An immersive experience

~ Australian Gourmet Traveller '2022 Star Cellar Door' ~

Tahbilk is Victoria's oldest family-owned winery and vineyard, nestled amongst the backwaters and creeks of the Tahbilk Wetlands. The original 1860 winery and cellar door captures visitors' hearts and minds with its beautiful historic appearance that will open your imagination.  Step into a hidden oasis in Victoria, where the natural landscape blends to complement a rich winemaking heritage.

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Wine Tasting

We offer a range of wine tasting experiences designed to educate you about Tahbilk’s winemaking heritage, iconic wines or taste something special in heritage surrounds.

Cellar Door Bar Wine Tasting (no bookings)

Our stand-up wine tasting is an informal way to learn about our wines, you can expect to be greeted and served by our knowledgeable cellar door team in a bar like setting.  This experience is unchanged since Eric Purbrick’s days behind the cellar door bar and offers visitors a chance to pick and choose wines from a curated wine tasting list.

Cellar Door Seated Wine Tasting (pre-booked)

Our seated wine tasting must be booked in advance of your arrival.  Visitors who book online can expect to be seated on the veranda facing the Goulburn River or cosied up inside at the southern end of the cellar door clustered around John Purbrick’s tasting bar. 

Visitors to the seated experience are served by the same person who will curate a wine tasting to fit your needs at the table.

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Museum Private Wine Tasting (pre-booked)

Tahbilk also offers a private tasting in the Len Evans Museum for a minimum of 10 people.  Separate to the Tahbilk Cellar Door the museum allows visitors to this experience to soak in the rich story and history of Tahbilk. 

Led by one of our experienced wine ambassadors this is the perfect group activity which will give you an in-depth insight into why Tahbilk is known as a creator of iconic and exceptional quality wines.

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If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Wine Blending

If you have ever wondered about the art of making wine this experience is for you.  Learn why our motto is ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ as you are guided by an expert wine ambassador through first, how to taste wine, then how to combine different varietals to make your own wine.  Leaving with your own signature red blend to bottle and take home.  Minimum of two adults to participate.

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Tahbilk Estate Restaurant

Perched on the backwaters of the Tahbilk Billabong, you'll find the Tahbilk Estate Restaurant. The menu reflects Tahbilk’s heritage, people, and values. It focuses on humble ingredients, local produce, modern cooking and sustainable practices.  The menu is a reflection of what we feel best accompanied with Tahbilk wine so all there's left for you to do is to sit back and admire the view.

Close out the day with a stroll through the 8kms of billabong walking tracks, including a shorter walk around the Taungurung Flora trail, in the Tahbilk Wetlands taking the opportunity to photograph the historic long bridge constructed in 1889.

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Getting here

Step into a hidden oasis in Victoria where the natural landscape blends to complement a rich winemaking heritage. An easy day trip from Melbourne (90 minutes), Shepparton (50 minutes), Bendigo (90 minutes) - the list goes on! Established in 1860 and purchased by the Purbrick family in 1925, Tahbilk captures the hearts and minds of visitors.

If you are driving don't forget we're not the only great winery in the area. There is also Mitchelton and our Strathbogie ranges friends, Fowles plus we're also a stone's throw away from Heathcote or Rutherglen. Information on Nagambie can be found at

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