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2 September 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

Spring Flavour Exchange at Fed Square



Join us as we celebrate all things Spring at the Flavour Exchange at Fed Square this Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th September between 4:30pm to 8:30pm. We will be showcasing some of our premium wines alongside other great Victorian producers of wine, beer, cider and produce - a great way to round out the week. 

Time Posted: 02/09/2015 at 9:02 AM
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21 August 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

A Robin in the Vines

A great article in this week's edition of the Bellarine and Surf Coast Times. Yay team!

Time Posted: 21/08/2015 at 9:13 AM
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29 July 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

2016 James Halliday Wine Companion Results

A huge congratulations to Robin Brockett, Marcus Holt and our extended winemaking and vineyard team for a fantastic result in the 2016 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion. With lots of exciting new reviews, we’re very thrilled to have retained our highly coveted Five Red Stars and a Red Name Winery rating. Seven wines over 94 points was a great surprise this morning!

Time Posted: 29/07/2015 at 10:45 AM
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14 July 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

Proud Supporters of the 2015 Water Ball



Scotchmans Hill is a proud supporter of the water polo event of the year - the 2015 Water Ball! 

This premier event will be held on Saturday 8th August 2015 at Maiá on the Central Pier in the Docklands from 7pm until late. Tickets are $150 per person (Tables of 10 can be purchased for $1,450) which will provide guests canapés on arrival, a 3 course gourmet meal, premium beverage package with wines from Scotchmans Hill Estate, Urban Playboys 7 piece cover band, celebrity Master of Ceremony, Professional Auctioneer from Kay & Burton and a show bag full of sponsors products valued at over $100.

Tickets and/or tables can be purchased at Try Booking or via email at

Time Posted: 14/07/2015 at 1:04 PM
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25 June 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

Power Outage at Scotchmans Hill

Please note that our phones are offline today (Thursday 25th June) due to power line maintenance on Scotchmans Road. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Our Cellar Door is open for tastings as usual, and Lisa will have the fireplace roaring.

Time Posted: 25/06/2015 at 8:00 AM
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17 June 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

Bluebonnet BBQ Pop-Up at the Winter Shiraz Weekend; 4th & 5th of July

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne's own Bluebonnet BBQ will be serving up the finest in low roasted & slow smoked meats and sides both days of the Winter Shiraz Weekend at Scotchmans Hill - a great opportunity for a sneak preview before they open in Geelong soon.

Brighten up your winter and join us on the 4th & 5th of July for some hearty fare.

Time Posted: 17/06/2015 at 4:34 PM
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9 June 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

Shiraz Masterclass with Huon Hooke; A SPECIAL EVENT, FRIDAY 3 JULY



As part of the upcoming Winter Shiraz Weekend celebrations, the Geelong Wine Association has invited Huon Hooke to visit our region to discuss something we are passionate about, Geelong Shiraz.

Come along to tasting of Geelong's finest Shiraz/Syrah varieties along with an informative Masterclass hosted by one the nation’s leading wine writers and commentators, Huon Hooke. Huon will discuss the history, style and winemaking techniques used to create world class Cool Climate Shiraz.

This structured Masterclass will be attended by the Geelong regions best winemakers who will be only too happy to share the passion of their wines with you during the evening.

Held at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club on 3 July, 2015 from 6.00pm - 9.30pm, with wines accompanied by canape's and grazing platters. The cost is $95 per person including all food and wines.

To book your place for this event, click here to go directly to the Try Booking event site.  Places are limited, so get in quick!

Time Posted: 09/06/2015 at 11:50 AM
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5 June 2015 | Scotchmans Hill


Scotchmans Hill is excited to be the official wine partner for this year’s Heart of Victoria Dinner.

The Heart of Victoria dinner is delivered in collaboration between the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) and the Victoria Farmers Federation (VFF), and focuses on the importance of Victoria’s agricultural industry and the future of Australia’s emerging trade and investment opportunities.

The dinner will be held on Thursday 11 June at Central Pier, Docklands, and is the perfect opportunity to sample some of Victoria’s finest seasonal produce and join key industry influencers to celebrate the best of Victorian agriculture - and sample some Swan Bay wines, of course!

Click here for more information or Click here to purchase your tickets.

Time Posted: 05/06/2015 at 3:01 PM
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3 June 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

A special Cornelius Syrah vertical tasting for the Winter Shiraz Weekend

We are holding a one-off special event as part of the Winter Shiraz Weekend.

Sample your way through 10 years of our Single Vineyard Cornelius Syrah in an exclusive vertical tasting with Chief Winemaker Robin Brockett. Spaces limited to 20 people. 

Saturday 4th July at 11am 
Cost: $20

Time Posted: 03/06/2015 at 3:40 PM
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3 June 2015 | Scotchmans Hill

Winter Shiraz Weekend – A Celebration of Geelong Wine on 4th & 5th of July 2015


We are very excited to be participating in this new, anticipated annual wine event, Winter Shiraz Weekend – A Celebration of Geelong Wine on 4th & 5th of July 2015.

Shiraz holds a special place in our hearts at Scotchmans Hill. Medium-bodied, fragrant and nimble, the cool maritime climate Shiraz produced on the Bellarine Peninsula continues to show its pedigree.

Join us as we celebrate this hardy grape and the resulting hearty yet elegant Scotchmans Hill, Cornelius and Swan Bay wines.

Head to the Geelong Wine Association website for more information on the event and other participating wineries. 

Time Posted: 03/06/2015 at 2:41 PM