Balgownie Estate

Yarra Valley Cellar Door

Taste and purchase boutique wines by Balgownie Estate in our brand-new Yarra Valley Cellar Door.

Now open to the public (check operating hours), and with a lounge/bar menu available to enjoy during your visit.

A Balgownie Cellar Door experience is a must for any Yarra Valley visit.

Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley is home to 17 acres of vineyards – about 50-50 Pinot Noir and Chardonnay – plus modern guest rooms and suite accommodation, brand new Restaurant 1309 @ Balgownie, and a new day spa in the works for 2022.

Support a local wine-making business with over 50-years of history, taste and purchase from our extensive boutique range from our Yarra Valley and Bendigo vineyards.

  • Highly sought-after Estate Yarra Valley Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
  • Famous Balgownie Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz with the first wines vintaged in 1972.
  • Spectacular sparkling varieties including Cuvee Brut, Sparkling Shiraz, plus all-new Macedon Sparkling Pinot Noir Rouge and Chardonnay.
  • Delicious and popular blends including Pinot Gris, Rose, Cabernet Merlot, Sangiovese, Nouveau Syrah and more.
  • Single vineyard Shiraz wines from the Centre, Railway and Rock Blocks.
  • Old Vine Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon from the original 1969 plantings.
  • A bespoke collection of museum wines from our most celebrated vintages.
  • And a small range of magnums.

Balgownie wine club memberships/subscriptions are also available with a generous range of Balgownie benefits. It’s so easy to join online via your desktop, tablet, or right from your mobile phone.

Email Wine Club if you need a hand getting started here.

Opening Hours

Cellar Door

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Restaurant 1309 hours here.

Contact Us

Balgownie Yarra Valley Cellar Door

Walk-ins welcome (no bookings required).

Groups of 10+ people (bookings required).

(03) 9730 0700

1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen VIC 3775
(enter via Gulf Rd)

Wine Tasting

$5 tasting fee for walk in and restaurant guests (6 wine choices per tasting).

Premium wine tasting available for an additional $5 per person (from our premium range including Single Vineyard Shiraz, Old Vine Shiraz and Cabernet).

In-house guests and wine club members enjoy complimentary wine tasting (premium tasting is extra).

$10 tasting fee per person for groups of 10 persons or more.

Bus Tour bookings please contact our events team at


Lounge Menu
Grazing Menu
Menus subject to availability

Winemaker Tony Winspear

Meet our inhouse celebrity winemaker Tony Winspear, who has been nurturing Balgownie Estate grapevines from bud to bottle since 1994 and looks after our legendary Bendigo Winery and Yarra Valley vineyards to this day.

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The Balgownie Story

Balgownie Estate Bendigo is the birthplace of Balgownie wine, a 33-hectare vineyard situated on a gentle slope overlooking Myer’s Creek at Maiden Gully.

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Balgownie Wine Clubs

Balgownie wine subscriptions with member benefits.

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Sustainable Estates and Winemaking

Balgownie has many initiatives in place to ensure we are doing our bit for the environment and reducing our carbon footprint. A healthy environment will enable us to grow the best fruit and make the best wine possible.

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Love Balgownie Wines?

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Summer wines from our collection

Sparkling Cuvee Brut

Balgownie’s famous bubbles

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Black Label Sparkling Shiraz

Balgownie’s striking Shiraz bubbly.

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2020 Rose

Lightness and fresh fruit flavours.

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2018 Estate Chardonnay

Citrus, stone fruit, nougat and cream, with toasty oak.

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Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay & Rouge

Limited Edition Balgownie-Macedon Sparkling wines.

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Balgownie Light Reds

Our best value light reds – Rose, Nouveau Syrah and Black Label Pinot Noir.

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2015 Old Vine Shiraz and Cabernet

Our decadent and finest quality Shiraz and Cabernet.

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2020 Black Label Pinot Gris

Pear and stone fruit show lifted on the bright bouquet.

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