Welcome To 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 November 2021
Open for wine, beer and pizza, 7 days 11am – 5pm.
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 7 days.
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
Hi all, I know some of you are getting anxious about your grape delivery. I have not forgotten you. Scheduling has been difficult due to rain, a lack of pickers and my inability to secure a truck driver. I have scheduled, cancelled and rescheduled; and had to drive...
Woo hoo! We are on track. The Baume' took a bit of a jump this week after stagnating for a week. 12.4 Be sets us on track to get this vintage going. Picking will start this coming weekend with the first of our Rent-A-Row experiences and a Stomping Party. General...
Not much change in ripening during the last week. Highest Baume 11.3 I think we are still on track for 14th March start to picking, but we'll just have to be patient.
Three tests from three rows: three readings, but a good trend. Highest reading 20.2 Brix (11.2 Be') Lowest 17 Brix (9.4) Still on track for mid March for general picking. But keep watching this space.
Full veraison!! Well in some parts of the vineyard, and the rest is moving along nicely. Tested a couple of representative bunches from a couple of different clones and irrigation blocks today. (14 Feb 2022) One tested at 16.2 Brix (9.0 Baume) and the other at 18 Brix...