Vinea Marson Cellar Door

Tickets Heathcote

Hours: 10am - 5pm

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.


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.

Join the Marsons at the Cellar Door to experience Vinea Marson’s wines the way they were intended – with food and in good company. Our tastings are held in true Italian style at the family table, with antipasti including cured meats, Italian cheese and our estate grown extra-Virgin olive oil available to purchase.

You may even have the opportunity to try the delicious Drunken Buffalo cheese made with Vinea Marson Nebbiolo skins by Melbourne cheesemaker Giorgio Linguanti.

411 Heathcote-Rochester Road Heathcote VIC 3523


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.

Victoria has seen the easing of the declared State of Emergency due to Covid19 allowing visitors to our region and cellar door. With permission being granted for Cellar Doors to reopen on 1 June 2020 Wine Victoria and the Australian Grape and Wine Association have put in place strict regulations to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors.

We need your help to ensure we can remain open so please:
(1) Stay home and call to cancel your booking if
- you are feeling unwell or have the following symptoms fever cough sore throat or shortness of breath and
- have come into contact with someone with a positive COVID19 test

(2) To manage the restrict number of guests per cellar door and ensure Vinea Marson can return to our successful Cellar Door business please advise Madeleine on 0430 312 165 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) register your visit to our cellar door by completing the register at the entrance to our cellar door. If you and your companions are not comfortable providing these details we reserve the right to cancel your visit. This is so we can continue to protect our staff and fellow patrons.
(4) follow instructions from staff and notices at the cellar door to ensure social distancing
(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.