Otway Estate Winery & Brewery

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Otway Estate, Victoria

Otway Estate, Victoria

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20 Hoveys Road
Barongarook VIC 3249
Australia
Phone: 03 5233 8400
Fax: 03 5233 8343
Email: info@otwayestate.com.au

Otway Estate is situated in Barongarook in the Otways region of Victoria. Otway Estate produces a liquid to quench any thirst. From boutique wines, hand crafted beer and cider to a vast selection of delicious cordials. Each beverage is produced on site using natural local products - Estate grown wine grapes, local fruit and berries, or pure Otway rainwater.

With a landscape of natural beauty, an abundance of wildlife, fresh local produce and hidden gems of talent in our gallery Otway Estate is waiting to tempt any visitor. Guests and visitors can relax on the decking area, celebrate in our function room or cuddle up in front of the fire. No mater what the reason you can enjoy a taste of the Otways at Otway Estate.

Otway Estate enjoys an idyllic setting with 16 acres of vines hidden among 28 acres of bush adjoining the Otway State Forest, just a stones throw from the Great Ocean Road and Victoria's rugged South West Coast.

Though the vineyard was first established in 1981 more vines were planted in 1995 with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Semillon, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet all grown on the property.

In 2006 the latest development emerged, Otway Estate now boasts a winery, brewery, gallery, function facility, café / restaurant and expanded cellar door. The cellar door has a retail food outlet enabling the visitor to sample regional and home made produce. While the café, lounge or deck provides a place to relax and enjoy a tasting plate teamed with your favourite beverage.

Winemaker Matthew DiScascio is producing premium wines from the Estate including a range of sparkling wines available exclusively at Cellar Door. Matthew is starting to turn heads as he builds on his reputation as a fine young winemaker.

Head Brewer, Luke Scott is well regarded in the brewing industry starting his career at CUB before travelling overseas then returning to work as head brewer at Potters Brewery in the Hunter Valley then moving to Otway Estate is 2008. The medal winning Prickly Moses beers are testament to his success.

Otway Estate will always remain a boutique label produced by using only estate-grown grapes and traditional methods for our wines and using only the finest products sourced world wide and pure Otway rainwater for the “Prickly Moses” handcrafted beers, ales and stouts. Our organic cider has a yearly release which is quickly snapped up - made from locally grown Gellibrand apples.

Though the vineyard was first established in 1983 more vines were planted in 1995 with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Semillon, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet all grown on the property.

In 2006 the latest development emerged, Otway Estate now boasts a winery, brewery, gallery, function facility, café / restaurant and expanded cellar door. The cellar door has a retail food outlet enabling the visitor to sample regional and home made produce. While the café, lounge or deck provides a place to relax and enjoy a tasting plate teamed with your favourite beverage.

Renowned winker Ian Deacon, who had previously worked in the Yarra Valley and Mt Macedon regions, as well as France is relishing the opportunity to specialize in cool climate wines. And Deacon's reputed expertise with sparkling wines materialised in 2004 when the estate released it's sparkling red and white wines.

Otway Estate will always remain a boutique label produced by using only estate-grown grapes and traditional methods for our wines and using only the finest products sourced world wide and pure Otway rainwater for the “Prickly Moses” handcrafted beers, ales and stouts.

Accommodation on site.

 

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