A meal at a winery transports you in a way that city restaurants struggle to replicate. It’s the whole package that makes it greater than the sum of its parts: the relaxed pace, the extensive wine list and the typically picturesque setting. And if a winery’s gone to the effort (and expense) of opening a restaurant, you can bet it’s done the thing properly.
Nowadays winery restaurants are more than just a great way for a winery to showcase how its wines pair with food. Many of Victoria’s best regional restaurants operate out of wineries, tempting some of the best chefs in Australia out from the cities and towards the country. Here’s where to find them.