The Wines

Find out what the vineyards and wineries are serving up over the festival weekend

Foodie Events

Special dinners and lunches with the locals

Take a bus!

Yes, let one of our buses take you around the festival!

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We are on the road less travelled and yet still less than an hour from Melbourne.

Get ready to explore our secret laneways that weave around the Macedon Ranges. You will find lots to surprise you down the laneways – the beating heart of our region.

Bring the family for some fun

Our family-owned vineyards welcome families over the Budburst weekend.
Our vineyards have plenty of wide open spaces for little ones to run and loads to see and explore.
There are places for picnics and the grown ups can get on with the fun of tasting the wines our region has to offer.

Partcipating wineries

Who has their wine for tasting, what's on and where over the festival weekend 18 + 19 November

Shadowfax Wines

Athletes of Wine

Birthday Villa

Botanica Estate

Chanters Ridge

Cleveland Winery

Cloud 9 Farm

Cobaw Ridge

Cope Williams

Cosmopolitan Trentham – Wine Hub

Curly Flat Vineyard

Granite Hills

Hanging Rock Winery

Hesket Estate

Hunter-Gatherer Vintners

Kyneton Ridge Estate

Lane’s End Vineyard

Lord Malmsbury

Lyons Will Estate

Metcalfe Valley

Midhill Vineyard

Mount Charlie Winery

Mount Towrong

Paramoor Winery

Parkside Winery Estate

Passing Clouds

Passing Clouds

Pattison & Dig Tree Wines

Pegeric

Rowanston on the Track – A wine hub

Silent Way

Wombat Forest

Zig Zag Rd

Festival special events

Experience the exceptional restaurants and local produce of our region. Find a special lunch, dinner or event as part of the Macedon Ranges Wine and Food Festival. Go to one, go to many!

7 November: Sunbury Wine Club Budburst Dinner

Sunday November 12: The Long Riesling Lunch @ La Bonta

Friday 17 November: Lyons Will & Silent Way Winemakers Dinner @ Macedon Wine Room

Friday 17 November: The Parkland Kyneton

Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November: A Master Class with a Masterchef @ Parkside

Saturday 18 November: Granite Hills Degustation Dinner @ Source Dining

We have buses to take you around and self-drive options

There’s plenty of ways to do the festival, here are just a few suggestions

Bus me around on the Saturday

Some great wine and food routes to take from either Woodend or Kyneton Train station. The buses connect with trains between Bendigo and Melbourne.

WOODEND BUS 1 SAT from WOODEND STATION depart 10:45 am
Hesket Estate
Midhill Vineyard
Parkside Estate
Curly Flat
 Back to WOODEND STATION by 5:05pm
WOODEND BUS 2 SAT from WOODEND STATION depart 10:45 am
Kyneton Ridge
Paramoor
Hanging Rock
 Back to WOODEND STATION by 5:05pm
KYNTON BUS 1 SAT from KYNETON STATION depart 10:15am
Hanging Rock Winery
Lyons Will Estate
Granite Hills
Kyneton Ridge Estate
 Back to KYNETON STATION by 5pm
KYNETON BUS 2 SAT from KYNETON STATION depart 10:15am
Rowanston on the Track
Granite Hills
Lyons Will Estate
 Back to Kyneton Station by 5pm
KYNTON BUS 3 SAT from KYNETON STATION depart 10:15am
Chanters Ridge
The Cosmopolitan Wine Hub Trentham
Wombat Forest Vineyard
 Back to KYNETON STATION by 5pm
MOUNT MACEDON Bus 1 from MOUNT MACEDON HOTEL depart 10:00 am
Mount Towrong
Hanging Rock Winery
Midhill Vineyard
Parkside Estate
 Back to Mount Macedon Pub by 5:00pm

Bus me around on the Sunday

Some great wine and food routes to take from either Woodend or Kyneton Train station. The buses connect with trains between Bendigo and Melbourne.

WOODEND BUS 1 SUN from WOODEND STATION depart 10:45 am
Granite Hills
Rowanston on the Track
Hanging Rock Winery
 Back to WOODEND STATION by 5:05pm
WOODEND BUS 2  SUN from WOODEND STATION depart 10:45 am
Curly Flat
Parkside Estate
Hesket Estate
Mount Towrong
 Back to WOODEND STATION by 5:05pm
KYNETON BUS 1 SUN from KYNETON STATION depart 10:15am
Hunter Gatherer Vintners
Lyons Will
Curly Flat
 Back to KYNETON STATION by 5pm
KYNTON BUS 2 SUN from KYNETON STATION depart 10:15am
Chanters Ridge
The Cosmopolitan Wine Hub Trentham
Wombat Forest Vineyard
 Back to KYNETON STATION by 5pm

Let's Start This Party

Book your seat on a bus and buy your Weekend Winery Pass (remember you have to buy both) for a great fun and reeeallly good value day out!

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