Makers & Growers

Clyde Park, Moorabool Valley

Handmade With Love By Locals

Family owned vineyards, boutique producers and organic farmers grow and make their food and wine in traditional, high-quality ways.  

Hand picked, hand milked, hand made - often by members of the same family, always by people who share a passion for good produce. Gourmet tastes that call Geelong and The Bellarine home include wine, beer, cider, cheese, olives and olive oil, seafood, chocolate, vegetables and fruit. In many cases, you can visit the sites and meet the people behind the produce.

Secrets only a local would know

Discover these recommended local gems during your stay.

The Little Mussel Cafe

The Little Mussel Cafe

The Little Mussel Cafe is loving its new location in the main street of Portarlington overlooking the water watching the boats come in. We are still selling fresh…

Queenscliff Brewhouse

Queenscliff Brewhouse

Situated on the Bellarine Peninsula, walking distance from Searoad Ferries, The Q Train, The Blues Train, Dolphin Swims and the only Black Lighthouse in the Southern…

Cycling Vine Tours | Geelong Bellarine Peninsula

Cycling Vine Tours | Geelong Bellarine Peninsula

Cycling Vine Tours offer bespoke cycle tours in and around Melbourne Victoria and its renowned food & wine regions.Yarra Valley | Mornington Peninsula | Geelong…

Little Green Corner

Little Green Corner

Little Green Corner opened in February 2015. Set up by hospitality professionals Hugh Whitehead (front of house) and Chris Welsh (Chef) with the objective to celebrate…

Mi Shells Seafood

Mi Shells Seafood

Mi Shells Seafood sell fresh, locally caught seafood to the public from their families boat at Queenscliff Harbour. Fish is seasonal but does include from our boat…

Hanoi Kitchen

Hanoi Kitchen

Hong and Nick Lee’s idea of Hanoi Kitchen started over 20 years ago in a Hanoi market. Hong grew-up around the amazing aromas of the market, where her family owned…

For the Love of Grape - Geelong & Bellarine Wine Tours

For the Love of Grape - Geelong & Bellarine Wine Tours

For the Love of Grape Wine Tours offer a relaxing and memorable experience to the variety of wineries in Geelong, including the Bellarine, Surf Coast and Moorabool…

Mustang & Co

Mustang & Co

What better way to travel The Great Ocean Road or around the magnificent Bellarine and Geelong winery region than with the top down in a stunning 1966 Red Mustang…

Bellarine Winery Tours

Bellarine Winery Tours

Bellarine Winery Tours operate throughout the Greater Geelong Region offering both public and private tours within the Bellarine Peninsula, as well as private tours…

Twisted History

Twisted History

Come and get totally twisted at some great locations across Victoria and explore the darker side of history on a range of tours with Twisted History.Join Twisted…

Wilsons Wine Tours Geelong

Wilsons Wine Tours Geelong

Wilsons Wine Tours Geelong is all about creating a fun, memorable and personalised day for you and your crew.With 25 years of wine industry experience, you can trust…

Adelia Fine Foods and Bellarine Brownie Company

Adelia Fine Foods and Bellarine Brownie Company

Based on the Bellarine Peninsula, husband and wife, Adam and Amelia (Adelia) share a genuine passion for making handcrafted, nutritious, premium quality, unique…

BellaMoora Experiences

BellaMoora Experiences

BellaMoora is known for personalised VIP Touring Experiences through an iconic region of Australia, a region they are privileged to call home. They believe in providing…

BrewiColo Brewing Co.

BrewiColo Brewing Co.

BrewiColo Brewing Co. is a family run independent craft brewery located on one of the most picturesque coastlines in Victoria, Ocean Grove.Our taproom is right inside…

Manzanillo Grove

Manzanillo Grove

Manzanillo Grove, with over 4500 olive trees and seven different varieties, was established in 1997 in the fertile valleys of the Bellarine Peninsula Victoria near…

Sphinx Entertainment Centre

Sphinx Entertainment Centre

The Sphinx Entertainment Centre offers a taste of Egypt in the heart of Geelong. The 15 metre Sphinx is your one stop entertainment venue in Geelong.The Sphinx Entertainment…

Artisan Adventures

Artisan Adventures

Artisan Adventures is a boutique travel company based in Geelong. Artisan Adventures love to showcase the region's plentiful natural attractions, boutique accommodation…

BAIE Wines

BAIE Wines

BAIE Wines is a small batch winemaker producing fine wines made using grapes grown at their Bellarine Peninsula vineyard in Curlewis overlooking Port Phillip Bay.…

Wine Wheels

Wine Wheels

Let Wine Wheels take you on a Bellarine Epicurean Adventure.Pre-booked day tours, tastings and luncheons taking in some of the Bellarine's finest establishments.…

Leura Park Estate

Leura Park Estate

Leura Park Estate is recognised as a dynamic force on The Bellarine. Founded in 1995, the 150 acre property comprises 40 acres under vine and continues to cement…

Yummy Mummy Lolly Shop

Yummy Mummy Lolly Shop

Yummy Mummy Lolly Shop is Geelong’s biggest ‘Pick N Mix’ Lolly shop, one foot in the door and you will be sure to take a trip down memory lane. A real hot spot for…

Moorabool Valley Chocolate

Moorabool Valley Chocolate

Moorabool Valley Chocolate is a small family-owned business. The chocolates are carefully hand-made in the new chocolate kitchen attached to a 90-year-old farmhouse…

Lethbridge at Hat Rock

Lethbridge at Hat Rock

Lethbridge at Hatrock Cellar Door is situated in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. Here they showcase award-winning and internationally acclaimed Lethbridge…

Anther Distillery

Anther Distillery

The Anther Distillery is a place of wonder for the cocktail and spirit lover.Just over a one-hour drive from Melbourne, near the North Geelong station, The Anther…

Basils Farm

Basils Farm

The Basils Farm online wine store will remain open with a 15% discount for purchases of six or more bottles of wine with free delivery Australia wide. Online gift…

Drysdale Cheeses

Drysdale Cheeses

Introducing Drysdale Cheeses, the first commercial goat cheese manufacturer on the Bellarine Peninsula. Registered in December 2005, Drysdale Cheeses concentrates…

Oakdene Vineyards Cellar Door

Oakdene Vineyards Cellar Door

Oakdene Vineyards is situated in the maritime region of the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, approximately 90 kilometres from Melbourne. Oakdene's cool climate…

Bellarine Estate

Bellarine Estate

Bellarine Estate vineyard and winery is a family owned and operated affair established in 1996 by the Kenny family. There are 30 acres of vines includin Shiraz,…

Bennetts on Bellarine Winery

Bennetts on Bellarine Winery

Bennetts on Bellarine is a family-run vineyard that provides the perfect mix of rustic rock and old-fashioned hospitality. Located at the corner of McAdams Lane…

Scotchmans Hill

Scotchmans Hill

Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill is located in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. A producer of premium cool maritime climate wines, Scotchmans Hill has been…

Mermerus

Mermerus

Mermerus specialise in the production of fine wine from the Bellarine Peninsula in Southern Victoria. We aim to produce wines that elegantly reflect the terroir…

Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Unrivalled views across the bay to Geelong, the You Yangs and Melbourne. Jack Rabbit is a must visit destination on the Bellarine.Experience the delectable food,…

Terindah Estate

Terindah Estate

As you drive down McAdams Lane to the entrance of Terindah Estate, you gain glimpses of the breathtaking views awaiting you. Terindah Estate is a boutique winery…

Bellarine Smokehouse

Bellarine Smokehouse

The Bellarine Smokehouse produces award-winning premium smoked fish. They 'hot smoke' their products using local ti-tree sourced from their local surrounds on the…

Kisaan Estate Winery

Kisaan Estate Winery

Kisaan Estate Winery is a family owned boutique winery in Connewarre, approximately three minutes drive from the seaside town of Barwon Heads. The estate sits on…

Lighthouse Olive Oil

Lighthouse Olive Oil

Lighthouse Olive Oil is a multi-award winning producer of exceptional extra virgin olive oil, grown and cold pressed on the Bellarine Peninsula. The property is…

Banks Road Vineyard

Banks Road Vineyard

Banks Road Vineyard is a small family run vineyard and winery on the Bellarine Peninsula just outside Geelong, on approximately 12 acres. The 12 acres of grapes…

McGlashans Wallington Estate

McGlashans Wallington Estate

Russell and Jan McGlashan began establishment of their ten hectare vineyard, McGlashans Wallington Estate in 1995. Four varieties are now planted including Chardonnay,…

Wattle Grove Honey and Beekeeping Supplies

Wattle Grove Honey and Beekeeping Supplies

Wattle Grove Honey and Beekeeping Supplies is a small farm and company operated by Jim Drever and Stephanie Hinton.Jim has been a registered Beekeeper for many years…

Curlewis Winery

Curlewis Winery

Curlewis Winery is situated on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, one hours drive south-west of Melbourne.Family owned artisan producers Stefano and Leesa produce…

Ket Baker

Ket Baker

Ket Baker is an artisan bakery, with a big heart, located on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula. People seek them out for their100% sourdough croissants, breads…

Wallington's Local Pantry

Wallington's Local Pantry

Wallington's Local Pantry, located on the Bellarine Peninsula, boasts the finest collection of locally grown and made produce all under one roof. With over fifty…

Austin's Wines

Austin's Wines

Grown in the rich limestone soils and cool climes of the Moorabool Valley, they have created a wine for sharing life’s best moments, both big and small. Bring your…

Blackman's Brewery Geelong

Blackman's Brewery Geelong

Welcome to the latest addition to the family, Blackman’s Brewery Geelong.The 16 taps are pouring super fresh beer straight from the source amongst the shiniest of…

Barrgowan Vineyard

Barrgowan Vineyard

The Barrgowan Vineyard and Winery is owned and operated by the Simonsen family. Vines were planted in 1994 with the objective of producing a high quality Shiraz…

Marcus Hill Vineyard

Marcus Hill Vineyard

Marcus Hill Vineyard is located on the Bellarine Peninsula, a short drive from Geelong towards the coastal townships of Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale. Established…

Sea Bounty

Sea Bounty

A family-owned company that has been involved in the fishing industry for over 30 years, Sea Bounty has become one of Australia's leading mussel growing and processing…

Spence Wines

Spence Wines

Spence Wines aims to make wine of the highest possible quality. Spence Wines exclusively use grapes grown in their vineyard, to ensure the best quality grapes are…

Nicol's Paddock

Nicol's Paddock

Join Nicol's Paddock for a taste in their cellar door.Relax and dine amongst the vines. A simple approach to a shared dining experience. Wholesome and delicious.…

Wildings Pantry Essentials

Wildings Pantry Essentials

Come and visit the Kitchen Store in St Leonards on the Bellarine Peninsula of Victoria where you can watch the team create a range of delights. Wildings Pantry Essentials…

Barwon Ridge Wines

Barwon Ridge Wines

Barwon Ridge Wines is a small family vineyard in the Barrabool Hills just ten minutes west of Geelong. Their objective is to produce fine Geelong wines through the…

Moorabool Ridge Vineyard & Cafe

Moorabool Ridge Vineyard & Cafe

Deep in the Valley perched on the edge of the Moorabool River is a shepherd's cottage built in 1856. This historic building is now home to Moorabool Ridge's tasting…

Lethbridge Wines

Lethbridge Wines

Established in 1996, Lethbridge produces savoury wines with intensity and finesse. Sit down at the tasting table inside the strawbale winery, sample the wines and…

Mt Duneed Estate

Mt Duneed Estate

Located just 15 minutes from Geelong and the Surf Coast, or an hour from Melbourne, Mt Duneed Estate offers couples, families and groups relaxed dining, paired with…

Surf Coast Strawberry Fields

Surf Coast Strawberry Fields

Surf Coast Strawberry Fields is a ‘Pick Your Own’ Strawberry Farm situated on the Surf Coast Highway in Mount Duneed. Located between Geelong and Torquay, there…

La Cantina at Common Ground

La Cantina at Common Ground

La Cantina is a farmhouse restaurant celebrating simple Italian flavours and fresh, locally-grown ingredients. The menu is designed for sharing and updates on a…

Revitalise Escapes

Revitalise Escapes

Are you looking to escape the hustle and bustle of life and immerse yourself in nature? Are you ready to explore and discover new experiences while feeling thoroughly…

del Rios Winery

del Rios Winery

del Rios is a family-owned, vineyard, winery, restaurant, and tasting room established in 1996 on the slopes of an extinct volcano, Mt Anakie.It is in their restaurant…

Shadowfax Winery

Shadowfax Winery

Established in 1999 and situated just 30 kilometres from Melbourne in the heart of Werribee Park, Shadowfax is one of Victoria's leading boutique wineries. With…

Great Private Tours

Great Private Tours

Great Private Tours is a privately run, independent luxury tour operator for the discerning traveller.Offering unique itineraries, with a private guide, that incorporate…

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