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
A quick update from Secretary of State Janet on the upcoming 2019 Rent-A-Row vintage, including explanations on what winemakers look for in the ripening of grapes.
Bottling and packaging is an often neglected, but hugely important part of the wine game, but how one bottles is hugely dependent on scale and available technology. Never having a bottling line, in the early years of winemaking our wine would be made on-site, then...
A facelift This October sees Matt and Spencer overtake two years of brewing as Cornella Real, The Shiraz Republic's 200L nanobrewery. Since then there has been a lot of changes, observations and with the confidence of two years brewing, we've got some plans. The first...
The Shiraz Republic has won Gold at the at the 2018 Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards held on Saturday 21st July in Deniliquin. Winners in 14 categories were announced at the gala awards ceremony from finalists including tourism businesses, events, restaurants,...
President-Elect Spencer reviews our winemaking during the 2018 Vintage. We have expanded on our production of Chardonnay & Rosé after the success of our small batches in 2017 and took the opportunity to create some new varieties, Tempranillo & Grenache alongside our regular Shiraz production.