Heritage Estate Winery is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a superb meal with family, colleagues or friends.  Our chef-prepared meals are of the highest standard and used locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.  You don’t need to take our word for it :

  1. James Halliday Wine Companion 5 RED Star Wines 2021
  2. Australian Good Food Guide Readers Choice2022.
  3. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2022
  4. QLD Tourism Best of Queensland Experience 2022

We would love to see you here so please select one of the dining options below to reserve your seat!

 

Why are wine and food pairings important?

Wine and food pairings are important because the flavors and textures of the wine can enhance or detract from the flavors and textures of the food, creating a more enjoyable and balanced overall dining experience. A good pairing can bring out the best in both the wine and the food, highlighting their individual flavors and creating new, unique flavor combinations. Additionally, certain wines can also help to cleanse the palate between bites, making it easier to taste the flavors in each dish. A perfect pairing can elevate the dining experience to a new level.

Why do wine and food matching excite the senses?

Wine and food pairing that excites the senses does so because it creates a harmonious balance between the flavors, textures, and aromas of the wine and food. This balance can lead to a more enjoyable and memorable dining experience, as the flavors and aromas of the wine and food complement and enhance each other. Additionally, the matching creates a contrast between the flavors and aromas of the wine and food, which can be pleasing to the palate and stimulate the senses. The acidity of a wine can help to cut through rich and fatty foods, while the sweetness in a wine can balance out spicy or salty flavors. The tannins in red wine can also help to cleanse the palate between bites, making it easier to taste the flavors in each dish. In summary, wine and food pairing that excites the senses is enjoyable because it creates a balance of flavors, textures, and aromas, which can enhance and complement each other.

LUNCH: Vine + Dine Journey

Vine Dine Journey

How do you turn beautiful wines and food into an unforgettable experience?

Heritage Estate’s gourmet “Vine+Dine Journey” starts with a Vineyard Walk & Talk, then in the winery, a Sommelier Wine Discussion, and finally, the chef explains the providence of the produce. Take a glass of our sparkling wine into the vineyard. Interact with the viticulturist who will explain the processes of growing fine wine grapes in the High Country. Experience and delight your senses with our 5-dish/wine experience presented Friday to Monday; on the hour. In the vineyard smell the beautiful roses at the end of the rows. Learn about pruning, the importance of terroir (soil), and the advantages of high altitude, cool climate. Inside, the soaring ceilings, huge fires, and a brilliant cellar door is the setting. Learn about the winery antiques. The sommelier will explain the way the wines were made. The international chef prepares fresh seafood, game meats and local produce. The aromas and flavours will create a memorable experience and enhance your understanding of the nuances of food/wine pairing.

Tour, 5 dishes, 7 pourings

Thursday through Monday,  11:00 am to 2:00 pm. To avoid disappointment, bookings are essential. Location: 747 Granite Belt Dr, Cottonvale Q 4375

 

LUNCH: Mezzee Platter

Hot smoked salmon on Witlof (Belgian Endive), smoked trout, prosciutto, salami, hickory ham, and assorted condiments 25pp.

Bookings are preferred to ensure your platter is available soon after your arrival.

Mezze boards are served with a 5 wine flight of 50mls each, for a small price addition.

 

Mezze Platter

LUNCH: A la Carte

Mezze Platter

We offer a light A la Carte menu that changes seasonally and is designed to complement our wines.  The menu always included options for those with dietary requirements.  Click on the Book Now button to see the current menu.

 

DINNER: 5-Senses Black Tie Degustation

5 Senses Degustation

Ignite the 5 Senses

Tastes of the very best wines & gourmet, 8 courses of chef-prepared foods
• Smells of a “Nez du Vin” kit to align the correct aromas to Halliday 5 Star wines
• Sights of remastered, classic movies
• Sounds live String Quartet, and of informative discussions
• Touch of CLASS! (gentlemen, black tie)

Experience, in the highest altitude Halliday RED 5-Star winery in Australia.

All food, wine and entertainment for $190 pp.

Every second Saturday of the month 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. To avoid disappointment, bookings are essential. Location: 747 Granite Belt Dr, Cottonvale Q 4375

 

DINNER: POETs Progressive 

What Farm to Table experience is unique in Australia?

Through the Estate cellar doors awaits a world apart where the vines grow and the apple orchard beckons. 

With Hors D’Oeuves and glass in hand, take an exciting and informative look, as you race down the grape vines, see the apple orchard, stop by the picturesque dam, and continue back to the scrumptious cellar door for the main course.  Finish with a fabulous dessert in the barrel room and as you hear about the process of grape to glass.

Corporate and Group Functions

If you would like to book for larger group for either lunch or dinner then we would love to hear from you.  Please call us on 07 4685 2197 to explore the possibilities.  We have wide experience in catering for functions, corporate groups and parties, call us for an unforgettable experience.

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