BOOKINGS REQUIRED DUE TO COVID CAPACITY LIMITS
Please make sure you have your Covid Vaccination Certificate available either electronically or a paper certificate for our staff to check when you arrive.
What you can expect at our cellar door
At our cellar door we offer seated wine tastings in the inner sanctum of our TOP 5 red star Halliday rated winery among the fermentation tanks and wine barrels. Enjoy our award winning range of wines (more than half of the wines you will be tasting are rated 95 points or above) while listening to our family stories and how our wines are made.
To help you enjoy your time in Heathcote and at our Winery, we have compiled some additional information:
The tasting fee is $10 per head for a tasting of 5 current release wines redeemable on the day (for groups of 7 or less) on purchases of 2 bottles or more per person. Your tasting will take approx. 45mins.
Note: You can cancel your booking for a full refund up until the Friday prior to your booking by contacting 0484 918 215 or emailing email@example.com
Changes to your booking
Should you need to make any changes to your booking such as increasing the number of people or change of time or day then please contact 0484 918 215 by the Friday before your booking. As we can get very busy on Saturdays and Sundays, it can be difficult to contact us on these days so please sms any changes but apologies in advance if we don’t get your message before you arrive and we thank you for letting us know.
Self Guided Winery Tour:
Should you arrive early for your session or our staff are catching up on covid cleaning (we thank you in advance for your patience), you can enjoy our Self Guided Winery tour with QR code accessible videos (via your mobile phone) of Winemaker Mark Hunter and/or his CEO sister Jodi, taking you on a typical winemaking journey at Sanguine Estate from harvesting to destemming to plunging to pressing and everything else in between.
Please note that we are specialists in wine and therefore don’t have any food available onsite. You are welcome to BYO food to enjoy either before or after your tasting on our terrace overlooking landscaped gardens and vineyard views or you can pre-arrange a hamper or grazing style hamper from one of the following brilliant local food providers:
- Heathcote Inn – Sam Mastro PH: 0407 576 728
- The Grazing Trail – Danielle Robertson firstname.lastname@example.org. Danielle’s website is https://www.thegrazingtrail.com.au
- Heathcote Wine Hub – Kate and Toby Ph 5433 2204
Otherwise, some suggested lunch options in the Township of Heathcote but always call ahead to make sure they are open and not booked out during these covid limiting times:
Heathcote Inn – Chef Andrew is very talented and his food is the pride of Heathcote
Palling Bros Micro Brewery – up market Pub style food
Gaffneys and Segafredo bakeries – for something light
Fodder – a cute cafe opposite Gaffney’s Bakery
Heathcote Wine Hub – run by a gorgeous couple offering lovely food
We are a dog friendly winery.
Group bookings of 8 or more:
Due to covid density limits and extra cleaning costs incurred with groups of 8 or more, a $10 per head tasting fee is payable which is non-redeemable.
Want to make the most of your winery visits and avoid driving, try:
- Flossy at BlueWren Shuttle service – offering a shuttle service to and from Heathcote: Ph: 0421357804
- Joe at Heathcote Grape Escapes – offering full day and half day tours Ph: 0408-843214
Note: there is no taxi or Uber service available in Heathcote.
In terms of accommodation in Heathcote, there are many BnB’s offering varying levels of service and quality so your encouraged to contact the friendly staff at the Heathcote Visitor Information Centre who can guide you on the varying types of accommodation the region has to offer. Ph: (03) 5433 3121.
AGFG’s Readers Choice Regional Best Cellar Door 3 years in a row
Gourment Traveller –
2017 Best Additional Cellar Door Experience,
2018 STAR Status Cellar Door
2019 Best Large Cellar Door
2020 Best Additional Cellar Door Experience
Halliday Wine Companion – 2020 5 RED star rated Winery
The Real Review – 2020 Top Wineries Australia