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Vinea Marson Cellar Door

Tickets Heathcote


Hours: 11am - 6pm

Vinea Marson's award winning cellar door experience brings a little bit of Italy here to Heathcote. At the Marson's family table, you will be able to explore winemaker Mario's old world Italian and French wines from Vinea Marson's Heritage & Estate ranges with antipasto and cheese from That's Amore Cheese.

Description

The Marson family continues a winemaking tradition of some four generations in Friuli, north-eastern Italy and Australia at its Heathcote vineyard, Vinea Marson.

Inspired by vintages in Piedmont and Tuscany, winemaker Mario Marson’s passion for Nebbiolo and Sangiovese saw him establish Vinea Marson on the rich Cambrian soil of the Mount Camel Range at Heathcote in 2000. The Estate’s Sotto and Sopra vineyards on the eastern slope proved the perfect place to grow these Italian varieties, with multiclonal plantings producing wines of depth and complexity. Mario’s desire to craft beautiful old world wines in the new world setting extends to classic French varietals that comprise the remainder of our Estate range: a food friendly Shiraz Viognier, elegant Viognier and a delicious, dry Rosato. These wines are complemented by the Heritage wines, which pays homage to the family’s history in Friuli by sourcing indigenous Italian varieties from the Alpine Valleys to produce a delicious Prosecco, a dry, multi-blend white, the Grazia, and an orange wine, the Friulano #7.

411 Heathcote-Rochester Road Heathcote VIC 3523

Directions

Vinea Marson is located twelve minutes from the Heathcote township. Take a right onto the Northern Highway as you head from the town and after ten minutes turn right onto the Heathcote-Rochester Road (C347). Vinea Marson is located 4km along on the left hand side, immediately after the Olive Grove.

Vinea Marson adheres to the Victorian Hospitality Reopening Guidelines and has a COVID Safe Plan in place. Wine Victoria and the Australian Grape and Wine Association have also put in place strict regulations to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors.

We need your help to ensure we can remain open and protect our community so please:

(1) Stay home and contact us to cancel your booking if:
•you are feeling unwell or have the following symptoms fever cough sore throat or shortness of breath or;
•have come into contact with someone with a positive COVID19 test.

(2) To manage the restricted number of guests per cellar door and ensure Vinea Marson can return to our successful operations please advise Madeleine Marson on 0430 312 165 or madeleine@vineamarson.com as soon as possible if:
a. you are unable to make your booking;
b. you would like to increase the number of guests joining you for the tasting;
c. you would like to bring pets or children with you to our cellar door.

(3) Upon arrival register your visit to our cellar door by completing the register at the entrance to our cellar door for contact tracing purposes. If you and your companions are not comfortable providing these details we are obliged to cancel your visit. This ensures we can continue to protect our staff and fellow patrons and adhere to legal requirements.

(4) Follow instructions from staff and observe notices at the cellar door to ensure social distancing;

(5) Wear a Mask at all times except when seated for your tasting;

(5) Maintain hygiene practices at the cellar door and make use of hand sanitizer provided;

(6) Respect other visitors and staff and;

(7) Please be patient with our staff as we learn these new procedures and maintain a safe environment for all.

We aim to conduct tastings outdoors as much as possible and have space available in the following areas:
•Cellar Door Garden with umbrellas (up to 50 people);
•Outside in our undercover area (10 people);
•Inside the Cellar Door (14 people across 2 rooms).

Every effort will be made to ensure you are seated in your requested part of our venue however we cannot always guarantee your preference. We hope that you are understanding of the occasional change as we respond to wine tasting in COVID-normal climate. These changes won’t last forever and we guarantee they will not hamper our award-winning Cellar Door experience!