Cellar door at the winery is now open every Sunday (11am to 5pm) during Summer 2021-22.
Bookings Essential – Call our cellar door manager on 0477 818 255.
You can make your own way to our cellar door or book our Winery and Island Tour (see below).
Western Port Ferries – travel from Stony Point on the Mornington Peninsula and Cowes on Phillip Island regularly throughout the day. Click here for their timetable. The winery is 10 km from the Jetty and you can walk, ride, hire a bike from FIGS Cafe or contact us to book our minibus.
French Island Winery & Island Tour – Every Sunday from 1 November to 30 April
Situated in Westernport Bay, the award-winning French Island Vineyards is just 60kms from Melbourne CBD
Wine tasting and lunch at our historical estate by the water’s edge!
Twenty-five year of sustained carbon neutral wine making!
Price: $75 per person (Children under 18, $60)
Ferry departs Stony Point pier at 12.00 midday and returns at 4.25pm
Ferry departs Philip Island Pier at 11.05am and returns at 5.05pm
We meet you at the end of French Island Pier – our starting point.
Travelling by minivan along dirt roads we stop at some scenic spots and learn of the lifestyle and history of this off-grid island – no electric wires, traffic, noise, signs, crowds here!
French Island is nearly twice the size of nearby Phillip Island, most of the Island is a National Park and supports Australia’s largest koala community.
Arrive at French Island Vineyard’s historic estate (circa 1880), located by the water’s edge, and home to our cellar door.
We taste Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio, silver medal Pinot Noir, and finish with our gold medal Shiraz.
All wines are handmade and bottled on site by winemaker Peter Hatton.
Enjoy a delicious lunch hamper on our terrace while taking in the stunning bay views.
Our hamper includes meats, cheeses, olives from local food artisans.
Vegetarian and special food requests available when booking.
Enjoy some free time to relax or take our specially designed coastal walk teeming with birds and native animals.
Transfer to your departure ferry.
Ferry ticket – westernportferries.com.au/fares
Mini-bus transport to and from ferry
Wine tasting and cheese pairing
Estate walk and talk
Lunch – Gourmet hamper box
Coastal walks – koalas and birds
Available at both Stony Point and Philip Island piers.
Allow 15 minutes to park and walk down to ferry
Open any day of the week for groups of 10 persons or more
FRENCH ISLAND VINEYARDS
Long Point, Tankerton
French Island, Victoria, 3921, Australia
Phone: 0477 818 255