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Jack Rabbit Vineyard offers an incomparably brilliant regional experience. The onsite restaurant, winery and cellar door ensures the ultimate vineyard encounter.

An essential destination of The Bellarine.  Jack Rabbit Vineyard’s restaurant, winery and cellar door offers people the ultimate when only a brilliant regional experience will do.  The unrivalled panoramic views across the bay to Melbourne, the You Yangs and Geelong are just the beginning.  This winery has forged a reputation as a gastronomic showpiece for The Bellarine alongside a stable of sophisticated cool climate wines.  In 2015, the Jack Rabbit Restaurant was awarded ‘Best People Place and Product Tourism Restaurant in Australia’ at the prestigious Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering Association National Awards for Excellence.

Jack Rabbit Executive Chef, David Warmisham and Head Chef, Paul Andrews have created a stunning, seasonal a la carte menu, featuring an abundance of local produce to indulge even the most discerning culinary whim.  Reflecting this is Jack Rabbit’s status in The Age Good Food Guide 2012-2016 as well as being a Finalist in the annual Golden Plate Awards 2011 – 2015.

For those opting for a more casual dining experience, the spectacular ‘House of Jack Rabbit’ Cellar Door and Tasting Room serves up a terrific café-style menu.

Winemaker, Nyall Condon’s star continues to rise – a finalist in the prestigious Australia and New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year Awards 2012, his Jack Rabbit Vineyard wines have been awarded the trophy for Most Successful Exhibitor of Show successively at the Geelong Wine Show 2013 – 2015.

Jack Rabbit Vineyard is open 7 days per week for lunch, guided tastings and Cellar Door sales, 10.30 – 5pm.  It is also open Friday and Saturday nights for dinner as well as Breakfast on weekends.

Features

  • Cellar Door
  • Restaurant / Cafe
  • Weddings / Functions
  • Disabled Accessibility

Winery Details

Year Established: 2010
Owners: David and Lyndsay Sharp
Winemaker: Nyall Condon
Viticulturist: David Braybrook
Marketing Manager: Lyndsay Sharp
Cellar Manager: Lyndsay Sharp
Sales Manager: Lyndsay Sharp
Employees: 22
Avg. Tonnes crushed / grown: 6
Hectares under vine in Geelong: 2

Awards

2014 Cool Climate Wine Show Bronze Single Vineyard Sparkling Blanc De Blanc 2013
2014 Cool Climate Wine Show Bronze Sauvignon Blanc 2013
2014 Cool Climate Wine Show Silver Riesling 2013
2014 Cool Climate Wine Show Bronze Chardonnay 2012
2014 Cool Climate Wine Show Bronze Chardonnay 2013
2014 Cool Climate Wine Show Bronze Rose 2013
2014 Cool Climate Wine Show Bronze Cabernet Shiraz 2012
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015 90/100 Sauvignon Blanc 2013
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015 89/100 Pinot Grigio 2013
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015 90/100 Riesling 2013
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015 91/100 Chardonnay 2012
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015 88/100 Rose 2013
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015 89/100 Shiraz 2012
James Halliday Great Chardonnay Challenge 2014 88/100 Chardonnay 2012
James Halliday Great Chardonnay Challenge 2014 88/100 Chardonnay 2013
15th Canberra International Reisling Challenge Bronze Riesling 2013
15th Canberra International Reisling Challenge Bronze Riesling 2014
Aust Sparkling wine show 2014 Bronze Single Vineyard Sparkling Blanc De Blanc 2013
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Gold Single Vineyard Sparkling Blanc De Blanc 2013
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Bronze Reserve Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay 2008
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Bronze Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Silver Riesling 2013
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Silver Riesling 2014
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Trophy Best Pinot Noir & Gold Pinot Noir 2013
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Gold Shiraz 2013
Geelong Wine Show 2014 Bronze Cabernet Shiraz 2013
Wine Jury Geelong Advertiser Nov 2014 91/100 Pinot Grigio 2013
Air Liquide Concours des Vins de Victoria 2014 Bronze Reserve Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay 2008
Air Liquide Concours des Vins de Victoria 2014 Silver Riesling 2014
Air Liquide Concours des Vins de Victoria 2014 Silver Chardonnay 2013
Air Liquide Concours des Vins de Victoria 2014 Silver Cabernet Shiraz 2013
James Halliday Wine Companion 2016 88/100 Pinot Grigio 2014
James Halliday Wine Companion 2016 89/100 Riesling 2014
James Halliday Wine Companion 2016 88/100 Chardonnay 2013
James Halliday Wine Companion 2016 95/100 Pinot Noir 2013
James Halliday Wine Companion 2016 89/100 Merlot 2013
JAMES HALLIDAY CHARDONNAY CHALLENGE 2015 88/100 Chardonnay 2014
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Bronze Pinot Grigio 2015
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Silver Chardonnay 2013
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Gold Chardonnay 2014
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Bronze Rose 2015
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Bronze Pinot Noir 2013
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Bronze Pinot Noir 2014
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Silver Shiraz 2014
Geelong Wine Show 2015/ Trophy Most sucessful exhibitor Trophy & Gold Cabernet Shiraz 2014
Ballarat 2015 wine show Bronze Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Ballarat 2015 wine show Bronze Pinot Grigio 2015
Ballarat 2015 wine show Bronze Riesling 2013
Ballarat 2015 wine show Bronze Pinot Noir 2013
Ballarat 2015 wine show Bronze Pinot Noir 2015
16th Canberra Interational Riesling Challage 2015 Silver Riesling 2014
Australian sparkling wine show Marysville 2015 Bronze Reserve Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay 2008
2014 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards Bronze Sauvignon Blanc 2013
2014 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards Bronze Pinot Noir 2013
2014 Air Liquide Concours des Vins du Victoria Bronze Reserve Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay 2008
2014 Air Liquide Concours des Vins du Victoria Silver Riesling 2014
2014 Air Liquide Concours des Vins du Victoria Silver Chardonnay 2013
2014 Air Liquide Concours des Vins du Victoria Bronze Cabernet Shiraz 2013
James Halliday Wine Companion 2017 92/100 Pinot Noir 2014
James Halliday Wine Companion 2017 90/100 Pinot Grigio 2015
James Halliday Wine Companion 2017 92/100 Riesling 2015
James Halliday Wine Companion 2017 92/100 Sauvignon Blanc 2015
James Halliday Wine Companion 2017 92/100 Shiraz 2014

Wine Varieties

  • Sparkling Blanc de Blanc
  • Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay Reserve
  • Sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Audacia (moscato)
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Riesling
  • Late Harvest Viognier
  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Noir
  • Merlot
  • Shiraz
  • Cabernet Shiraz

85 McAdams Lane, Bellarine
03 5251 2223
www.jackrabbitvineyard.com.au

CELLAR DOOR HOURS
Open 7 Days for lunch, guided tastings
Cellar Door sales 10.30am – 5pm
Dinner – Friday & Saturday
Breakfast on weekends

    

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