Grampians Grape Escape is pleased to confirm the attendance of the following exhibitors at the 2015 Festival.
A.T. Richardson Wines: Boutique producer of elegant cool-climate wines located in Great Western.
Amherst Winery: Amherst has been making hand crafted small batch wines for more than 20 years achieving a 5 Star Winery Rating in the James Halliday Wine Companion. The focus in the winemaking is to utilising wild yeast ferments, subtle French oak and minimal intervention. The resulting wines reflect the sites from which they come and are elegant and complex with lovely intensity and balanced acidity.
Apostle Whey Cheese: The home of award winning gourmet cheeses produced on an environmentally sustainable farm from a mixed herd of contented cows.
Bagdad Fine Foods: Bagdad Fine Foods produces a range of fabulous dressings which are perfect for salads and vegetables or as a tasty marinade for all types of meats.
Baked Potato Express: Delicious and nutritious hot baked potatoes, with a variety of hot and cold toppings. Vegetarian and gluten free options available.
Barangaroo Wines: Boutique producer of quality wines. Vermentino is the signature wine. Sparkling white and red available.
Basalt wines: Passionate growers of Bio-dynamic Tempranillo, Riesling & Pinot noir, small batch wines with soul located on the Great Ocean Road Port fairy. “A laugh in every glass”.
Best’s Great Western: Founded in 1866 in the Great Western wine region of Victoria, Best’s Great Western is one of Australia’s oldest continuously family owned and operated wineries. Best’s is known to have some of the oldest vines in Australia and produces extraordinary wines with great longevity.
Blackpod Vanilla: Our products include vanilla pods, vanilla sugar and vanilla extract. All of our extracts are Australian made and include our halal certified range. We do not use any artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and ensure that it is safe to use our products in virtually any dietary restrictive cuisine.
Blue Pyrenees: Premium wine producer from the cool climate Pyrenees region of Victoria.
Bochara Wines: Boutique wine producer from Hamilton in the Henty Region.
Bush Chooks: A Group of local artisans, selling their wares including ceramics, screen prints, cards, clothing, bags, jewellery and lots more.
Caffe de Kerbe: Coffee cart.
Candyshak: Liquorice, candy and rocky road.
Chilli’s Gourmet Mexican: Chilli’s specialise in authentic, healthy and fresh Mexican food that is not only good for the soul but great for the hips. We use rare chillies to create unique flavour combinations that are typical of traditional Mexican cuisine.
Dalwhinnie Wines: Iconic wine producer from the Pyrenees Region of Victoria.
Dickins’ Delights: Sweet sensations. A range of melt in your mouth Almond or Macadamia Toffees with milk or dark chocolate. Plus our other products including Salted Caramel or Chocolate sauce, Rocky Road & Caramel Corn. Plus a new range of 6 Balsamic reductions.
Dog Rock Winery: Single vineyard and regional wines.
Dunkeld Old Bakery and Cafe: Dunkeld Old Bakery is a historic wood fired bake-house producing superb, hand made sourdough breads and french pastries.
Erard’s Artisan Produce: Specialising in French and Italian Gourmet Produce
European Barbeque Catering: Turkish Pasty (Gozleme).
Farmhouse Soaps: Handcrafted artisan soaps and creams made from premium ingredients including local organic Toscana Olive Oil.
Fat Fox Fine Foods: A fantastic selection of artisan delights including relish, chutneys, jellies, jams and marmalade.
Flying brick Cider Co.: Flying Brick Cider Co. proudly crafted on The Bellarine. Traditionally crafted from 100: crispy, crunchy apples and fresh succulent pears. Original, Draught and Pear Ciders naturally fermented. No added sugars, colours or concentrates and Gluten Free. Dangerously delicious.
Fratin Brothers Vineyard: This is the next chapter in the family originally behind the well renowned Mt Langi Ghiran Vineyard. The vineyards are nestled between the rolling hills of the Great dividing range in the Grampians region. Producing small quantities of Merlot, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & Chardonnay with Shiraz cuttings taken from the oldest vines at Langi being the backbone for our outstanding Estate grown Grampians Shiraz.
Fred and Bets: Café and catering situated 153 Barkly St Ararat. We provide high quality homemade food that is all made in store.
Ghost Kitchen-Taiwanese Street Food: Ghost Kitchen’s food is a reflection of Taiwanese street food combining both traditional and contemporary approaches. With a sense of duty and respect for the traditions of Taiwan the menu is essentially healthy, nutritious and with an explosion of flavours.
Glenafton Goats: Unique designer goat milk skincare from ‘our farm to your family’.
GORGE Chocolates: Producer of hand made range of chocolates using delicious high quality Belgian style chocolate.
Grampians Estate: Boutique winery that produces a wide range of award-winning wines with elegant cool-climate shiraz and sparkling shiraz leading the way.
Grand Ridge Brewery : Grand Ridge Brewery is one of Australia’s first and most recognised craft breweries. Using only the highest quality ingredients the Grand Ridge Brewery source pure spring water, high quality hops, malt and yeast to produce beers of exceptional flavour and purity.
GreenEggs: Local producer of Free Range Eggs, Lemon Curd and Lemon Tarts
Halls Gap Estate: Our vineyard of Shiraz, Cabernet and Riesling was planted on the steep Eastern slopes of the Grampians in 1969. Although recently renamed to Fallen Giants, the vineyard has long been a respected grower for many of the countries great wineries. Three Single vineyard wines are produced under the Halls Gap Estate label.
Henny Bags & Accessories: Handmade bags and accessories made from recycled coffee bags and feed bags
Henty Estate: Fine wines fromt the Henty Region made using traditional methods, including open fermenting, basket pressing and maturation in quality French oak.
Himalayan Sherpa : We are back again with our popular free range chicken momo (dumplings), Biriyani Rice and Nepalese BBQ.
Huon Aquaculture: Situated in the Huon region of southern Tasmania, HUON remains an Australian family operated business. Our salmon which is nurtured in the crystal clear open waters of Tasmania is now not only the best, but also the most loved salmon in the world. Visit our stand to taste & sample our fresh and smoked salmon products and for great recipe ideas.
Jamies Fine Dressings: Sensational salad dressings, handcrafted with local and other Australian products. Jamies gourmet dressings give a delicious and unique flavor to the humble salad.
Kalangadoo Organic Apples: Certified organic apples (including heritage varieties), apple juice, dried apple, apple cider vinegar and apple pies.
Kalaparee Olives: Family owned and operated producer of premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils, table olives, Olive salts, Dukkahs and olive based cosmetics. ‘From our treat to your table.”
Kimbarra Wines: A boutique Winery nestled in the rolling hills of the Grampians. Kimbarra is a family passion that promises to uphold the 100 year plus tradition of producing elegant wines from Great Western.
Kustom Kegs: Unique Garden and Lifestyle Furniture hand crafted from retired Wine Barrels.
L’Artisan Cheese Organic: Locally made French style organic cheese.
Lana’s Garden- Rhubarb Preserves: Home grown, home made rhubarb preserves made in Warrnambool.
Livefast Coffee Cruiser: We are a mobile coffee utility, providing coffee at events like the Grampians Grape Escape, as an extension of our Halls Gap based cafe.
Lush Desserts: A dairy dessert manufacturer.
M Chapoutier Australia: Winemaker Michel Chapoutier is the seventh generation to lead Maison Chapoutier, first established in France in 1808. Michel’s vision for winemaking encompasses a deep commitment to extraordinary ‘Terroirs’ and bio-dynamical viticulture. Michel first purchased and planted vineyards in Australia in 1997. His unique philosophy is reflected in the carefully selected Pyrenees properties making up Tournon and Terlato & Chapoutier Estates. He recognized that the cooler weather patterns and remarkable diversity of soils and exposures in this region would allow him to make distinctive elegant and well balanced wines from Rhone grape varietals of his homeland utilizing his biodynamic winegrowing philosophy.
MeetWagon: MeetWagon specialises in Southern American styled food inspired by the BBQ legends of Louisiana. Our products are a celebration of Victoria’s finest meat with our dishes designed to be hand held, oozing meaty goodness and featuring local produce.
Michael Unwin Wines: Michael Unwin Wines is well known for their consistently high calibre wines across a broad range of styles and price. The wine buying fraternity love the no-nonsense approach and enjoy tasting and buying their wines from inside the actual winemaking cellar in Beaufort.
Montara Wines: Montara Wines have been making wines since 1970, and specialise in Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc.
Mount Avoca : With over 40 years of innovation and tradition and located in the foothills of the Pyrenees Ranges, the unique and special sense of place that defines Mount Avoca begins in the cool climate organic vineyard where grapes are first nurtured and then hand-crafted into extraordinary wines. Renowned for our trophy winning shiraz, all the reds are exceptional and the Mount Avoca whites are defined by a house style that is elegant and refined.
Mount Langi Ghiran winery: Home of one of Australia’s finest cool climate wines, the Langi Shiraz.
Mount Stapylton Wines: Boutique producer of premium wines and winner of eight international awards in 2014.
Mount Zero Olives: Producer of olives, olive oil and regional cereals and grains.
Mountainside Wines: Mountainside Wines is a small, family run vineyard and winery. The property is nestled into the base of Mt Cole on the edge of the Grampians Wine Region and produces Shiraz, Nebbiolo and Viognier..
Mr. Calamaro: Father and son operation with a common happiness and excitement for food and family. Working hard to create a sustainable operation with fresh hand-cut calamari, Gippsland potatoes, locally grown and sourced lemons and biodegradable packaging.
Mt Baimbridge Lavender: The premier lavender farm in the Southern Grampians Shire, growing quality lavender for culinary, personal care, home and garden products.
Nazca Peruvian Kitchen: Peruvian cuisine is a fusion of Spanish and the indigenous Inca, also influenced by the later immigrants from China, Italy and parts of Africa. Wr are here to spoil your tastebuds with our authentic delicious flavours!
Norton Estate Wine: Norton Estate is a small family owned and operated vineyard, and produce some of Australia’s finest award winning boutique Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc wines, that display great balance, elegance and style.
Nowhere Creek Vineyard: Vineyard located in Elmhurst, in the Pyrenees wine region of Victoria.
Paradise Pork: Free to roam Berkshire Pork, from pigs who live their entire life outdoors in paddocks for Fair-Full-Flavoured meat! All produce 100: free from chemicals, gluten, additives and preservatives.
Parupa Metal Art: A family owned business producing custom made property signs and garden art.
Paul Le Noury: A boutique catering business providing Morroccan Lamb, Chicken and Vegetable Tagine.
PBSeeds: PBSeeds are proud to produce fine quality grains fresh from the farm each season. We grow chickpeas and speciality lentils which we pioneered farming of 15 years ago.
Piccolo Coffee Roasters: Great Coffee Moments is the mobile arm of Piccolo Coffee Roasters. We roast our own blends of coffee every week which are available for retail and wholesale purchase.
Pierrepoint Wines: Pierrepoint Wines is situated in the Southern Grampians within the Henty Wine Region. The Cellar Door is open most days of the year.
Poffertjes: Nineteen bite size Dutch pancakes served with a choice of toppings.
Prickly Moses: We are excited to be attending Grampians Grape Escape with our Mobile Brewery!
Pyren Vineyard: We grow grapes on the slopes of the picturesque Warrenmang valley, in the Pyrenees region. Our wine is made in our own winery by Leighton Joy.
Red Duck: All natural, real craft beer, brewed in Ballarat.
Red Rock Olives: Producer of award winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil, table olives, Olive Salt and vinegars.
Rox Coffee Co. (Roxburgh House): The Rox Coffee co. Serves up the finest espresso coffee from our ‘Crafted Green’ Cart. With Lindt iced/hot chocolates, handmade biscuits and treats and the traditional bacon & egg rolls.
Royal Hotel Dunkeld: Visit us for tastes of our own produce, as featured on chef Robin Wickens’ menu served in our two hatted restaurant.
Salami Shack: We bring the gourmet tastes of European salamis and mettwursts to Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales. Salamis, Mettwurst, Pepperoni Jerky Pickled Onions.
Sally’s Paddock: Our winery produces wines of excellent quality, consistency and value. Lovely Reds for Red Lovers!
Screaming Seeds: Ready to use cooking spice blends and seasonings, infused couscous, seasoned salts, 100: natural.
Scrumlicious Gluten Free Foods: An extensive range of Gluten Free Foods,
Come for morning tea – slice, Muffins, Biscuits. Lunch – Hot Soup, Quiche, Pies and slice or fruit pies. Made in a Dedicated Gluten Free Kitchen. Low FODMAP.
Seppelt: More than 160 years of history, winding underground cellars, fine Victorian wines and cellar door tastings. Seppelt Great Western winery offers an experience to remember. Wander through our historic winery, journey through darkened, dust-lined tunnels of ‘the drives’ cellars and return to our cellar door for a taste of proudly Victorian wines from the Grampians region. Through expert winemaking and a passion for innovation, Seppelt winery has paved the way for cool-climate Australian wines, producing Australia’s first sparkling wine and the iconic sparkling shiraz.
Simply Spanish: Provincial Spanish Paella.
Simply Teatime: A range of speciality teas from Australia and around the world.
Spirit of Punjab: Genuine Indian cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients and pure spices to provide the best texture and flavour.
Spread handcrafted products: Handmade by Lydia Puglisi, Spread is for sharing with family & friends.
St Anne’s Winery: Premium Australian Wines, Liqueurs, Fortifieds and Chocolate Ports.
Stonefield Estate Vineyard: Wine grape grower and wine producer in the Henty Wine Region.
Summerfield: Our wines are made with passion. We believe in making wines for you to enjoy on any occasion with family and friends.
Taltarni: We combine old-world traditions with innovative new-world techniques to produce a diverse range of high-calibre still wines and méthode traditionnelle-crafted sparklings.
The 3 Bees: Raw honey and honey products including honey-comb, pollen and bees wax.
The Flying Calamari Brothers: Our product is simple, fresh local Calamari finely sliced, dusted with flour, lightly fried and then seasoned with sea salt and pepper. It is presented in a white recyclable paper cone with a Cos lettuce leaf and wooden chopsticks. The customer may also select to add our condiments of fresh lemon and homemade sweet chilli mayonnaise.
The Forge Pizzeria: The Forge Pizzeria creates delicious wood fired pizzas made with fresh local produce and high quality deli ingredients. We pride ourselves on pizza perfection, passion and a fun laid-back atmosphere. Once your pizza is ordered, its action a plenty. Using our fresh healthy dough recipe, the stretcher starts stretching the base, great viewing in itself. The makers add the right amount of ingredients, which have all been freshly prepared on our premises, into the wood fire oven and then the magic happens. Fresh, healthy and wood fired.
The Gables & Frankiebella: Local artisans Bec and Lisa create bespoke items for you to wear and to decorate your home with. Their ever changing array of gifts will delight you. Fresh, edgy and up to the minute. You must drop by to taste their creamy homemade fudge.
The Story Wines: A very small producer of Grampians and Henty wines gaining a strong following for its excellent Shiraz, Pinot Noir and Marsanne. Found mainly in Melbourne and Sydney’s top restaurants, and with very small quantities.
The Views Restaurant: The Views Restaurant has everything you require to enjoy a stunning meal with family and friends or a romantic dinner with the one you love. Located within The Grampians Motel complex.
Three Troupers Brewery: Three Troupers Brewery was born in the Pyrenees region of Victoria in 1853. Today we produce premium hand crafted beers that are preservative free and 100: naturally brewed. Try our award winning Three Troupers Pale Ale, Amber Ale or Pilsner today.
Timboon Distillery: Making fine boutique whiskies and spirits at Timboon since 2007
Timboon Fine Ice Cream: Making luxury farm fresh ice cream since 1999. Try the Grand Champion finalist flavour salted caramel this year!
Toscana Olives: Family owned grove established 1943 producing gold medal winning organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils, infused oils, table olives & estate bottled vinegars. All olives are grown, pressed and hand bottled on site.
Trumpeters Ice Tea: Organic high grown tea cold infused with traditionally crafted vodka
Twistto: Original Korean twist potato.
Wagners German Gourmet Sausages: Enjoy a range of eight authentic German Gourmet Sausages produced by Tom Wagner and his team since 1993. A handcrafted experience with an added topping of sunshine (solar energy used in our manufacturing process) with no MSG or artificial colours, gluten-free, no artificial taste or enhancers are used.
Waffle Works: Freshly baked belgian waffles served with ice-cream and a selection of homemade toppings & fresh fruit.
WAMA: Wildlife Art Museum of Australia project including wildlife artists at work and diverse promotional material.
Warrenmang Vineyard and Resort: If you want the best wine experience ever, take a trip to our stand and try some of the country’s finest wines.
Willaura Candle Company: Hand poured soy candles made in the Grampians.
Wimmera Hills Winery: Great Pyrenees Shiraz from Wimmera Hills Winery. Taste the shiraz which is great with dark chocolate. Or try a chilled Nude Shiraz!
Your Inspiration At Home: Bringing the flavours of the world to your kitchen. Our all-natural seasonings, spices, salts and other items are inspired by ethnic regions and custom blended to make cooking fast, simple and healthy (with no added gluten, MSG or preservatives).
Zed & Co Freerange Farms: Family run Freerange Farm, producing beautiful meats from their Heritage pigs and Scottish Highland Cattle.