Cannibal Creek Vineyard

Victoria | Gippsland

James' Review

Patrick and Kirsten Hardiker moved to Tynong North in 1988, initially grazing beef cattle, but aware of the viticultural potential of the sandy clay loam and bleached subsurface soils weathered from the granite foothills of the Black Snake Ranges. Plantings began in '97, using organically based cultivation methods; varieties include pinot noir, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, merlot and cabernet sauvignon. The family established the winery in an old farm barn built in the early 1900s by the Weatherhead family, with timber from Weatherhead Hill (visible from the vineyard); it also houses the new cellar door and restaurant. In 2016 a new cellar door and restaurant, designed by Enarchitects and hand built by Patrick, was opened, in '18 awarded 'Cellar Door With Best Food in Gippsland' by Gourmet Traveller Wine.

About

Just one hour out from Melbourne, Cannibal Creek Vineyard is a boutique, award-winning, single estate vineyard owned and operated by winemakers Pat and Kirsten Hardiker.

Specialities

Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Blanc de Blancs, Vin de Liqueur

Cellar Door

Information

Open Daily between 11am - 5pm

A la carte menu available for lunch, and for dinner last Friday of the month and as advertised

Hours

Sun: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Mon: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Tue: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Wed: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Thu: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Fri: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Sat: 11:00am till 5:00pm

Details are correct at time of writing

Please check winery website for up to date details

Food

Information

French-inspired menu that celebrates Gippsland produce. Our Restaurant menu is made personally and from scratch by Chef Philippe Desrettes. He uses slow, traditional technique to make honest, flavour-filled food, inspired by regional produce and his own french heritage.

Cuisine

French-inspired

Hours

Sun: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Mon: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Tue: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Wed: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Thu: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Fri: 11:00am till 5:00pm
Sat: 11:00am till 5:00pm

Details are correct at time of writing

Please check winery website for up to date details

Stockist Information

Distribution Information

Melbourne/Sydney/Adelaide:
Loose Goose Wines Chris and Merry: 0401772688
Gippsland: Monacellars
Simon Kelton 0351342906
Robyn Lee 0412 327 217

Details

Rating
Winemaker Patrick Hardiker
Established 1997
Dozens 3000
Vineyards (area) 5 ha
Opening Hours 7 days 11-5
Address 260 Tynong North Road, Tynong North, Vic 3813
Telephone (03) 5942 8380
Website www.cannibalcreek.com.au