A Day at Tahbilk
A full day of history, wine, food and stunning surroundings
Established in 1860, Tahbilk is not only Victoria’s and one of Australia’s oldest wineries but also boasts the world’s largest, and some of the oldest, plantings of Marsanne as well as some of the world’s oldest Shiraz vines.
The Estate is owned by the Purbrick family who has had 5 generations involved with the company’s operations since their purchase of the property in 1925.
Set amongst beautiful gardens, original buildings and underground cellars dating back to the 1860s with a cellar door overlooking the Goulburn River and Café overlooking the fully restored Wetlands area, Tahbilk is an aesthetic paradise.
Located just 120kms north of Melbourne in the Nagambie Lakes region of central Victoria, one of the nation's premium viticultural areas, the Tahbilk property comprises some 1,214 hectares of rich river flats with a frontage of 11 kms to the Goulburn River and 8 kms of permanent backwaters and creeks.
Purchased by the Purbrick family is 1925, Tahbilk is now home to 5 generations.
The vineyard has some 200 hectares under vine which includes the rare French Rhone Valley whites of Marsanne, Viognier and Roussanne; and the Rhone reds - Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre. Vineyard plantings extend back to Tahbilk's founding with original pre-phylloxera Shiraz vines still surviving from 1860.
Nagambie is a region of wine, waterways and wildlife only 90 minutes from Melbourne.
Whites: Marsanne, Viognier, Roussanne, Verhelho, Chardonnay, Riesling, Viognier.
Reds: Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache, Mourvedre, Cabernet Franc.
254 O'Neils Road, Tahbilk 3608
Between September and April when the vines are in leaf.
An easy 1.5 hr drive from Melbourne. Head north on the Hume Freeway (M31). Take the Shepparton / Nagambie exit onto Goulburn Valley Freeway (M39) and after 15km take the Nagambie turnoff and follow signs to Tahbilk.
9am - 5pm Monday to Friday
10am - 5pm Saturday & Sunday
+61 3 5794 2555