Welcome To The Shiraz Republic
“Wine of the people, by the people, for the people” – The President*
We are an award-winning cellar door, winery and brewery in the heart of the Heathcote Wine Region. Under two hours from Melbourne & under an hour from Bendigo, Echuca & Shepparton.
COVID-19 Opening Hours
Effective January 2021
Open for wine, beer and pizza over the holidays.
Open 7 days 11am – 5pm throughout January.
Bookings recommended. Please call or email to make a booking.
Order online with free shipping Australia wide for orders over $100.
Accommodation is open as normal and available for bookings over the holiday period.
We look forward to hosting you at the vineyard soon.
About The Shiraz Republic
The Shiraz Republic is a genuine family-run business, established by The President, Brian, in 2002. Since 2015, Brian’s son Spencer, The President-Elect has joined the business alongside friend & brewer Matt.
The Shiraz Republic
507 Hamblin Rd
Cornella VIC 3551
(03) 5433 6338
The Shiraz Republic
Early Pick for Sparkling We had an early pick for someone wanting to make a sparkling shiraz and wanted a Baume' of less that 13. As I've written before, not all irrigation blocks ripen at the same rate and this is a good thing for hand picking over a few weeks. We...
We have a date for the start of picking! We will start in earnest on the 9th March. Baume reading on 24th Feb was 12.8 Be' (23 Brix). The fruit is ripening quickly; warm days, a few warm nights and there you have it. For anyone who wants a lower Baume, I have a...
We have just completed our first Baume’ test for the vineyard for the 2021 Vintage (3rd Feb 2021)
Using 2020 Harvest Ella Hops for our first ever can release. In our final brew before the effects of the COVID-19 lockdowns fully hit, we used freshly harvested Ella hops from Hop Products Australia for a special one of release. The beer, Fresh Hop Pils, is a...
We had our first test-pick on Sunday 1st of March. The results were good and lots of fun was had. Roll on harvest.