Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

Good Food Guide 2020

Four Ultimate Wineries were awarded with hats in the Good Food Guide 2020.  The awards have always been based on quality of food, service and overall experience and now, of increasing importance, is a restaurant's ability to enrich a community by working closely with local producers while also working towards securing a sustainable food future.

For a memorable food and wine experience, here are some foodie Ultimate Winery Experiences at our hatted restaurants for 2020.

Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant - 2 Hats

Twilight Tour and Degustation

Join us on a guided historical tour of Penfolds Magill Estate just on twilight.

Your host will take you on a journey through Penfolds history including a visit to the Grange Cottage and our vintage cellar. You will also experience the underground drives and see the original hiding spot of Max Schubert’s hidden Grange.

Your host will then lead you to our award winning Restaurant where you will enjoy a 7 course Degustation Experience. Each course is matched with a wine carefully selected by our Sommelier from our Cellar.

d'Arenberg Cube Restaurant - 1 hat

A Day of Decadence

Your experience begins in the Alternate Realties Museum on the ground floor of the d’Arenberg Cube, where your host will take you through a space filled with wall to wall art installations designed to excite and awaken your senses.

You will then proceed with your host to explore the original cellar, built in 1927 where you will hear about the d’Arenberg family history and the winemaking philosophies as you taste wine straight from the barrel.

Complete your day of decadence at the d’Arenberg Cube Restaurant for a degustation you will lose yourself in for hours. Serving exceptional dishes that engage your imagination in an environment designed to stimulate the senses, the Cube Restaurant offers a unique dining adventure that challenges convention.

Montalto Restaurant - 1 hat

Estate to Plate, A Gourmet Indulgence

A guided exploration of the property will show you the best of the seasonal cycle at Montalto.

Montalto combines a working vineyard and olive grove, kitchen gardens, fruit orchard and berry plantation with a commitment to the arts and an extensive sculpture collection. This is a unique visitor experience at any time of the year.

You could taste the grapes around vintage, learn how we grow and make use of our seasonal produce or explore the property’s natural wetlands and extensive permanent sculpture collection.

Included is a private and structured wine tasting in our Alto room overlooking the property, featuring Single Vineyard Wines that truly reflect the location of the vines. Experience Montalto’s Estate to Plate philosophy with a stunning five-course tasting experience in the restaurant, with matching wine.

Vasse Felix Restaurant - 1 hat

Vasse Felix Epicurean

Explore the world of food and wine at Margaret River’s founding wine estate.

This tour takes you behind the scenes on winemaking, sharing unique historical insights into the region and all facets of wine production at Vasse Felix.

Meet with the winemaker as you explore the winery and red barrel hall, before joining your host for a tasting of the Wine Collection.

Then step into the world of food and wine matching, where you’ll gain insights into Margaret River’s local produce, and the philosophies that guide the Vasse Felix Chefs in their creation of dishes to match with the region’s wines. Meet the Chef and enjoy the ultimate treat of a five course tasting menu, paired with wines.

Finally select your choice of a bottle of Vasse Felix Premier wine to take away and share with your friends and family.