Lalee Farm is a heritage-style house that offers luxury country accommodation only one hour from Melbourne, in its little slice of paradise. Lalee Farm is perfect for large family groups or large groups of friends looking for somewhere special to reunite and relax.
The region is bristling with wineries, gourmet food trails, cafes and local artist galleries. Or for the adventure minded, there are magnificent bush walking trails, horse riding and other nature loving activities. Something for everyone.
Farm Stay experiences are included if you choose; feed the alpacas, baby goats, lambs and pigs and collect your own eggs for breakfast.
Pets and horse are welcome by arrangement....
Jinks Creek Winery is located on the edge of the Bunyip State Forest.
The cellar door is a recycled industrial woolshed overlooking Jinks Creek vineyard and the Black Snake Ranges. Shifted from another farm and re-established 10 years ago, the woolshed was built in the 1870's and is an amazing example of colonial Australian architecture.
The old stables house Abi Edwards Gallery, which displays monthly exhibitions by leading contemporary Australian artists, with a focus on emerging Gippsland artists.
All wine is made on site from original plantings in 1979, including Pinot Gris , Pinot Noir , Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Shiraz Merlot and Cabernet Franc are made on site from different parts of Victoria,selected by winemaker and viticulturalist Andrew Clarke, who trained in California and France in the early 1980's.
Lunch on Sundays includes wood fired pizzas, dips, flat bread, antipasto and cheese platters, Thorpdale fries, salads and homemade desserts, all utilizing Gippsland ingredients.
Surrounded by the vineyard and paddocks, children are welcome.
Horseriding lessons can be organised by arrangement.
Accommmodation for up to 30 people, in a selection of houses and quirky converted sheds....
Cannibal Creek Vineyard is very proud to announce the opening of their new cellar door and restaurant. This space is a labour of love, architecturally designed and then hand built by owner Patrick Hardiker.
It is the perfect gateway to the Gippsland Wine region with a full service menu, wine tastings, and wine sales 11:00am to 5:00pm Thursday to Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday via appointment only. Hosted by owner Kirsten Hardiker and Front of House Manager Karine Saille.
Visitors can sample Cannibal Creek Vineyards estate fine table wines at the handmade five metre Jarrah Bar. Alternatively settle in at a table and enjoy the wines matched with beautiful French cuisine prepared by our chef Philippe Desrettes.
The purpose built cellar door caters to diners but visitors can also cosy up by the open fireplace or relax out on the sunny deck. Gifts and local produce are on offer including a range of outstanding Gippsland cheeses.
Cannibal Creek wines are grown and made on site and have been widely recognized for their quality by some of the leading wine reviewers and throughout the wine show circuit. We look forward to introducing visitors to all that the Gippsland region has to offer....