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Hanging Rock Winery

88 Jim Rd, Newham, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5427 0542
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Stunning winery

Beautiful location and view! Great range of wines something for everyone. Friendly staff member who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer M
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Australia
No welcome, average wines

I don't like giving poor reviews (the majority of my reviews on this site are positive) but this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
EliseH_10
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Hanging Rock Winery was established in 1983 in the Macedon Ranges (Australia’s Coolest grape growing region), one hour drive from Melbourne, Victoria. The property was purchased by John & Ann Ellis who between them already had around 30 years industry of experience. Their aim was to make Australia’s best sparkling wine. Many who should know, believe that they have achieved this with their Macedon NV Brut L.D. Whilst they decided to build the dream in the Macedon Ranges their other passion has always been Heathcote as an outstanding Shiraz growing region. In 1994 they, and co-owner Athol Guy (of ‘Seekers’ fame), planted the ‘Athol’s Paddock’ Vineyard to produce the now iconic ‘Heathcote Shiraz’. Since then Hanging Rock has produced 2 other Heathcote Shiraz’s to showcase the styles the region can produce. The Hanging Rock Winery selects premium grapes from areas of Victoria best suited to that particular variety, as a result we have a wide range of wines to suit most styles and tastes.
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88 Jim Rd, Newham, Victoria 3442, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location and view! Great range of wines something for everyone. Friendly staff member who was knowledgeable about their products.Will definitely make a return visit.

Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't like giving poor reviews (the majority of my reviews on this site are positive) but this visit was such a disappointment. We walked into sound of loud sports commentary and barely a greeting. We were on holiday and happy but the man (Andrew)...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We went to the winery as we were around the area and read amazing reviews of the place. Upon arrival, we were the only ones there and was surprised at the lack of warmth and welcome by the male staff member. No greetings whatsoever. When...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

No ambience at all and no engagement from the server for wine tasting. He is kind, but offers no direction nor insight on any tasting at all, much less the four labels sold there. Quite skippable.

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

Called in 3pm on a long weekend Sunday. Rang doorbell twice and despite hearing someone inside no-one came out to let us in. When we banged on the door heard someone say something but yet again no-one came. After a further 5 minutes our party...More

Thank Toastie24
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Ruth M, Owner at Hanging Rock Winery, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

I'm really sorry about this. I was there when you came, the door was open, I walked in right after you left. Our Cellar Door manager had a big handful of glasses and couldn't come to the door to let you in. I'm very sorry...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

We have visited a lot of wineries in Victoria and SA and this will now join the list of favourites. Beautiful complex wines - not a bad one for our palates and we can be picky. Definitely try the Riesling as this was delicious! Must...More

Thank Jessica Z
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Ruth M, Owner at Hanging Rock Winery, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Hi Jessica, Thank you for your great review. i'm so glad that you were so well looked after and that you enjoyed the wines. Being a small family business reading reviews like this is extra special for us as we put a lot of love...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

This is such a lovely spot for wine tasting. The wines were excellent, and the view of Hanging Rock makes a magnificent back drop. The person conducting the wine tasting was very knowledgable of the wines.

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

We called in during the Budburst Festival last weekend (we didnt plan to be there during the festival), and whilst the mini-bus loads of people hogging the tasting tables detracted from the experience, the people from the winery did their best to make us feel...More

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

When I arrived at the winery last Sunday there was a bus load of people there on a winery tour, and I thought I’d probably not get served or have to wait until they were finished. But I was pleasantly surprised the lovely man serving...More

Thank Louise B
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Ruth M, Owner at Hanging Rock Winery, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Hi Louise, Thank you very much for your lovely review. I'm so glad to hear that Andrew was still able to accommodate you despite the big bus and that you enjoyed the wines. I will show Andrew this review which is sure to make his...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Hanging Rock is an amazing place, but the winery of the same name is pretty average. Wines are nowhere near the quality of the wines we tried at Armstead Wines just outside of Heathcoat, Victoria. The person presenting the wine tasting gave off the suggestion...More

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Hi Lewis, Thank you very much for your enquiry. I'm afraid we haven't had accommodation here for nearly 10 years. To make it worse, the people who bought it are now using it as their home, so it is no longer accommodation... More
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