Seafood and Chardonnay Lunch
Events - 9 January 2018

On Sunday 18th February 2018, from Noon Join us in the Main Ridge Estate winery and garden for a casual Sunday lunch to celebrate the release of our 2016 Chardonnay $120 per person On arrival Oysters, Finger Lime Dressing Main Ridge Estate 2016 Sparkling Chardonnay Fruits de Mer Platter for Two Diamond clams, tomato vinaigrette…

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Summer News
News - 5 December 2017

As we head toward our third vintage, we are looking forward to another busy Summer, after a wet and cool Winter and Spring here in Red Hill. Following a slow start to the growing season, the vineyard and garden are looking magnificent, and the scene is set for another great harvest in 2018. Attica at…

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New Cellar Door trading hours in 2018
News - 4 December 2017

The cellar door will be open as usual every day until Tuesday 30 January 2018. From that date we will commence new trading hours as follows: OPEN FRIDAY TO MONDAY, NOON TO 5PM And at other times by appointment – (call Libby on 03 – 5989 – 2686)  This change will allow us to maintain the…

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New summer food menu
News - 31 October 2017

Our new Summer Grazing Menu commences on Melbourne Cup weekend 2017 and will be available every weekend until ANZAC Day 2018. The Summer Grazing Menu will also be available every day during January 2018. You can create your own light lunch platter, or snack selection to share with a glass of wine on the sundeck….

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NOTES FROM A SMALL VINEYARD
News - 11 September 2017

Call it what you will; Pinot Noir, Spatburgunder, Burgundac or Pinot Nero, this ancient varietal has captivated the hearts and minds of vignerons for millennia. Whilst first documented in 1345, the varietal’s history is believed to extend far beyond this with references to ‘Morillon Pinot’ dating as far back the 400BC. Regardless of starting time,…

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2016 PINOT NOIR RELEASE
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The 2016 vintage marks the first wines produced under the Sexton family ownership. Nat White has been closely involved in the making of these wines in his role as consultant and mentor to new winemaker James Sexton, together with our long serving viticulturalist, Linda Hodges. The warmer conditions of 2016 resulted in this being the…

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Events at Main Ridge Estate
Events - 9 September 2017

Domini Forster is fast-establishing herself as one of Melbourne’s brightest new voices in modern folk. She leads you through the dusk-lit corridors of her intricate song-stories, each scene as intimate and lovelorn as tea-stained lace. Forster’s distinctive voice shifts effortlessly from commanding call to lilting, whisper-close falsetto, earning her comparisons to the likes of Laura Marling and Joni Mitchell. “Australian…

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2016 Pinot Noir release wine dinners
Events, News - 22 August 2017

To celebrate the release of our 2016 Pinot Noirs, we are pleased to announce the following dinners in collaboration with Karl Firla from Oscillate Wildly, Sydney. 7pm, Saturday 9 September at Main Ridge Estate, Red Hill 7pm, Thursday 14 September at Oscillate Wildly, Sydney Welcoming Karl and his team to Main Ridge Estate will be…

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Father’s Day lunch
Events, News - 18 August 2017

We’re back! ….for a Father’s Day lunch, with some new art, and Pinot on the way at last! The Main Ridge Estate cellar door reopens this Saturday 19th August after a busy winter getting the vineyard ready for budburst and the growing season. Last week we bottled the 2016 Pinot Noir which will be released…

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Winter Wine Weekend
Events - 18 May 2017

With the 2017 harvest finally behind us, the nets off and leaves falling, it’s time to get ready for the busy round of Winter Wine Weekend (Queens Birthday) activities at Main Ridge Estate. Winter Wine Weekend in the Cellar Door – wine tastings will be available every day in the winery. You will have the…

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