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Cosy cellar doors in the Grampians

2 Jun 2023

The wintry weather is settling in and it’s the perfect time to visit the Grampians’ award-winning wineries. Take your loved ones on a taste trip they won’t forget and get cosy in the many cellar doors the region has to offer.

Enjoy beautiful surroundings and choose from a variety of cool climate wines, paired with stunning views of the rugged ranges and forested terrain.

Cellar Doors

Known for its sophisticated selection, visit Mount Langi Ghiran to try their premium Shiraz at one of the daily tastings. Find Fallen Giants Vineyard’s cellar door in the heart of Halls Gap and settle for free wine tastings of Shiraz, Cabernet, Riesling and more. Or escape the crisp weather at one of Australia’s oldest family-owned wineries, Best’s Wines Great Western, where its atmospheric cellar doors hold elegant reds, top-quality Riesling and Chardonnay.

Are you more the bubbly type? Nestled at the foothills of the Grampians, indulge in the sparkling selection of Pomonal Estate and tickle your taste buds with their handcrafted wines, beer and ciders. The cellar door over at Mountainside Wines also invites you to unwind and enjoy the rich flavours of its local produce.

Home to some of the region’s finest wines, Miners Ridge Wines offers special wines made from their unique harvesting method. Relax with a glass of red and a cheese platter at Barangaroo Boutique Wines and cosy up in its timber cellar door with spectacular views of the mountain ranges. Or walk through the vast rustic cellar tunnels of Seppelt Wines Underground Cellar Tour and explore its rich wine history on a three kilometre guided tour.

Uncover even more special wineries in the Grampians and head to Hounds Run Vineyard for a Tiny House experience with picturesque 360-degree views. Stop by Grampians Wine Cellar and discover the amazing wines on the menu or savour big flavours at Grampians Ale Works, a small independent brewing company in Stawell.

If you’ve got a taste for the region and want to put a ring on it, Wirreanda Farm, Mount William Station and Grampians Park Station are enchanting wedding venues in the heart of the Grampians, showcasing local wines and gourmet produce – special places for a special day.

Where to Stay

Whether you call charming cottages your home for the weekend or indulge in luxurious hotels for your time in the Grampians, there are plenty of comfortable accommodations welcoming you and your guests to stay for as long as you like. Discover your favourite stay with our recommendations or simply let Halls Gap Accommodation Booking Service take care of finding the perfect match for you.

Wake up in deluxe linen at luxurious accommodations in Halls Gap such as Heath House or Hemley House which can host up to 8 people. An exclusive romantic getaway for two awaits at Icon Central Halls Gap. Another luxury lodge you can book is Meringa Springs, a five-star hot spot that guarantees solitude and privacy.

Take a dip in the swimming pool or cook up a storm on the barbecue with your friends at Pomonal Cottages Grampians. With emus and kangaroos as neighbours, Halls Haven Holiday Units share the stunning views of the Grampians mountains with the local wildlife. More native inhabitants could show up at your doorstep if you stay at Halls Gap Log Cabins, a self-catering stay with fully equipped utilities located right within the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park.

Revitalise after a day of hiking at Sundial Holiday Apartments which features a large spa bath and spacious bedrooms. Explore incredible outdoor experiences and breathtaking mountain views at this luxe townhouse called Halls Gap Escape.

At Breeze Holiday Parks - Halls Gap or Breeze Holiday Parks - Grampians, families get to enjoy a great mix of wildlife adventure, picturesque waterfalls and peaceful tranquillity. Stay at the family-owned AAt 28 Goldsmith Motel, just one block away from Hamilton’s CBD, with popular attractions, restaurants, museums and nature spots available in walking distance.

For more budget-friendly accommodation, head over to Grampians Retreat, a secluded bush sanctuary that can host large groups and outdoor adventures. Or spend some nights at YHA Grampians Eco which is perfectly situated to learn more about Aboriginal culture, see Aboriginal rock art and visit Brambuk - The National Park and Cultural Centre. Another lovely accommodation is Tim’s Place, a true home away from home conveniently located in Halls Gap and its surrounding activities.

Sip & Savour – The Grampians Way

Pack your bags, friends and family and make your way to the Grampians on a trip through welcoming wineries and cellar doors. Book a guided tour with Experience the Grampians or take the scenic route with Grampians Helicopters who can drop you off on the cellar doorstep for wine o’clock.

Indulge in spicy Shiraz adventures, enjoy soulful eateries like Ararat Hotel and relax at the rejuvenating spot, Heart Centred Reiki – there are many exciting things to do at the Grampians. Come visit!