Victoria | Rutherglen

Our Review

Self-taught winemaker Rowly Milhinch is a descendant of GF Morris, one of Rutherglen’s most renowned vignerons of the mid-19th century. Rowly aspires to make contemporary wines ‘guided by a creative interpretation of traditional Rutherglen varietals, Durif a specialty’. The wines are made from the estate LinlithgowVineyard and the revitalised 1.48ha Terravinia Vineyard managed by Rowly.


Scion: The fusion of a new generation onto strong roots

Scion is a progressive Rutherglen winery offering a creative and modern interpretation of the region's traditional grape varietals. We grow and handcraft wines in small batches – from aromatic whites and rosé to elegant reds and delicate dessert wines.

Sustainability underpins every decision we make as vignerons, with a focus on biological management of the soil ecosystems in our vineyards and the use of solar power and rainwater to run the winery and cellar door. A Tesla charging station available to visitors is solar-powered and a small cluster of beehives enhances biodiversity on the farm.

Self-taught winemaker Rowly Milhinch is a descendant of George Francis Morris, one of Australia’s most renowned vignerons of the mid-19th Century. Formerly a graphic designer, Rowly applies creative thinking to his winemaking to craft dynamic wine styles. Within the world of viticulture, discovering the nuances of place and seasonality has been pivotal to this process. His style represents modern Rutherglen.


Winemaker Rowly Milhinch
Established 2002
Dozens 2500
Vineyards (area) 4.85 ha
Opening Hours 7 days 10-5
Address 74 Slaughterhouse Road, Rutherglen, Vic 3685
Telephone (02) 6032 8844