Just a short drive from its glorious beaches, the Gold Coast’s hinterland boasts several award-winning wineries & vineyards.
If you’re looking to relax with a glass of wine during your holiday, read on for five Gold Coast wineries you need to visit.
Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery
Hours: Everyday, 10 am – 4:30 pm
Even the little ones will enjoy a detour at Cedar Creek Estate. If you feel like unwinding, split an entrée and bottle of rosé with your spouse while the children watch for wildlife at Wild Duck Lake. Looking for a bit of adventure? Take a tour of their Glow Worm Cave before heading back to your rental apartment.
Witches Falls Winery
Hours: Mon – Fri, 10 am to 4 pm; Sat – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm
Made with fruit from the Granite Belt, the wine produced by Witches Falls Winery is considered some of the best in the country. Australia’s top wine critic, James Halliday, recently granted the winery a 5-star review, so don’t be surprised if a tasting at this chic vineyard leads you to joining the Witches Falls wine club.
Mount Nathan Winery
Hours: Everyday, 10 am – 5 pm
Even if some members of your party aren’t keen on wine, they’ll enjoy a visit to Mount Nathan Winery. This homey winery also makes honey and honey wine, and you can test wine directly from barrels on the winery tour. Other activities at Mount Nathan Winery include bee observation, sheep feeding, and walking amongst the beautiful Paulownia trees.
Canungra Valley Vineyards
Hours: Everyday, 7:30 – 9:30 am, 10 am – 4:30 pm
Whether you pack a lunch or purchase a gourmet basket on arrival, Canungra Valley Vineyards is the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon picnic. Wander along Canungra Creek, experience winemaking firsthand on a harvest and pruning day, or make a booking for a pre-release wine launch. Whichever activity you choose, you’re sure to have a memorable trip to Canungra Valley Vineyards.
Mount Tambourine Vineyard & Winery
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Feeling peckish? Stop by Mount Tambourine Vineyard & Winery to try one of their gold medal-winning pies or make a reservation for high tea, which is available in the morning and afternoon. When you’re done for the day, purchase a bottle of black shiraz or sparkling chardonnay to take with you, and continue the festivities back in Miami.
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