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Top 10 Winery Weekends

It’s no secret we love our food & wine adventures here at alluxia, and it’s high time we presented you with the best winery weekend accommodation.  Australia’s best wine producing regions are also amongst the most beautiful places in the country, with rolling hills and vines as the backdrop to your weekend getaway.

If you’re dreaming of a weekend of wine tasting and gourmet picnic lunches, either as a romantic getaway or fun with friends - book your boutique vineyard accommodation for your next mini-break with a difference. Next month, we’re heading to Margaret River but until then, here are alluxia’s Top Ten Winery Weekends:


The Vintry, Hunter Valley NSW

The Vintry is simply the perfect weekend escape for a group of friends. Sit around the 100 year old dining table and share great food and great wine. The Vintry is The Hunter’s finest accommodation catering for up to 8 guests in style and comfort.


Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage, Barossa SA

Pure indulgence awaits at Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage. Set on a private vineyard, the heritage cottage is for the exclusive use of one couple. A luxurious bathroom, complete with claw-foot bath with French doors overlooking the vineyards is a highlight.  Dine at nearby Appelation or Hently Farm for a memorable weekend.


Georges Culinary Retreat, Mornington Peninsula VIC

Georges offers gourmet retreats and cooking school periodically throughout the year, however you can simply enjoy luxurious bed & breakfast accommodation at one of the Peninsula’s finest accommodation. With 4 stylish en-suited rooms, wake to an exquisite breakfast served in the café overlooking Port Philip Bay. Tranquility meets modern luxury…welcome to this unique contemporary B&B


Thorn Park, Clare Valley SA

Be spoilt at Thorn Park, a contemporary hosted accommodation in stunning Clare Valley. Set in a private bush location with vineyard views and three luxuriously appointed rooms for just 6 guests. For a hosted experience so warm and welcoming you won’t want to leave!


Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley VIC

A sweeping rose-bordered driveway delivers you to the iconic Chateau Yering, a historic homestead reborn as a gracious boutique hotel. Subdued and sumptuous, the interiors create a mood of refinement and indulgence. Best of all, Yering Station winery is just moments away..,


The Longhouse, Hunter Valley NSW

Styled on a traditional Australian woolshed and set amongst Chardonnay grapevines, this sleek and modern longhouse was designed & built by architecture students, setting it apart from traditional Hunter Valley accommodation.


Flinders Hotel, Mornington Peninsula VIC

Flinders Hotel is a new 40 room boutique hotel offering contemporary style inspired by the coast & superior dining for a Melbourne getaway with a difference. Don’t miss dinner in award wining Terminus Restaurant and enjoy wine tasting at more than 60 local wineries.


Stonewell Cottage, Barossa Valley SA

Stonewell Cottages & Vineyards offers peace, privacy and seclusion in the heart of the Barossa. Each of the three cottages enjoys private lake views, surrounded by vineyards and cottage gardens with cosy woodfires and two person spas, it ticks all the boxes for a romantic getaway in the Barossa.


Gatehouse at Villa Raedward, Yarra Valley VIC

The Gatehouse at Villa Raedward offers contemporary, fully self-contained villa accommodation in the heart of Yarra Valley wine country.  Stocked with loads of thoughtful touches & amenities it’s the perfect base to explore Yarra Valley or celebrate a special occasion. 


Adina Vineyard, Hunter Valley NSW

Settle into these luxe lodges with panoramic views of rolling vineyards, gas fireplaces & Adina’s own wine, proving the perfect tonic for a supremely relaxing weekend or getaway with friends.


“Alluxia Approved” - Our editors have visited all the above properties and it has met our standards.


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