• Sat
    10am - 5pmSanguine Estate - 77 Shurans Lane, Heathcote


    What better way to shake off those early winter chills than by indulging in a glass or two of Heathcote wine in the company of good friends and the winemakers themselves? Once again, over 30 food and wine businesses throughout the region will open their doors this Queen's Birthday long weekend for Heathcote on Show and here at Sanguine Estate we are planning some exciting new winter treats for our guests.

    The scene is set for a glorious festival weekend

    The scene is set for a glorious festival weekend


    We look forward to welcoming you to our James Halliday 5 star rated winery. Taste our suite of award winning wines, in the comfort of our cosy Barrel Room, or enjoy the vineyard views from our landscaped terrace.




     Food Fossickers Picnic Hampers 

    (Sat 6th, Sun 7th and Mon 8th June subject to availability)

    Heathcote on Show 2015

    At Sanguine, we love to support the local producers so this year we've come up with a fresh approach to dining, inviting  regional food purveyors 'Food Fossickers' to create a moveable feast brimming with the region’s best local produce. 

    These gourmet picnic hampers are available in 2 sizes and include a generous selection of breads, smallgoods, cheeses, condiments and sweets from the likes of The Woodhouse, Masons of Bendigo, The Good Loaf, Willow Room, Pud for All Seasons, McIvor Farms Pork and many more.

    All pre-purchased hampers come with a glass of wine valued up to $20 for the 2 person hamper or valued up to $10 for the 1 person hamper.  Note the free glass of wine offer is not available for hampers purchased on the day.


    All proceeds from the sale of the gourmet picnic hampers go back to the local producers.  Read More...

     Pre-purchase your hamper.

    *Hamper items may vary according to availability. Checked cloth and cutting board are for display purposes only and are not included in the picnic hampers.


     Plumm Glassware Masterclass (Saturday 6th June only)

    Cellar Door Plumm Wine Glass Masterclass


    Due to the success of previous years Plumm Glassware will again be running two European crystal glassware masterclasses.

    Be amazed at the difference the right glass can make to your wine experience during this guided masterclass, featuring our 2013 Progeny Shiraz (among other wines) awarded “Best Shiraz” in a number of wine competitions throughout Australia.

    Prepaid tickets $55 pp or $65 on the day. Includes FREE take home Plumm gift worth $120

    If you've attended one of these sessions before you'll know what great value they are and now's the chance to bring along your friends!

    As it is only available on Saturday 6th June, you’ll need to get in quick to secure a place.

     Click here to book your seat.

    Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese Masterclass (Sunday 7th June only)


    We are very excited to introduce Nardia from Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese - an artisan cheesemaker who is ready to introduce you to the world of wine and cheese matching.

    Nardia along with Sanguine Estate's winemaker Mark Hunter will take guests through the perfect cheese matches for Heathcote wines, including handmade cheeses ranging from fresh cheese and white mould, to blue vein and cheddar varieties. Prepaid tickets $45 pp or $55 on the day.

    Includes FREE gift of 4 Goldfields Farmhouse handmade cheeses PLUS a cheese knife worth $40.

     Click here to book your seat.


    Need any convincing?  Here is a testimonial from a couple who attended in 2013...

    "Lyn, Tony, Mark, Melissa, Jodi & Brett.  We wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed the Plumm Masterclass Session - we went home with changed opinions to wine in glasses! Our wine with dinner that evening was so good!!

    Sanguine Cellar Door was so vibrant. So many people enjoying the different events, walking with wine in glass, sitting on the terrace, eating, chatting to friends.  Congratulations on a successful Heathcote On Show weekend. We have heard great feedback from friends who visited.  Regards Sherrie & Tony" 

    For more information please call Jodi on 0409 140 507,  email or visit


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  • Fri
    RACV Club Wine Cellar - 501 Bourke St Melbourne

    Sanguine Wine Club Blending Session

    The Sanguine Wine Club Shiraz blending session comprises:

    • A tutored session on how to blend an award winning shiraz
    • An opportunity for you to formulate your preferred wine blend and take home a 375ml bottle sample of it.


    • Your name will be placed on the back label of the Sanguine Wine Club Shiraz as a contributor to the blend
    • You’ll receive an allocation of 6 bottles of the Sanguine Wine Club Shiraz blend (with your name on the back label)
    • Once allocations of the Wine Club Shiraz have been finalised for the full membership, any left over will be offered to you first. (Many of our participants last year purchased extra Wine Club Shiraz - with their name on the back label of course - to give as gifts to family, friends and clients for Christmas)

    Tickets will be a set price of $275 per person. Due to the limited number of seats, you will need to get in quick to guarantee your place.

    Here's what some of our previous participants had to say about the event:

    "The event was better than I could have hoped for, and it was really good to meet like minded people who love their wine"- Geoffrey

    "A win win for Sanguine and Sanguine wine drinkers. Very clever concept and great entertainment for those fortunate to participate".- David

    "Unique blending trial experience with premium shiraz juice from Heathcote. Thank you Mark & Jodi for allowing me to be brought into the Sanguine 'inner sanctum.'" - Peter

    To view pictures showing some fond memories of the 2013 event - click here.

    You actually create the Sanguine Estate Wine Club Shiraz that we bottle for commercial sale.

    In this unique insight into the world of Sanguine Shiraz and over the course of an hour and a half, Mark will present you with a selection of wine samples extracted that morning from our barrels at the winery. He will then tutor you on how to blend an award winning wine taking into consideration the important role of tannins, oak, acid, fruit, depth, length and mouth feel so that you have all the tools necessary to formulate your very own wine blend. Mark will then take your creation along with other guests joining you in the session and formulate the most popular blend that will become the 2014 Sanguine Wine Club Shiraz.  For returning wine club blending session guests - we'll have a few tricks up our sleeves to challenge your palate's further.


    When and Where?

    Friday 24th July - times TBA.

    RACV City Club Wine Cellar
    Housing one of the finest wine collections in Melbourne, the ambiance of this exclusive room will provide the ideal setting for such an exciting occasion. If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting this iconic venue I can assure you you’re in for a big treat!

     501 Bourke St Melbourne



    $275 per person


    How can I reserve my place?

    To secure your seat (only 18 places available) email Jodi directly at