Burke & Wills enjoys a Golden Weekend ....
Saturday July 31st 2015 ...
Burke & Wills Winery was the second most successful exhibitor at the 2015 Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show (Chairman of judges Tim Kirk of Clonakilla Winery), winning nine medals across the range of wines, including Burke & Wills 2015 Gewurztraminer and 2013 Shiraz, both Vat 1 and Vat 2, Mr. Burke's Favourite Big Red (Shiraz) 2014, Dig Tree Viognier 2014, Dig Tree Merlot 2012, Dig Tree Cabernets 2012 and a gold medal for Burke & Wills The Aristocrat Cabernet Merlot 2013.
On the same day the 2016 James Halliday Wine Companion was released, with Burke & Wills Winery retaining a 41/2 star rating, and a 5 glass (gold medal equivalent) rating and 95 points for the 2013 Vat 1 Shiraz, cited by Halliday as 'Heathcote at its best'.
is the website of Andrew Pattison, founder of Melbourne's famous
'eighties music venue The Troubadour, former owner of Lancefield
Winery in Victoria's Macedon Ranges, and nowadays owner and winemaker
at Burke & Wills Winery in the famous Heathcote wine region.
Andrew is also a music festival director and music promoter, who
keeps The Troubadour flame alive by running a mobile version of
the venue as a prominent but intimate marquee venue at several
of eastern Australia's top folk festivals.
to Burke & Wills Winery: Burke
and Wills Winery is 101 kms. NW of Melbourne and 31 kms. out of
Lancefield via the Burke & Wills Track (sealed road), in Coombes
Lane, 3155 Burke & Wills Track, Mia Mia. Melway 609 G6, Vic
Roads Country directory 60 B2. From Melbourne via the Tullamarine
Freeway, Melbourne Airport, Bulla, Romsey, drive straight through
Lancefield continuing north for 2 kms. and bear left onto Burke
& Wills Track (to Baynton and Mia Mia) just after Mustey's
Bridge. From there it is approx. 29 kms. to Coombes Lane, which
is 4.5 kms. after Watchbox Road, and 1.5 kms. after Haires Lane
and Buntings Lane. (you will also pass Knights' Granite Hills
Winery (worth a stop!) a little over half way along the track.)
Nav : Lat. -37.047190, Lon. 144.606172
Burke & Wills Winery
89 Coombes Lane
Mia Mia, Vic 3444
Ph : 03 54 255 400