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


    Heathcote on Show is our annual showcase of the wine, food and fun that Heathcote has to offer over the Queen's Birthday long weekend.  All the things you love and expect - a warm welcome, red wines, vertical tastings, long lunches and insightful masterclasses.

    We look forward to welcoming you to our James Halliday Red 5 star rated winery. Taste our range of award winning wines in the comfort of our cosy Barrel Room, enjoy the vineyard views from our landscaped terrace and join award winning winemaker Mark Hunter and the Hunter family as we celebrate the best wine and food regional Victoria has to offer. Sanguine Estate will be open from 10am to 5pm every day over the long weekend and has planned the following exciting events for your enjoyment.

    • Free wine tastings and wine specials - of course!
    • Trufflepig Catering & Events Gourmet 2 Course Lunch + complimentary glass of wine!
    • Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese and Wine Matching Masterclass, includes FREE gift!
    • Just Bikkies & Tarts - we haven't forgotten the designated driver!
    • Free Sanguine Shuttle Bus, exclusively between the township and the Winery

    Trufflepig Catering & Events Gourmet 2 Course Lunch (Saturday & Sunday only)

    We are thrilled to welcome back regional providores Trufflepig Catering & Events who have created a delicious seasonal menu to compliment our own Sanguine wines.


    On Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June, treat yourself to the ultimate locavore’s feast presented by Shelley of Trufflepig Catering & Events. Their regional fare is designed with a focus on artisanal, ethical and organic principles.

    Choose one of
    High country chestnut & sage soup drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & crispy sage leaves (v)
    Charcuterie platter with chicken & brandy pate, country cranberry & pistachio terrine, cornichon & small goods from Mcivor Farm Foods served with lavosh
    Choose one of
    "Coq au vin" of free-range chicken braised in red wine with mushrooms & pancetta served on a bed of soft polenta
    Slow-cooked Warialda belted galloway osso bucco served on a bed of soft couscous topped with a lemon & pine nut gremolata 
    Spanish-style chickpeas, paprika & spinach drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & lemon juice (v)
    Kids Meal (Under 14)
    Hand made tropical pizza with roasted passata, leg ham & pineapple
    Booking times of 12.00pm, 12.30pm, 1.00pm, 1.30pm and 2.00pm

    Early Bird Bookings are $40 per head for a 2 course meal and include a complimentary glass of wine to the value of $10.00.  Early bird booking close on Tuesday 6th June.

    Walk In Meals on the day will be $45 per head for a 2 course meal and include a complimentary glass of wine to the value of $10.00 (meal selection not guaranteed for walk-in)

    Kids meals are $12 per head and available for children under the age of 14.

    Click here to book your lunch

    Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese and Wine Matching Masterclass

    Following the overwhelming success of our Cheese & Wine Masterclasses last year, we are very excited to welcome back 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 guide guests through the perfect cheese matches for Heathcote wines, including a range of artisanal cheeses.

    Pre-book today for $45pp, or $55pp for bookings made at the Festival

    As numbers are strictly limited with only two sessions scheduled per day on Saturday and Sunday (11:30am and 2:30pm) we recommend you be quick to reserve your place.

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

    Click here to book your seat

    Just Bikkies & Tarts - we haven't forgotten the designated driver!

    We haven’t forgotten the designated drivers on the Heathcote on Show weekend.  Debra from Just Bikkies & Tarts will be warming you up with coffee and home style treats just like your Nana used to make, 11am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday.

    Free Sanguine Shuttle Bus

    ‘Bespoke Wine Tours’ FREE dedicated Sanguine shuttle bus. Leaving from Barrack St (beside National Australia Bank) to Sanguine and return.  Available from 10am and running every 30 mins over the weekend.

    Need any more convincing?

    "Lyn, Tony, Mark, Melissa, Jodi & Brett.  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 us on 0488 008 339,  email info@sanguinewines.com.au or visit http://www.heathcoteonshow.com.au.

  • Fri
    4:00 pmRACV 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 are a set price of $285 per person. Due to the limited number of seats, you will need to be 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 2016 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 2016 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 23rd June - commences 4pm and concludes between 5:30 and 6pm.

    Friday 30th June - Booked out

    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 


    $285 per person


    How can I reserve my place?

    To secure your seat (only 18 places available) book online or email Jodi directly at jodi@sanguinewines.com.au

  • Thu
    6:00 pmMatteo's Restaurant 533 Brunswick St North Fitzroy

    Our Annual Family Dinner to unveil our 2015 D'Orsa Shiraz has been finalised and we are thrilled to announce that we are returning to the Grand Dining Room at the beautiful Matteo's restaurant in North Fitzroy on 17th and 18th August.


    Matteo’s is a well-established Melbourne institution, renowned for its European cuisine with a fusion of Asian and proud recipient of 2 Chef Hats. Not only is the food incredible here, the venue itself is a study in refined beauty, its rooms evoking a truly intimate ambience.


    Following the overwhelming positive feedback from last years event we are pleased to announce that the evening will begin with the “blind” wine tasting session with a special guest appearance. Our guests will be treated to a three course gastromomic feast designed by Head Chef Buddha Lo to complement our Sanguine Estate Wines. The highlight of the evening will be the unveiling of our 2015 D’Orsa Reserve Shiraz. Of course, in the usual Sanguine style, each night includes prize giveaways and the ever popular museum tasting bench.

    As Matteo’s intimate space only allows us to seat up to 70 people tickets are limited and will sell fast.

    IMG_8292wOur valued Wine Club Members will receive a complimentary bottle of our 96/100 (Halliday) rated 2013 "Estate" Shiraz while non-members shall
    receive a bottle of our new release Progeny Shiraz.


    Early bird discounted price of $174 per person until 1st August (including gifts valued at minimum $30). (Full price $184)

    RSVP by 14th August info@sanguinewines.com.au or phone 0488 008 339.

    Click here to buy Tickets online