Broadsheet: A Guide to Hume City’s Wineries

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By Aleksandra Bliszczyk, Broadsheet Melbourne

 The Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula have a duopoly on city-fringe wineries, but just north of the city – so close you can still see the skyline – is another wine region plaited with vineyards and cellar doors, all still within the bounds of Myki and ride-sharing apps.

Hume City has been producing cool-climate wines since the 1860s, when the first shiraz seeds were sown. Today, the hilly surrounds of Keilor, Sunbury and Mickleham are a landscape of bluestone, grapes, restaurants, cafes and luxury accommodation. We found four picturesque wineries, some with standout cellar doors all less than an hour’s drive from the CBD.

Read the full Broadsheet Melbourne article here

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Photo by Pete Dillon.

 


Updated : 2:31 PM, 19 December 2019

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