Hillcrest Vineyard and Winery is a maker of ultra-high end quality wines, and is located at Woori Yallock in Melbourne's picturesque Yarra Valley. With a reputation as one of the Yarra Valley's leading wineries, the vineyard has been rated as a five-star winery by Australia's foremost wine critic for a number of years.
The estate site is approx. 43 acres (17 hectares) in size, with 20 acres (8 hectares) planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. All of its wines are produced from its estate grown fruit, and processed, aged and bottled on site.
Its oldest vines were planted in 1970, providing the vineyard with the rare opportunity to produce wines of the highest quality. Additional plantings were undertaken in 2000 and 2005.
The property contains the vineyard, a substantial dwelling, separate gust accommodation or manager's residence, an on-site winery and facilities, and winery and vineyard equipment which meet all of vineyard’s needs for growing, processing and distributing its own wines.
The sale includes:
• The property and vineyards and all improvements situated at the estate
• Some of the wine stock, including museum wines and inventory
• Winemaking equipment and supplies
• Vineyard and property equipment
• All rights to the estate’s brand and wine label, and associated goodwill
The sale of this vineyard presents a rare opportunity to acquire a highly regarded, self-sufficient, and financially successful business, together with a beautiful lifestyle property, and only an hour drive from the Melbourne CBD.