Next time you’re in our part of the world, you’re welcome to drop in to our cellar door and try a few meads or wines. We’re in Womboota on the NSW side of the Murray River, about a 20 minute (31 km) drive from riverside townships of Echuca and Moama, through the wide plains and big sky country of the Riverina. Mead and wine tasting is free, and there’s usually some free cheese and biscuits on the bar too!
We don’t have a café, but you’re welcome to bring a picnic or relax with a cup of plunger coffee in the shady cellar door garden, while the kids meet the Winery Chooks, or settle down with a book from the Winery Book Basket. Pets (on leash!) are welcome too.
The owner is friendly and happy to chat. The well tended garden was a lovely green oasis to walk through… Karen Brennan
In a little studio beside the cellar door, another talented member of our family creates fine handcrafted stoneware pottery: beautiful pieces to enhance your enjoyment of mead and wine, from wine cups to dip bowls and mediaeval mead beakers! They make great gifts too.
Planning a visit?
We’re open from 10.00am to 5.00pm every day except for Mondays, Christmas Day & ANZAC Day.…and very occasionally, extreme weather or unexpected events (they do tend to happen sometimes on a small farm!) may force us to temporarily shut the gates: we try to post a notification online if this happens)
Group visits are welcome, though there’s a small charge for larger (over 15) coach groups. We don’t have a café, but basic tea and coffee or an urn can be provided for groups by prior arrangement (please book several days in advance if this is required).
More to Enjoy…
If you like history, you’ll sense the romance of the past in Womboota. Our cellar door is located in the grounds of the former Womboota School, among the graceful old peppercorn trees that were typical of little Australian country schools of yesteryear. It’s also worth taking a few minutes to explore the quiet streets of historic Womboota Village. Established originally as a stockmen’s camp for the big pastoral property, Perricoota Station, Womboota was settled in the 1870s and soon had a population of over 80, with two churches, a hall, general store, bakery, blacksmith and village common. Now home to only a dozen or so families, Womboota still retains several of its heritage buildings and even a traditional village common (grazing land) for residents’ livestock… And for the kids, there’s a small public playground at the Womboota Hall (School of Arts).
If you have a little more time, why not follow the Backroads Trail regional touring route? It takes you off the beaten track, and back through history. You’ll travel from the redgum forests along the region’s rivers to the wide plains of the Riverina cropping and pastoral country between Moama, Mathoura, Barham and Deniliquin. There’s heritage sites, free camping sites, great birdwatching and photography opportunities, and even several artisan/farm food/wine producers (but please phone ahead). Note – the touring route and map were planned and checked by locals…always a plus!
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It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.