Welcome to the 'Winemakers of Rutherglen', an inspiring collection of the best 20 wineries from one of Australia's most historic and iconic wine regions, Rutherglen.

James Halliday's 2014Wine Companion ranked seven of our members with 5 stars- 5 of these recognised for having a long track record of excellence – truly the best of the best.

Gourmet Traveller 2012 readers rated 2 of our cellar doors in the top three in all of Australia!

Together we hold two major wine festivals each year, Tastes of Rutherglen and Rutherglen Winery Walkabout.

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Mo-Ride among the vineyards

Riders from as far away as Queensland descended in the region for the Chiltern Mo-Ride, raising money and awareness for prostate cancer.

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Featured Event

Rutherglen's Pure South Dining Adventure

You don't need to leave Melbourne to sample Rutherglen's finest wines, when the Winemakers of Rutherglen team up with Pure South Dining for an unforgettable lunch experience on March 1.

Featured Winery

Warrabilla Wines

'Andrew Sutherland Smith and wife, Carol has built a formidable reputation for their wines headed by the Reserve trio Durif, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, quintessential examples of Rutherglen red wine at its best.' (James Halliday Australian Wine Companion, 2008 Edition)