Visit Us at Armstead Estate

An Idyllic Country Escape

Opening Hours
First Weekend of the Month
11am - 5pm
Visiting by Car

Armstead Estate is centrally located between Heathcote and Bendigo. Heading straight up the Hume Fwy/National Highway M31, it is only a two-hour drive from Melbourne. Neighbouring Bendigo and Heathcote are only a 15-30 minute drive away – making Armstead Estate easily accessible via car.

Visiting by Boat

Feeling adventurous? You can arrive at Armstead Estate via boat. Simply park on the banks of our property and spend the afternoon enjoying a picnic on our lawn with a glass of wine or golden ale in hand. Click here for a map of Lake Eppalock and all the boating ramps that can be accessed.

Getting There by Car

Armstead Estate is centrally located between Heathcote and Bendigo. Heading straight up the Hume Fwy/National Highway M31, it is only a two-hour drive from Melbourne. Neighbouring Bendigo and Heathcote are only a 15-30 minute drive away – making Armstead Estate easily accessible via car.

Getting There by Boat

Feeling adventurous? You can arrive at Armstead Estate via boat. Simply park on the banks of our property and spend the afternoon enjoying a picnic on our lawn with a glass of wine or golden ale in hand. Click here for a map of Lake Eppalock and all the boating ramps that can be accessed.

Why You'll Love A Visit
To Armstead Estate

Visit Any Season

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On a warm summer’s day, relax on our lush green lawn with a picnic and glass or bottle of wine or refreshing golden ale. In the cooler months, cosy up to a roaring fire in the Cellar Door.

Functions

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Enjoy a function in our charming cellar door or on our lush green lawn overlooking beautiful Lake Eppalock.

Family Owned

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The proud owners of Armstead Estate are a husband and wife team who took the reigns in 2017. Their passion for the local Heathcote Region drove them to become a part of the rich historical area of wine growers and local produce makers.

Visit Any Season

On a warm summer’s day, relax on our lush green lawn with a picnic and glass or bottle of wine or refreshing golden ale. In the cooler months, cosy up to a roaring fire in the Cellar Door.

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Functions

Enjoy a function in our charming cellar door or on our lush green lawn overlooking beautiful Lake Eppalock.

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Family Owned

The proud owners of Armstead Estate are a husband and wife team who took the reigns in 2017. Their passion for the local Heathcote Region drove them to become a part of the rich historical area of wine growers and local produce makers.

Armstead-Estate-Tom&Emily-1

Wines & Beers

Armstead Estate is a boutique winery specialising in handcrafted wines including Marsanne, Sparkling Shiraz, Rosé, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz. We are committed to producing iconic wines true to the regions unique flavours, using traditional winemaking techniques. For non-wine drinkers, a crisp and refreshing Armstead Golden Ale is also available.

Meet our Wines

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Cellar Door Specials

Our Cellar Door is open the first weekend of every month. Enjoy an afternoon relaxing in the sunshine on our lawns, or in the rustic cellar door by a roaring fire. You can pick up an exclusive cellar door special to take home to friends and family.

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Picnic

We encourage visitors to bring a picnic to enjoy with a glass or bottle of our wine on the lush green grass right beside beautiful Lake Eppalock.

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Local Produce

Whilst enjoying a glass or bottle of our wines or golden ale overlooking gorgeous Lake Eppalock, sample delicious produce and preserves.

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History

The Cellar Door was originally built in 1862 as the Foreman’s cottage. It was moved to its present location near the banks of Lake Eppalock and still retains its rustic charm.

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Wines & Beers

Armstead Estate is a boutique winery specialising in handcrafted wines including Marsanne, Sparkling Shiraz, Rosé, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz. We are committed to producing iconic wines true to the regions unique flavours, using traditional winemaking techniques. For non-wine drinkers, a crisp and refreshing Armstead Golden Ale is also available.

Click here to browse our wines.

Cellar Door Specials

Our Cellar Door is open the first weekend of every month. Enjoy an afternoon relaxing in the sunshine on our lawns, or in the rustic cellar door by a roaring fire. You can pick up an exclusive cellar door special to take home to friends and family.

Armstead-Estate-WineBottle-Glasses-1-250x250

Picnic

Armstead-Estate-Picnic-1-250x250

We encourage visitors to bring a picnic to enjoy with a glass or bottle of our wine on the lush green grass right beside beautiful Lake Eppalock.

Local Produce

Armstead-Estate-LawnWine-1-250x250

Whilst enjoying a glass or bottle of our wines or golden ale overlooking gorgeous Lake Eppalock, sample delicious produce and preserves.

History

Armstead-Estate-CellarDoor-Exterior-1-250x250

The Cellar Door was originally built in 1862 as the Foreman’s cottage. It was moved to its present location near the banks of Lake Eppalock and still retains its rustic charm.

Our Location
366 Moorabbee Road
Knowsley
VIC 3523

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