Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway
29-37 Ryley Street
Wangaratta, VI 3677
Phone: (61) 3 57218399
Fax: (61) 3 57213879
The Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard is well worth the nearly three-hour trip. The family-owned Brown Brothers has been produces award-winning wines, having been in business since 1889. The grounds features a restaurant featuring delectable cuisine, the Cellar Door, where much wine-tasting takes place and much more. Love wine? Why not visit one of Australia's best wineries!
The Rutherglen wine region is probably the most well known for its country hospitality and delicious fortified wines and powerful reds. Pfeiffer Wines is a family owned historic winery, specializing in individual and rare styles of wine. These include Frontignac, Gamay (a fruity, light red), Fino Sherry (crisp and light), Vintage Port, Tawny Port, Rutherglen Tokay, and Rutherglen Muscat, as well as Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz. The winery itself is housed in a 19th century distillery building, amongst some of the most beautiful scenery of the region. Gourmet picnic hampers are available with prior notice, or bring your own and enjoy the gardens and barbecue facilities. Dine on the Sunday Creek Bridge, then discover the walking trails. This vineyard is child-friendly, with playground facilities.