Autumn 2017: Thoughts from a Small Vineyard
News - 14 April 2017

Picking finally began on April 6, which according to Nat’s records is the latest Vintage since 2004.  We have again been blessed with abundant healthy fruit. There are busy weeks of harvesting and winemaking ahead, and the scene is set for another great Main Ridge Estate vintage. The estate has been abundant in every respect…

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Upcoming Events: Grand Italian Banquets
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We are delighted to be joining with our good friends at The Grand in Richmond for two wine dinners to celebrate the Main Ridge Estate 2017 Vintage. The Grand is renowned as a leading Melbourne Italian fine dining establishment, having held an Age Good Food Guide Chef’s hat for the past 11 years. The Grand’s…

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Easter 2017 in the cellar door
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We will be closed on Good Friday, and open from 11am to 5pm on Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Please note that on Monday 17 April we will not be serving light lunches as we are busy picking the Half Acre. Red Hill Cheese platters are available. We also have a new exhibition of Maritime…

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2015 Vintage Special Release
News - 12 February 2017

For those looking for an additional bottle of our much sought after Half Acre Pinot Noir, we are releasing the final 100 bottles as part of a 2015 Main Ridge Estate vintage 6 pack. We are also releasing our ever popular Pinot Meunier, which comes from the usual single barrel! Order online now or call…

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2017 Events at Main Ridge Estate
Events - 11 February 2017

Following on from our sold-out dinners and concerts in 2016, we are pleased to announce the following events in 2017: 2017 VINTAGE CELEBRATION DINNER Saturday 27 May at 7.00pm WINTER WINE WEEKEND BURGUNDIAN FEAST Sunday 11 June at Noon 2016 VINTAGE RELEASE DINNER Saturday 9 September at 7.00pm Details of Concerts planned for May, October and November will be…

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Summer 2017 News
News - 10 February 2017

Thoughts from a small vineyard While the world is going through tumultuous changes, here at Main Ridge Estate we are maintaining the traditions of making fine wine, and providing friendly family hospitality at the cellar door. In that spirit, weekend lunches have returned! We are very pleased with the positive response to our light summer…

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Summer Food at Main Ridge Estate
News - 30 December 2016

We’re delighted to be recommencing the long tradition of relaxed Main Ridge Estate lunches. Our Summer grazing board menu is now available, from 12pm – 4pm every day until January 8th, and on weekends and public holidays until Easter 2017. Select from a seasonal menu of tasting dishes, sourced wherever possible from Mornington Peninsula suppliers….

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Summer 2016: Music, Art and Food
Events, News - 19 November 2016

Our first anniversary at Main Ridge Estate is fast approaching. It’s been a wonderful year in every respect, and we are very appreciative of the support we’ve had from our loyal customers, winemakers, the local community and staff. Before the holiday rush begins, here’s a quick round-up of news on what we have planned for…

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Sextons in The Weekend Australian Magazine
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We were delighted to be profiled alongside families in Margaret River and the Tamar Valley as part of a feature on “vinechangers” – those who have taken the plunge and moved into winemaking, to reap the many rewards! Red Hill, Victoria: The Sextons Vinechangers Tim and Libby Sexton did the unthinkable: they bought the first…

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The MAE Trio @ Main Ridge Estate on 19 November
Events - 27 October 2016

Award-winning Melbourne three-piece The MAE Trio will take a break from international touring and play the third MOTH Acoustic Club show at Main Ridge Estate in Red Hill on Saturday 19th November 2016. Humbly authentic, dynamic and striking, the trio write powerful original songs, accompanying them on cello, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar and ukulele and stunning three part harmonies….

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