Visiting Rutherglen North East Victoria
Visit one of the oldest wine growing areas in Australia,with a continuous and proud family tradition for the production of premium wines with a unique regional character.
Visiting Rutherglen Wine Region
Rutherglen Muscats and Tokays of international fame are fast being approached by table wines, reds and whites, which reflect the full flavours for which the region is renowned.
Where there's wine there's great food. The farming heritage of the region has flowed naturally into vibrant food production and appreciation. Produce includes olives and olive oil, cherries, chutneys, preserves and pickles as well as lamb, farmed rainbow trout and Murray cod and boutique beer. The cafes, restaurants and winery restaurants to be found in Rutherglen and the welcoming villages of Wahgunyah, Barnawartha and Chiltern, make the most of this and other fresh produce.
From world class golf courses, to a stroll down the quaint main street of Rutherglen village with its diversity of shops to tempt you inside, Rutherglen has much to attract and entertain.
Explore the many tracks beside the mighty Murray River and discover the diversity of bird life along the secluded walks around tranquil Lake Moodemere. Follow the marked touring route for a leisurely drive or cycle taking in the relics of Rutherglen's rich gold mining past.