This Father’s Day weekend coincides with the first few days of Spring; a glorious time to get out and about in the crisp Grampians air and experience some of the incredible natural and cultural attractions in our region – so don’t do brekky in bed for Dad this year, treat the whole family to brunch done the Grampians Way! Here are 6 of the best:
Only a 2-hour drive from Melbourne, Great Western is situated at the foothills of the stunning Grampians National park and is easily found on the Western Highway between Ararat & Stawell. Currently boasting not one, but three James Halliday 5-star rated wineries, the town has long been considered a wine destination and with over 160 years of Australian wine history there has never been a shortage of opportunities to discover the regions fascinating pioneering viticultural and gold-mining past. Now in the process of a modern renaissance, the well-established wine village is looking to add ‘regional foodie mecca’ to its reputation with the recent changing-of-hands of historic Salinger’s Café and a new generation of up-and-coming, chef prodigies in town. Here’s what you need to tick off your list on a trip to Great Western!
Treat Dad to a Father's Day getaway and celebrate the first weekend of Spring, by sipping, savouring and sampling the best wines the Grampians region has to offer. Grab your family and friends and head to one of the many 'Seriously Shiraz' events being held over the weekend in a variety of stunning locations and venues. Did we mention we were serious about our Shiraz? Winemakers in the Grampians know their stuff when it comes to making wine, and the region is known for its world class wines, including shiraz. With an amazing history that dates back over 100 years, this weekend is the perfect excuse to wine, dine, listen to music, meet the winemakers and discover what makes the Grampians wine region so amazing. Try our other wine varieties too - you might just find a new favourite!
Nothing beats a glass of red wine by a cosy fireplace. Warm up this winter at some of the hottest restaurants in the Grampians...
Okay, so winter is here and we’ve just found the ultimate place for you to take the family these holidays. We’re pretty lucky here in the Grampians that we are spoilt for choice when it comes to great accommodation, big nature and delectable food and wine. One such choice is Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park, an award-winning park situated in the heart of the Grampians region, that pretty much has well, everything.