The Grampians is a well renowned grower of fine local produce
The Grampians region is a well renowned for it’s local produce.
Wine and olives are the primary industries, whilst other fare such as eggs, honey, lentils, tree nuts, pork and fresh vegetables can be sourced across the Grampians.
Grampians Produce are the industry body that representing all producers in the region.
Established in the mid 1860’s, the Grampians & Pyrenees wine regions continually receive awards for both their reds, whites and sparkling wines.
Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are some of the popular varieties grown in this cold winter and hot summer climate.
First planted in the 1950’s, these now gnarly olive trees produce many award winning oils.
The olive groves produce a range of products including, oils and tapenades from the following varieties of olives grown around the Grampians, Kalamata, Verdale, Benito, Boquettier and Manzanilla.
Grampians Grape Escape
This great food and wine festival held annually each May showcases the regions finest local produce on offer.
Having all this scrumptious fare on offer in the one location is a foodies delight.
There is so much to do at each Grampians Grape Escape, with entertainment for the whole family. Live bands, grape stomping, wine tastings, cooking demonstrations and much more.
It is wise to book your accommodation early for this event.
Farmers & Craft Markets
There are a number of markets in Halls Gap, Pomonal, Stawell and Dunkeld throughout the year.
Many of the local food and wine producers attend these markets, allowing you to stock up on these goodies.