Silos Estate offers a truly unique experience, incorporating a working vineyard, boutique accommodation, an award winning restaurant and an alpaca farm.
The estate is a working vineyard operating from buildings used in the original dairy farm established in 1870. The premises has now been fully restored and houses award winning accommodation, a cellar door, art gallery and a restaurant. Visitors can enjoy a walk around the vineyard followed by a tasting of their wine at the cellar door, enjoy a meal at the award-winning restaurant or stay the evening at their luxurious country cottages.
Sophie and Rajarshi have been at the property since 2007. Since then Silos Estate has found a new lease of life with the accommodation having been further developed and upgraded, the winery and cellar door expanded and new labels for the winery released. A near picture perfect vista now greets all visitors whether they come to the tasting room; stay at the accommodation or enjoy a meal at Silos Restaurant.
Cambewarra Estate Winery lies at the foothills of the majestic Cambewarra Mountain in the Shoalhaven Coast wine region. They’re a 2nd generation family run winery and offer a diverse range of premium, award winning wines, with something to suit everyone. Brett and Amanda are the most amazing hosts and will make sure your experience is truly unforgettable.
Each of their delicious wines are named after each member of their lovely family – Amanda is our favourite, as well as the Verdelho named after her! Cambewarra Estate features a stunning cellar door, beautiful restaurant, high tea, a boutique studio apartment bed & breakfast, a function centre and stunning outdoor surrounds ideal for weddings, private functions and events.
Harvest Milton is a boutique wine bar & eatery situated in the picturesque countryside of Milton, NSW – with gorgeous greenery and beautiful landscapes. Harvest Milton have a variety of local & international wines, craft beer on tap & are well known for making amazing cocktails. They also serve mouthwatering tapas inspired dishes created with the freshest ingredients, cooked by their amazing Mum.
Cupitt’s Estate perched upon the rolling green hills of Milton and overlooking the Budawang Mountain Ranges is a family business with big ambitions. The Cupitt family have established a corner stone of community and connection for the South Coast with their award-winning boutique wines, craft beer, fromagerie (cheese making facility) and of course restaurant and casual dining options.
Enjoy beautiful wine, craft beer and devine food while overlooking the stunning land where it all began. With farm-to-table philosophy and an abundant kitchen garden the foundation for their meals, guests can enjoy the 4 course tasting menu experience in the restaurant, or opt for something more casual outside on the lawn.
Cellar Door is open for Tastings and take away purchases, see website for hours.
MOUNTAIN RIDGE WINES
Mountain Ridge Wines is located 8km east of historical Berry perched up on a ridge of Coolangatta Mountain, with majestic views to Coolangatta, Berry, Saddleback and Cambewarra Mountains – set on a 75 acre working farm. The Mountain Ridge cellar door feature absolutely delicious whites, reds and liqueurs; including Chardonnay, Verdelho, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Semillion and Tawny Port to name a few!
Boasting a mouth watering menu at their fantastic restaurant and gourmet treats at the café, theres always something to pair with the beautiful wines they produce. So grab a glass, relax on the grass and soak in the views!
Coolangatta Estate offers you an experience like no other. Alive with history, the original convict-built village is now surrounded by sprawling vineyards and landscaped grounds. Situated on the foothills of Mt. Coolangatta. You are invited to taste their estate-grown wines from the cellar door, stay in their convict-built cottages, take a stroll through their historic grounds or enjoy the views and fresh local produce in their restaurant.
Since the initial 1990 vintage Sauvignon Blanc, the range of entirely estate-grown wines has grown to include Semillon, Verdelho, Chardonnay, Savagnin, Chambourcin, Tannat and Cabernet Sauvignon. Owing to a 20 year partnership with winemakers’ Tyrrell’s Winery in the Hunter Valley NSW, the family-owned Coolangatta Estate has grown to become the largest wine producer in the Shoalhaven and the most awarded winery on the South Coast of NSW.
JERVIS BAY WILD
Jervis Bay Wild has been operating for 9 years and proudly showcases the beautiful ecosystem and marine life (Dolphins, Whales & Seals) of Jervis Bay Marine Park in Huskisson, South Coast of New South Wales.
Jervis Bay is renowned for its natural beauty and extraordinary wildlife, such as dolphins, seals, sea birds, fairy penguins and migrating whales (from May through November). Rich in Australian history, Aboriginal culture and geological marvels, Jervis Bay is also famous for its diving, exceptionally clear water.
Jervis Bay Wild is committed to sustainable tourism and has achieved Advanced Eco-certification. Friendly, knowledgeable and skilful crew provide unique and unforgettable eco-tours. Experience beach landings on white, pristine beaches. Swim and snorkel in clear, clean waters, amongst amazing reefs. Watch abundant and diverse wildlife in their natural habitat.
BANGALAY LUXURY VILLAS
Nestled under a canopy of palms and a magnificent towering blackbutt tree, the 16 private luxury villas are located in a setting rich in biodiversity. Bangalay was designed to blend softly with the surrounding natural environment of protected national parks, pristine waterways, local wildlife and abundant food sources.
The venue offers both formal dining and an alfresco area, where you can enjoy a cocktail by the bar looking out over the pool and golf course whilst enjoying the ocean breeze as you sit back, relax and connect with each other over a delectable meal.
L’AIR DU WOMBAT TRUFFLE FARM
Situated in the old Cheese Factory at Woodstock, Milk Haus is a wholefoods café that aims to deliver fresh, honest, simple fare food—free of toxins, preservatives & anything artificial… Good food that makes you feel energised & alive!
Milk Haus start with growing the basics at their farm and utilising the produce of like-minded local farmers, fishermen, artisans and home gardeners. They aim to have as little to no wastage, to recycle, up-cycle and compost being thoughtful to the amount of waste they generate into landfill. Their small kitchen team is a collective of passionate people, individuals that want for something cleaner, to produce food that will enhance wellbeing and vitality.
Their focus on swapping out transfats to use healthier fats allows vegetables to take centre stage rather than being something on the side and the added bonus of using local produce to reduce food miles and having some fun with food!
WOODSTOCK CHOCOLATE CO
Established in Woodstock on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Milton, owners Joanne and Dan Johnson started Woodstock Chocolate Co with some homegrown produce and a love of fine food. Woodstock is a small family run business with a focus on combining the best local produce with the highest quality Belgian couverture chocolate. Small batch production with a fresh take on some traditional flavours, using regional Australian produce to create divine Belgian chocolates that everyone can enjoy.
Tara Distillery is a boutique craft distillery located in the beautiful countryside and coastal paradise of the Shoalhaven, South Coast NSW. Immersed in Australian Irish heritage and culture, Tara Distillery brings together a passionate team of close friends steeped in the Irish traditions of music, dance, and the shared love of a good dram.
Tara Distillery combines select Australian grains and botanicals together with time-honoured distilling methods to create spirits which are truly unique and embedded in our culture.
While taking our cues from classic Single Malts and Pure Pot Still Whiskey, together with Australia’s thriving craft spirit scene, we bring a fresh approach that reflects these grand traditions with energy and passion.
JERVIS BAY BREWING CO
Jervis Bay Brewing Co opened in mid December 2019 and was founded by four friends from the area who have brought their different skillsets to the business. Home brewing Irishman Oisin Sweeney moved to Jervis Bay nine years ago and is now the head brewer. Englishman Paul Walker came to Jervis Bay two years ago and has a brand and marketing background, while Ben Hutchings is from the area – his family runs another hospitality venue in the town. Christian Wood also came to Jervis Bay two years ago from Sydney. His background is in corporate digital product innovation and digital product management.
The thought of founding a brewery came to them at a barbecue around 18 months ago, with the four considering what they wanted to do, why they wanted to do it and what they wanted the business to be.
Their motto is Good beer, good people and a damn good time. Definitely something the Wine Knot Team is all about!
ALTAR WINE BAR MILTON
The Altar Wine Bar is located at The Old Church at Milton NSW which was built in 1883 and designed by architect Colonel Thomas Rowe. Purchased by the current owners in 2015, the Old Church’s recent restorations pay homage to the traditional features of the property whilst highlighting the impressive gardens and foliage. Surrounded by lush greenery typical of the New South Wales South Coast, the Old Church at Milton is a private luxury that is now not only just a beer and wine bar but is also open to private stays, intimate weddings and events. There is outdoor and indoor seating and lots of grass which would be perfect for picnic blankets and an afternoon drinking their delicious wine.
STONE COTTAGE VINEYARD
Stone Cottage Vineyard is a small family owned boutique vineyard on the NSW South Coast. At Stone Cottage Vineyard, they strongly believe that the finest wines can only be produced from the finest fruit. Nestled amongst the hills of the picturesque NSW South Coast, within Woodstock, their vineyard enjoys quiet serenity and a beautiful landscape. In their wines, they use only fruit grown within Stone Cottage Vineyard, so they understand and are part of the history of each and every bottle. Stone Cottages aim has always been to produce a wine of world-class quality, that stands independently as a modern classic. They also offer their beautiful Stone Cottage, which can sleep up to 6 people, as a rural getaway for that complete unforgettable experience.
COAST CAFE MILTON
Coast Cafe is a cute little cafe located on the main street of Milton. They serve amazing coffee and delicious food! They are open 8am-4pm on Sunday till Thursday and 8am-8:30pm on Friday and Saturday! Coast Cafe is also licensed so you can have a beer, wine, cider or spirt with your dinner! They have a wide range of different food and drinks to suit all tastes. With lots of cafes in the Milton area there is a lot of competition however Coast Cafe is definitely one of the best!
CONTADINO OLIVE FARM
Over the past 20 years this family business has established a reputation for producing one of Australia’s best cold pressed extra virgin olive oils and olives. Contadino is the Italian word for farmer, someone who works the land. Contadino Olive Farm uses natural farming methods including the growing and harvesting of the olives. They have carried on the traditional ways in order to produce the freshest olives and olive oil, vegetables and homemade products in Australia.
The Ruse is a magnificent bar and casual dining venue overlooking the beautiful Ulladulla Harbour. Their tasty menu is inspired by Central American flavours, primarily Mexican; complemented by a delicious cocktail, beer and wine list! With absolutely gorgeous views and delicious food its a venue you don’t want to miss out on! The Ruse is the perfect lunch stop whilst on a Wine Knot Tour!