In Australia, we proudly make some of the world’s best wine. This means we have some incredibly gorgeous wine regions around our lovely country that are perfect for a weekend away, or a spectacular winery wedding. If you are searching for winery weddings in Melbourne and surrounds, we have the list for you.
The thriving city of Melbourne is perched in the middle of some wonderful wine-making regions, including the Yarra Valley, and Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas, all of which are less than 2 hours’ drive away.
Picture you and your partner toasting to a happy future together in front of acres of lush rolling vines, with mountains rising in the distance. Imagine your friends and family on long tables filled with giant grazing platters of local produce and accompanied by glasses of boutique wine.
Stunning in all seasons, a winery wedding venue is a thing of beauty. For a romantic, fun-filled and stress-free day, check out our list of the best winery wedding venues in Melbourne and the surrounding area.
Here is our list of the editors’ choice Top 10 Winery Wedding Venues in Melbourne
Melbourne's Top Winery Wedding Venues
This beautiful estate can be found in Digger’s Rest, Victoria, and offers many options for your wedding ceremony and reception. You can hold your ceremony by the tiered waterfall, under one of their numerous arches (Bridal, Horseshoe, Wine Garden), or under the trees. This family-owned vineyard is only 40 minutes away from Melbourne, and their packages start from $1,500 for hire and $85 per head for dinner.
Address: 760-818 Holden Rd, Diggers Rest VIC 3427
Phone: 03 9740 0222
Social: Russo Estate
One of the closest wineries to Melbourne is also one of the region’s very best.
The rustic-style restaurant offers a superb menu of Italian-inspired dishes made from the finest fresh local produce. This dining experience is a gourmet foodie’s delight and an ideal choice for couples who love their food.
The extraordinary contemporary buildings are perched on land as old as time and ensure you have every modern comfort for a stress-free wedding day.
Address: K Rd, Werribee South VIC 3030
Phone: 03 9731 4420
Social: Shadowfax Winery
When the setting sun glistens through the vibrant leaves on the vines, you know you are at Goona Warra Vineyard. Located in Sunbury, in Melbourne’s west, this gorgeous place has in recent years undergone an impressive upgrade, and is famed for opulent and detail-oriented weddings.
With a range of spaces in amongst their grounds and the heritage bluestone buildings, including the terrace, courtyard and cellar door, you will be spoiled for choice of photo backdrops. Here they craft intimate events that are a true reflection of the personal love story of each couple.
Address: 790 Sunbury Rd, Sunbury VIC 3429
Phone: 03 9740 7766
Social: Goona Warra Vineyard Weddings
What could be romantic and luxurious than immersing yourself in the Yarra Valley? When you visit this gorgeous winery and wedding venue you will think that nothing could be better for your big day.
Your ceremony can be held in the rustic barn, followed by drinks on the lush grounds with breathtaking views over the vines, lake and hills. Dine in the versatile restaurant space on delectable food which can be served in a range of styles, from shared grazing platters to fine formal dining.
The venue also offers accommodation in 20 beautifully-appointed rooms.
Address: 1548 Melba Hwy, Dixons Creek VIC 3775
Phone: 03 5965 2444
Social: Immerse Winery Weddings
Nestled in the Macedon Ranges to Melbourne’s west, this winery and wedding venue is ideal for a quick day trip for all your guests from the city. But more importantly, it is a luxurious accommodation venue, so everyone can stay and enjoy a whole weekend away.
The original country homestead was built in 1887 and can sleep 14 guests, but there are spacious suites for around another 85 people, as well as tennis court, fitness centre and more.
Address: 55 Shannons Rd, Lancefield VIC 3435
Phone: 03 5429 9000
Social: Cleveland Winery
Another stunning modern venue in the Yarra Valley to Melbourne’s east, Balgownie is renowned for its quality facilities and services.
With a resort and spa on site, you will be able to relax and prepare for the most important day of your life in these divine surroundings; guaranteeing you the ideal start to a big day. There is a range of ceremony and ceremony options, Balgownie adores hosting great weddings, and offers many little touches and twists to enrich your personal day.
Address: 1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen VIC 3775
Phone: 03 9730 0700
Witchmount Estate is an award-winning winery and one of the hidden secret wedding venues in Melbourne’s west.
From the rustic blue stone function centre to the courtyard, waterfall and gazebo and the classic Italian food from Avanti restaurant, this is the place for you. Filled with personal touches and romantic ways to put your own spin on your day.
Address: 557 Leakes Rd, Plumpton VIC 3335
Phone: 03 9747 1055
An iconic location and panoramic views, Mount Macedon is the dream wedding destination. Your reception can be held in the restaurant with a menu tailored to your needs and matched by premium wines from the venue’s own cellar door.
With friendly and attentive service, delicious food and premium beverage packages, your guests are sure to have a great day.
Address: 433 Bawden Rd, Woodend VIC 3442
Phone: 03 5427 4172
Social: Mount Macedon Winery
A purpose-built and architecturally designed contemporary space, with a hint of rustic to it, Vue on Halcyon is simply elegant. This venue is a seamless blend of modern comforts and country style.
Perfect for the discerning couple who love their food and wine, and won’t settle for less than impeccable service. Perched conveniently at the entrance to the Yarra Valley, Vue on Halcyon is the best of both worlds and a magical destination.
Address: 19 Uplands Rd, Chirnside Park VIC 3116
Phone: 03 9726 7111
Social: Vue on Halcyon