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 June 1st
Friday – Monday 11am – 3pm
Open for Lunch (pizza) & Takeaway wine/beer sales.
Open at other times – just call ahead. We live / work on-site so just call/email to make sure we’re about.
Please note, due to the current restrictions on hospitality businesses, we will be operating with table service and glass sales of beer/wine must be accompanied with a food order. Bookings are recommended due to limited capacity and our team will be working to keep everyone safe with regards to sanitisation, social distancing and visitor logs. Our accommodation is running as normal and currently taking bookings.
Regular hours and drinks/tastings from June 22nd, subject to further guidelines.
We appreciate your support and patience at this time and look forward to hosting you at the Shiraz Republic.
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
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.
Picking for deliveries will start on Saturday 14th of March for deliveries to Melbourne on the Sunday 15th and 22nd March
A discussion about the addition of oak to wine. The history of oak and barrels, modern methods of adding oak to wine and the difference between French and American oak.
Our Rent-A-Row Wine Experience began over 7 years ago, but has quickly become a month and a bit long festival of wine - and has attracted attention from punters and media alike. As we go on, Rent-A-Row is becoming an an increasingly social experience - a true...