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Beaconsfield Wine District

The Beaconsfield Wine District includes wineries in the West Gippsland Region between Melbourne and Warragul and includes the towns of Emerald, Cockatoo, Gembrook, Packenham, and Beaconsfield. The renowned tourist town of Cockatoo is located about 50 km south-east from Melbourne in the Dandenong Ranges. The famous Puffing Billy tourist railway line passes through the town and crosses the main street. Bushwalkers love the network of walking tracks in the nearby nature reserve of Wright Forest. Emerald is another popular tourist town in the district located about 50 km south-east of Melbourne in the Dandenong Ranges. Local attractions include: Emerald Lake Park, The Emerald Lake Model Railway, Paternoster Wines, Emily Hill Farm, Sherbrooke Equestrian Park, Cardinia Reservoir Park, Bimbimbie Wildlife Park, The Australian Rainbow Trout Farm, and Gembrook.

The Gippsland Wine Region includes eight districts : Stratford-E.Gippsland ; Cann River-E.Gippsland ; Lakes Entrance-E.Gippsland ; Gurdies & Phillip Island-S.Gippsland ; Leongatha-S.Gippsland ; Warragul-W.Gippsland ; Traralgon-W.Gippsland ; Beaconsfield-W.Gippsland

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Wineries

Carlei Estate, VIC  1 Alber Road, Upper Beaconsfield, Vic 3808
Carlei Wines includes the labels of Carlei Estate and Carlei Green Vineyards - exceptional wines from Victoria`s best wine regions. Carlei Estate: Premium wines made from specially selected parcels of single estate fruit and aged in the finest quality french oak. These wines will always reflect some distinctive feature. In some cases `complementary` blends of varieties are used. Carlei Green Viney...

Gembrook Hill, VIC  Launching Place Road (2km north of Gembrook), Gembrook, Vic 3783
On the boundary with West Gippsland and Yarra Valley - Gembrook Hill, produces distinctive, premium quality wines with refined fruit flavours; funky, high acid and long life. Hidden behind Mt. Dandenong and the southern ranges of the Yarra Valley, Gembrook Hill Vineyard was established in 1983 by Ian and June Marks. Magnificent views of Mt. Donna Buang and the northerly aspect ended the four year ...

Green Vineyards, VIC  Albers Road, Beaconsfield Upper VIC 3808
See Carlei Wines - Carlei Wines includes the labels of Carlei Estate and Carlei Green Vineyards - exceptional wines from Victoria`s best wine regions. Carlei Estate: Premium wines made from specially selected parcels of single estate fruit and aged in the finest quality french oak. These wines will always reflect some distinctive feature. In some cases `complementary` blends of varieties are used....

Jinks Creek Winery, VIC  1720 Gembrook-Tonimbuk Road, Tonimbuk, VIC 3185
Winemaker: Andrew Clarke. Opening Hours: By appointment only - please ring. Varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir Dry table wines - Port. Facilities: BBQ....

Paternoster Wines, VIC  17 Paternoster Road, Emerald Vic 3782
This winery is close to, but not actually part of the Yarra Valley region. It is planted in red volcanic soils which produces quite different characters to the wines in the central or northern Yarra Valley. Paternoster Vineyards rest on the steep southern hills of Emerald, hills with slopes up to 30 degrees. Here the classic varieties of Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Shir...