A love of wine, a little bit of research, a good deal of naivety and a hell of a lot of hard work led to the establishment of Amherst Winery when Norman and Elizabeth Jones planted the 2ha “Dunn’s PadRead More
With a climate that is ideal for growing grapes, and the world famous Pyrenees on the doorstep, Maryborough and Surrounds has an abundance of quality wineries just waiting to be explored.
With over 20 wineries offering full flavoured reds and a crisp, cool whites, take in the beautiful scenery as you walk, cycle or drive down winding roads and learn the secrets of this emerging wine region.
Chat with owners and makers as you sip delights at the cellar door and really uncover what makes the wine in the Central Goldfields so great. Wineries such as Arnold’s Estate, Amherst Winery, Craigie Vineyard, Moonlight Estate, and Lillicur Vineyard will take you from Carisbrook, through Maryborough and down to Amherst and Talbot, where the rich soil that once offered treasures to our pioneers now provides quality liquid gold.