A couple of people take a walk with their bikes alongside Clonakilla vineyard, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Clonakilla, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Escape to Canberra’s best wineries

Cellar door and gardens at Shaw Wines, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © VisitCanberra

Shaw Wines, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © VisitCanberra

View over Mount Majura Vineyard, Majura, Australian Capital Territory © Stuart Miller

Mount Majura Vineyard, Majura, Australian Capital Territory © Stuart Miller

Unmissable experience

Stay overnight on the vineyard in a luxury bell tent with Naked Cubby Co. Add on a gourmet food and wine package, and you’ve got yourself the ultimate escape.

A man and his dog take a walk amongst the vines at Brindabella Hills Winery, Wallaroo, New South Wales © VistCanberra

Brindabella Hills Winery, Wallaroo, New South Wales © VistCanberra

Eden Road Wines Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Eden Road Wines

Eden Road Wines Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Eden Road Wines

Lake George Winery, Lake George, New South Wales © Lake George Winery

Lake George Winery, Lake George, New South Wales © Lake George Winery

Stephanie checks the grapes at The Vintner’s Daughter, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Stephanie Helm

Stephanie Helm at The Vintner’s Daughter, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Stephanie Helm

Top tip

Check out the Murrumbateman Village Market for fresh local foods, handmade crafts, and music and entertainment, held every second and fourth Saturday of the month.

View down the vines towards cellar door at Four Winds Vineyard, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © VisitCanberra

Four Winds Vineyard, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © VisitCanberra

Aerial view of Collector Wines, Collector, New South Wales © Sammy Hawker, Collector Wines

Collector Wines, Collector, New South Wales © Sammy Hawker, Collector Wines

 

Did you know?

The Collector wines are named after artist Rosalie Gascoigne’s artworks. She created sculptures from materials collected from towns around Canberra. This resonated with Alex, who would also search the region for the best grapes.

Couple enjoying a wine tasting experience at Clonakilla Wines, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Clonakilla Wines, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © Destination NSW

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Toual Schoolhouse cellar door at Helm Wines, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © VisitCanberra

Helm Wines, Murrumbateman, New South Wales © VisitCanberra