Gold Coast Wineries & VineyardsTour an award winning winery
As one of Queensland's fastest growing wine regions, the Gold Coast hinterland is making its mark with state, national and international wine and tourism awards.
The Gold Coast has a wonderful variety of sub-tropical fruits and berries which has helped to create a fruit wine industry producing tables wines, liqueurs, port style wines, dessert wines and sparkling wines.
Most of the major tour operators offer day trips to the major wineries on the Gold Coast so you can enjoy a few tasty drops and some delicious food and views at the cellar doors. We've selected some of the best for you to browse through. Why not book accommodation in the mountains and turn it into a romantic weekend getaway! Best of all, you won't have to worry about driving.
Gold Coast Winery Tours
Visit a number of Mount Tamborine's award winning wineries on this guided wine tasting tour. Stopping at 5 destinations, you'll get to sample reds, whites and beers at Tamborine Mountain Distillery, Witches Fall Winery, Mason Wines, Cedar Creek Estate Winery annd the Heritage Estate Winery. You'll also get a delicious 2-course lunch at a top winery and for cheese lovers, there's an optional stop at Witches Chase Factory. Just ask your driver.Book Online
One of Queensland's largest and most awarded wineries, Sirromet Winery is a premier destination for wine and food lovers. Go behind the scenes and learn how their product is created and the Australian family behind the brand. Enjoy a private sampling of 6 Sirromet wines, and depending on which tour option you chose, couple your tasting with a delicious cheese platter or lunch at Restaurant Lurleen's or Tuscan Terrace.Book Online
While it's not technically horse riding, we had to include this incredible tour of the Scenic Rim because there's nothing else like it on the Gold Coast! Taking you to a number of the region's best breweries and wineries by horse-drawn carriage, you'll get to travel in style and enjoy some wine and beer tasting, cheese platter, a la carte lunch and afternoon tea at the various stops along the way. 4.5 hour tour in total that's not to be missed!Book Online
More Gold Coast Wineries
Albert River Wines
Situated on the river bank Albert River Wines is a boutique winery that boasts beautiful panoramic views of Tamborine Mountain and the surrounding Hinterland. Situated in an historic colonial homestead and an iconic Queenslander Albert River Wines cellar door is open daily and available for all types of functions, from small wine tastings to scenic weddings.
869 Mundoolun Connection Road, Tamborine QLD 4270
Phone 07 5543 6622
Aussie Vineyards Winery
Established with the vision of promoting Australian wine internationally Aussie Vineyards has been doing just that; receiving awards and praise from critics the world over. The Mt Tamborine cellar door is ideally located on the scenic rim of the Gold Coast Hinterland where tasters can experience native wildlife, fresh mountain air, beautifully kept gardens and spectacular views while they enjoy the wine of Mt Tamborine’s oldest vineyard.
32 Hartley Rd, North Tamborine QLD 4272
Phone: 07 5545 2000
Cedar Creek Estate
Relax over superb food, serene lake views, fine Australian art and an extensive range of wines for any palate. Even bring the family and take a tour of the magical Glow Worm Cave attraction. Cedar Creek Estate, with its tree lined driveway, picturesque setting and romantic chapel, specialise in weddings, providing everything from the initial planning stage right down to the last detail.
104 - 144 Hartley Road, North Tamborine QLD 4272
Phone: (07) 5545 1666
Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery
Open seven days per week, this beautiful vineyard has an extensive range of red, white and fortified wines available for tasting (and purchasing) and a superb restaurant. Walk through the giant doors and step into their wine cellar filled with an incredible selection and sample the range before heading to the restaurant for an amazing meal.
128 Long Rd, Eagle Heights QLD 4271
Phone: (07) 5545 3066
Mt Nathan Winery
Family owned and operated, Mt Nathan Winery is located on the lush Clagiriba amidst a plantation of Paulownia Trees. Honey is collected from the bees whose exclusive food source is these trees, and made into natural Australian honey at the winery. The wine tasting rooms have a typically Australian theme and provide the perfect backdrop to sample and purchase the exquisite white, red and honey wines. You can also go on an informative winery tour, hand feed the sheep or try your hand at catching yabbies from the new yabby enclosure
220 Clagiraba Road, Mt. Nathan QLD 4211
Phone: (07) 5533 7780
O'Reilly's Canungra Valley Vineyards
Set in the peaceful Canungra Valley in a 150 year old Queenslander and run by a family known for providing amazing hospitality in the area for over 80 years, O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards is a melding of authentic Queensland history. Offering everything from casual dining, picnic baskets, functions and intimate weddings the boutique cellar doors are open seven days.
Lamington National Park Rd, Canungra Valley QLD 4275
Phone: 07 5545 3981
Sitting atop a hillside of Mt Tamborine is a beautifully restored church with high set cathedral ceilings and a stunning cedar staircase, an image of old world elegance. Heritage Wines grow and produce their wine at the ambient location using the historic building as cellar door, restaurant and function centre.
Corner Shelf & Bartle Roads, Mt Tamborine QLD 4272
Phone: 07 5545 3177
Sarabah Estate Vineyard and Winery
In the foothills of the scenic Lamington National Park sits fifty acres of Sarabah Estate Vineyard producing amazing Rosé and Cabernet Sauvignon among other elegant wines. The Winery is open for tastings with a quaint chalet and even under the stars dining options by appointment.
46 Rymera Road, Sarabah (via Canungra) QLD
Phone: 07 5543 4746
Witches Falls Winery
Wine isn’t just a drink at this small, bold winery. At Witches Falls they love the whole process; it’s a way of life and has seen incredible results on the National Wine Show Circuit. The quaint little winery is situated on Mt Tambourine in the Gold Coast Hinterland and welcomes guests for tastings seven days a week.
79 Main Western Road, North Tamborine QLD 4272
Phone: 07 5545 2609
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