Cellar Door

Visit our picturesque winery and brewery with cellar door overlooking our gorgeous 25-acre Shiraz vineyard and the rustic surroundings of Cornella’s former post office and farm. Open 7 Days for Lunch & Tastings.

Rent-A-Row

Experience the fun of a vineyard, without the hard work.
Learn & experience the process of winemaking from the vineyard through to bottling your own wine.

Functions & Weddings

Host your next function at The Shiraz Republic. Fantastic views of our vineyard, rustic surrounds and heaps of space inside or out. We’ve got great beer and wine, too!

Shiraz Republic Wine

Good wine begins in the vineyard. With our philosophy of minimal intervention, we produce fruit-driven wines of exceptional quality, that showcase the famous Heathcote Cambrian soil.

Cornella Brewery

Established in 2016, Cornella Brewery produces a wide range of beers that are accessible, yet innovative and interesting. Taste our range with a tasting pallet of four beers, best enjoyed with a pizza.

Buy Shiraz Grapes

It is our goal to open the road to the rich experience of winemaking. We supply high quality Shiraz grapes, freshly picked to small wine producers and home winemakers.

Upcoming Events

The Shiraz Republic is a live music venue, hosting free live music with our monthly Sunday Sessions. The winery and brewery participate at various markets, festivals, tastings and host key sporting events at our cellar door (including the AFL Grand Final).

About Us

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 and our Secretary of State, Janet.

 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.

Cellar Door & Taproom

Visit our picturesque winery and brewery with cellar door overlooking our gorgeous 25-acre Shiraz vineyard and the rustic surroundings of Cornella’s former post office and farm. Open 7 Days for Lunch & Tastings.

Rent-A-Row

Experience the fun of a vineyard, without the hard work. Learn & experience the process of winemaking from the vineyard through to bottling your wine.

Functions & Weddings

Host your next function at The Shiraz Republic. Fantastic views of our vineyard, rustic surrounds and heaps of space inside or out. We’ve got great beer and wine, too!

Cornella Brewery

Established in 2016, Cornella Brewery produces a wide range of beers that are accessible, yet innovative and interesting. Taste our range with a tasting pallet of four beers, best enjoyed with a pizza.

Upcoming Events

The Shiraz Republic is a live music venue, hosting free live music with our monthly Sunday Sessions. The winery and brewery participate at various markets, festivals, tastings and host key sporting events at our cellar door (including the AFL Grand Final).

Order Shiraz Grapes

It is our goal to open the road to the rich experience of winemaking. We supply high quality Shiraz grapes, freshly picked to small wine producers and home winemakers.

Shiraz Republic Wine

Good wine begins in the vineyard. With our philosophy of minimal intervention, we produce fruit-driven wines of exceptional quality, that showcase the famous Heathcote Cambrian soil.

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 and our Secretary of State, Janet.

Contact

The Shiraz Republic
507 Hamblin Rd
Cornella VIC 3551

info@shirazrepublic.com.au
(03) 5433 6338

The Shiraz Republic

Growing Notes

Baume’ Readings 14th Feb

OK. Resume normal programming. The week of milder temperatures has slowed down the ripening process. Overall the grapes moved 1.0 Baume' on average. The lowest sample is sitting on 11,1 Be and the highest on 13.1 Be with the average from the 13 test rows being 12.3...

Rent-A-Row 2018: Where to eat in Heathcote

"Were to eat?" is easily the most frequently asked question we answer during Rent-A-Row times at the Shiraz Republic. While everyone is welcome to BYO lunch to The Shiraz Republic, many of our citizens like to find a local eatery for lunch to complement their day of...

Baume’ Readings 7th Feb

 As expected the sustained warm weather has seen the fruit ripen quickly. Baume' readings show some sample blocks have jumped 2 Baume' in the week. Get ready folks, this could be sooner than we thought. The weather is a predicted to be more moderate in the week ahead...

Rent-A-Row 2018: Where to stay in Heathcote

Around harvest time, we are often asked for ideas about where our Rent-A-Row customers can stay. A lot of our citizens like to find somewhere out here to stay overnight and get an early start to their experience the next morning. Others like to participate in sampling...

Baume’ Baseline Readings for 2018

On Wednesday we conducted our first Brix (sugar) tests on the vineyard, now that the vines have almost finished veraison. The first test of the season doesn’t tell you much, but it creates a baseline for next week’s test and so on…

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