What’s on along and around the Maroondah Highway?
Boat O’Craigo Vineyards
458 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville
Wine: Boat O’Craigo’s new label has arrived. A complete new range of wines to try from July 1st.
Deals: 15% off any dozen purchase when you visit Boat O’Craigo wearing your gumboots.
Competition: While you’re here, #boatocraigo #yarravalleycellardoors #gumbootseason your photo with our spectacular views as your backdrop, in Facebook or Instagram and go in the draw to wine a dozen bottles of Boat O’Craigo wines. Drawn July 31st. More info
Coombe Yarra Valley
673 – 675 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream
Deals: Gumboot wearers will receive 15% discount on any full priced wines.
Competition: Visitors who purchase two or more bottles of wine at Cellar Door can test their gumboot tossing skills by tossing a Coombe gumboot into a wine barrel, winners go home with more wine prizes.
Even better deal: Visitors who buy more than a dozen bottles of full priced wine get an extra 5% discount on their purchases and a double shot at the Coombe Gumboot toss. More info
Helen & Joey Estate
12 – 14 Spring Lane, Gruyere
Win: Throw the screw cap in the gumboot, on purchasing a product guests will have the opportunity to win a 50% discount on their purchase up to a value of $45 by flicking a screw cap into the mouth of the gumboot.
Win: Guess the amount of screw caps in the gumboots; guests that guess the amount correctly will win a mixed six pack of wine. In the event that no-one guesses the correct amount then the person or people who guess the closest amount without going with going after will be the winners.
Deal: 15% off for all guests who are wearing gumboots.
Helen’s Hill Estate
16 Ingram Road, Coldstream
Event: Invites you to book into Boots in the Barrel – a celebration of all things Chardonnay on Saturday 23rd of July from 11am to 12:30pm. Tickets $35 each, including wine matched with share platters of food (bookings essential).
Deal: Wear your Gumboots into Cellar Door for a 15% discount on any wines or 20% discount when you purchase a dozen.
Play: Join in the Gumboot Games every Sunday from 2-3pm, exercise your frivolity and play Shoot-the-boot, Gumboot toss and Gumboot bowling, just buy a bottle of wine from Helen’s Hill on the day for entry. More info
864 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream
Deal: 15% Discount: Wear your gumboots and receive 15% discount on cellar door purchases (excludes Oakridge 864 Range and museum wines).
Competition: Win a 3-course lunch with “Toss the Gumboot” Competition: Join us for some winter fun and laughter with our “Toss the Gumboot” competition held daily.
Play: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s a gumboot! Take the chance to toss the gumboot into one of 3 barrels, each with a different prize to win.
Competition: Share your gumboot pictures with us on Instagram! (@OakridgeWines) Follow and share your gumboot-wearing photos with us on Instagram, use the hashtags #GumbootSeason16 and #OakridgeWines to stand a chance to win a 2-pack of wine weekly! More info
Punt Road Wines
10 St. Huberts Road, Coldstream
Deal: Come into our cellar door wearing your finest gumboots from the 1st to the 31st of July and we will reward you with a 20% discount on any wine purchases made…there may even be a special prize for those customers with extraordinary, two-of-a-kind boots. More info.
9 Medhurst Road, Gruyere
Create: Reveal your inner Picasso at Squitchy Lane during Gumboot Season. We will supply all you need to create a masterpiece (brushes, paint, canvas etc) and all you need to bring is the inspiration. Entry is only $10.
Win: You can take your masterpiece home or loan it to us to exhibit during July. While it’s not a competition, a prize will be awarded to the picture that is most admired by other visitors during the month.
What’s on along and around the Melba Highway?
De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate
58 Pinnacle Lane, Dixons Creek
Event: De Bortoli invites you to book in for the Gumboot Season Dinner on Saturday July 23rd at Locale Restaurant at De Bortoli, $85pp for dinner and carafes of wine straight from barrel, hand selected by our wine makers, Gumboot wearers are eligible to wine a prize on the night!
Lunch: You can also book in for the midweek Gumboot lunch $45pp for 2 courses and a glass of wine.
Walk: Cellar Door is offering vineyard tours (gumboots required)
Deal: 15% discount on wine purchases for gumboot wearers. More info
179 Glenview Road, Yarra Glen
Deal: 15% off all purchases in cellar door for anyone wearing their gumboots. More info
Hargreaves Hill Brewery
25 Bell Street, Yarra Glen
Sprint and Win: Saturday 2nd July from 3.00pm- Gum Boot Sprint. 100m sprint up Herbet Street. Children & Adults. Prizes will be awarded!
Throw: Saturday 30th July: Gum Boot Throwing competition at 3.30pm. Chuck the welly up the alley. Children & Adults. Prizes will be awarded! More info
1568 Melba Hwy, Dixons Creek
Shaws Road Winery
225 Shaws Road, Arthurs Creek
Event: Gumboots and Meatballs at Shaws Road Winery on Sunday 17th July. Lunch will be Grazing Platters for sharing, Meatballs two ways: Swedish-style with creamy meat sauce on mash, or New York-style Meatball in a sub. Not to mention rich Chocolate cheesecake for dessert.
Open: Shaws Road Winery cellar door is open on Sunday 17th July 11.00am – 5.00pm for wine tastings, cellar door sales, lunch around the fire, and gumboot discounts.
Deal: All wines discounted by 15% at the cellar to folk wearing their gumboots. More info
2010 Maroondah Hwy, Dixons Creek
Wine: Muscat and Blue by the fire. Traditionally, blue cheese is difficult to partner with wine however Australian fortifieds and blue cheese are a match made in heaven. Leave your gumboots at the door and come and in and warm your toes by our blazing, cosy fire. Enjoy two glasses of our 15 year old barrrel aged Ruthergldn muscat or tokay paired with a blue cheese plate for $30. More info
What’s on along the Warburton Hwy?
10 Paynes Road, Seville
Play: Gumboot Games at Payne’s Rise such as Gumboot toss, Gumboot aim and shoot, Stelvin in the hole and you go in the draw for some prizes.
Kids: We can’t forget about the Gumboot hunt for the kids.
Eat: Come and enjoy a Gourmet Pizza & Share Platter with your favourite bottle of Paynes Rise wine by the open fires.
Deal: all visitors wearing Gumboots in our Cellar Door for the month of July will receive 20% discount on their take home wine purchases. More info
8 Paynes Road, Seville
Eat: On the weekends lunches are available from 12-3pm and platters are available all day. Bookings essential for week day groups.
Play: On the weekends we have out door lawn games available such as ring toss .
Deal: Discount and offers for gum boot wearers include a free glass of wine with food as well as a 15% discount on all purchases. More info