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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Cellar Door Temporary Closing
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Due to limited stock availability, the cellar door will be closed from Monday 19 June and will re-open on Saturday August 19, 2017. We will have new red wine stocks in early September 2017 when we release the 2016 Half Acre and The Acre Pinot Noir. While the cellar door is closed, wine can still…

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Mothers Day 2017 Menu
News - 29 April 2017

Please join our family in celebrating Mothers Day 2017 in the Main Ridge Estate cellar door on Sunday 14 May 2017. We have devised a special tasting menu to share for $40 (see HERE), including a glass of Main Ridge Estate 2016 Sparkling Chardonnay on arrival. We make just 200 bottles of sparkling wine each…

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2017 Vintage Celebrations – A Grand Italian banquet
News - 25 April 2017

The late 2017 vintage at Main Ridge Estate has been challenging, and has ended with a bountiful harvest of good quality fruit. Our hard working picking team is looking forward to some quieter days ahead, James and Linda are working hard getting the wine into barrels. To celebrate the end of this successful vintage, we…

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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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