Mr Grubb @ Oakdene

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…

Bellarine Estate

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,…

Airport Transit Link

Airport Transit Link

Airport Transit Link owns and operates its shuttle bus service. They operate a unique transport service which includes day trips, tours and charter flights to the…

The Smoked Egg Company

The Smoked Egg Company

The Smoked Egg Company are a free range egg farm and have been clever enough to chill smoke eggs. This gives the eggs a lovely light smoked flavour, whilst leaving…

Bennetts on Bellarine Winery

Bennetts on Bellarine Winery

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

Scotchmans Hill

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

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

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

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…

Bellarine Smokehouse

Bellarine Smokehouse

The Bellarine Smokehouse produces award-winning premium smoked fish. They 'hot smoke' their products using local ti-tree sourced from their local surrounds on the…

Kisaan Estate Winery

Kisaan Estate Winery

Kisaan Estate Winery is a family owned boutique winery in Connewarre, approximately three minutes drive from the seaside town of Barwon Heads. The estate sits on…

Pettavel Wines

Pettavel Wines

The Pettavel Australia boasts historical roots back to 1842. From hosting Prince Duke of Edinburgh in 1867 to entertaining five Prime Ministers in recent years,…

Tuckerberry Hill

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…

Lighthouse Olive Oil

Lighthouse Olive Oil

Lighthouse Olive Oil is a multi-award winning producer of exceptional extra virgin olive oil, grown and cold pressed on the Bellarine Peninsula. The property is…

Provenir

Provenir

Provenir is the passion of five founders who sought to produce the best quality meat, through highest welfare on-farm processing. At the heart of Provenir’s operation…

McGlashans Wallington Estate

McGlashans Wallington Estate

Russell and Jan McGlashan began establishment of their ten hectare vineyard, McGlashans Wallington Estate in 1995. Four varieties are now planted including Chardonnay,…

Wattle Grove Honey and Beekeeping Supplies

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…

Oneday Estate

Oneday Estate

Located at Curlewis on the Bellarine Peninsula, Oneday Estate is just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne. The winery is one of the Bellarine Peninsula’s most unique…

Curlewis Winery

Curlewis Winery

Curlewis Winery is situated on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, one hours drive south-west of Melbourne.Family owned artisan producers Stefano and Leesa produce…

Austin's Wines

Austin's Wines

Grown in the rich limestone soils and cool climes of the Moorabool Valley, they have created a wine for sharing life’s best moments, both big and small. Bring your…

Barrgowan Vineyard

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

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

Clyde Park Vineyard and 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…

Cole's Coaches

Cole's Coaches

Cole's Coaches is an established family business with a depot and booking office situated in Warrnambool, Victoria since 1982. It currently runs operations in Mortlake,…

Yes Said The Seal

Yes Said The Seal

Yes Said The Seal is a premium 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

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…

More Than A Tour

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…

Southern Bay Brewery

Southern Bay Brewery

With 30 years of Geelong heritage, Southern Bay Brewery is one of the oldest working breweries in Australia. Positioned on the edge of the old port of Geelong, Southern…

Sea Bounty

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

Wayawu Estate

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

Spence Wines

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…

Geelong Tours

Geelong Tours

Geelong Tours want to give travellers experiences they will not find anywhere else in Australia. They give their customers the opportunity to visit the Great Ocean…

Nicol's Paddock

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.…

Franscene Bellarine

Franscene Bellarine

Franscene Bellarine offers personalised tours and packages on the Bellarine Peninsula.Explore the Bellarine Peninsula in a private luxury Mercedes vehicle for up…

Wildings Pantry Essentials

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

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

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…

Hops n Grapes Tours

Hops n Grapes Tours

Hops n Grapes tours will take you on a personalised tour of the best boutique wineries, breweries and distilleries in the Pyrenees or Grampians wine regions, with…

The Minya Vineyard & Winery

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 preserve…

Moorabool Ridge Vineyard & Cafe

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

Lethbridge Wines

Established in 1996, Lethbridge produces savoury wines with intensity and finesse. Sit down at the tasting table inside the strawbale winery and sample wines alongside…

Mt Duneed Estate

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…

Inverleigh Bakehouse

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

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…

Common Ground Project

Common Ground Project

Common Ground Project is a not-for-profit community farm and restaurant that promotes food security by creating fair access to locally grown, healthy food.Common…

del Rios Winery

del Rios Winery

del Rios is a family-owned, vineyard, winery, restaurant, and tasting room established in 1996 on the slopes of an extinct volcano, Mt Anakie.It is in their restaurant…

Little River General Store

Little River General Store

Welcome to the Little River General Store in Victoria, where old fashioned country-style service is number one. Home of Australia's best traditional lolly counter…

Shadowfax Winery

Shadowfax Winery

Established in 1999 and situated just 30 kilometres from Melbourne in the heart of Werribee Park, Shadowfax is one of Victoria's leading boutique wineries. With…

Autopia Tours - Victoria

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…

For the Love of Grape

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…

Moto Cartel

Moto Cartel

Creating unforgettable adventures on two wheels for everyone wanting to experience what it feels to be free.Moto Cartel is Victoria's leading motorcycle tour operator…

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