Armstead Estate

Victoria | Heathcote

James' Review

Armstead Estate Vineyard is centrally located within the Heathcote region on the banks of Lake Eppalock. Founder Peter Armstead planted the first shiraz vines in 2003 on an east-facing slope just metres from the lake. Tom and Emily Kinsman purchased the estate in July '17, and intend to continue the business, growing and sourcing fruit from a number of well known vineyards across the Heathcote region, making quality wines with the assistance of Rob Ellis.


Armstead Estate is a boutique winery centrally located within the Heathcote Wine Region, on the northern banks of Lake Eppalock. Armstead Estate’s unique, 16-year-old vineyard is on an easterly facing slope, over a shallow strip of Cambrian soil, just metres from the lake.


Shiraz, Sparkling Shiraz, Marsanne, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve Shiraz

Cellar Door


The Cellar Door is located in the old foreman's cottage, only 150m from the northern shores of Lake Eppalock.


First weekend of every month, 11am - 5pm

Details are correct at time of writing

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Armstead Estate
Winemaker Rob Ellis
Established 2003
Dozens 1100
Vineyards (area) 0.6 ha
Opening Hours First w'end of month 11-5 or by appt
Address 366 Moorabbee Road, Knowsley, Vic 3523
Telephone (03) 5439 1363